[Social Innovation]: Chatbot developer needed for mental health promotion bot


Chatbot Developer Needed for Mental Health Promotion Bot


Chatbot Development Internship - Wellness (Durham)


I am looking for an intern for the fall semester or academic year to help develop a mental health promotion chatbot. This is an incredible opportunity for a student interested in being involved in the early stages of product development including initial conceptualization and development of the MVP. This will be a paid internship for 10-15 hours per week.

 

Internship requirements:

  • Significant programming experience;

  • Preferred experience in the development of a chatbot (or other AI, machine learning or NLP technologies);

  • Preferred interest in building products that make a difference in the world.


How to apply: Send an email to budlavery64@gmail.com with subject: Chatbot Internship.  Please include a copy of your resume.


Bud Lavery ('86)



[Social Innovation]: GRADUATE LEVEL Fellowship, Global Nutrition & Food Security

GRADUATE LEVEL FELLOWSHIP, GLOBAL NUTRITION AND FOOD SECURITY 

(See attached and/or below)


Sight and Life (SAL, www.sightandlife.org) is a humanitarian nutrition think tank working to innovate in nutrition towards eradicating all forms of malnutrition in women of childbearing age and their children, and so improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable populations. SAL aims to create unique value in the nutrition sphere by linking nutrition knowledge and research with implementation towards achieving scale. Our work spans identifying factors that affect nutritional status to engaging on innovative solutions with other actors including agriculture, education, social protection, WASH and the private sector. This knowledge does not translate easily to practical application and implementation on the ground. SAL’s unique expertise aims to fill gaps in knowledge in nutritional science and implementation, build capacity (functional and leadership) and integrate nutrition across other sectors through effective transformative partnering. 

SAL is offering a small number of graduate-level fellowships for candidates who combine solid academic credentials with curiosity, creativity, and passion for social impact. 


Internship objectives: The Fellow will learn how to develop innovative solutions to improve nutrition and food security in resource-poor settings through cross-sector and multidisciplinary approaches involving nutrition, agriculture, business, environmental science, information technology, and other fields. The Fellow will also learn how business development teams engage with partners, donors, and investors. Topics to be explored include child stunting and enabling national and regional markets to sustainably produce affordable nutritious foods. 


Benefit to Intern: Opportunity to help develop effective, innovative nutrition approaches based on public-private partnerships and other approaches, with practical training and experience in academic collaboration and business development. 


Skills to be developed and/or expanded during internship: Developing concept notes, writing literature reviews, working with a team on international public health issues, and developing innovative nutrition approaches into fundable scopes. 


Proposed activities: Assist the SAL team in designing effective nutrition solutions for resource-poor settings by conducting literature reviews, refining ideas with potential collaborators and funding agencies, and collaborating on writing papers and concept notes. Identify and prioritize funding opportunities. Fellow will gain exposure to staff, collaborators, and funding agencies. 


Stipend: Up to USD 1,000 per month, depending on dedication and other factors. 


Hours per week: 20-40 (dependent on student course load). 


Term: Four to five months (August-December 2017). 


Required Skills 

• Strong analytical, research, and writing skills 

• Experience conducting literature reviews and synthesizing articles 

• Ability to work both independently and as a team member 


Required Experience 

Postdoctoral researcher, doctoral degree candidate, recent graduate or graduate student in global health, nutrition, epidemiology, agricultural economics, business, environmental science, or related field, with at least 1-2 years of experience in carrying out formative research, interpreting qualitative and quantitative data, technical/scientific writing, or similar relevant activities. International project experience, particularly in developing countries, is highly desirable. 


Additional Information 

Please contact Peiman Milani at peiman.milani@sightandlife.org. 

Katherine Black

Program Coordinator, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E)

www.entrepreneurship.duke.edu | @dukesocent

 

SUBSCRIBE to the Duke Social Entrepreneurship Listserv (events, news, resources): 

www.tinyurl.com/dukesocentlistserv

 

Blog of SocEnt internships & fellowships

http://internshipsandfellowships.posthaven.com/

 

Blog of SocEnt full time jobs

http://impactjobs.posthaven.com/

 

Blog of SocEnt competitions

http://socentcomps.posthaven.com

 

Join our SocEnt Facebook group: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1536727096655176/

 

Request to join the DukeGEN Social Entrepreneurs Network: 

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3902923

[Social Innovation]: LA Internship Opportunity: fair trade + social justice

Los Angeles internship opportunity for student interested in fair trade and social justice. You would be working with Sica Schmitz, who is a rising star in social entrepreneurship and ethical fashion, as well as the recent winner of the LA Sustainable Business Council Award. See below for her internship description!

 

Internship Opportunity with Bead & Reel

 

We are heading into our 3rd annual Fair Trade Fashion Show Fundraiser with the non-profit Free the Slaves on July 29th, 2017 in Los Angeles. This year's focus will be on fair trade fashion's role in ending human trafficking, told through an inspiring evening including a cocktail reception, panel discussion, and of course fashion show. 

 

The internship will be from June 1 (flexible start date) to August 31 for 10 - 15 hours per week. Work can mostly be done from home with occasional meetings or projects in my Lincoln Heights studio (outside of downtown) and errands around Los Angeles. Full days will be required July 26 - 29 as well as July 31 but otherwise work hours are flexible. 

 

This internship will cover:

 

- Event planning

- Social media / marketing

- PR / press 

- Soliciting and securing sponsorships

- Collaborating with non-profit partners, brand partners, sponsors, vendors, and volunteers 

 

Requirements for this position:

 

- A car

- Self motivation

- Good with deadlines and time management

- Able to lift up to 50lbs (there may be some clothing, food, or drinks that require lifting)

- Efficient 

- Positive and polite attitude

- 3-month commitment

- Enthusiasm for fair trade and social justice

 

While this internship will be mostly focused on the Fair Trade Fashion Show Fundraiser there may be some tasks relating to our various other non-profit collaborations and projects including with the Downtown Women's CenterMercy for Animals, and Fair Trade LA.

 

Benefits of this internship:

 

- Fantastic networking opportunity

- Working with really nice people

- Opportunity to learn a wide variety of skills

- Access to vendor, sponsor, and press contact lists

- Being a part of changing lives (and, maybe the world!)

- Letter of recommendation

- 2 tickets to the Fair Trade Fashion Show to share with friends or family

- School credit (as arranged by your school)

 

Contact: Sica Schmitz

Founder, Curator 

bead & reel: an ethical boutique

 

o: 323.389.7091 | c: 360.808.6200

 

Katherine Black

Program Coordinator, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E)

www.entrepreneurship.duke.edu | @dukesocent

 

SUBSCRIBE to the Duke Social Entrepreneurship Listserv (events, news, resources): 

www.tinyurl.com/dukesocentlistserv

 

Blog of SocEnt internships & fellowships

http://internshipsandfellowships.posthaven.com/

 

Blog of SocEnt full time jobs

http://impactjobs.posthaven.com/

 

Blog of SocEnt competitions

http://socentcomps.posthaven.com

 

Join our SocEnt Facebook group: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1536727096655176/

 

Request to join the DukeGEN Social Entrepreneurs Network: 

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3902923

Duke Startup Intern Rodeo 2017

 

Some great positions have come in.  I've pasted a number of them below, but the full listing can be found on our web page (https://entrepreneurship.duke.edu/duke-startup-intern-rodeo-2017/).

Duke Startup Intern Rodeo

Each year, Duke University alumni who work in startups recruit Duke University students to be interns. To make the process easy for startups, we simply ask them to create an email describing the position that is ready to forward to Duke students. This webpage is a collection of those emails to make it easy for Duke students to see the many types of internships that are available.

For employers: To post your own job, please contact Howie Rhee at hwr2@duke.edu and use this email template. Check out frequently asked questions about Duke internships at startups.

For students: For a great list of the internships and jobs at startups across the world, check out AngelList’s job listing.

Several positions at CognaLearn in Singapore

Overview
CognaLearn is a learning science company that uses patent pending methods and technologies developed at Duke- NUS Medical School to optimize learning based on cognitive science. Since spinning out of Duke-NUS in October 2015, CognaLearn has generated over $1 million in revenue from its education solutions for GSK, Pfizer and Takeda and its InteDashboardTM teaching software provides professors real-time data at 20 institutions in Asia, Australia and the United States including: Duke-NUS, Yale-NUS, the University of Florida and the University of Illinois. Our next platform will predict and optimize learning with artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data.
MISSION: CognaLearn helps people learn better and faster with cognitive science. VISION: Improve outcomes for one million learners by 2020.
VALUES: Passion, Learning, Innovative solutions, Collaboration, Versatility, Integrity.
Product offerings
Software: The InteDashboardTM Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform allows educators to implement multiple cognitive science based learning interventions at scale with real-time data analytics. Services: Train-the-Trainer (“TTT”) workshops to corporates such as the Public Utilities Board (“PUB”) and universities on cognitive science based learning methods.
Solutions: Turnkey solutions using CognaLearn’s learning methods and technologies under the MEDNIVA vertical for the healthcare industry and the 5stepCareers vertical for career skills training.
Fulltime
• Junior frontend developer: Javascript, HTML, jQuery, HTML5 & CSS3, Firebase, VueJS.
· LMS/LTI Specialist: Learning Management System Specialist, Education Software Specialist.
positions (immediate-term):
or part-time positions:
Fulltime
• Business manager: Manage intellectual property, accounting and finance, HR, legal, facilities and more.
• Sales account executive: Inside sales of InteDashboardTM with web demos to professors in the US.
Internship positions: Currently recruiting interns for these roles. We prefer interns that can work five days per week for a period of four to six months to allow you the chance to make a tangible impact and give us both sufficient time to determine if chemistry exists for a full-time position.
• Business: Run the business, review financials, prepare investor updates and pitches.
• Data scientist: Use the data generated by InteDashboardTM to optimize learning.
• Growth: Exciting mix of sales, marketing and business development all rolled into one.
• Learning scientist: Develop training content using our patent pending methodology.
Leadership roles: Chief Data Scientist, Marketing, Sales and Customer Success (longer-term).
Why to apply:
• You care about making education better
• We care more about your ability and desire to learn than your specific background and circumstance
• Flexible hours and part-time options available
How to apply: Please apply at www.cognalearn.com/application/
Application resources:
• Websites: Software (www.intedashboard.com) and Corporate (www.cognalearn.com)
• Blog posts and presentations: www.intedashboard.org
• YouTube: www.tinyurl.com/cognatalk
• Working here: “7 inspiring habits of my best start-up employers” at www.tinyurl.com/cognaintern
• Free online courses on how to apply better: Resume course (www.tinyurl.com/cognaresume) and
Pitching course – refer to the five-bullet point pitch section (http://tinyurl.com/cognapitch)
Questions to careers@cognalearn.com. Applicants only, please. We don’t use staffing agencies now. CognaLearn Pte Ltd ● www.cognalearn.com

Frontend Developer (JavaScript Developer, Web Developer)
Here’s what you would be doing
1. Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
2. Create website layout/user interface by using modern HTML/CSS standards.
3. Maintain a JavaScript-based MVC framework of our product.
4. Builds the web application(s) in accordance to the user-flow strategy determined by the UX/UI
Designer.
5. Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
6. Upgrades the web application(s) based on feedback/complaints from Customer Support team.
7. Evaluates and integrates 3rd party APIs, including SDKs for social networks, advertising
platforms, and analytics.
8. Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
9. Create and maintain software documentation
10. Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
11. Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and
activities.

Here’s what we would like to see from you
1. At least 3-years of experience developing web applications.
2. Strong HTML5 and CSS3 skills; able to convert PSD/Zeplin files.
3. Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS and
4. Strong understanding of consuming RESTful APIs.
5. Experience deploying via Web-pack.
6. Knowledge of Google’s Firebase is a bonus but if you don’t know it you will learn.
7. Exposure to at least one server-side language, e.g., PHP (prefered), Ruby, NodeJS.
8. Meticulous with form validation.
9. Strong debugging best practices.
10. A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management,
and best development practices.
11. Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web
application development.
12. Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools.
13. Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process.
14. Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.
15. Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and
budgets with business acumen.
16. Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web
technologies and techniques.

LMS/LTI Specialist (LMS Specialist, Education Software Specialist)

Here’s what you would be doing
1. Maintain a Bridge-system between Learning Management Systems (LMSes) and our software products via the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standards.
2. Become an expert on major LMSes deployed globally by our customers.
3. Keep abreast with changes to LMSes’ compatibility and integration changelogs.
4. Evaluates and integrates 3rd party APIs, including SDKs to enhance the Bridge-system.
5. Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
6. Create and maintain software documentation.
7. Perform regular diagnostics and security testing (DevOps) on the Bridge-system.
8. Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and
activities.

Here’s what we would like to see from you
1. Prior experience in any company where you used a CRM, CMS or ERP system. We require you to already understand how applications that facilitate collaboration work.
2. A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.
3. At least 3-years of experience in PHP/MySQL.
4. Strong understanding of consuming RESTful APIs.
5. Knowledge of JAVA is a bonus.
6. Meticulous with data validation.
7. Strong debugging best practices.
8. Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.
9. Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and
budgets with business acumen.
10. Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web
technologies and techniques.

Business Manager Job Specification

Here’s what you would be doing
1. Intellectual Property: Make sure we comply with our patent license agreement which primarily relates
to reporting requirements and making royalty payments.
2. Cash and capital:
a) Cash: Prepare a weekly cash report.
b) AR and Revenue: Prepare invoices and send to customers; identify outstanding invoices.
c) AP and Cost: Setup payments for outside vendors, employee expenses, payroll and CPF for approval.
d) Reporting: Provide accountant with data need to prepare monthly financials.
e) Tax: Provide tax agents and advisors with data need for tax compliance.
f) Financial planning and analysis: Update financial analysis.
g) Capital structure: Assist with investor updates and presentations.
h) Alternate finance: Assist with grant applications and documentation requirements.
3. Legal:
a) Make sure insurance coverage is up to date.
b) Interact with corporate secretary to ensure ACRA compliance.
c) Maintain and develop corporate policies.
4. Team:
a) Maintain employment contracts and applications.
b) Draftjobspecifications.
c) Manage recruiting and interview process.
d) Onboardnewemployees.
5. Marketing:
a) Register and coordinate logistics for conferences.
b) Assistwithgrantapplicationsanddocumentation.
c) Assist with managing marketing vendors.
6. Support: Manage facilities and other support activities.
7. Strategy: Assist with strategy presentations and documents.

Here’s what we would like to see from you
1. Organization: Attention to detail across multiple items.
2. Efficiency: Process creation and improvement.
3. Versatility: Switch between different things and adapt to new things.
3. Results: Success and outcome orientation.
4. Communication. Effective written and oral communicator.
Response to questions to include in your application
1. Describe a process you created or improved.
2. Describe a time when you demonstrated your versatility.
3. Describe the most mundane or simple task you would be willing to perform in this role.
4. Why do you want to work at CognaLearn?
5. Please send us your best five bullet-point pitch.

Sales Account Executive

Here’s what you would be doing
Selling the InteDashboardTM Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) technology platform to universities primarily in the United States using primarily inside sales and web based demos focused on university professors and university IT professionals.
1. Sourcing: Source leads through creative research.
2. Selling: Manage an entire process from approach through close.
3. Optimizing: Document successes and failures, then refine tactics and process.
4. Reporting: Track pipeline in quantitative terms to keep track of leads and forecast
results.
5. Identifying: Uncover unmet customer needs and incorporate customer feedback to improve the product experience.

Here’s what we would like to see from you
1. Sales experience: 2-3+ years outbound sales experience, preferably in B2B / SaaS,
ideally selling to Higher Education.
2. Track record: Quantifiable track record of exceeding quotas.
3. Excellent communication skills: You will be selling to mostly university professors in the United States thus perfect written and spoken English is critical.
4. Independence: Ability to work independently and prioritize effectively
5. Innovative solutions: Demonstrate the ability to implement creative approaches to
problems possibly using recent innovations in outbound sales

Please include response to the following questions in your application
1. Why do you want to work at CognaLearn?
2. Please send us your best five bullet-point pitch.

Positions are based at our Global Headquarters in Block 71 Singapore – no remote candidates

Bay Area Internship/part-time opportunity with Unravel for Content Writerwww.unraveldata.com)

Company description

Founded in 2013, Unravel helps companies manage and optimize their full Big Data stack. We are home to a diverse group of professionals with enterprise software, database, and distributed computing experience at companies including Cloudera, Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Netflix, Oracle, and Rocket Fuel, as well as on open-source projects including BTrace and Nutch. Our investors and advisors include Menlo Ventures and Data Elite.

Job description

We have an internship / part-time opening for a content writer who has both a love for writing and technically understands big data systems (Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, etc)

You will be responsible for writing interesting and engaging articles geared towards DevOps, developers and architects of big data industry.

Who should apply

Successful candidate must posses the following skills:
– Excellent writing, editing, proofreading skills
– Knowledge of big data technologies and use cases
– Creative and have the ability to break down complex technical solutions into simple value props that the reader can quickly understand

How to apply

Send email with writing samples and resume to jobs@unraveldata.com with the subject line ‘Content writer’

Durham internship opportunity with MicroElastic for mechanical designer

Hi everyone, my name is Peter Hollender and I got my BSE from Duke in 2009 (ECE/BME) and my PhD from Duke in 2015 (BME).

MicroElastic Ultrasound Systems is developing point-of-care ultrasound devices that can be used to detect and track progression of sclerotic skin diseases and enabling clinicians to better manage blood cancer patients after stem-cell therapy.

We’re looking to hire an intern for the summer to help with mechanical design and testing for our prototype device. We are looking for someone with CAD and rapid prototyping experience to work with both engineers and clinicians on device design and implementation. This internship will be a great opportunity to see an early stage device through initial usability and clinical testing. Current Master’s students and experienced undergraduates are encouraged to apply.

How to apply: Send an email to peter.hollender@microelastic.com with subject: Internship. Please include a copy of your resume.

Corporate Development Internship Opportunity with Quotient Technology in Mountain View, CA

My name is Sunny Kantha and I graduated from Duke in 2009. I currently am the Sr. Director of Corporate Development at Quotient Technology in Mountain View, CA, and we are looking to bring on a summer intern to assist our group in all stages of the M&A process. Below is more information on Quotient and the position. To apply, please send an email with your resume to my colleague Chris Flesher at cflesher@quotient.com.

About Quotient Technology Inc.

Quotient Technology Inc. (NYSE: QUOT) is a leading digital promotion and media company that connects brands, retailers and consumers. We distribute digital coupons and media through a variety of products, including digital printable coupons, digital paperless coupons, coupon codes and card-linked offers. We operate Quotient Retailer iQ, a real-time digital coupon platform that connects into a retailer’s point-of-sale system and provides targeting and analytics for manufacturers and retailers. We serve hundreds of consumer packaged goods companies, such as Clorox, Procter & Gamble, General Mills and Kellogg’s, as well as top retailers like Albertsons Companies, CVS, Dollar General, Kroger and Walgreens. Founded in 1998, Quotient is based in Mountain View, CA.

Position Summary: Corporate Development Summer Analyst/Associate (Intern)

We are looking for a Corporate Development Summer Analyst/Associate (Intern). As a key member of the Corporate Development team, you will work collaboratively across functions to help identify and evaluate both acquisition opportunities and strategic initiatives. Your analyses and contributions will help provide the senior management team with key strategic and financial insights. This position offers great exposure to M&A sourcing and execution, as well as business operations within a successful, publicly-traded technology company.

Position Responsibilities

Assist with sourcing new potential acquisitions and strategic alternatives, including through development of personal pipeline
Enter relevant call notes and data into proprietary databases
Assist with team’s analyses and modeling to evaluate business scenarios and revenue opportunities/risks against investment
Assist in coordinating with internal teams (HR, Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Operations, Product/Engineering, etc.) and the Senior Management of potential acquisition candidates to conduct diligence and develop integration plans
Develop a deep understanding of the competitive landscape and assist in building relationships with key players in the industry

Position Qualifications

Note: this will be a Summer Analyst position for current undergraduate students or a Summer Associate position for graduate students

Students of/graduates with a BA/BS degree in Economics, Finance or Business, or another other technical degree
Must have demonstrated interest/experience in business and/or finance
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Outstanding communication skills and common sense
Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint
High aptitude to learn quickly, assimilate to new teams and projects, and work well under pressure with appropriate attention to detail
A team player who is able to work collaboratively within the group and across business units/functions
A positive personality with a good sense of humor
A strong work ethic, proven sense of ownership and ability to successfully complete projects

To apply, please send an email with your resume to Chris Flesher at cflesher@quotient.com with subject: Quotient Internship.

Durham, NC Internship Opportunity with Higgs Boson Health for Junior Design Consultant/Intern

We are looking for…

A smart and passionate designer comfortable working in a start-up environment, who would learn quickly and accept the challenge of clearly communicating complex processes through design solutions.

skills

-strong design skills, information hierarchy and visualization
-ability to readily communicate concepts and design rationale to content, design and development teams
-solid understanding of interaction design fundamentals and a desire to create innovative solutions
-understanding of interactive web and mobile technologies and the ability to design to leverage potentials
-ability to produce high-quality work quickly, iterating as needed

qualities

-strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
-team-oriented, flexible, resilient, positive and able to work collaboratively as well as independently
-strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks
-curious, with a desire to keep growing and learning

required

-undergrad degree in graphic design, interaction design or related field
-Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Sketch.

nice to have

-experience designing motion graphics and knowledge of AfterEffects
-experience in user research and feedback methodologies to optimize UX

How to apply: Send an email to nandan.lad@higgsbosonhealth.com with the subject: Internship.  Include a copy of your resume.

Thanks and look forward to hearing from you!

Internship Opportunity in Greater Boston with Young Entrepreneurs Network, Inc. for Program Intern

My name is Michelle Sohn (T’11) and I’m the board of an early stage nonprofit currently seeking 501(c)(3) status, the Young Entrepreneurs Network, Inc. (YEN). Please see below and the attached pdf for a description of a program intern position at YEN in Greater Boston. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Alex Woodhouse, Associate Director at awoodhouse@theyen.org.

Why YEN?

The Young Entrepreneurs Network is an early-stage nonprofit startup seeking creative and enthusiastic candidates to join our team. Our mission is to empower youth through entrepreneurial education that inspires passion, innovation, and opportunity and our vision is to give young people the motivation, skills, and knowledge to succeed in an innovation economy. At YEN you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact while gaining experience in nonprofit management, education, and entrepreneurship.

What You’ll Do

You, as the Program Intern, will work closely with the Associate Director and other staff on a variety of strategic development projects and partnership building initiatives. Your tasks may include:

Developing and executing YEN’s media and marketing plan, including web content development, site management and updates, collateral development, and social media strategy and implementation;

Researching and identifying local, state and national organizations who may serve as strategic partners and supporters of YEN;

Creating and maintaining a project plan (like most start-ups, YEN has ambitious marketing, fundraising and planning objectives). A Master Project Plan will help track goals and timelines and will be updated and reviewed weekly;

Working with the Executive Director to build and maintain partnerships with K-12 schools, colleges/universities, and other organizations throughout New England; and

Assisting with other initiatives and projects as needed.

What You’ll Bring

Be actively pursuing or have recently graduated from a two or four-year program of study.

Reside in the Greater Boston area (including southern New Hampshire), with the ability to work remotely.

High energy level and enthusiasm for start-up organizations.

Familiarity with social media strategy and implementation.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Applications, and social media management programs.

Additional Details

YEN is a non-profit organization currently under consideration for tax-exempt status under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

This unpaid internship requires a minimum of 10 hours per week. Internship begins May 22nd and ends August 15th.

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing why you are interested in our organization to Alex Woodhouse, Associate Director at awoodhouse@theyen.org.

Want to learn more about us? Visit www.theyen.org

Internship Opportunity with Mako Medical Laboratories of Administration

My name is Taylor Kern; I’m Mako’s Project Manager, and we are looking for interns for Summer 2017.

Company: Mako Medical Laboratories is a leader in the medical laboratory space, based in North Raleigh. In addition to growing within the laboratory industry, Mako’s focus is on investing in local communities and our country’s veterans.

Internships: We’re hiring interns for the summer to work in our Administration department to work on a variety of projects that will offer experience in areas such as account management, credentialing and contract management, laboratory administration, and grant programs.

We’re additionally seeking an intern to assist with building an app for Mako Genomics.

Students with an interest in business, biotechnology, startups, and/or the laboratory industry should apply.

How to Apply: Send an email to tkern@makomedical.com with the subject line “Internship.” Include any specific skills or interests, and attach a copy of your resume.

New York City Internship Opportunity with Quartet for Business Development & Partnerships

Hi everyone, my name is Hakim. I’m a Talent Manager at Quartet. Our founder, Arun Gupta graduated from Duke in 2003 studying Economics.

Company Description:
Quartet is a mission-driven technology company transforming the way mental healthcare is delivered. We partner with insurers and physicians to make mental healthcare more accessible and integrated into primary care. Our platform relies on advanced analytics, proven treatment programs, and easy to use technology to improve outcomes and total cost of care. We are a team of engineers, data scientists, and clinicians, finding solutions for a broken healthcare system. Venture-backed by the very best healthcare and technology investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), Quartet is using this investment to further build its team and expand into 5+ new markets in 2017.

Description of Roles:
Partnerships Role:
The intern will be given a project or projects to evaluate a specific partnership/acquisition or business development opportunity. On the partnership acquisition side, this evaluation will include a market sizing analysis, evaluation of partnership/acquisition / BD targets, development and ranking of key criteria for Quartet, discussions with potential partners / BD targets, workflow/implementation plan, pricing/cost model. The intern will present findings and recommendation to relevant teams at the end of the summer. This is a cross-functional role. As part of the Partnerships team, the intern will work with product, marketing, and operations.

BD Role:
The intern will lead specific project analysis that will meaningfully contribute to business development activities and success. Projects might be developed to support a specific client campaign or to support the strategic and operational development of the business development team. Additionally, the intern will have exposure to and support (where needed) business development client campaigns.

Who should apply:
Qualifications-
MBA summer intern would be preferred. The candidate will need strong quantitative and interpersonal skills. Background in management consulting or investment banking would be a plus but is not a requirement. Healthcare background would be a plus but is not a requirement. Previous experience working in a fast paced cross functional environment is necessary.

Time Requirements-
The internship is 10-12 weeks. The intern may be given one substantive piece of analysis or multiple smaller pieces of analysis in order to provide the appropriate workload.

How to apply:
Send an email to hakim@quartethealth.com with subject: Summer Internship. Please include a copy of your resume.

Method Savvy Marketing Automation Assistant

Method Savvy is an agency that provides useful, measurable, data-driven marketing and advertising for clients in all verticals. It is a fast-paced company entering scalable growth in its eighth year of operation. We help clients solve problems first using data, then research, and then applicable creative to support our findings. Our work is largely in the marketing automation, digital advertising, and web development spheres.

Method Savvy is a leader in data-driven marketing in the Southeastern US.

Marketing Automation Assistant
We’re looking to hire an intern for the summer to join Team Method Savvy working side-by-side with our Senior Manager of Marketing Automation. You will help to operationalize marketing strategies including database segmentation, , campaign setup and building and deploying emails and landing pages . Assisting with quality assurance and testing will also be inherent in this work.

You are…
You have a strong interest in goal-oriented communications and marketing strategy; understand and are interested in in affecting the buyer’s journey, as well as proactively managing the customer experience; aren’t afraid to ask questions but know Google to be your friend; are a problem solver with high attention to detail

Talk to us…
To apply, please email Sam Poley at sam@methodsavvy.com. We’ll be in touch from there.

We hope to be part of your summer plans in Durham, NC!

Thanks for your interest in Team Method Savvy!

Business Process Intern at Golden Source Consultants

Hi everyone, my name is Jordan C. Lofton and I graduated from Duke in 2012 studying Strategy in the Cross Continental MBA program at Fuqua.

Golden Source Consultants is a boutique consulting firm founded in 2012 with a unique focus on leveraging and developing millennial talent to deliver superior services in Strategy, Project Management, Business Process Design, and Training Development. Based in Atlanta, GA our consultants serve clients in a wide variety of industries such as telecom, government, retail, education, healthcare, and manufacturing, with a focus on quick win high value projects.

Business Process Intern
We’re looking to hire an intern for the summer to work on an exciting project for a local Atlanta client that works directly in the Atlanta community investing federal, state, and local funds to develop the city to its fullest potential. In this project you will be responsible for working directly with the Chief Operating Officer and members of the team to understand how their business works and help them streamline the processes that allow them to better serve the Atlanta community and better invest the funds they have.

At Golden Source Consultants we are looking for Leaders, Innovators, Open-Minded Individuals, and someone who is Nice, Friendly, and Approachable. We call this our L.I.ON. Mentality, and it’s top of mind for our team in how they represent themselves and our brand. For this role the ideal candidate will have the following skill sets:
The ability to facilitate working sessions with up to 10 people to discuss and document actionable decisions.
The ability to work in a fast paced high pressure environment, with multiple assignments being completed in parallel.
The ability to work collaboratively with a client considering complex scenarios, to arrive at a simple and scalable solution.
Experience developing and documenting business processes and business requirements.
Experience using Microsoft Visio to develop detailed business procesess a plus.
Must have in depth experience with Microsoft Office Tool: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Experience in real estate or government agencies a plus.
Change Management experience a plus.
Fuqua grads preferred.
Students with an interest in learning top notch consulting skills while working in a startup environment will find the Golden Source Consultants’ project a great fit.

How to apply: Send an email to info@goldensourceconsultants.com with subject: Internship. Include a copy of your resume.

Beacon, NY Internship Opportunity with Hiddenbrooke for Assistant

My name is Shannon Murphy and I graduated from Duke in 1998 with a degree in English. I am an artist, painter and Yoga teacher currently working on the revitalization of Hiddenbrooke, a 100 acre former Catholic novitiate in Beacon, NY, as a contemporary center for spiritual practice. I am looking for an intern for July and August to assist in administrative duties. Students with an interest in Art, Yoga, non-profit organization, environmental stewardship, gardening, medicinals, and cooking can send an email to hiddenbrooke@gmail.com with subject “Internship”. Please include a copy of your resume. This is an unpaid internship with room and board provided.

M3 Capital Partners Analyst

Intern Job Description (Analyst)
M3 Capital Partners Company Overview (www.m3capital-partners.com)
M3 Capital Partners is a team of entrepreneurs with success investing in, operating, and growing private companies. We seek to identify, acquire and operate an existing private company with an initial enterprise value between $8.0 – $50.0 million. We are funded by over 10 seasoned entrepreneurs, executives and investors. The Managing Partner at M3 Capital Partners is a graduate of Duke Business School and has a background in entrepreneurship, sales pipeline development, operations and supply chain.

Description of Analyst Role
The internship will involve a hands on learning experience with many of the core activities involved with running a startup private equity firm.

An Analyst should expect to develop a fundamental knowledge of the process by which middle market companies are bought and sold. Analysts will also gain a working understanding of the industry participants involved in middle market transactions and the motivating factors driving their behavior.

Details of Analyst Role
• Research and identify attractive industries based on M3’s investment criteria
• Develop investment theses and an understanding
• Production of emails/letters for targeted small businesses
• Review of confidential information on potential acquisitions; Business opportunity modeling
• Participation in phone calls with investment bankers and small business owners
• Significant mentorship from M3’s Managing Partner and weekly meetings to discuss progress
• Pay / Sponsorship: Unpaid internship
• Hours per Week: 10 to 20 hours per week
• Duration: 10 weeks

Who Should Apply
• Highly motivated candidates who have a strong and proven interest in the fields of private equity, entrepreneurship and finance.
• Candidates who have a nature curiosity for how businesses work, a tenacious attitude towards research, are resourceful and have the ability to think independently.
• Applicants should be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at a top-tier institution.

Benefits to Internship
An Analyst should expect to develop a fundamental knowledge of the process by which middle market companies are bought and sold. Analysts will also gain a working understanding of the industry participants involved in middle market transactions and the motivating factors driving their behavior.

The internship will involve a hands on learning experience with many of the core activities involved with running a startup private equity firm. Examples of these activities are listed below:
• Industry research
• Deal sourcing and evaluation
• Deal structuring
• Investor relations and communications
• Middle market company valuation
• Exposure to professional middle market investors
• Exposure to professional middle market brokers and lenders
• Fundraising techniques and strategies

Details of Position
• Title: Analyst
• Role: As an Analyst, it is expected that you will assume the following responsibilities:
o Review of confidential information books on potential acquisitions; Financial Modeling; (10%)
o Industry and small business research (40%)
o Production of emails/letters for targeted small businesses (50%)
• Pay / Sponsorship: Unpaid internship
• Hours per Week: 10-20 hours per week
• Location of Office: Remote
• Time off: Time off (week or days) is acceptable; please alert M3 Capital Partners, LLC one week in advance

Expectations of Position
• Commitment: It is expected that the Analyst show up from the “Start Date” provided above to the “End Date” provided above. Your commitment is critical to our team’s success.
• Culture: Culture is a fundamental part of M3 Capital Partners, LLC. Highlights of our culture include always acting with the highest level of integrity, treating each person with respect, keeping all information surrounding transactions confidential, and having fun. It is expected that you act within these expectations of culture and be a strong representative of M3 Capital Partners, LLC in front of other teammates or clients.
• Flexibility: It is important to remember that M3 Capital Partners, LLC is a start-up private equity firm. This has the advantage of involving each Analyst in every part of the transactions. This, at times, has the disadvantage of requiring each Analyst to be flexible throughout his/her internship.
• Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement: As part of your role as an Analyst, you will be signing Nondisclosure Agreements on a daily basis and working with highly confidential information on potential acquisitions. You are expected to keep all of the information you hear and see at M3 Capital Partners, LLC confidential. This means not sharing any information in written or verbal form with your friends, classmates, or family. As part of the initial paperwork, please fill out and sign the attached Nondisclosure Agreement.
• Profile and Picture: Please e-mail a JPEG photo of yourself and a one-paragraph biography to M3 Capital Partners, LLC prior to the “Pre-Start Meeting.” Please make biography consistent with biographies found at M3 Capital Partners, LLC.
• Professional Goals: M3 Capital Partners, LLC takes the development of each employee very seriously. Please arrive at your “Pre-Start Meeting” with the following:
o Three (3) things you would like to learn over the course of your employment at M3 Capital Partners, LLC.
o Three (3) things (i.e., traits, virtues, or competencies) you would like to improve as a professional during your employment at M3 Capital Partners, LLC.
o We will follow-up on each of these three goals in our bi-weekly meetings.
• Workday Commitment: Neal Doshi, Managing Partner, will be at the M3 Capital Partners, LLC, C office M-F from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM EST. Each Analyst is expected to work Mon-Fri from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM-5PM EST. Start and end times are flexible, but it is expected that consistency be maintained.
• Computer and Phone: You are expected to utilize your own computer and phone.
• Travel: Minimal travel may be expected of each Analyst. M3 Capital Partners, LLC will cover the expenses of this travel, and the travel will rarely entail overnight stays.

If you have any questions on the above, please feel free to e-mail me or give me a call. I am happy to discuss these during our next conversation.

Neal Doshi
Email: Neal.Doshi@m3capital-partners.com
Phone: 248-613-1979

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter and resume to Neal.doshi@m3capital-partners.com

M3 Capital Partners Associate

Intern Job Description (Associate)
M3 Capital Partners Company Overview (www.m3capital-partners.com)
M3 Capital Partners is a team of entrepreneurs with success investing in, operating, and growing private companies. We seek to identify, acquire and operate an existing private company with an initial enterprise value between $8.0 – $50.0 million. We are funded by over 10 seasoned entrepreneurs, executives and investors. The Managing Partner at M3 Capital Partners is a graduate of Duke Business School and has a background in entrepreneurship, sales pipeline development, operations and supply chain.

Description of Associate Role
The internship will involve a hands on learning experience with many of the core activities involved with running a startup private equity firm.

An Associate should expect to develop a fundamental knowledge of the process by which middle market companies are bought and sold. Associates will also gain a working understanding of the industry participants involved in middle market transactions and the motivating factors driving their behavior.

Details of Associate Role
• Research and identify attractive industries based on M3’s investment criteria
• Develop investment theses and an understanding
• Production of emails/letters for targeted small businesses
• Review of confidential information on potential acquisitions; Business opportunity modeling
• Participation in phone calls with investment bankers and small business owners
• Significant mentorship from M3’s Managing Partner and weekly meetings to discuss progress
• Pay / Sponsorship: Unpaid internship
• Hours per Week: 10 to 20 hours per week
• Duration: 12 weeks

Who Should Apply
• Highly motivated candidates who have a strong and proven interest in the fields of private equity, entrepreneurship and finance.
• Candidates who have a nature curiosity for how businesses work, a tenacious attitude towards research, are resourceful and have the ability to think independently.
• Applicants should be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree at a top-tier institution.

Benefits to Internship
An Associate should expect to develop a fundamental knowledge of the process by which middle market companies are bought and sold. Associates will also gain a working understanding of the industry participants involved in middle market transactions and the motivating factors driving their behavior.

The internship will involve a hands on learning experience with many of the core activities involved with running a startup private equity firm. Examples of these activities are listed below:
• Industry research
• Deal sourcing and evaluation
• Deal structuring
• Investor relations and communications
• Middle market company valuation
• Exposure to professional middle market investors
• Exposure to professional middle market brokers and lenders
• Fundraising techniques and strategies

Details of Position
• Title: Associate
• Role: As an Associate, it is expected that you will assume the following responsibilities:
o Review of confidential information books on potential acquisitions; Financial Modeling; (10%)
o Industry and small business research (40%)
o Production of emails/letters for targeted small businesses (50%)
• Pay / Sponsorship: Unpaid internship
• Hours per Week: 10-20 hours per week
• Location of Office: Remote
• Time off: Time off (week or days) is acceptable; please alert M3 Capital Partners, LLC one week in advance

Expectations of Position
• Commitment: It is expected that the Associate show up from the “Start Date” provided above to the “End Date” provided above. Your commitment is critical to our team’s success.
• Culture: Culture is a fundamental part of M3 Capital Partners, LLC. Highlights of our culture include always acting with the highest level of integrity, treating each person with respect, keeping all information surrounding transactions confidential, and having fun. It is expected that you act within these expectations of culture and be a strong representative of M3 Capital Partners, LLC in front of other teammates or clients.
• Flexibility: It is important to remember that M3 Capital Partners, LLC is a start-up private equity firm. This has the advantage of involving each Associate in every part of the transactions. This, at times, has the disadvantage of requiring each Associate to be flexible throughout his/her internship.
• Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement: As part of your role as an Associate, you will be signing Nondisclosure Agreements on a daily basis and working with highly confidential information on potential acquisitions. You are expected to keep all of the information you hear and see at M3 Capital Partners, LLC confidential. This means not sharing any information in written or verbal form with your friends, classmates, or family. As part of the initial paperwork, please fill out and sign the attached Nondisclosure Agreement.
• Profile and Picture: Please e-mail a JPEG photo of yourself and a one-paragraph biography to M3 Capital Partners, LLC prior to the “Pre-Start Meeting.” Please make biography consistent with biographies found at M3 Capital Partners, LLC.
• Professional Goals: M3 Capital Partners, LLC takes the development of each employee very seriously. Please arrive at your “Pre-Start Meeting” with the following:
o Three (3) things you would like to learn over the course of your employment at M3 Capital Partners, LLC.
o Three (3) things (i.e., traits, virtues, or competencies) you would like to improve as a professional during your employment at M3 Capital Partners, LLC.
o We will follow-up on each of these three goals in our bi-weekly meetings.
• Workday Commitment: Neal Doshi, Managing Partner, will be at the M3 Capital Partners, LLC, C office M-F from 7:00 AM-6:00 PM EST. Each Associate is expected to work Mon-Fri from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM-5PM EST. Start and end times are flexible, but it is expected that consistency be maintained.
• Computer and Phone: You are expected to utilize your own computer and phone.
• Travel: Minimal travel may be expected of each Associate. M3 Capital Partners, LLC will cover the expenses of this travel, and the travel will rarely entail overnight stays.

If you have any questions on the above, please feel free to e-mail me or give me a call. I am happy to discuss these during our next conversation.

Neal Doshi
Email: Neal.Doshi@m3capital-partners.com
Phone: 248-613-1979

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter and resume to Neal.doshi@m3capital-partners.com

DC or Denver, CO Internship Opportunity with Promethean Community for Analyst

Hi everyone,

My name is Andres Marquez-Lara and I graduated from Duke in 2004. I majored in Psychology, minored in Sociology and received a certificate in Human Development.

I used the skills I learned at Duke to create a social enterprise: Promethean Community. We are the leaders in the field of community engagement in Latin America. We design interactive workshops to help deepen partnerships between organizations and the communities they serve. We are currently working on a project to help address chronic malnutrition in Guatemala. Our headquarters are in DC.

We’re looking to hire an intern for the summer to work primarily with our monitoring and evaluation specialist, Dr. Erin Fletcher (T’04), on background research; data collection, cleaning, and analysis; and survey design.

You may also work with our communications specialist on social media and communications. An intern based in Denver or DC is preferred, but remote-work is negotiable.

Students with an interest in economics, program evaluation, monitoring, poverty alleviation, survey design, or international development should apply. Statistical package or coding knowledge desired (STATA, SPSS, R, Python, etc.). Spanish or other foreign language a plus, but not strictly necessary.

How to apply: Send an email to andres@prometheancommuity.com and erin@prometheancommunity.com with subject: Survey Analysis Internship. Include a copy of your resume and a cover letter.

San Francisco Internship Opportunity with Gusto for Product Management

Hi everyone, My name is Eric Schuchman, and I graduated from Duke in 2008 studying electrical & biomedical engineering. We’re looking for a few great Product Management interns at my company, Gusto.

About Gusto
Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 40,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.

About the Role: Product Management Intern
As a Product Management Intern, you will be responsible for developing a strategy and design for a new feature for our customers. You’ll be identifying user problems, coming up with feature goals, define high level design, and work with an engineer and a user experience designer to deliver the feature.

Who Should Apply
Students pursuing a degree in engineering, computer science, or related field and who thrive in a group environment solving complex business and user experience problems.

How To Apply:
Please submit your application on our website.

Looking forward to your applications! We have a few great Duke grads in our office, and I’d love to add a few more.

Work at Brainbuild | Full-Stack Javascript Developer

Great opportunity to work at Brainbuild, a health automation company founded at Duke and growing rapidly through athletic programs around the country. They are looking to hire their 2nd full-time javascript developer (potential co-founder status – referral preferred). If you’re interested or know someone who might be, email Brendan O’Brien at brendan@brainbuild.io with the subject line “Brainbuild Developer”. Here’s their job description: http://go.brainbuild.io/javascript-developer

NYC Internship Opportunity with Metta Sport for Sales/Mktg/Design/BD

Hi everyone, my name is Dave Smith and I graduated from Duke in 1995 studying Public Policy. I also went on to get an MBA from another (lesser) school later – anyhow…

My firm METTA SPORT is a global sports marketing & distribution company. We develop content licensing and distribution deals around the world with broadcast/cable/satellite, telecom (mobile) and digital platforms. We primarily license live and near-live broadcasts of sporting events. Currently we manage rights for over 1500 live events including NCAA sports from Pac-12, SEC, Big Ten, fitness content, pro surfing, eSports and much more.

Our firm is also developing other verticals, including Sponsorship (Brands), original content production and talent representation. Note – eSports is currently our most active content area. 50-75% of time may be spent on eSports related work.

Candidates should be interested in media, sports and technology. You should be resourceful, curious, motivated, detail-oriented and possess top-notch written communication & organization skills. This internship will be directly involved in every aspect of the business:

DISTRIBUTION SALES
– Research TV, digital & mobile prospects in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and EMEA
– Connect with decision-makers at major sports media outlets
– Conduct skype calls, build relationships and manage the sales process for live sports events + complementary programming (shows, documentaries, shorts, etc)
– Organize CRM system with prospect information

SPONSORSHIP SALES
– Organize assets available for brands across our portfolio
– Set meetings with Marketing contacts at brands (Red Bull, Domino’s, Coke, Verizon, etc)
– Secure meetings with major agencies that handle sponsorship budgets

CONTENT
– Research interesting and unique sports to pursue for representation
– Monitor content trends – review high-performing content on YT, FB and other platforms
– Connect with executives at Leagues, eSports teams, athletes and rights owners worldwide

MARKETING
– Ownership of social media and digital marketing. Develop email marketing process.
– Manage website redesign and overhaul
– Develop Metta Sport promo merchandise
– Assist with PR, speaker panels, marketing documents, PPTs, videos and other materials

EVENTS
– Evaluate potential Metta Sport expansion into producing live events (ultimate Frisbee, competitive eating, lacrosse, darts, kickball….whatever!)

Work alongside founder Dave Smith and have fun building a unique, growing business.
Flexible days and hours and vacation time possible.

How to apply: Send an email to dave@mettasport.com with Subject: INTERNSHIP – Duke. Include a copy of your resume.

New York City Internship Opportunity with Eponym for Leadership Development Program

Hi everyone, my name is Bryan Frank and I graduated from Duke in 2001 studying art history.

Eponym is a leading eyewear manufacturer and distributor based in New York City; we design, manufacture and distribute eyewear for Alice + Olivia, Billy Reid, Classic Specs, Jason Wu, Steven Alan Optical and other brands. Our home-office team in the Fashion District of New York includes product design, brand marketing and digital marketing, business development and strategy, brand management, e-commerce product management, finance and operations, sales and supply chain.

We’re looking to hire interns for the summer to work in our Leadership Development Program, with opportunities to work in any of our departments. Interns selected for the program will have the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to their department and will be assigned a mentor to ensure that they have the support they need to be successful.

Students with an interest in e-commerce, fashion, marketing, brand management and general business should apply. For more information or to submit a résumé, email me directly at bryan@eponymous.co.