CultureLancer is a community empowering

Texas-based Business Owners and Talents

to build connections for their own benefit. 

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Your Partner

CultureLancer isn't just a platform; it's your strategic partner in professional growth. For business owners, we provide access to a diverse pool of talented college students ready to contribute to your projects. For students, we offer opportunities to work on real-world projects and kickstart your career journey.

Your Resources

CultureLancer serves as a vital resource hub for startups, small businesses, and students alike. We understand the financial challenges and resource constraints faced by all parties involved. That's why we provide access to a wealth of invaluable resources designed to empower both businesses and students.

Your Local

While we're deeply rooted in Texas's business ecosystem, our reach for talent is global. This means you get the best of both worlds - local insights and worldwide expertise.

Who is

CultureLancer

Culturelancer allows HBCU students to get real work experience in their industry of choice.


We are making it easy for you to source talent in order to fill your business growth needs.

Ready to accelerate your business growth?

Sign up now for a free consultation and see how CultureLancer can make a difference for your SME.

Focus Areas

Business Developments

Research & Prospecting, Lead Generation, Sales Outreach, CRM Management, Strategic Planning

Operations

Project Management, Administration Business Strategy, Problem Solving Coordination, Logistics

Data Analysis

Financial Models, Budget Creation, Forecasting, Data Science Data Visualization, Data Cleaning

Student Chocie

Art, Music, Writing, Photography Lifestyle, Fashion

Marketing

Social Media, Content Creation, Website Design Email Marketing, Blog Writing, Video Editing

Job Opportunities with CultureLancer

Students' FAQs

CultureLancer stands out by prioritizing real-world experience over traditional metrics like grades. We take a comprehensive approach to evaluate candidates, considering your values, interests, baseline skills, and motivations. This ensures a level playing field for all students to gain two years of meaningful, industry-related experience during their college years.

Qualification for projects involves completing essential training sessions and actively participating in our community. Additionally, we offer specialized training for select projects, further enhancing your eligibility and readiness for diverse opportunities.

Absolutely. CultureLancer aims to provide versatile skill development, offering both horizontal preparation in transferable hard and soft skills and specialized training tailored for specific career paths. This approach ensures that every student, regardless of their field of study, can find relevant opportunities.

Currently, our focus is on delivering unparalleled professional experience. While these opportunities do not directly translate to academic credits, they are invaluable in building a robust portfolio and gaining practical skills that employers value.

Each student at CultureLancer is paired with a success coach dedicated to supporting skill development and providing guidance on projects. We're also working on expanding our mentorship opportunities to encompass a broader range of support services.

Projects are designed with flexibility in mind, requiring a commitment of 90 days and a maximum of 20 hours per week. The precise schedule and commitments are collaboratively determined with the employer to accommodate your academic responsibilities.

Yes, our community is vibrant and accessible from any device. It connects students nationwide, offering opportunities to engage with peers, project employers, and success coaches. We also host virtual networking events, fostering a sense of belonging and collaboration among members.

Once you've signed up, the next steps include scheduling a success call, completing assessments, and choosing an exploration track. These initial steps are designed to align your interests with potential projects and opportunities.

Yes, we have a collection of inspiring success stories from students who have leveraged CultureLancer to kickstart their careers. These testimonials highlight the impactful experiences and growth opportunities facilitated by our platform.

Communicating challenges and seeking support are essential soft skills in any job. If you encounter difficulties, your first point of contact should be your project lead. For additional assistance, your success coach and the CultureLancer project manager are readily available to help navigate and resolve any issues, ensuring a smooth and productive project experience.

Employers' FAQs

CultureLancer uniquely focuses on growth through real-world project collaboration, connecting Texas-based small business owners with vetted student talent. Unlike generic platforms, we prioritize mission and value alignment, fostering a community where each project and partnership contributes to mutual growth and skill development. Our emphasis on integrating students into teams as full members sets us apart, ensuring projects are not just transactions but pivotal learning and development experiences.

We employ a comprehensive vetting process that evaluates candidates based on mission and value alignment, previous experience, skill level, and exploration path. Additionally, we consider employer preferences and more to ensure a robust match that meets the specific needs of each project and contributes to a harmonious and productive collaboration.

In the event of disputes or challenges, business owners are encouraged to reach out to their assigned project manager for support. We view these situations as growth opportunities and encourage open, constructive feedback with the student, similar to any team member. Our team is always in the background, ready to ensure project quality and pace, offering mediation and support as needed.

Yes, CultureLancer offers various networking opportunities within the community. These include professional workshops, forums, and events designed to connect business owners with peers, mentors, and industry leaders, facilitating rich exchanges of insights, strategies, and collaborations.

Our community is designed to fill the support gap post-incubator/accelerator, providing tailored growth support through access to vetted talent, strategic project collaboration, and premium services like project management, all aimed at scaling your business effectively.

Understanding the importance of finding the right fit, we offer a satisfaction guarantee for our premium membership. This allows business owners to experience the full scope of our services and community benefits risk-free, ensuring CultureLancer meets their needs for growth and talent collaboration.

Our community is designed to fill the support gap post-incubator/accelerator, providing tailored growth support through access to vetted talent, strategic project collaboration, and premium services like project management, all aimed at scaling your business effectively.

Premium Membership, at $449 for a 3-month commitment, offers exclusive access to talent matching, strategic project management, and the ability to post on the Project Board. The Standard Membership at $49/month grants access to the community and job board but without the premium features.

The Project Board allows business owners to create detailed project proposals, including time requirements and compensation plans. These projects are then matched with students by our team, ensuring a fit that benefits both the business and the student, fostering strategic growth and real-world experience.

No, the membership fee covers access to our community, talent matching, and project management services. Business owners are responsible for setting and providing compensation to students, either hourly or as a stipend, directly for the work completed on projects.

Success Stories

We've been using CultureLancer for a while now, and it's transformed our approach to hiring. Their focus on fostering an inclusive work environment aligns with our mission, and we've seen a positive impact on our team dynamics. The students we've hired through CultureLancer bring unique perspectives that have enriched our company culture.

Michael Talent Acquisition Specialist

I couldn't be more grateful for the opportunities CultureLancer provided me. After completing my bootcamp in digital marketing, I was eager to gain real-world experience. CultureLancer connected me with a fantastic startup, where I worked on actual marketing campaigns. It was an incredible learning experience, and I've now secured a full-time role with the same company. Thank you, CultureLancer, for kickstarting my career!

Senior at Howard University

CultureLancer has been a game-changer for us. The students are talented, dedicated, and bring fresh perspectives to our projects. They simplify hiring. Their dedication to diversity has helped us connect with exceptional candidates.

Sarah Small Business Owner

Being a computer science graduate, I had the skills but lacked the experience employers were looking for. That's when I discovered CultureLancer. I joined as a freelance developer, collaborating with various businesses. It not only sharpened my technical abilities but also boosted my confidence. Now, I'm employed full-time as a software engineer at a leading tech firm. CultureLancer truly bridges the gap!

Graduate from North Carolina A&T State University

Our experience with CultureLancer has been nothing short of fantastic. The platform's focus on promoting equity and reducing bias in the hiring process has allowed us to build a more inclusive team. The students we've found through CultureLancer have exceeded our expectations, and we're excited to continue using their services.

Jessica Recruitment Manager

As a recent graduate with a degree in graphic design, breaking into the industry seemed daunting. But CultureLancer made it accessible. I started working on design projects for startups and small businesses. The exposure, networking, and portfolio-building opportunities were invaluable. CultureLancer ignited my creative journey!

Graduate from Spelman College

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