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Date posted: January 16, 2015
Venture Capital Summer Associate
Who we are:
Anthos invests in exceptional early and mid-stage private companies. We invest in companies across a wide variety of sectors, from mobile gaming to retail to fitness, focusing typically, though far from exclusively, on consumer businesses. Our partners have founded, lead and held senior roles in major financial firms like Goldman Sachs and InterWest Partners, and public companies like Starbucks and Under Armour.
We look for brands with passionate advocates, products with addictive qualities, and persuasive theses about long-term change, be they technological, demographic, or cultural.
What you will do:
We’re looking for interns to work full-time this summer for 8 weeks in our Santa Monica office. You’ll learn how to develop investment theses and turn those into actionable opportunities. You’ll qualitatively and financially evaluate promising companies. You’ll converse with the CEOs of companies you admire, understanding what may or may not make them an exceptional business. We think this would be a valuable learning experience not only for anyone interested in growth equity or venture capital, but for anyone interested in founding or working at rapidly growing companies.
Experience in finance or banking is not necessary. What we’re looking for is persistence, curiosity, and creativity: interns who will notice opportunities we haven’t and pursue those aggressively.
How to apply:
First, please email us at email@example.com with your resume and a response to the prompt below.
Prompt: Select five companies that you admire and whose growth potential you believe in and (very) briefly explain your choices. Please try to select companies that are relatively young, minimally funded, and that most importantly you believe to be underrated or under-the-radar in some way. We suggest you stay away from mainstream press sources and try to find companies in a variety of industries.
If we think you’re potentially a good fit, we’ll work with you over the course of the next 4 weeks to generate investment ideas and better understand Anthos’s criteria. Based on those conversations, we’ll extend offers for the summer. Either way this month- long experience will be educational.
Date posted: October 9, 2014
Rukkus is a rapidly growing startup focused on the sports and music industries. Our cutting-edge technology helps fans get the best deals on concert and sports tickets. We’re involved with everything from Rangers playoff hockey to locally based music festivals and everything in between.
This job offers the chance to join the exciting environment of a tech start-up in New York City.
This position will dedicate their time to increasing brand awareness and building a buzz around our growing company. You will be an ambassador of the active “Rukkus lifestyle,” and a true live entertainment junkie with a grasp on the NYC scene.
Your responsibilities will include organizing and conceiving grassroots marketing campaigns, brainstorming and executing promotional ideas, building relationships with publications and getting people talking about us, and helping to expand our blog and social media following.
If you’d like to be part of an innovative, results-focused company that operates in a fun space then we’d love to hear from you!
HOW TO APPLY
Date posted: September 29, 2014
Marketing & Operations Internship
Girls Raising is looking for a motivated and talented intern to manage content creation, social media feeds and marketing outreach. This position would allow you to learn about the startup industry and give you exposure to high profile men and women who support our objectives. It will be heavily content and operations based, but will allow you to explore many different facets of working at a growing startup network and venture fund. You must have a passion for women’s advancement in technology, business and entrepreneurship and be excited about expanding the organization’s reach. This is a role where you will actively contribute to the launch and success of the company. Together, we can go as far as you can help take us and the opportunity has the potential to turn into a paid position as we are growing quickly.
Girls Raising is a resource community that is focused on helping female founders Start, Build, Launch & Grow. We started in New York City and host a series of Presentation events in Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Our Presentations feature up-‐and-‐coming female entrepreneurs, Angel investors and VC’s as well as successful founders who have raised large rounds of financing. For more information please visit www.girlsraising.com. Next steps for the Girls Raising team will be the launch of a seed stage venture fund called Vinetta Ventures, geared to invest in gender-‐balanced startup teams. As we are a startup, your internship may cross over to Vinetta Ventures and include a wider scope than is listed below. Consider it an incredible learning experience, an ability to be at the crux of a fast-‐growing startup network and venture fund.
Responsibilities may include:
Benefits to you
Length: 3 Months October-‐December 2014 (potential to work together in 2015) Position: Part time & Flexible, 10-‐15 hours per week
Pay: TBD. Most likely will begin unpaid but turn into a paid position as soon as conditions allow. Location: Santa Monica and Remote (A large amount of this may be done remotely, with occasional meetings in the LA area).
** If interested please email firstname.lastname@example.org **
Date posted: September 16, 2014
Business Administration Internship Job Description (Unpaid)
An emerging fashion designer start-up company is currently seeking a student as a Business Administration Assistant to join us on a part-time (5-10 hours a week) basis. Intern can work remotely.
Job Description: Provide administrative support to office operations, including the following tasks:
Educational Benefits: Students will learn about key business operations and the fashion industry. They will gain an understanding of key operational functions and mission-critical goals.
The student will gain experience with the process of creating and growing entrepreneurial company, including hands-on experience in building financial projections and for-profit fundraising.
Depending on interest andability, some students may be provided an opportunity to develop independent research projects that relate to the growth of the business.
If interested, please submit in one e-mail a cover letter, resume and references to :Tatiana Shabelnik Tatiana@tatianashabelnik.com
Date posted: September 3, 2014
National Planning Holdings® (NPH) is the holding company for four independent broker-dealers that serve independent financial advisers nationwide and are corporate affiliates of Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (“Jackson®“). The broker-dealers have earned a solid reputation for hardworking people, innovative technology and a commitment to providing representatives with the essential tools and products they need to service their clients effectively. NPH continues to invest in cutting-edge technology initiatives designed to empower affiliated advisors by streamlining workflow processes, creating new business efficiencies and enhancing profitability.
NPH is looking for an Innovation Intern. The intern will work on concepts and ideas and develop them into testable propositions to determine feasibility to roll out. It is an intra-preneur role focused on innovation outside of the financial services industry. This position is a paid position and pay is competitive.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Education and Experience Required
This position reports to the Head of Innovation.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Danielle Vandermade at email@example.com.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Date posted: April 21, 2014
Have you ever watched Million Dollar Listing, MTV Cribs, or The Real World and wished YOU had access to walk through some of those ridiculous spreads? Are you captivated by dazzling residential real estate? If so, why don’t you spend the summer finding these type of ‘Pads on our dime in some of the hottest cities in the United States?
Krash is looking for the ultimate hustlers in key cities to work with our corporate real estate team to identify and launch amazing properties called Krashpads: shared living spaces where members immerse themselves in the culture of innovation for connections, mentorship and fun.
WHO YOU ARE
You’re the guy or gal with some SERIOUS local knowledge. When friends ask, “Where should we go tonight?” you’ve texted back with five destinations before anyone else comes up with one. You know what the hotspots are before the first hipster or starving artist shows up. And you can hustle. You seamlessly avoid traffic through back roads and know-how. You text without looking at your phone. Your internet research skillz are much like a Facebook growth hacker. You consider yourself a modern age superhero. We like superheros.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING – Tour and vett awesome new Krashpad properties
WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE
HOW TO GET THE GIG
Send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org demonstrating specific city intelligence on one of the following markets: Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Toronto, Canada. In lieu of a cover letter, answer one of the following questions. 1. Tell us why you think your city is a great place for a Krashpad. Detail the highlights of this city’s innovation economy.
OR 2. Describe the top 3 neighborhoods where you would locate a Krashpad in one of the four cities listed above. Tell us why these neighborhoods stand out as ideal locations.
More info at https://krash.io/
.Luxury Internship OpportunityDate Posted: October 28, 2013 Pay Rate: $12/hour
Beginning in 2014 the first of approximately 1200 new top level internet domains will be coming to market, which will fundamentally change how information is organized on the internet. Instead of internet world we know today, which is dominated by generic domains such as “.com”, “.biz”, and “.co”, there will soon be a wave of branded and generic top level domains focused on specific brands, industries, verticals, and categories of goods and services.
.Luxury, a new top level internet domain focused exclusively on the luxury industry, is seeking up to three student interns to assist in developing and executing the launch strategy for this new online platform. As is the case for most start up businesses, the nature of various project work will vary considerably and relate to research, modeling, marketing, strategy, communications and technology platforms. This internship opportunity offers student interns an opportunity to work on a project and in a space that is new and evolving quickly.
The internship will begin approximately November 1 and last for a period of up to 6 months. Hours will vary but be a minimum of 10 and up to 20 hours per week. Periodic face-to-face meetings will be required in the LA area, but most of the work can be flexibly scheduled and independently performed. We seek energetic, mature and creative students interested in working collaboratively with a small team of passionate and dedicated professionals focused on doing something entirely new in the online space.
Please find more information on .luxury at www.dotluxury.com.Potential Internship Activities and Responsibilities: • Conduct internet-based research and compile and present results. • Conduct strategy and brainstorming sessions around the name space, and compile and present results. • Assist with building various databases relevant to the luxury industry. • Build financial and analytical models relating to launch scenarios. • Do brand and web-site positioning research. • Research, explore and report on the on-line presence of major luxury brands and how they are using the digital space to promote their interests. • Participate in helping to draft, review or refine marketing and messaging materials. • Promote the .luxury brand via social media, and monitoring how various brands are operating in the digital space. • Work with project managers to help define project scope, objectives, and deliverables that support business goals. • Note: Work is frequently of a confidential nature requiring an appropriate level of discretion at all times. Education and/or Experience: • Currently studying for an undergraduate or graduate degree. • Some project, research and business experience preferred. Computer Skills: • Working or advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) • Strong familiarity and comfort with internet based searching tools • Working knowledge and experience with various social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) Other Skills & Abilities: • Strong communication, analytics and organization skills • Demonstrated ability to work independently, efficiently and with minimal supervision • Strong detail orientation and the provide concise, accurate work product within deadlines • Strong teamwork and project-coordination skills • Ability to learn new technologies and/or systems quickly • High energy and passion for learning and driving forward something truly new • **For at least one intern candidate, the ability to read and write Chinese and fluently speak Mandarin
Jon Kirchner (class of ‘89)