Multiple Locations – Venture for America – Multiple Roles

Are you happiest when you’re building something?

Do you want to make a real impact at a startup?

Are you ready to join a supportive community of entrepreneurs who are creating jobs in American cities?

VFA is seeking college seniors (Class of 2020) and recent grads (Class of 2017 – 2019) who are excited by the opportunity to grow with a startup, make an economic impact on an American city, and learn entrepreneurial skills.

As a VFA Fellow, you find a full-time, salaried job at a startup, attend our month-long training program, and receive access to entrepreneurial resources as you launch your career.

View our application process and apply by October 4, November 21, or January 31

Multiple Locations – Teach for America: Accelerate – Internship

Accelerate internship

Teach For America is seeking the country’s boldest undergraduate leaders who are looking to be agents of change for a one-of-a-kind paid summer fellowship.

Looking for an internship where you’ll challenge inequity, elevate your leadership, and expand your network? Participate in this unique, hands-on summer opportunity through Teach For America.

Accelerate is a paid, rotational internship for rising undergraduate seniors interested in jump-starting a career in social impact. Fellows join in the fight against educational inequity alongside TFA corps members and alumni by tackling community work that intersects with education.

Travel across the country to TFA partner communities, build relationships with other college changemakers, grow professionally, and contribute to work needed immediately alongside leaders in the social and private sectors.

Why Choose Accelerate?

  • Opportunity to secure an offer to the Teach For America corps
  • Travel across the country
  • Contribute meaningfully to communities
  • Gain a deeper understanding of educational inequity
  • Meet with executives, innovators, and community leaders
  • Full compensation package, including travel, housing, and competitive salary

Silicon Valley – Kleiner Perkins – Fellows Program

Kleiner Perkins, a world-leading venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley, just announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2020 KP Fellows Program (Product, Design, Engineering) and we’d like to share this opportunity with you. The KP Fellows Program is a unique, career-defining opportunity for technical students who are interested in pursuing technology, entrepreneurship, design and startups. Engineering and Design Fellows work with one of our company partners over the summer where they develop and hone their technical skills and are mentored by an executive within the company. Product Fellows will spend a full year working with one of our company partners.

The program offers:

  • Meaningful experience at one of of our company partners like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Robinhood
  • Founder speaker series with portfolio CEOs and executives
  • Entrepreneurial workshops with partners at Kleiner Perkins
  • Community events like sailing to Angel Island, Kayaking, Paintballing and more
  • An alumni network of 500+ up and coming tech leaders across product, design, and engineering
  • An opportunity to receive $100K for entrepreneurial endeavors through our investment program

Applications for the 2020 KP Fellows Program are open now and close October 6th, 2019 at fellows.kleinerperkins.com.

 

Duke – Office of Leadership Development and Social Action – Launch Agent

Launch is excited to announce that we are recruiting more agents!

Launch Agents play a vital role within the Student Engagement team of University Center Activities & Events (UCAE). Launch Agents are responsible for consulting with individual students, student leaders, and student organizations across campus. Launch agents support individual students by providing involvement coaching to help students find their place on campus; whether they are a first-year student or a senior, launch agents can help you navigate all of the clubs on campus to find a meaningful involvement experience. Launch agents also provide support for students looking to create new organizations on campus and provide guidance in the creation of a new student organization.

We are now hiring for the 2019-2020 academic year at $10.25 per hour. Work study students are preferred but not required. Undergraduate students only. This position is an 8-10 hour per week commitment. We look forward to reading your application!

For more information about the job please check here, and if you have more questions, please contact Brian Lackman.

Remote – RoadNation – Graphic Design Intern

RoadNation is a platform where artists and fans create tours together. An artist starts a RoadNation campaign by selecting the states she wants to tour and offering fans rewards for three contribution levels. The artist sets a “city goal” which is the total amount of contributions that guarantees a city will be included in the tour. Fans select a city and make a contribution for the reward of their choice. Fans also get exclusive content made available by the artist during the campaign and tour. Once total contributions meet the city goal, the city is confirmed. Artists book shows in the confirmed cities at the end of the campaign.

We need a graphic design student who is a creative individual with access to professional photo editing software to help us make approximately 10 post templates for RoadNation’s social media pages and ad placements. We have an idea of what each template should look like and the information that it should contain, but we are also open to the individual’s creative ideas and suggestions. This will be a great opportunity for the student to gain experience and build their resume and portfolio.

For more information, please email baileyt@roadnation.com.

Remote – Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen – Social Innovation Challenge

Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Social Innovation Challenge Launches 10/15!

The challenges facing the world today are fast-moving, intertwined, and multi-layered. Tackling these challenges will require a combination of fresh minds and experience, passion and vision, creativity and operational expertise. We need the next generation of social innovators. Through the Challenge, our organizations will share the lessons we’ve learned from decades of backing companies, leaders, and ideas with the next generation of social innovators as they explore areas of opportunity, develop ideas of their own, and launch social ventures in the areas of:  Health, Workforce Development, Financial Inclusion, Food & Agriculture, and Energy. Top teams will be invited to join the Student Social Enterprise Accelerator online beginning 1/27. Winning teams will receive up to $20,000 from a funding pool of $100,000.  Register for the virtual competition here.

Register for Lean Startup online course before Tues, 10/15; complete course and submit your social venture idea before Tues, 11/26.

Remote/Edinburgh – Clinton Global Initiative University – Student Leader

The Clinton Global Initiative University is looking for higher education student leaders who are committed to take action in their community to address a pressing challenge. We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students across the world who are motivated to make a positive change in the areas of education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health. Students accepted into CGI U will participate in a year-round program that includes access to: high-touch mentorship; a social impact curriculum; funding streams; and student engagement events, including an invitation to the annual meeting from April 17-19 at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Learn more at their website. 

Applications will be reviewed by the CGI U Selection Committee. All applicants, Early Deadline and Final Deadline, will be notified of admissions decisions in early November 2019. The CGI U Selection Committee aims to convene a diverse cohort of students that demonstrate the motivation to tackle specific challenges, the capacity to develop their leadership skills, and dedication to CGI U’s yearlong program.

Please note, you are eligible to apply to the CGI U Class of 2020 if you have never previously been accepted to CGI U, you are at least 18 years of age, and you are currently enrolled in an institution of higher education at the time of application. Apply to the program here.

Durham – Durham SOUP – Student Leader (Internship)

Durham SOUP- a Micro granting Community Dinner!

Based off of a similar model in Detroit, Durham SOUP events will feature four presentations from local early-stage entrepreneurs and/or community members with creative ideas. All attendees donate $5 (suggested) when they enter, eat dinner donated by local restaurants, and then vote on the best pitch. Whoever came up with the best pitch wins all of the proceeds from the dinner.

On April 11th, we hosted our first SOUP event at North Star church with around 40 attendants. We’re excited to be partnering with NCCU and the ReCity network to expand even further this year. Presentations can span art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurship, education, technology and more. The only two rules are that the idea must incorporate Durham in some way and no technology can be used to present the idea.

We plan to have two student-leaders from NCCU and two from Duke running SOUP, working alongside other stakeholders in the community. In this application, we’ve outlined 8 different responsibilities that student leaders will have. Eventually, each of the four interns will be placed in charge of two responsibilities depending on interest and/or previous experience.

Any location – Contrary Capital Venture Partners – Student Venture Partner

Contrary is a university-focused venture capital fund backed by founding members from Facebook, Tesla, Reddit, and more. We invest up to $500k in the brightest university entrepreneurs, and our portfolio companies to date have raised money from top-tier investors like Sequoia and SV Angel. The investing team spans 100+ student investors across 40 schools, and we’re looking for new student Venture Partners to join the Contrary family! As a Venture Partner, you’ll seek out the best startups students are working on, make investment decisions about them, and mentor some of the top entrepreneurs in the country.

Apply at http://contrarycap.com/join by September 27th! Applications being accepted on a rolling basis. Feel free to reach out to Michael Tan and Sherry Feng at duke@contrarycap.com with any questions.

Duke Partnership for Service Vice President of Student Organizations Application

Duke Partnership for Service Vice President of Student Organizations Applications
Duke Partnership for Service is looking for a new member to join our executive team as the Vice President of Student Organizations. The VP of Student Organizations will work closely to help support student service groups and help to catalyze partnerships between student service groups.

In particular, the VP of student Organizations will be responsible for the following:

  • Work with a team of undergraduate students to execute the dPS’s function as an umbrella organization by collaborating with, organizing, and supporting student service groups

  • Maintain channels of communication with groups

  • Meet with leaders of student service groups

  • Develop opportunities for inter-group dialogue and collaboration, including through monthly dPS Roundtables

  • Publicize grant funding opportunities through dPS with student organizations

  • Organize campus events with coalitions of student service organizations

  • Attend weekly dPS meetings and weekly meetings with advisor

 

If you or a member of your organization is interested in applying, please fill out the application by September 6th 2019

 

We would love to have a member of a student service organization in this position and are asking student service organizations to circulate this opening within their Executive teams and student organization list servs.

 

Thank you,
Rasheca Logendran
rasheca.logendran@duke.edu

President of Duke Partnership for Service

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