Student Startup Scout

Are you a proactive and enthusiastic student with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation? Are you ready to take on an exciting role that combines networking, promotion, and talent scouting while pushing the boundaries of your comfort zone? Look no further! We are seeking motivated individuals like you to become part of the Student Startup Scout team.

About UtrechtInc

UtrechtInc is a leading Dutch startup incubator and a top 10 university-linked incubator in the world. We help startup founders develop their entrepreneurial skills, build their networks, and launch scalable technology and science companies. UtrechtInc has supported over 350 startups in the past 10 years, including GitLab, Channable, and Argenx.

Position Overview

As a Student Startup Scout, you will play an essential role in discovering and supporting the next generation of student entrepreneurs and student talent within the Utrecht Science Park. Your mission is to break out of your comfort zone, take initiative, and continually engage with lecturers, students, and various stakeholders to broaden our outreach and make a tangible difference in the entrepreneurial journey of students.

Working closely with our dynamic team, your responsibilities will include actively promoting our student incubator program and events, demonstrating a “now or never” attitude in scheduling presentations at universities and knowledge institutes.

Furthermore, we understand the importance of balancing your academic commitments with this part-time job. You should be available at least one day a week to provide team updates and be an active participant in our weekly Monday presentations.


  • Break out of your comfort zone to engage with lecturers, students, and various stakeholders, fostering relationships that lead to the discovery of high-quality student startups.
  • Follow up with potential candidates on a regular basis through personal contact.
  • Develop and execute creative strategies to raise awareness about our Student Validation Program among potential student entrepreneurs.
  • Represent UtrechtInc at networking events, career days, and other relevant gatherings organized by student associations.
  • Create engaging content for our social media channels, website, and other promotional materials.


  • Gain valuable experience in entrepreneurship, marketing, networking, and relationship building, enhancing your professional skill set.
  • Enjoy flexible working hours with an average workload of approximately 10 hours per week, acknowledging that activities may extend beyond office hours, especially during events.
  • Receive a competitive monthly stipend, recognizing your valuable contribution to the incubator.
  • Make a significant impact on the growth and success of student startups and the startup ecosystem as a whole.
  • Access networking opportunities with industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and like-minded students, expanding your professional network.
  • This position could be the launching pad for your career. On average, UtrechtInc hosts 35 startups in-house and maintains a community of 350 startups.


  • You are currently enrolled at the University of Utrecht, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, or UMC Utrecht.
  • You have a genuine passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • You possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with diverse audiences and build meaningful connections.
  • You exhibit a proactive mindset and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and reach goals effectively.

If you are eager to learn, ready to make a difference, and excited about shaping the future of entrepreneurship while having fun doing so, we want to hear from you!

Join our team and become an integral part of our mission to support and foster the next generation of student entrepreneurs at Utrecht Science Park. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey of discovery, innovation, and personal growth.

To apply, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your passion for entrepreneurship and your relevant experiences to