SAGE CORPS — How it Works Once a student officially enrolls in the program and completes the online modules, the Sage Corps team begins the startup placement process. Students in the summer program will complete a final interview with a pre-vetted startup CEO. Once the startup confirms that it will host the student, we have the startup sign a contract with us to formalize the match. For the Start! Program, students will placed … Sage Corps See more of Sage Corps on Facebook. Log In. or NSHSS Educational Partner, Sage Corps Sage Corps is a global professional development program provider that works with top students worldwide to gain trending professional skills and transformative international internship experiences.