What is the relationship between participants and program advisors?

I’m often asked how Praxis is able to place participants in such demanding roles at high-growth startups. Our business partners love our application process. They know we’ll only be connecting them with the most talented, driven young people around. They’re confident the curriculum modules during the boot camp and throughout the apprenticeship prepare participants with […]
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I’m a startup founder interested in taking a participant. What are the benefits?

We send top-notch young people to dynamic, growing startups.  Our participants typically fill entry level sales, marketing, and operations roles – and they crush it!  Here are some benefits of a Praxis apprentice… Better talent We have a rigorous five-stage application process and just ~15% acceptance rate.  We screen candidates not for boring credentials and […]
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What Kinds of Businesses Partner with Praxis Participants?

At Praxis, we pride ourselves on our growing and diverse network of business partners all across the United States. Participants accepted to the program have the opportunity to join some of the most interesting, innovative, and passionate high-growth businesses, see how they operate over an intense 10-month experience, and learn directly from founders and executives. […]
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What skills and experiences do Praxis participants gain during the apprenticeship?

The Praxis apprenticeship focuses on transferable skills and experiences that participants can take with them to any business endeavor after the program. Partners range from 10 person startups to hundred person companies but all are innovative, growing businesses that are committed to providing participants with a life-changing experience. During the program, Praxis participants have the opportunity […]
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Taking a Gap Year: FAQ

We’ve written before on the value of taking a gap year (here and here) and regularly stress the importance of young people not rushing through timely, expensive formal education just because they don’t know what else to do. When you aren’t sure about the path you want to follow with your education, you don’t have […]
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