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Durham, Remote – LiveGlobally – Intern

LiveGlobally is a local non-profit, who serves our local and global communities affected by traumatic situations. We have a volunteer staff of enthusiastic and passionate people who care for those with needs.

We need an intern who can create a status & financial report from the past few years that depicts the successes we have had with our projects. We will post this on our website to help with fundraising and grants.

The deadline for such is December 2021.

For more information or to apply, contact: nina@nina-be.com

Duke – StudioDuke – Mentorship Opportunity

StudioDuke is a two-semester creative lab and mentorship program providing students the opportunity to take their advanced, on-going creative projects to the next level of awesome. StudioDuke is a collaboration among Duke I&E, the Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network (DEMAN), and Duke Arts.

Students are matched with creative industry professionals (including Duke alumni) for one-on-one mentorship that kicks off early in the fall semester.

Here’s how it works: Project submissions can range from advanced screenplays, films, stage plays, choreography, poetry, comedy, music composition or performance, to fine arts, digital media, and manuscripts — many developed during independent studies and in the classroom.

Submissions will be reviewed by the StudioDuke team to be selected into an annual StudioDuke cohort. Selected projects can be pursued by students as an independent study, an experiential component of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Certificate, or for no academic credit whatsoever.

Mentors: Each StudioDuke student will be paired with a mentor based on the nature of the project, its genre, and the industry expertise needed to shape and refine the creative venture. Student-mentor teams will work together throughout the semester and perhaps beyond to evaluate the creative potential of each project and then to edit, evolve, and elevate the work through creative iteration.

The goal is to bring each project to the point where it is ready to be presented to industry professionals. The StudioDuke team will help facilitate connections, resources, and logistics to support the project. Students will participate in programming aimed to help advance their creative projects and career opportunities.

StudioDuke is a virtual creative lab providing students the opportunity to take their creative projects to the next level of AWESOME. Submit films, screenplays, digital media, manuscripts, music, choreography, fine arts, etc. Students are matched with creative industry professionals (including Duke alumni) for one-on-one mentorship that kicks off early in the fall semester. All Duke students are eligible to apply.

Learn more here: https://entrepreneurship.duke.edu/arts-mentorship-program-studioduke/

RTP – Hydrean – Sales Associate Intern

Sales Associate Intern

Who We Are

Hydrean is a pioneer in the intersection of tactile mindfulness and mindful jewelry. We’re on a
movement to help people reclaim their attention so they can focus on the people and things that
truly matter. The Hydrean was designed and patented by world-renowned artist Michael Kliën
(Professor at Duke University) and have successfully piloted with Duke’s Kenan Institute of Ethics
across a group of students as an overall initiative to promote awareness and skills for purposeful
living. We are a start-up based in the Research Triangle Area in NC and are looking to accelerate our
growth in the next couple of years.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a driven Sales Associate to drive our go to market across both Enterprise and
Consumer segments of our business. You will be working in a small and nimble team, and directly
with the founder(s) where your input can truly make a difference. You will need to wear many hats,
work smart, and iterate quickly. You will be expected to consistently deliver and you like to be
challenged by the seemingly impossible.

What You Will Do
● Drive sales results in a manner consistent with Hydrean’s core values;
● Formulate key strategies for Enterprise go to market plans and core customer
segments;
● Develop, nurture, manage, and convert Enterprise sales across key customer segments;
● Ideate and execute growth strategies for Consumer (D2C) business

Who You Are
● You have a keen interest in mental wellbeing, meditation/mindfulness, or health-related
technologies and trends;
● You work smart, and can think creatively around obstacles you’ve encountered every
step of the way;
● You possess the entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals
in an innovative and fast-paced environment;
● You are willing to roll up sleeves and get the job done;
● You possess a “can do” attitude.

Perks
● Hands-on training and mentorship from leadership;
● Unparalleled opportunity to drive direct results with partnership from rest of the
organization;
● We’re result-oriented, so you pick how and when you work;
● Remote-first work culture;
● Commission + bonus structure, with potential for profit share

 

We encourage interested undergraduate students to get in touch with us – this is the time to be part of a founding team and develop and shape the growth of a new company.

Expressions of interest should be addressed to Runbin Dong @ contact@hydrean.com.

RTP – Hydrean – Social Media Marketing Intern

Social Media Marketing Intern

Who We Are

Hydrean is a pioneer in the intersection of tactile mindfulness and mindful jewelry. We’re on a
movement to help people reclaim their attention so they can focus on the people and things that
truly matter. The Hydrean was designed and patented by world-renowned artist Michael Kliën
(Professor at Duke University) and has successfully piloted with Duke’s Kenan Institute of Ethics
across a group of students as an overall initiative to promote awareness and skills for purposeful
living. We are a start-up based in the Research Triangle Area in NC and are looking to accelerate
our growth in the next couple of years.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a creative and driven Social Media and Marketing Intern to help drive the
strategy, creation, development, and implementation of marketing campaigns across various online
channels. You will be working in a small and nimble team, and directly with the founder(s) where
your input can truly make a difference. You will need to wear many hats, work smart, and iterate
quickly. You will be expected to consistently deliver and you like to be challenged by the
seemingly impossible.

What You Will Do

● You understand the fundamentals of a social business, and are driven to promote the values we
stand by;
● You will understand and inform marketing direction through extensive market research and
customer discovery;
● You will create original marketing campaign proposals, review with team, and iterate based on
feedback;
● You will execute on approved campaigns and have ownership over the results you deliver;
● You will continuously monitor your campaigns’ KPIs, strategize on ways to improve cost per
acquisition across various channels;
● You will work collaboratively to lead initiatives that promote organic growth over paid
growth;
● You will work with the team to research, propose, partner, negotiate, and maintain key
relationships with influencers in the market.

Who You Are

● You are working towards a Bachelor’s, MS, or MBA degree in a related field;

● You work smart, and can think creatively around obstacles you’ve encountered every step of the
way;
● You possess the entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an
innovative and fast-paced environment;
● You are willing to roll up sleeves and get the job done;
● You possess a “can do” attitude.

Perks

● Hands-on training and mentorship from leadership
● Unparalleled opportunity to drive the creation and execution of marketing campaigns from
scratch (under proper guidance and supervision)
● Potential to create a category-defining consumer product
● Remote-first work culture

 

We encourage interested undergraduate students to get in touch with us – this is the time to be part of a founding team and develop and shape the growth of a new company.

Expressions of interest should be addressed to Runbin Dong @ contact@hydrean.com.

Durham, NC – SCOHP – Health Policy Case Competition

Want to gain experience in developing and delivering major healthcare innovations? Interested in health policy, entrepreneurship, consulting, business, or healthcare?

Duke undergraduate students of all backgrounds are invited to participate in the second annual Health Policy Case Competition which will be hosted on September 10th and 11th, 2021 in collaboration with Duke Student Collaborative on Health Policy (SCOHP), Duke Consulting Club, Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, and RTI International.

As a participant, you will gain the opportunity to simulate business problem-solving oriented towards healthcare and network with industry leaders. The first-place team will receive a $1000 cash prize, second place will receive $500, and third place will receive $250!

Apply here today as either an individual or as a member of up to a 5-member team by September 5. No prior experience is necessary: https://forms.gle/pj6WFa1uCXNApMyi6

Remote – Momentum Learning – Internship

Join Momentum’s marketing team this fall for a challenging and rewarding paid, part-time (8-15 hours a week) content marketing internship. Momentum, a code school located in Durham, North Carolina, is looking for a prolific, research-driven content marketing intern to support our team in writing and producing various types of
content relevant to the tech industry.

What you’ll do:

• Collaborate with the marketing team, executives, and industry experts to produce relevant content and
topics of research that meets the needs of key stakeholders and our audiences
• Remain current on developments and issues within the tech education industry
• Prepare thoughtful, accurate, and well-written pieces for external distribution
• Coordinate all activities for custom research projects
• Handle multiple projects simultaneously and resolve possible conflicts
• Conduct research within the tech industry to support report development
• Assist with website updates and social media strategy

What we’re looking for:

• Students with strong research and analytical skills with interests in business strategy, technology, and
start-ups
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with an emphasis on professional writing
• Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program from an accredited college or university
• Technical experience not necessary

If interested, please send a resume and writing sample to Sara Morris at sara@momentumlearn.com. Start date is flexible, but looking for someone who can start ideally in early September 2021.

Durham – CureMint – Vendor Success Associate

Why CureMint:

CureMint’s purpose is to empower people to focus on what transforms their lives. We are the leading dental procurement software helping dental organizations scale across North America. Founded in 2017, CureMint’s purpose is to bring relief to the dental industry’s extremely fragmented and painful procurement process.

CureMint empowers dental organizations with a cloud-based source-to-pay platform that manages their entire procurement lifecycle in one easy-to-use place. The Vendor Success Team has the privilege of engaging with both dental offices and their vendors. We want the process of supplying their offices to be simple and reliable, as trust is essential to our shared success. As a Vendor Success Associate, you will need to be detail orientated and an excellent connector to create a more seamless ordering experience for the customer.

How We Do It:

We are committed to hiring team members who live into our company core values:

  • Team First
  • Maniacal pursuit towards Greatness
  • Compassionate Candor
  • Have Fun
  • Diversity is more than a Word
  • Care
  • Little Things Matter

What You Will Do:

  • Support the Vendor Success Team Lead on confirming orders for customers through phone and email correspondence
  • Provide quality service to vendors, customers, and associates
  • Work closely with the Customer Success Team and Vendor Success Team Lead to iterate on our Vendor Sync projects
  • Build relationships with vendors to gathering purchase order updates in an efficient and timely manner
  • Manually update order timeline stages in the CureMint product to closely mirror real time vendor updates of purchase orders
  • Advise the CureMint Team on process improvements and the eventual automation of large portions of the vendor sync process within the procurement software
  • Train and mentor folks on order processes and communication

What You Bring To The Team:

  • A drive and passion to excel in your work while maintaining empathy and compassion for those you work with and the vendors you support
  • Confidence in communicating with people you don’t know on the phone and through email
  • Pay attention to the details and can think quickly on your feet
  • Have a curiosity about the workings of software development
  • You know your way around google/excel spreadsheets

What We Offer:

  • Gold level BCBS Health Insurance plan, 50% employee coverage starting on your first day
  • Generous PTO and equity options
  • Work in our natural light filled office at the American Underground. Due to COVID-19, employees are able to work from home or work from the office.
  • Work with a high performing diverse team that inspires and challenges each other to grow every day
  • Leave your mark on an industry that is hungry for innovation with a powerful new technology and an inspirational purpose

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Durham/Remote – Plum – Interships: Product Market Research, Marketing Specialist, Financial Modelling

Plum is the simplest way for people to buy and own homes together. Plum helps people explore if co-ownership is right for them, and if so, guides them through a simple process to help them generate the proper legal documentation to protect the interests of each member of the group and the relationships between them. Following purchase, Plum provides easy-to-use tools to help co-owners manage their shared home and resolve issues gracefully.

Plum’s founder, Matt Williamson, is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years of executive level experience in entrepreneurship, including being the CEO and co-founder of Windsor Circle, a predictive marketing company that won Google Demo Day, was featured in the Inc500 fastest growing companies, and raised over $15M in venture capital, and grew to 80 employees before a successful acquisition.

These internships are opportunities to work with a leading entrepreneur at the very beginning of the entrepreneurial journey. You will receive exposure to the early stage formative process, including product market research, product development, demand generation and capitalization strategy. As a pre-product, pre-revenue company, these internships are offered as unpaid, but represent a tremendous opportunity learn from a tenured entrepreneur, to build one’s resume and to contribute meaningfully to Plum’s first steps.

Immediate Internship Opportunities Exist for the Following Capacities:

1) *Product Market Research Internship* – In this role, the successful intern will engage in primary market research in the form of interviews with existing and potential co-homeowners, across multiple segments, and in secondary research in the form of identifying industry statistics, channel partners and competitors. The successful candidate will be insanely curious, a tremendous listener, and a capable conversationalist who can keep interviewees engaged. This intern must also be good with research and documentation, and proficient in synthesizing trends and patterns from the data. The Product Market Research Intern will gain insights into how to perform market research, how to use tools like Lean Canvases and journey maps, and how to successfully and succinctly summarize and present findings. This role is 20-40 hours a week and can be in person or remote, starting immediately.

2) *Marketing Specialist Internship* – This exciting role will create the public persona of Plum. Key activities include writing marketing copy, designing website content, and building a demand generation funnel to capture leads and drive them to commitment. There will be opportunities to write advertising copy as well. The successful applicant will gain exposure to website development tools, email marketing platforms, CRM and automated lifecycle marketing. This candidate will submit writing samples during the interview process to demonstrate proficiency. This role is 20-40 hours per week and can be in person or remote, starting immediately.

3) *Financial Modelling / Pro Forma Internship* – Plum will need a financial model to guide decision making about capitalization and investment, forecast decisions about staffing and costs, and to perform sensitivity analysis on key factors of the business. The successful candidate will have experience with financial modeling and accounting, and will play an active role in early stage capitalization strategy. This candidate will present a financial model and demonstrate the ability to present and modify the model based on questions as part of the interview process. This role is 15-30 hours per week and can be in person or remote, starting immediately.

Please apply by sending an email to jobs@pterois-llc.com and include the following:
LinkedIn profile (link)
A “cover letter” (you can just write it in the email) expressing why you are interested in this particular opportunity, what you think you can uniquely contribute, and something fun about yourself
Your availability (both in terms of hours per week, and which dates)

NC – Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator – EADS Student Worker (+more)

The Eads Family Undergraduate Research Endowment Fund provides funding to encourage undergraduate public policy majors to become involved in faculty research projects

Please apply directly to the person listed in the position description, providing a resume and explanation of your interest in the position.

Please note: to receive EADS funding over the summer, you must reside in NC. No exceptions can be made to this rule, as Duke policies dictate that EADS recipients live in NC.  Please see Student Summer Employment Questions here.

Juniors or sophomores might have an opportunity to build on the experience by choosing to write an honors thesis.

Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator
Faculty: Matthew Nash
Reports to: Taylor Conger
Apply to: taylor.conger@duke.edu

The Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator (DUIA), housed at Duke’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative, supports social entrepreneurs solving the most pressing water, sanitation, and hygiene challenges facing children and youth across Africa. The EADS student worker will help improve DUIA’s overall communications and program strategy through active research. Specifically, working to improve DUIA’s social media presence and raising the profile of our innovators through social media, increasing the number and quality of DUIA blogs, and exploring other vehicles for telling the DUIA story and the stories of our innovators. Students will also help in the planning and execution of virtual site visits with DUIA innovators, support the planning and execution of DUIA events including skill-building webinars, particularly the 2021 Fall Virtual Forum on Social Innovation, and improve our mentorship program strategy.

Other available positions can be found here.

Durham, NC – FeedStation – C#/.NET Developer

FeedStation is hiring a C#/.NET Developer to join our high-growth startup that is revolutionizing eCommerce for Automotive and Powersports sellers. In essence, we are a bunch of data nerds with a car problem.

The ideal candidate will help build unique solutions to complex problems and work with the leadership team to define FeedStation’s product roadmap. You’ll have the opportunity to own client implementations through the software lifecycle. You’ll be supported throughout your career by a team that cares about your development and getting things done.

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of achievement to join our smart, collaborative, no BS team.

In order to succeed, you must have superior problem-solving skills, work with a variety of data formats and APIs, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, remote environment with tight deadlines.

You will be required to code a lot, implement specs, test, and document your progress. You must be comfortable collaborating with, mentoring, and helping Junior Developers on the team.

As a member of the FeedStation team, you will have a number of opportunities to grow and thrive. You will work directly with the CEO, COO, and Sr. Developers to drive projects, develop innovative solutions to complex business problems, and inform the architecture of FeedStation’s technology.

A growth mindset, strong problem-solving skills, and excellent communication skills are a must.

Essential Functions

  • Work with the leadership team to enhance FeedStation’s platform, integration services, and monitoring capabilities.
  • Establish new integrations with complex systems including shopping carts, ERPs, and client databases.
  • Develop complex workflows and automation to ensure client success.
  • Improve the overall functionality of the FeedStation platform to enhance operations and streamline business processes.
  • Provide feedback for product development, features, and enhancements.
  • Support Sr. Developers and Technical Support Specialists with new client implementations and by addressing client issues.
  • Support the sales team in a technical/implementation capacity as needed.
  • You tell us! Your opinion matters and much of your job function will be tied to solving complex problems you identify and lead through execution.

Qualifications

  • Verifiable history of meeting goals and being an exceptional individual performer and teammate.
  • 2+ years experience with C#, .NET, and SQL Server. Moderate- experience with .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later is preferred.
  • Experience consuming and building APIs.
  • Transforming data from XML, JSON, CSV, text into any other format
  • Ability to solve and effectively communicate complex business problems.
  • Demonstrable skills working with SQL databases.
  • Experience working with stored procedures, UDFs, triggers, UDTs, etc.
  • Direct experience with at least one development ETL language/technology, preferably SSIS
  • Some experience working with cloud environments including AWS (eC2, S3) and Microsoft Azure.
  • Comfortable working independently and remotely while juggling multiple projects and priorities.
  • Local candidates to the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (RDU) area required.
  • An ability to experiment, execute, and stay hungry is required.

As a member of the FeedStation team, you must:

  • Strive for better
  • Express enthusiasm and tenacity
  • Maintain a can-do attitude
  • Be client-focused
  • Focus on doing the right thing

Company Description:

FeedStation is on a mission to reimagine what’s possible for the eCommerce industry. We reject a one-size-fits-all notion to growing your business and believe the best technology must meet the unique needs of each customer. That’s why we created FeedStation. Our company specializes in the automotive and power sports market because we understand the unique challenges and constraints automotive sellers face when managing complex data across sources. Our platform provides the most powerful technology in the market. Our approach leverages flexible integrations, custom automations, and a strong partnership with a team of eCommerce gurus.

If interested, email  lauren@feedstation.com.

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