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Why Startups need your help

In the early stages of their existence, startups rarely pay attention to legal or tax issues, which often leads to significant future problems. Moreover, their scarce funding does not allow them to pay for traditional legal services. ehvLINC brings together startups, law students and law firms to resolve this pressing issue. Students will acquire practical experience in what is currently one of the most exciting legal fields (startup law), startups will be safe and sound with top-notch legal advice and law firms will get a unique chance to meet their potential future clients and/or employees. That’s what we call win-win-win situation! If you feel like you could help these companies and want to discover the entrepreneur in you, join our startup incubator ehvLINC. ehvLINC offers you a unique chance to gain practical legal experience with young innovative startups, while you are studying. The program only demands an average of 1 day per week from you, so you are able to commit fully to your study the rest of the week!

When you have made it to the last year of your Bachelor's or your Master's at a university, you have already gained a lot of (theoretical) knowledge. This knowledge could already be of great value for starting entrepreneurs. ehvLINC built a program in which you, as a student, can use the knowledge you gained in a professional setting. You are guided by one of our partnering firms, which are always looking for new talent:

  • VDB Advocaten – Business Law
  • Andersen Legal & Tax – Fiscal Law or Economics
  • Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten – IP, IT and Privacy Law
  • This platform gives you autonomy to work with your own clients, whilst learning from top firms in the field.




    The Internship

    The internship is for a period of 6 to 9 months - 1 day per week.

    So what will you do during the internip:

    • Be the legal counsel for 2-3 stratups, in either the tax program or the legal program;
    • Get in contact with and be advices by renowned law firms in the Brainport region;
    • Possibility to extend your network through ehvLINC contacts like ASML, Octrooicentrum Nederland, and more;
    • Be invited to ehvLINC social events, where you get to mingle with our startups, fellow students, lawyers and tax consultants involved in the program;
    • Unique experience in the Brainport startup community.

    What we are looking for are Master's or third year Bachelor's Students that meet the following requirements:

    • Interest in Business, Intellectual Property, Privacy or Tax Law;
    • Entrepreneurial Mindset;
    • Commitment of at least 6 months from November 2018 on.

    An overview of the tax program

    The legal program follows a similar trajectory

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    How do I apply?

    If we sparked your interest, do not hesitate to apply! We are just asking for a short application letter and your CV (Dutchies may apply in Dutch). Please find your rights regarding the personal data you supply to us in our Privacy Policy.

    Please send your application or any questions to: application@eindhovenlinc.com

    We hope the startup vibe may infects you!

    The ehvLINC team