Category: Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill (Page 1 of 12)

Raleigh/Durham or Remote – Port Group – Operations and Finance

We are building a great team at Port Group (portgroup.us) to provide outsourced business development and sales support services for SaaS, VARs, MSPs, Channel Sales, and other B2B industries. The business is a year and a half old and has a lot of opportunities ahead of it. I’m happy to discuss these over an introduction.   If you have a strong financial and operations background and are interested in working with a local professional services startup, let’s chat!

This position is paid. Please contact thomas@portgroup.us for more information.

Durham/Remote – I&E – Research Assistant

Seeking a student research assistant to explore the connection between entrepreneurial mindset and careers. Questions to be answered include: Is the “entrepreneurial mindset” a sought after competency by firms hiring early-career talent? If so, which firms? I&E is seeking a student to support a faculty-led research project to analyze “entrepreneurial mindset” in job postings. The RA must be proficient in either Python or R and have some basic familiarity with natural language processing. Depending on the results of the research, a peer-reviewed publication could be the final output. Initially, the commitment is estimated at ~30 hours, which can be spread flexibly over several weeks/months. Fully remote is possible. Please reach out to Jamie Jones j.n.jones@duke.edu

RDU/Remote – Port Group – Operations and Finance

We are building a great team at Port Group (portgroup.us) to provide outsourced business development and sales support services for SaaS, VARs, MSPs, Channel Sales, and other B2B industries. The business is a year and a half old and has a lot of opportunities ahead of it. I’m happy to discuss these over an introduction. Please reach out to   thomas@portgroup.us

If you have a strong financial and operations background and are interested in working with a local professional services startup, let’s chat!

Hiring full-time and part-time employees as well as paid interns.

Durham – sp0t – Software Engineering Intern

Who we are

sp0t is the open world social app. Users build out their world by “spotting” — sharing photos and videos of cool places to a map shared with friends.   We’re a team of two that set out to build sp0t because we were sick of the social media landscape and wanted a cooler way to share what we found interesting about the world. We’re one developer and one designer, and we graduated from UNC in 2019.   The role

We’re looking for a software engineering intern to build out sp0t’s iOS app. You will be working directly with an experienced product team to bring a consumer product to market. sp0t is an early-stage startup, so expect an environment that requires fast learning and a high degree of autonomy. If there’s a need, this role may expand to adjacent areas such as quality assurance/software testing or analyzing user engagement and retention data.   This position will be paid hourly. A strong performance could lead to a salaried full-time role with equity.   What you’ll do

– Build out sp0t’s core features for a beta launch this summer– Iterate on customer feedback for a widespread launch on NC campuses this fall– Develop a test plan to ensure successful deployment of updates   About you

– Pursuing a Computer Science degree (or related field)– 2+ years of CS classes or relevant experience under your belt– Strong knowledge of Swift and iOS frameworks– Experience working with backend database and API’s   Bonus

– Demonstrated experience building an iOS app in the past– Familiarity with user engagement/retention tools like Adobe Analytics and Mixpanel– Experience building spatial and AR software in Unity– Living in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill this summer

Remote – Allergood – Digital Content Creator

Allergood, a Duke Fuqua startup founded by MBA student Michelle Addison, is opening up its first intern positions to qualified undergraduates interested in helping fuel the company’s much-anticipated launch this July! Be part of the start-up excitement and gain valuable experience, including the opportunity for movement into paid roles or even full-time jobs post-graduation. As an Allergood intern, you will work with the Allergood startup team, including established marketing experts who will provide strategic leadership and mentorship opportunities.   Allergood will be the online source for anyone with food allergies. We will begin with Allergood’s online grocery platform, designed to make grocery shopping safe, fast and easy for food allergy consumers. Allergood won the Audience Choice Award at Fuqua Fast Pitch and has an active waitlist of users excited to use the platform.   Allergood is seeking a digital content creator to focus on Allergood’s customer email campaigns, newsletters, and blogs.   Internship dates: May 1, 2022 – August 15, 2022 (with option to continue on into next year at renegotiated terms)   Job Duties:   • Time commitment: 15 hours per week   • Routine deliverables: 1 blog and 1 newsletter per week, emails as needed.   • Create engaging, on-strategy written content   • Engage with followers and fans via comment replies   • Bring creative ideas to inform future blog and newsletter content   • Benchmark competitive blogs/newsletters   • Work closely with CEO/Founder & Startup Team   Qualifications   • Pursuing bachelor’s degree from accredited university   • Superb writing skills and the ability to embrace and convey the Allergood tone and vision   • Experience writing a blog or newsletter (for yourself or on behalf of a team or organization) is a plus.   • Ability to interact with followers and fans who respond to Allergood written content.   • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of blog and newsletter content, including making suggestions for improvements to yield best results   • Strong presentation skills – we want to hear YOUR ideas!   • Passion for new ventures, female-led innovation, online community building and/or food allergy families  

If interested, send your resume and a writing sample to michelle@allergood.com.

Remote/Durham – Allergood – Digital Marketing Intern

Allergood, a Duke Fuqua startup founded by MBA student Michelle Addison, is opening up its first intern positions to qualified undergraduates interested in helping fuel the company’s much-anticipated launch this July! Be part of the start-up excitement and gain valuable experience, including the opportunity for movement into paid roles or even full-time jobs post-graduation. As an Allergood intern, you will work with the Allergood startup team, including established marketing experts who will provide strategic leadership and mentorship opportunities.   Allergood will be the online source for anyone with food allergies. We will begin with Allergood’s online grocery platform, designed to make grocery shopping safe, fast and easy for food allergy consumers. Allergood won the Audience Choice Award at Fuqua Fast Pitch and has an active waitlist of users excited to use the platform.      We are seeking TWO digital marketing interns that will grow Allergood’s brand awareness by creating content on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube. Responsibilities include:      • Time commitment: 15 hours per week   • Routine deliverables: 2 posts per day on assigned social media platforms   • Execute and creatively impact Allergood’s social media presence   • Create social media content for platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube   • Schedule and regularly publish content   • Engage with followers in online communities   • Bring creative ideas and solutions – we want to hear them!   • Conduct social media audits   • Create regular summaries of social media effectiveness   • Work closely with the CEO/Founder & startup team   Qualifications   • Pursuing bachelor’s degree from accredited university   • Experience creating and executing social media content for a brand, team, club or organization (even if this brand is YOU)   • Proven ability to contribute day-to-day social media content and engage with audiences to grow company, product or message awareness   • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of social media content, including making suggestions for improvements to yield best results   • Excellent writing skills and ability to think creatively   • Strong presentation skills   • Passion for new ventures, female-led innovation, online community building and/or food allergy families.   Internship Dates: May 1, 2022 – August 15, 2022 (with option to continue on into the school year, at renegotiated terms)   If interested, send your resume with links to social media accounts that you have impacted (even if they’re your own) to michelle@allergood.com. We are looking to do interviews next week.

Durham – Self-Help Credit Union – Federal Policy Intern

Internship Program:

Self-Help/CRL offers a 10-week summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while broadening their knowledge of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s). Participants may also expand their knowledge of The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) works which ensures a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all credit-worthy borrowers, regardless of their income Along with each specific intern project, the intern will participate in a series of brownbag lunches to learn more about Self-Help and the Community Development industry as a whole. Interns will also be given the opportunity to network with one another and other Self-Helpers through a variety of planned events.

Internship Description:

The Federal Policy Intern will help to advance strategies that increase strong consumer protection and responsible lending policies. This assignment may be based in either Washington, DC or Durham, NC.

Essential Responsibilities:

– Play a key role in federal campaigns, including developing social media toolkits, creating graphics for social media, and participating in campaign strategy development
– Support federal policy team with administrative tasks
– Assist the federal policy team (Ex. Research Congressional members and their districts, create spreadsheets to track information about federal rule comment letters from partner organizations, etc)
– Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

Credentials, Experience and Skills:

– Enrollment in undergraduate degree program.
– Preference for rising junior or senior with major in political science or other relevant majors preferred but others will be considered as well.
– Experience with social media platforms (twitter, Instagram, etc)
– Experience developing social media graphics and posts
– Strong writing skills including research, outlining, editing

Compensation: TBD

Application:

Please apply for this assignment on our Internship Careers Page or the CRL Careers Page. Please upload a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and a resume with your application. Applications must be submitted by summer to ensure consideration.

About Us:

The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization working to ensure a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all. Through research, legal analysis, policy development, and state and national advocacy engagement, CRL fights for economic equity for underserved communities—particularly Black and brown communities and low-to-middle income families. CRL’s staff reflect a collective commitment to eliminating systemic injustice in America’s financial services. Learn more at www.responsiblelending.org.

CRL is an affiliate of Self-Help, a community development lender founded in 1980 that has provided more than $9 billion dollars in financing to help 164,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, build businesses, and strengthen community resources.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status.

Durham – Self-Help Credit Union – CRL Philanthropy/Development Intern

Internship Program:   Self-Help/CRL offers a 10 week summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while broadening their knowledge of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s). Participants may also expand their knowledge of The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) works which ensures a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all credit-worthy borrowers, regardless of their income Along with each specific intern project, the intern will participate in a series of brownbag lunches to learn more about Self-Help and the Community Development industry as a whole. Interns will also be given the opportunity to network with one another and other Self-Helpers through a variety of planned events.   Internship Description:   The CRL Philanthropy Intern will help develop and execute strategies that secure financial and in-kind support for the organization’s mission. As part of the philanthropy team, the intern will gain hands-on experience crafting fundraising campaigns, contributing to donor-centric communications, researching prospective donors, and working in the fundraising database. The intern will also learn about the array of issues CRL addresses, with particular emphasis on student loan debt. An undergraduate applicant for the philanthropy internship can offer a valuable perspective as they experience higher education financing during school and post-graduation. This Internship assignment will be based in Durham, NC.   Essential Responsibilities:

Drafting written and electronic solicitations, developing digital and social media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin) communications, contributing to the fundraising database, and providing assistance as-needed to the philanthropy team. Enrollment in undergraduate degree program.   Credentials, Experience and Skills:   Prior experience with nonprofits/fundraising helpful but not required. Experience with Salesforce, or databases more generally, helpful but not required.   Physical Requirements:   Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 40 pounds.   Compensation: TBD   Application:   Please apply for this assignment on our Internship Careers Page. Please upload a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and a resume with your application.   About Us:   The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization working to ensure a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all. Through research, legal analysis, policy development, and state and national advocacy engagement, CRL fights for economic equity for underserved communities—particularly Black and brown communities and low-to-middle income families. CRL’s staff reflect a collective commitment to eliminating systemic injustice in America’s financial services.   CRL provides a strong voice on both the state and national levels for these families to expand family wealth and financial stability through sustainable homeownership, affordable higher education, and support for small businesses, and protect their financial stability by preventing abusive products that trap families in debt and strip away their income, by ending payday lending and other predatory high-cost lending, exorbitant bank fees, and abusive debt collection practices.   CRL is an affiliate of Self-Help, a community development lender founded in 1980 that has provided more than $9 billion dollars in financing to help 164,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, build businesses, and strengthen community resources.   Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class, or family status.

Durham – Self-Help Credit Union – Benefits Intern

Internship Program:

Self-Help/CRL offers a 10-week summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while broadening their knowledge of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI’s). Participants may also expand their knowledge of The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) works which ensures a fair, inclusive financial marketplace that creates opportunities for all credit-worthy borrowers, regardless of their income. Along with each specific intern project, the intern will participate in a series of brownbag lunches to learn more about Self-Help and the Community Development industry as a whole. Interns will also be given the opportunity to network with one another and other Self-Helpers through a variety of planned events.

Internship Description: Support the HR Operations team in comprising a proposal of revised or enhanced benefit plan offerings. The goal is to propose new or improved benefit offerings to promote improvements that would foster improvements with recruiting and employee retention .

Essential Responsibilities: Assist with help needed in researching, preparing documents and presentations for this project.

Credentials, Experience and Skills: Presentation, project management, Research and analyzing data. Enrollment in undergraduate degree program.

Physical Requirements: Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 40 pounds.

Compensation: TBD

Application:

Please apply for this assignment on our Internship Careers Page. Please upload a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and a resume with your application.

About Us:

Self-Help Credit Union was chartered in 1983 to build a network of branches that partner with working families and communities often underserved by the financial marketplace. With over $1.6 billion in assets and serving more than 92,500 members in 32 branches – six in Florida, 22 in North Carolina, three in South Carolina, and one in Virginia – Self-Help Credit Union is one of the fastest-growing community development financial institutions in the country. It is part of the Self-Help family of non-profit organizations whose collective mission is to create and protect ownership and economic opportunity for all. For over 41 years, the national Center for Community Self-Help and its affiliates have provided more than $11 billion in financing to help over 198,000 people buy homes, start and grow businesses, and build wealth. For more information, please visit www.self-help.org.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, class or family status.

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