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ROI is hiring a Strategic Initiatives Program Manager- Full Time

ROI is hiring a Full Time Strategic Initiatives Program Manager 

Rural Opportunity Institute is growing their team and currently seeking a full-time Strategic Initiatives Program Manager:

They are looking for some of the most passionate, hard-working candidates from the surrounding Eastern NC region to fill this role, with a lot of the work being able to be done remotely. The role will be to support programs and initiatives that are designed to tackle the toughest problems that directly impact and contribute to generational trauma in rural Eastern NC and other rural communities.

Email hiring manager, Naomi Suleiman at, with any questions.

NYC/Remote – RE(SOURCE) – Content Strategist /Creative Copywriter

RE(SOURCE) is an early-stage startup based in NYC backed by a top institutional VC. It is a differentiated and growing B2B fashion wholesale marketplace. Focused on transforming how fashion wholesale works, RE(SOURCE) helps small to medium-sized fashion brands and social creators source seamlessly from manufacturer suppliers with existing stock ready to order. The company is co-founded by two duke alums! Our young and enthusiastic team is seeking a creative, strategic, out-of-the-box thinker to join our passionate and dynamic team.

This position requires someone who is a digital storyteller with an appetite to take content to the next level. This position involves creating content for web, print, blog, email, and social media platforms including but not limited to: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The strongest candidates are open to uncertainty (nature of an early-stage startup!),strategic, excel at digital communication, and can drive results with creativity. Besides regular cadence of social media, email and blog content creation, you will directly work with the founders to run hypothesis testing. We will figure things out together! This position involves bringing effective content marketing to life and supporting different initiatives through strong project management. You will work closely with a team of social media manager (the executor of your strategy), graphic designers (we have a dedicated chief designer and a team of freelancers), event creative director, and the founders. We entrust our interns with big responsibilities and expect them to lead projects with proficiency.

Responsibilities: Work with Social Media manager and graphic designers to plan detailed content calendars for each platform: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook Group, Instagram. You will be in charge of the high level content direction setting and the social media manager can execute. Create a newsletter copy each week, Create content for all marketing assets – including writing copies in sales documents and brochures. You will also create copy for tagline, banners and posters when we exhibit on trade shows (happen regularly!) Draft messaging documents for all demand side Draft and manage website copy Work alongside the founders to design, implement and analyze testings for messaging on demand side Create 4 blog articles per month

Requirements: Exceptional attention to detail – particularly written skills. This is an absolute must! We prefer native speakers, unless your written skills are exceptionally good Strong organizational skills – strong time management and the ability to multitask Energetic, eager and take initiative to tackle new projects and tasks Adaptable to changes and comfortable with uncertainty. Willing to experience a fast-paced, and constantly evolving, environment at a fast-growing start-up. Computer skills (e.g., familiarity with Google docs) and a willingness to learn how to use new tools. We prefer students with majors in English, Communication, Marketing, Creative Writing or have a strong interest in working in Communication/Marketing/PR after graduation. This role will absolutely make you STAND OUT in your job applications! You will work in a fast-paced yet close-knit start-up environment. Please note that we require our interns to provide support throughout the year. We will not be accepting applications from candidates that are only seeking to work during the holiday period. If you would like to work with us throughout the year, we will absolutely be flexible to accommodate your study schedule.

JOB Opportunity at XO Capital

XO Capital is looking for a Junior CEO to shadow, learn, and grow into a CEO or Founder. XO Capital is a micro private equity company that buys small, profitable SaaS companies. We are looking for ambitious entrepreneurs who are interested in learning more about running an early stage startup. This is a paid opportunity with compensation provided both in a base salary and meaningful equity in the startup.

Job Brief

We are looking to hire a paid Junior CEO who will shadow and learn how to run one of our portfolio tech startups. We currently have three companies in our portfolio, and one of them was recently acquired. The partners of XO are actively searching for new acquisitions, so the Junior CEO role is applicable to any and all of the existing and future portfolio companies. The priorities and required skill set may vary depending on the portfolio company of interest, but we’d be more than happy to share our existing portfolio and some of the criteria for how we evaluate any future acquisition targets for XO Capital.


Top line revenue growth, Day-to-day operations, sales, marketing and reporting, making customers happy


Recent college grad Excellent (and we mean excellent!) written and verbal communication skills. Mostly looking for someone hungry, and eager to learn. Ideally, after a year or two of this, you’ll have enough experience to start your own business, or continue more formally growing one of our other portfolio companies. Reach out to with a resume and a video/cover letter on why a Junior CEO is of interest to you.

Remote – AfterNovember – Winter or Summer Internship

Social Impact Internship- Winter Break and/or Summer
Here is an alumna who has a social impact startup and is looking for student interns over winter break and next summer. It is just her, and it does not pay, however she has a lot of experience in politics and fund raising, so it might be a good learning opportunity.
Information and contact below:
Here’s the alumna:


Remote Work


After November


After November, an early stage social impact start up, is looking for a part time intern(s) to support the growth and development of this project. Interns will support the primary functions of research, community building, social media strategy, and content curation. Intern(s) will primarily work with the Founder, but will have an opportunity to join strategic conference and planning calls, field community conversations, and provide thoughtful input focused on the growth of the start-up.


Qualified candidates have a vested interest in doing work that impacts systemic change, with a focus on racial and economic equity. Due to the nature of a start-up, a fair amount of flexibility will be required, as the parameters of the work may shift as we better understand our community needs.


Internship (unpaid)


If you apply for this position, reach out to this member of the Duke community who shared it — ask for advice, a question, or just to let them know you’ve applied!

Milagros Brown ’01


Please send resume and brief cover letter to, Attn: Milagros Brown.

Become a Professional or Undergraduate Mentor for Audacity Labs

Applications for Audacity Labs undergraduate and professional mentors are out now!
Audacity Labs has launched our application portal for undergraduate coaches and professional mentors to join us in our Spring 2021 cohort. At Audacity Labs, we are committed to providing mentorship, support, and resources to aspiring youth entrepreneurs with a drive for social impact. Mentors and coaches work virtually with our high school cohort once per week, providing guidance in their entrepreneurial journey. You will act as a leader in your area of expertise while working with students in further developing their passions. Apply now to be a part of this growing and rewarding ecosystem! Role descriptions can be found here:
Link for undergraduate coach application:
Link for professional mentor application:

Accenture Innovation Challenge

Accenture Innovation Challenge 

DEADLINE 1/13/2020

Accenture is thrilled to announce the 2020 Accenture Innovation Challenge – a multi-round event that combines hands-on consulting experience with the opportunity to make a positive impact on society.

If selected to participate, you’ll work in teams to develop an innovative solution for a real challenge faced by our non-profit partner, Waterkeeper Alliance. The winning team will receive an internship offer, the opportunity to implement their solution, and a cash prize.The deadline for eligible students to apply is January 13, 2020. Register HERE!

Please see the website for more details on the competition and the rules.

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

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 by September 27th! Applications being accepted on a rolling basis. Feel free to reach out to Michael Tan and Sherry Feng at 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

President of Duke Partnership for Service

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