Category: Opportunities Outside of Duke (Page 1 of 18)

These opportunities are at companies or organizations that are not associated with Duke University.

Remote – Audible Ancestry – Multiple Roles

Audible Ancestry Internship Descriptions

 

Social Media and Marketing Intern for Audible Ancestry, LLC.

 

A unique opportunity to develop, implement, and quantify a multi-platform marketing plan.

 

Join the team of Audible Ancestry, a North Carolina-based startup. Audible Ancestry is an oral history consulting group that conducts and records personal interviews with individuals to preserve their life stories to become an audio legacy for future generations. Using three simple steps we research, record, and renew your personal experiences and celebrate your life. For more information about Audible Ancestry, check out our website at www.audibleancestry.com

 

Audible Ancestry seeks a Social Media and Marketing Intern to develop and implement content-based marketing plans for use in social media, website, newsletter campaigns. The Social Media and Marketing Intern is responsible for developing and sustaining Audible Ancestry brand awareness by creating entertaining and informative content for our customers. Content may include, but is not limited to: audio clips, video clips, photographs, artworks, editorial content, content links, articles, updates, news, surveys and historical documentation. The content will increase Audible Ancestry brand awareness, and to promote the importance of oral history and documentary work as a discipline. Social Media and Marketing Intern will develop 12 months of cross-platform content based on weekly posts of 3-5 posts per week.

 

This is unique opportunity to build a lively, innovative and interactive social media and marketing presence from the ground up. Successful interns will have the chance to create unique content and develop signature programming for future positions. This is a chance to make your personal mark for a new company and to kick start your marketing portfolio.

 

Internship position can be undertaken remotely. 10 hours per week. 13 weeks for Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Occasional in-person, socially-distanced meetings are possible.

 

Core Responsibilities

 

Grow Audible Ancestry’s following on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Investigate need for presence on other platforms.

Increase our email list by 300 email addresses.

Develop and implement 12-month, cross-platform marketing plan.

Design and implement a newsletter template.

Work directly with Audible Ancestry founder to discuss and implement social media strategy.

Train co-founder in the implementation of social media strategy.

Brainstorm and develop innovative, interactive content.

Stay current on newest trends for viral marketing campaigns.

 

Day to Day Activities

 

Average 2 hours/day (10 hours/week). Schedule TBD by intern and Audible Ancestry founder.

Research competitors, successful social media campaigns, template design, online content.

Developing mailing lists are expected.

Weekly check-ins and updates with the founder will be scheduled.

Weekly accounting for hours worked is expected.

Maintaining and developing social media, website presence.

Working with editing interns, co-founders.

Other related activities as needed.

 

This position is vital for this startup. If this position is done correctly, it will be the primary face of our marketing campaign, and the first impression of our company. This is a vital position and will be treated as such.

 

Preferred Skills

Good Communications

Focused

Attention to Detail

Self-motivated

Self-Driven

Curious

Intuitive

Adventuresome

Innovative

Creative

Problem Solver

 

Experience

Social Media Platforms

Developing Newsletter Content/Templates

Squarespace

Sound Editing

Garage-Band or Editing Software

Research

 

Perks and Benefits

Potential Course Credit

Significant Creative Freedom

Opportunity for teaching experience

Amazing Resume Builder

Work from home

 

Recorded Sound, Content, and Editing Intern for Audible Ancestry, LLC.

 

A unique opportunity to capture, edit, and create engaging stories using new and existing audio.

 

Join the team of Audible Ancestry, a North Carolina-based startup. Audible Ancestry is an oral history consulting group that conducts and records personal interviews with individuals to preserve their life stories to become an audio legacy for future generations. Using three simple steps we research, record, and renew your personal experiences and celebrate your life. For more information about Audible Ancestry, check out our website at www.audibleancestry.com

 

Audible Ancestry seeks a Recorded Sound, Content, and Editing Intern to develop and create content for the business. Audible Ancestry records individuals’ life stories, and the job of the intern is to edit these stories – removing empty space, pauses, false starts, repetition, pops and cracks – and ensuring narrative flow. The intern is also responsible for creating meaningful content for use in promotional materials using existing clips, music samples, and public domain audio. The intern will also investigate creating a “loop” of unobtrusive ambient sound, to provide a framework for existing recordings. In addition, interns will be responsible for cutting content deemed sensitive in interview contracts. Finally, familiarity with our equipment and Garage Band is essential, to ensure optimal sound quality.

 

This is a great opportunity to build a career as a digital storyteller. Successful interns will have the chance to create unique content and develop signature programming for future positions. This is a chance to make your personal mark for a new company and to kick start your editing, podcasting, or digital storytelling portfolio.

 

Internship position can be undertaken remotely. 10 hours per week. 13 weeks for Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Occasional in-person, socially-distanced meetings may be possible.

 

Core Responsibilities

 

Editing 2-hour recorded interviews for length, clarity, coherence, and quality of recordings.

Create shorter, self-contained clips for use in promotion and on social media and websites.

Create a “greatest-hits” collection for Audible Ancestry.

Create a replicable, workflow template for best practices in editing.

Familiarizing yourself with our equipment and its correct usage.

Work directly with founder to discuss and implement digital storytelling strategy.

Train co-founder and founder in the use of equipment.

Brainstorm and develop innovative, interactive content for social media and promotions.

Stay current on newest trends for digital storytelling.

 

Day to Day Activities

 

Average 2 hours/day (10 hours/week). Schedule TBD by intern and Audible Ancestry founder.

Editing interviews for content, clarity, quality.

Weekly check-ins and updates with the founder will be scheduled.

Weekly accounting for hours worked is expected.

Maintaining and developing content for social media, website presence.

Working with marketing and social media interns, co-founders.

Other related activities as needed.

 

This position is vital for this startup. If this position is done correctly, it will provide the primary examples of our work product and the first impression of our company. This is a vital position and will be treated as such.

 

Preferred Skills

Good Communications

Focused

Attention to Detail

Self-motivated

Self-Driven

Curious

Intuitive

Adventuresome

Innovative

Creative

Problem Solver

 

Experience

Social Media Platforms

Squarespace

Sound Editing

Garage-Band or Editing Software

Research

 

Perks and Benefits

Potential Course Credit

Significant Creative Freedom

Opportunity for teaching experience

Amazing Resume Builder

Work from home

 

 

 

 Business Model, Customer Discovery Intern for Audible Ancestry, LLC

 

A unique opportunity to build and sustain a growing service-based B to C from the ground up.

 

Join the team of Audible Ancestry, a North Carolina-based startup. Audible Ancestry is an oral history consulting group that conducts and records personal interviews with individuals to preserve their life stories to become an audio legacy for future generations. Using three simple steps we research, record, and renew your personal experiences and celebrate your life. For more information about Audible Ancestry, check out our website at www.audibleancestry.com

 

Audible Ancestry seeks a Business Model, Customer Discovery Intern to help with two vital aspects of the business-customer discovery and business model development. Evan Hatch, the founder of Audible Ancestry has recently completed Launch Chapel Hill, an entrepreneurship incubator tied to the University of North Carolina’s Kenan Flagler Business School. In our early stages we need assistance from experienced business majors or MBA candidates with help developing and implementing:

 

  1. Business Model Canvas
  2. Customer Discovery

 

This is a great opportunity to begin a career in business administration. Successful interns will have the chance to create unique content and create a strong foundation for future positions. This is a chance to make your personal mark for a new company and to kick start your career in business or as an entrepreneur. Let’s grow together from the ground up! This is also an amazing chance for a class project.

 

Internship position can be undertaken remotely. 10 hours per week. 13 weeks for Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Occasional in-person, socially-distanced meetings may be possible.

 

Core Responsibilities

 

Working with the founder to establish infrastructure for successful customer discovery.

Conducting customer discovery interviews.

Working and reworking business model canvas.

Active brainstorming.

One-on one education with founder and co-founder.

 

 

 

 

 

Day to Day Activities

 

Average 2 hours/day (10 hours/week). Schedule TBD by intern and Audible Ancestry founder.

Weekly check-ins and updates with the founder will be scheduled.

Weekly accounting for hours worked is expected.

Working with marketing and social media interns, co-founders.

Other related activities as needed.

 

This position is vital for this startup. If this position is done correctly, it will provide the primary examples of our work product and the first impression of our company. This is a vital position and will be treated as such.

 

Preferred Skills

Good Communications

Focused

Attention to Detail

Business background or education

Self-motivated

Self-Driven

Curious

Intuitive

Adventuresome

Innovative

Creative

Problem Solver

 

Experience

Business School Graduate or Undergraduate

Business Model Canvas

Lean Startups

Research

 

Perks and Benefits

Potential Course Credit

Position of Great Importance

Opportunity for teaching experience

Amazing Resume Builder

Work from home

 

 

 

Remote – Greenlight Ed – Operations and Customer Success Coordinator

Position: Greenlight Ed Operations & Customer Success Coordinator

 Job Description:

Greenlight Ready is recruiting team members for Spring 2021 to work part-time or full-time (preferred) on their Operations team.  This will be a remote position with some responsibilities including (but not limited to) onboarding schools and businesses to the Greenlight system, meeting with potential/current customers, managing data for the Greenlight app, addressing HelpScout and daily customer inquiries, keeping track of customer database changes, and improving Greenlight relations with potential/current customers.

We also want to highlight that joining our startup means gaining the opportunity to actively participate and engage as a critical stakeholder and member of our Greenlight Ready team. You will not only be responsible for the listed activities above but will have the chance to provide creative input on our product/services, redesign company processes, and become an innovator as you help tackle some of our society’s most pressing problems. You will also gain exposure and experience navigating public and private partnerships as we work closely with Duke University, city and county officials, and state officials.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Seeking/have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work regular business hours (i.e. 8 am – 5 pm EST)

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Speaks multiple languages (i.e. Spanish)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple communication channels
  • Experience working with customers/customer satisfaction
  • Experience with digital design
  • Demonstrated ability to manage data/detailed lines of work
  • Organized, task-orientated, and self-driven
  • A strong communicator/strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite tools

Company Overview:

Greenlight Ready is a start-up founded as a way to build on the success of Duke Health and Duke University’s fall COVID mitigation plans and bring those learnings and technology to local schools and businesses. The company is overseeing and expanding two lines of work: a small/local business-orientated branch and a more education-orientated one. We have brought together infectious diseases specialists and educators to design policies that reduce onsite transmission, a technology to track symptom onset, and community resources to help individuals impacted by the virus.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Expected to be around $15-$25 per hour
  • Gain experience working for an impactful startup with a driven and growing team

Schedule/Duration:
End of January – end of May

Expected to work around 8 am – 5 pm EST Monday through Friday

Additional information:

 Email thao@greenlightready.com with your cover letter and resume to apply for this position by January 22nd @11:59 pm EST. Please also forward any questions or concerns to this email address.

Additionally, we will be asking applicants to complete a small project to showcase your creativity, knowledge, and communication skills. The project will involve creating an informational brochure for the general public about COVID-19 vaccines. We will provide you with resources to guide your content. We are not looking for complete accuracy (that’s why we have physicians on the team!)—what we would like to see is your knowledge base on topics relevant to our work and the ability to produce engaging, creative material that is accessible to the lay audience. We will provide you with more information upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.

Remote – Greenlight Ready – Operations and Customer Success Coordinator

Position: Durham Operations and Customer Success Coordinator

 Job Description:

Greenlight Ready is recruiting team members for Spring 2021 to work part-time or full-time (preferred) on their team. This will be a remote position with some responsibilities including (but not limited to) onboarding businesses to the Greenlight system, meeting with potential/current customers, managing data for the Greenlight app, addressing HelpScout and daily customer inquiries, keeping track of customer database changes, and improving Greenlight relations with potential/current customers. This position will also surface feedback and learnings from current and potential users to design and implement improvements in the program.

We also want to highlight that joining our startup means gaining the opportunity to actively participate and engage as a critical stakeholder and member of our Greenlight Ready team. You will not only be responsible for the listed activities above but will have the chance to provide creative input on our product/services, redesign company processes, and become an innovator as you help tackle some of our society’s most pressing problems. You will also gain exposure and experience navigating public and private partnerships as we work closely with Duke University, city and county officials, and state officials.

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Rapidly assess social and health infrastructure in regions where Greenlight is being implemented. Map institutional and grassroots stakeholders involved in the delivery of health and social services
  • Developing content to help guide customers through different situations that might arise
  • Gathering consistent feedback from customers
  • Help doing outreach to bring more businesses onto the Greenlight platform
  • Build relationships and partnerships with local leaders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Seeking/have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work regular business hours (i.e. 8 am – 5 pm EST)

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Speaks multiple languages (i.e. Spanish)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple communication channels
  • Experience working with customers/customer satisfaction
  • Experience with digital design
  • Demonstrated ability to manage data/detailed lines of work
  • Organized, task-orientated, and self-driven
  • A strong communicator/strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite tools

Company Overview:

Greenlight Ready is a start-up founded as a way to build on the success of Duke Health and Duke University’s fall COVID mitigation plans and bring those learnings and technology to local schools and businesses. The company is overseeing and expanding two lines of work: a small/local business-orientated branch and a more education-orientated one. We have brought together infectious diseases specialists and educators to design policies that reduce onsite transmission, a technology to track symptom onset, and community resources to help individuals impacted by the virus.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Expected to be around $15-$25 per hour
  • Gain experience working for an impactful startup with a driven and growing team

Schedule/Duration:
End of January – end of May

Expected to work around 8 am – 5 pm EST Monday through Friday

Additional information:

 Email thao@greenlightready.com with your cover letter and resume to apply for this position by January 22nd @11:59 pm EST. Please also forward any questions or concerns to this email address.

Additionally, we will be asking applicants to complete a small project to showcase your creativity, knowledge, and communication skills. The project will involve creating an informational brochure for the general public about COVID-19 vaccines. We will provide you with resources to guide your content. We are not looking for complete accuracy (that’s why we have physicians on the team!)—what we would like to see is your knowledge base on topics relevant to our work and the ability to produce engaging, creative material that is accessible to the lay audience. We will provide you with more information upon receipt of your cover letter and resume

Remote – Greenlight Ready – Communications and Content Coordinator

Position: Communications & Content Coordinator

 Job Description:

Greenlight Ready is actively recruiting team members for Spring 2021 to work part-time or full-time (preferred) on their Communications team. This will be a remote position with some responsibilities including (but not limited to) managing the Greenlight Durham and Greenlight Ed newsletters, developing webinar materials, preparing outreach and marketing materials, and initiating outreach with potential customers, partners, and community leaders.

We also want to highlight that joining our startup means gaining the opportunity to actively participate and engage as a critical stakeholder and member of our Greenlight Ready team. You will not only be responsible for the listed activities above but will have the chance to provide creative input on our product/services, redesign company processes, and become an innovator as you help tackle some of our society’s most pressing problems. You will also gain exposure and experience navigating public and private partnerships as we work closely with Duke University, city and county officials, and state officials.

 Other responsibilities may include:

  • Provide brand stewardship through all marketing and communications activities
  • Write press releases and media pitches
  • Broaden awareness within our market and target audiences

Basic Qualifications:

  • Seeking/have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work regular business hours (i.e. 8 am – 5 pm EST)

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Speaks multiple languages (i.e. Spanish)
  • Experience with digital design/content creation
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple communication channels
  • Experience with social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Organized, task-orientated, and self-driven
  • A strong communicator
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite tools

Company Overview:

Greenlight Ready is a start-up founded as a way to build on the success of Duke Health and Duke University’s fall COVID mitigation plans and bring those learnings and technology to local schools and businesses. The company is overseeing and expanding two lines of work: a small/local business-orientated branch and a more education-orientated one. We have brought together infectious diseases specialists and educators to design policies that reduce onsite transmission, a technology to track symptom onset, and community resources to help individuals impacted by the virus.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Expected to be around $15-$25 per hour
  • Gain experience working for an impactful startup with a driven and growing team

Schedule/Duration:
End of January – end of May

Expected to work around 8 am – 5 pm EST Monday through Friday

Additional information:

 Email thao@greenlightready.com with your cover letter and resume to apply for this position by January 22nd @11:59 pm EST. Please also forward any questions or concerns to this email address.

Additionally, we will be asking applicants to complete a small project to showcase your creativity, knowledge, and communication skills. The project will involve creating an informational brochure for the general public about COVID-19 vaccines. We will provide you with resources to guide your content. We are not looking for complete accuracy (that’s why we have physicians on the team!)—what we would like to see is your knowledge base on topics relevant to our work and the ability to produce engaging, creative material that is accessible to the lay audience. We will provide you with more information upon receipt of your cover letter and resume.

Remote – Next Gen HQ – Summer Internship Program

We wanted to reach out with a paid, summer opportunity for the many talented students you support. Here at Next Gen HQ, we have just released our Summer 2021 Internship Program application and are seeking rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors to apply. Full details are here and includes:
  • June to August runtime
  • Paid internship
  • Remote (evaluating in-person as next year develops)
  • All departments open for interns
  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and all will receive a reply by February 2021.

Remote – VisibleRisk – Spring Strategy and Operations Intern

Spring Strategy and Operations Intern

Cyber Assessments, Inc. d/b/a VisibleRisk

VisibleRisk is a joint venture between Moody’s Corporation and Team8 Ltd. focused on the creation of a standard cyber risk rating that seeks to establish a common way for Board directors and business executives to understand and communicate about cyber risk exposure with a focus on financial metrics and benchmarking.  The company is based in New York City but has personnel working remotely in a variety of cities on the East Coast of the U.S. and an office in Tel Aviv, Israel.

VisibleRisk is currently looking for a Spring Strategy and Operations Intern to assist the executive team with a diverse set of project tasks ranging from market and competitive research, to preparing a document suite for RFP purposes, to strategic financial analysis and preparing investment materials.  The internship will be virtual.

This position will have significant senior exposure and will work directly with the CAO, Director of Corporate Development, and Sales Director to develop strategy, product plans, and improve operational efficiency. The Spring Strategy and Operations Intern will be joining a lean and growing startup, so he or she will need to thrive in a fast-paced and complex environment, be organized and detail oriented, and maintain a can-do attitude with a willingness to pitch in wherever needed.

Due to the nature of this work, a substantial commitment to the internship is required (15+ hours per week).

Duties & responsibilities:

• Working with executives and internal resources (including VisibleRisk’s technology team in Israel) to refine the documents, materials, and processes used to set strategic direction and convey our business plan to external parties

• Evaluating product development and strategic opportunities to prioritize options and inform product roadmaps

• Assisting with documenting information security protocols followed by the company

• Conducting market, competitive, and customer research to assist with internal decision making

• Pitching in to help with operations and other related business tasks on an ad-hoc basis as need arises

• Keeping in touch, actively engaged, and detail oriented so as to produce quality work and update management. Regular communications and check-ins will be expected.

• A bachelor’s degree (or current enrollment with less than 12 months to graduate), ideally in business, marketing, economics, math/stats, data science, cyber security or other quantitative field

• Desire and ability to work autonomously and juggle multiple projects at once

• Enthusiasm for a fast-paced startup environment

• Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), & general web research.

• Strong decision-making skills supported by research/quantitative reasoning

• A high degree of emotional intelligence, tact, patience, and detail orientation

• Experience with strategy, consulting, finance, or business operations preferred but not required

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the position to Michael.H@visiblerisk.com, with “Spring Strategy and Operations Intern” in the subject line.

Remote – Here – Product Growth and User Research Intern

Here is where teams and friends connect in personal, shareable and flexible video rooms.  Our mission is to create a sense of closeness even if you’re worlds away.  We do this by allowing people to create spaces where they meet to video chat, draw, write, upload pics and gifs, decorate and move around–all available in a web browser.  Here is expressive, creative and fun.

Our team has deep expertise building social, consumer, collaboration and messaging products at companies like Facebook, Groupon and Instagram.  We founded and sold multiple venture-backed startups, and we’re looking for an outstanding intern to help us!

The Product Growth & User Research Intern will work directly with the founding CEO & CTO to:

  • Identify different target user group segments

  • Determine where these users hang out and are reachable

  • Develop an outreach program to connect with these segments

  • Create Customer Discovery outlines and conduct user interviews

  • Help use anecdotal and quantitative analysis to inform the product roadmap

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in Product Marketing, Startups, Tech or Product Growth to get real-world experience on a fun product with experienced leaders.  Interns will work 5 to 10 hours per week (schedule is very flexible) and will earn a weekly stipend.

When applying, please include a cover letter telling us why you want to intern at a tech startup, your favorite app for video chats (and why), and one thing you dislike about your most used video chat app today. Please reach out to seth@here.fm if interested.

Remote – Young Founders Institute – Director of Educational Programs

The Young Founders Institute is hiring a Director of Educational Programs! This position is for an outgoing educator familiar with entrepreneurship. Email your resume and/or questions to will@youngfoundersinstitute.com.

Overview: Full-time | remote position | Acquisitions Team

Young Founders Institute (YFI) is an early-stage startup shaping the next generation of builders and innovators. YFI works with schools across the country to provide teen entrepreneurship programs with curriculum, workshops, club opportunities, and more. YFI’s programs are grounded in design thinking, lean startup, nail it then scale it, SPIN selling, and a number of other entrepreneurial models. We use these methodologies to teach students how to create value through real-world experiences of company building. The core responsibilities of this position are 1) to cultivate deep and valuable relationships with educational partners (schools, non-profit organizations, and others) from initial contact to conversion, 2) implementation of workshops, curriculum, and clubs, and 3) facilitation of hour-long to full-day workshops developed by YFI’s curriculum designer. Join us!

Here is a link to the post: https://youngfoundersinstitute.com/posta123/

Remote – Tech for Equity – Summer Internship

Hey there! Looking for a summer internship? Passionate about using software engineering or data skills for social good?

Introducing Tech for Equity, a summer internship program that seeks to bridge the gap between young, enthusiastic technologists and organizations making the world a more equitable place.

You’ll get:

  •  A virtual 10-week summer tech/policy internship with opportunity for competitive funding.
  • To work with clients like Duke Wilson Center for Science and Justice, Duke Center on Law & Technology, Duke Computer Science, RoadToHire, and more.
  • Summer speaker series, career chats, and chances to connect with like-minded peers and tech leaders at ACLU, Vera Institute of Justice, and more.

Interested? Click here to subscribe to our newsletter or apply now!

The Early Application Deadline is 12/19. The earlier you get an application in, the earlier we can interview you; plus, your chances for being paired with your desired community partner goes up as well!

Learn more: https://www.dukeaml.com/techforequity

Durham/Remote – MysteryMeals – Marketing Intern

Intern at a fast-growing food startup!

What is MysteryMeals?

MysteryMeals is a fun way to explore new dishes and restaurants in your area with the click of a button. We’re building an app. to eliminate the indecision in deciding on where to eat and the search costs involved in finding a new venue. Currently we’ve amassed a waitlist of 130+ and $700+ in sales from beta users with a low-tech prototype, and caught the eye of some sharks in the process.

Who are we looking for?

A marketing intern – someone with an eye for design to lead Mystery Meals’ marketing campaign. This includes producing content for our Instagram as well as expanding to other platforms such as Facebook and TikTok.

What traits should you have for this role?

  • Creativity
  • Radical transparency
  • A growth mentality – nobody knows everything, it is what you do when you don’t know something that matters more
  • Independent thinker
  • Ownership over problems – we are the antithesis of a bureaucracy
  • Team player – We>I, always
  • Strategical thinker
  • Highly flexible
  • Stellar communicator
  • Good organizational habits
  • Experience with graphic design not required but preferred

How should I reach out if interested in learning more?

Email me (Denna Huang) at dandanhuang226@gmail.com , or text me at 919.360.3553

 

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