United States of America
Techstars NYC Intern
Interested in becoming an Intern for Techstars NYC? You will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode beyond all reasonable comprehension. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings – get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.
General Job Description
As a Techstars NYC Intern, you will be working with one of our ten portfolio companies in a very hands on environment. You will serve as a key member of the team throughout the 13 week program. We are looking for folks who are passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation and who are excited about growing the startup ecosystem here in NYC.
In this generalist role you will work with the class of startups to help them build their business in a variety of ways - research, operations, etc - whatever they need to build incredible companies. For the program, interns will help maintain our mentor database, take notes in mentor meetings, and represent Techstars professionally within our network. You will even get to help run events that support our founders and the ecosystem.
Ideal candidates will be either rising juniors or seniors at the undergraduate level who are enrolled in business, entrepreneurship or management programs. All interns will be required to receive college credit towards their degree in order to fulfill the role. This is an incredibly unique experience to learn how a company is built from experienced founders and play an instrumental role in supporting their quest to scale.
It’s basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine and get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates and interns end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.
Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.
Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with a market cap of $8.1 billion.