2022 Summer Smasher Deadline Extension – Apply By April 10th

Are you looking to make a real impact this summer?

VSG’s Summer Smasher program is designed to give current USC students a crash course in entrepreneurship! It offers a strong experiential component where you join our virtual community of fully operational tech startup companies as an Entrepreneur-in-Training. VSG’s Summer Smasher is designed to teach you to think like an entrepreneur, build your project portfolio, and introduce you to the evolving and rapidly-growing start-up culture. Do not miss your opportunity to participate in an amazing learning experience!

Don’t miss your chance to stand out to our resident startup businesses! The deadline to apply is extended to April 10th!


As a Summer Smasher Entrepreneur-in-Training you will:

  1. Gain hands-on experience in technology startups incubating in the heart of Silicon Beach
  2. Participate in a weekly speaker series with leading minds in the startup landscape
  3. Share your ups and downs with your Summer Smasher cohort in lab meetings designed to help you meet your summer project goals


Who is eligible?

USC Undergrad, Masters, and PhD students who are registered to return in the Fall.

How to Apply? Complete our 2022 Summer Smasher Application – First Round


Program Dates: 2022 Summer Smasher kicks off May 30th and ends July 22nd.


Want to know more? Watch our Info Session Video and learn about our 8-week program.


Questions? Email vsg@usc.edu.

Published on April 4th, 2022

Last updated on April 6th, 2022