Venture-backed start ups continue to hire UMass Boston student interns.

Viridity Software hired two of our College of Science and Math software development interns: Joseph Cohen and Michael Siciliano.

Brighton House hired two College of Management market research interns: Naina Luthra and Kanyarat Prakobwanichakul.

Alex Dusenbery, UMass Boston College of Science, was hired as software intern by Currensee Software.

This is the second round of intern hiring for these companies.

Chosen Security hired a College of Management marketing intern, Jeremy Krantz.

Venture-backed start ups especially recognize the value of top intern talent in tough economic times. But could this also be a sign of better things to come in the job market? Historically start ups and early stage companies tend to begin hiring sooner than the bigger public companies as economic times improve. – WJB