MassChallenge Texas- Startup Internship

221 W 6th. Austin, Tx. Part-time

MassChallenge Texas- Startup Internship (Summer 2018)

Not all internships are created equal. MassChallenge offers unparalleled opportunities for interns to make a big impact in the world! If you are a college student or post-graduate with a passion for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship, we want to meet you!

 

Description:

MassChallenge is a not-for-profit, no equity startup accelerator on a mission to help entrepreneurs win. Each year MassChallenge gives high-potential, early-stage startups the opportunity to enter their accelerator program and compete for more than $2M in equity free cash prizes, globally.

MassChallenge Texas is one of the newest locations in MassChallenge's global network of startup accelerators. This year we accepted 84 startups to our Texas program, starting in early April. Read more about the startups and program here!

As a Startup Intern, you will report to the Director of Communications and Head of Startups at MassChallenge Texas. You will support one or more of the 84 startups in the program by delivering key services, as needed by the startups. By performing these services for our startups, the Startup Intern will be exposed to all aspects of starting a business and what it takes to be a part of an early-stage startup team. The internship will require a minimum of 15 hours a week.

 

This opportunity connects you with the MassChallenge network, and give you privileged access to learn from multiple stakeholders of the Texas startup and innovation ecosystem, promising entrepreneurs, community leaders, and venture capitalists. You will learn more than you can imagine in this role, so we are looking for someone who is excited to learn and grow as an individual and professional.

Desired Skills and Background

· Strong Microsoft Office skills and background – Word, Excel, PowerPoint

· Comfortable working on tight deadlines

· Entrepreneurial mindset aka “whatever it takes” mindset

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following areas:

o Marketing

o Sales

o Finance/Accounting

o Graphic Design

o Computer Science/Engineering

o Entrepreneurship

· Passion for startups and entrepreneurship!

Perks of being a startup intern:

· Attend all classes hosted by MassChallenge Texas

· Work with some of the world's best startups

· Gain access to the MassChallenge network and community

· …and much much more!