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Research Triangle, NC – RTP Capital – Internship Opportunity

Hi, I’m Ed Pettiss (Duke ’73), looking for summer interns to work with the RTP Capital angel investment network.

RTP Capital is a strong network of about 60 accredited angel investors in the Research Triangle. The group functions as a forum to facilitate collaboration among its members for potential investment opportunities and is not an investment fund. The group’s mission is to encourage active participation in early-stage capital investment in the Southeast, especially North Carolina and adjoining states.  With over $10 million invested by its members since 2012, RTP Capital was listed as the most active southeast angel network in 2017. RTP Capital will co-host the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Angel Capital Association in September 2019. We provide education to our members and guide and mentor start-up founders. We work closely with other angel networks and funds.

Job Description:

During the internship, the candidate will be responsible for conducting first-pass screenings, conducting due diligence on startups chosen by members of RTP Capital, reviewing pitches, mentoring startups, doing in depth financial analysis of company viability, and general diligence. The candidate will probably assist our members in planning and coordinating the Southeast ACA Meeting. The position is designed to be for the benefit of the intern, with real-world training similar to MBA level Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship classes, with regular assignments and feedback.


An ideal candidate will be comfortable interacting with both founders and investors, proficient in working with detailed financial projections, and must be willing to learn in a high-paced environment.

  • Student studying business/finance (current MBA students preferred)
  • Strong connection/interest in entrepreneurship
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Minimum 30 hours/week
  • You will be expected to attend RTP Capital screenings and monthly meetings held at the First Flight Venture Center
  • This position is Unpaid, but meets the U.S. Department of Labor’s criteria for Internship Programs Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

  • The internship will run from May/June- August/September 2019 (depending on availability/school conflict) with a minimum of 10 weeks and maximum of 13 weeks.

How to Apply: Email Ed Pettiss ( with subject “Summer Internship 2019”. Please include your resume.

Washington, DC – American Council on Education – Marketing Internship

Payment: 20 hours per week; $15/hour

May be eligible for credit based on college/university assessment and requirements

Appointment: Late May – mid August; four positions available

The American Council on Education’s (ACE) represents the interests of campus executives and leaders of higher education associations and organizations, ACE provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy, research, and programmatic initiatives.

ACE’s Internship Program is a cohort experience reporting to the Office of the President, and interns are assigned to various departments throughout the Council. The program is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students ‘real-world’ work experience within a leading national higher education association. The summer 2019 cohort will include professional development sessions with current ACE staff, a DC outing, and presentations at the conclusion of the program. The internship program is inclusive of all learners and is aligned with ACE’s Strategic Framework.

Job duties and requirements for specific internship experiences in the summer of 2019 are listed below. Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or recently completed, an undergraduate or graduate degree program.

The marketing intern will have an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience and knowledge to advance their academic goals in the field of marketing communications. The marketing intern will gain a better understanding of the higher education nonprofit marketing space and build positive professional/networking relationships. The marketing internship provides an opportunity to apply academic learning of the marking communication discipline to actual practice in ACE’s marketing department. The three main areas of focus for the internship are data analytics, research, and social media. The intern will learn about and provide support for the CRM (customer relationship management) system, the email deployment tool (Microsoft Dynamics), email marketing, and ACE annual meeting 2020.

Application Process

At ACE we promote public policies and institutional practices that provide affordable, high-quality post-secondary education opportunities for all and we believe that flexible pathways support learners in their pursuit of completion. We are interested in hearing about your path. In no more than 500 words, respond to one of the following short-answer essay questions.

  • What are some paths to post-secondary education, including your own?
  • What will be your path to completing your degree and what challenges and/or privileges have you had along the way?

Please upload your resume/CV and short-answer essay during the application process through the employment section of our website Please indicate the specific internship experience that is aligned with your interests when prompted during the application process. Review of applicants will begin immediately and selections will be made in April.

Abranova Real Estate – Engineering, Finance, and Marketing Design Interns


Abranova Real Estate is a full-stack construction development company. The core mission of the company is to democratize real estate development by providing investment opportunities to everyone through our real estate crowdfunding platform. Our investors are families; professionals; businessmen and equity institutions, just to name a few. We indulge our passion for data analytics, simulation technologies and construction management to handpick and develop the most profitable real estate deals in the city. We shoot for projects that are not only profitable, but also transform the landscape of our cities and enrich people’s lives.

We’ve recently been successful in crowdfunding and completing a $2.5M subdivision completion project that’s based here in Durham. With our formidable team of Duke Engineers and MBAs, we’re already gearing up for our 2019 project, a $16 MM mixed-used development dubbed Nova RTP. Groundbreaking this year will be the first phase, a $10 MM contemporary smart-townhomes community. Fully integrated with smart appliances, AI, electric car charging stations, and so much more! The city of Durham has never seen anything like it before.

We’re looking for entrepreneurial and well-rounded engineers, finance, marketing and other talented interns who believe in the mission of democratizing real estate development to bring more value to society and enrich people’s lives. There’ll be opportunity for tremendous learning experience related to construction, finance, marketing, software and sales – to name a few.

For more information on the details of the internships, pleas contact us – 

NYC and DC – The Tuesday Company – Internships

I am thrilled to share that my political tech startup, The Tuesday Company, is hiring summer interns. As a Duke alum (T’17) I’d love to invite Duke I&E students to apply. These are unpaid internships, so we are hoping that students are able to get university credit or scholarships.

The Tuesday Company is a progressive, political tech startup. Our app, Team, gives advocacy groups, campaigns, and unions the infrastructure to engage, scale, and activate powerful digital communities. With Team, we can reach as many people as possible and share important information, bring more voices into the discussion, and empower our friends to take action.

Our work is rooted in the conviction that supporting progressive movements will build the future that we believe in. By lowering the barriers to civic engagement, especially for millennials, low-income folks, and communities of color, we are making that future a reality.

This summer, we’re looking for smart and motivated interns to join our NYC and DC team. See for more info!

Denver/Remote – Social Media App – Software Developer

Looking for talented frontend developers to work on an innovative social media app that focuses on online privacy and free speech.  Super flexible work environment. Competitive pay. Potential equity upside in the project. Work with veteran Internet entrepreneurs and developers. Email/message me if interested or know of people who would be interested.

Hello Talented iOS/Android Developer!

Life is too short, so you obviously want to work on products and technologies that matter 🙂

Ideally, your code will help change the world for the better, it will power products used by millions of people and it might even make you rich beyond your wildest dreams! Ideally…

Realistically, what we can offer you with certainty is:

  • An exciting and challenging project that combines online privacy, freedom of speech, and the blockchain, three of the most important topics for the future of the Internet
  • A flexible work environment tailored for all female/male/non-binary individuals who like to work smart, collaborate, create, learn and get things done, all this with a great attitude
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity to get unique upside in our project
  • An opportunity to work with veteran Internet entrepreneurs and developers

We are developing an innovative social media app that focuses on free speech and privacy, enabled by the blockchain. In this digital surveillance economy, we see ourselves among the last guardians of free speech and privacy, so it will help if you have somewhat of a libertarianand egalitarian streak. But if you don’t, that’s OK. Since we’re about free speech, wewelcome every opinion and every type of competent and driven individual, we also love originals and social misfits 😉

It would be awesome if you have a proven app development track record like this:

  • Successful software development experience and iOS/Android skills development
  • Have published at least one original iOS or Android app
  • Hands-on experience with iOS and Android SDKs
  • Experience with storage systems, cloud infrastructure, front-end frameworks, APIs/SDKs,unit-testing, REST APIs, JSON
  • Demonstrated experience with programming languages, frameworks, and libraries such asPython, Java, Javascript, Swift/Xcode, C++, React, React Native, Node, Typescript
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

Come meet our fun, iconoclastic and ambitious team, led by a very successful veteran Internet entrepreneur! Our team is not afraid to undertake major development cycles to have significant social impact. Join our cause (or at least come check it out)

Please email Antoine Toffa at or text at +1-303-475-2526.

Bootstrap Advisors – Entrepreneurial Intern

Bootstrap Advisors Entrepreneurial Intern

Job Description

Work directly with Bootstrap Advisors principles helping grow several start up consumer product companies.  Duties would include all aspects of starting a consumer products business including:

  • Managing online marketing
  • Performing financial analysis
  • Managing business metrics
  • Research new product concepts
  • Manage outsourced marketing and sales partners
  • Direct wholesale sales
  • Tradeshow preparation and attendance
  • Coordinating operations and logistics


  • Undergraduate Student
  • Interest and passion for entrepreneurship
  • Strong people skills
  • Internally motivated and ability to work independently
  • Very comfortable with excel and learning other software business tools

Reach out to Ben Feldman at to apply.

Berlin/Remote – Eversend – Mobile Developer

About Us

Eversend is a blockchain-based banking alternative focused on providing money transfers and other financial services for the African continent and beyond. We were selected as one of the top fintech startups in Africa by Ecobank, and have already transferred over $5.5 million through our platform. Our vision is to become the first and leading neo-bank in Africa.

Job Description

We are looking for a motivated and inspired software developer to join our team in Berlin (or remote)! If you are considering a career at a startup, this is the place for you. We are looking for someone keen to learn, grow, and get hands-on experience with a fun and dynamic international team. You’ll join us in our beautiful office in Deustche Telekom’s tech incubator in the heart of Berlin. Unlimited coffee, tea, and good vibes.

About The Role

– Turn UI/UX wireframes into working user interfaces.
– Create components that can be reused and extended.
– Reach important milestones while writing clean code.
– Collaborate with Product, Design, Back End and QA colleagues to get it out to customers.
– Improve the security of the platform.
– Relevant experience in mobile development (Android and/or iOS)
– Experience building Android applications in Java using Android SDK
– A sense of test driven design and development (functional, integration, unit and smoke tests)
– Experience in working with large code bases, including API design techniques
– Experience with caching mechanisms and mobile application performance
– Experience working with APIs preferable
– Preferable if previous knowledge of AWS or Google Cloud functions
– Preferable experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment using Travis CI 

Who We Are

Our core values are integrity (we do things that make the heart feel good), equality (your ideas matter to us), transparency (we are open), and kindness (we look out for each other). 

Who You Are

We’re looking for a learner. Someone keen and willing to grow, explore, and expand as our company does.
Any experience in helping something grow (whether a project, a plant, a person) is a plus.


Potential travel (even to Africa!) to exciting events, conferences, or other forums.
Gain an understanding of the African market. One of the fastest growing in the world.
Fun. We’re more than just co-workers or colleagues – we’re teammates, friends, sidekicks, partners in crime. Work hard, play hard.
Flexible working hours

Atlanta or Remote – Toucan Al – Internship and Full-Time

I’m a Duke alum & startup founder. My company, Toucan AI, just raised its first round of funding, and is starting to hire as we expand our team. Here is a description for the job that we’re hiring for:

We’re looking for someone interested in pushing the boundaries of open NLP problems like neural question answering, question generation, emotion analysis, and open-domain casual conversation. We’re a young startup looking to make our first hires, so applicants can expect to play a key role in making product and business decisions. The ideal candidate is/has:

– Some experience with Natural Language Processing, either research or practical

– Experience coding in Python

– Familiar with modern machine learning & deep learning techniques (ideally, but not necessarily, in the PyTorch framework)

– Preferably familiar with a React-based web-development stack

The positions we are looking for can be remote but on-site is preferred.

If you’re interested in learning more about these opportunities, please send your resume to Arjun Devarajan at!

Thanks so much!


Los Angeles – StackCommerce – Account Coordinator

The Role:

We are looking for an Account Coordinator to provide day-to-day administrative support to our Sales and Media Team to ensure smooth sales procedures.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong understanding of StackMedia products
  • Work in partnership with the Sales team to understand client objectives and needs
  • Help take a signed IO and turn it into a live, successful campaign
  • Continually be in the know on our top buyer campaigns and analyze for opportunities for improvement alongside sales representatives
  • Monitor all live campaigns for proper serving, click through action, and conversion events
  • Liaise between the customer and internal teams
  • Responsible for keeping current clients satisfied and delivering exceptional client service on a day-to-day basis
  • Assist advertisers with their reporting needs, and support the Sales Team with reporting requests
  • Obtain creative/3rd party tags and assist in delivery and creation

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is excited at the opportunity to help marketers achieve complex goals
  • Proven account management or other relevant experience
  • Has some experience in the advertising industry (1-2 years)
  • Ability to prioritize among competing tasks
  • Obsessively checks emails and replies at an alarming rate
  • Is organized and structured but is not fazed by an out of the box request
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Has the ability to work independently, consistently producing meaningful results
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-changing environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Keen attention to detail and adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize tasks with a proactive “can-do” attitude
  • Client-focused mindset with a passion for using data and analytics to drive business results
  • Familiarity with different online advertising pricing structures (CPC, CPM, CPA, etc.)

Benefits + Perks:

  • Salary, Equity, 401(k) & Health Insurance
  • Dream Setup: MacBook + 27” thunderbolt display with any bells and whistles you need.
  • Vacation: “Unlimited” Paid Vacation
  • Allowances: Stack Coupons, Learning allowances, Monthly Books, and Parking+Uber Dollars.
  • Free Food/Drinks: Stocked cabinets and fridge at your disposal.
  • Rad Location: Our office is literally on the beach in Venice – Surf everyday!
  • Amazing Events: Annual Company Cruise to Mexico, Yoga on the Beach, Bi-Annual Hackathons

Atlanta – Golden Source Consultants – Strategy Intern

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.

Healthcare Strategy Intern

We’re looking to hire an intern for the next 6+ months 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 executive members of our client teams to assist in executive presentation development, financial analysis, and framework development.

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.Must have in depth experience with Microsoft Office Tool: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience in real estate or government agencies a plus.
  • Expert PowerPoint skills essential
  • 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. Full time opportunities available for consultants proving to be the right fit.

How to apply: Send an email to with subject: Strategy Internship.  Include a copy of your resume.

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