Internships

Join the 3 Day Startup team for a paid, semester-long internship where you can gain non-profit experience, work out of the center of gravity for entrepreneurship in Austin, and help make outsized change in global entrepreneurship.

3DS programs train participants to start companies, an act of creation charged with hope, promise, and potential. This experience transforms both the budding entrepreneur and the people their new venture serves. For students, the practice of entrepreneurship instills confidence, motivation, and hustle. For communities, entrepreneurship grows economies, creates jobs, and brings people together to solve problems.

Over the last 10 years, more than 13,000 students at 150 universities, colleges, and high schools all over the world have learned entrepreneurship the 3 Day Startup way: discovering customers and validating markets, iterating, prototyping, and learning-by-doing. 3DS continues to increase the scale, scope, and quality of immersive entrepreneurship education.

We are looking for 2 paid interns for the fall 2018 semester: a Marketing Intern and an Outbound Sales Intern. All candidates must be in the Austin area and available to come to the 3DS office at Capital Factory 10 – 12 hours/week. Candidates must also have a laptop, cell phone, and reliable transportation. 

Outbound Sales Intern

This internship will give you experience working with a globally-renowned organization on an essential part of the business – sales! You’ll learn how to do research to find contact information, how to use one of the most popular sales tools, and what the sales process is like from start to finish. 

*Note: This is a full-year internship for both the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience (in or out of school) in a field related to sales, business or communications
  • Ability to work autonomously with a strong focus and prioritization
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Excitement about entrepreneurship, startups, and higher education

Responsibilities

  • Conduct extensive research to ensure that all of the contact information for outreach is updated
  • Support the Outbound Sales team in their role of selling 3 Day Startup programs to colleges and universities across the country
  • Correspond with university faculty and staff via email to schedules sales call and share follow-up information
  • Keep track of the sales pipeline using HubSpot
  • In addition to these responsibilities, interns have the opportunity to lead or contribute to other projects and tasks and develop a personalized learning agenda around key skill sets that they seek to develop or expand
Marketing Intern

This internship will give you experience working with multiple team members to tell the 3 Day Startup story. You’ll learn about the different types of programs 3DS offers, how to share that impact with the world, and build an extensive portfolio with newsletter copy, graphic design, and more.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience (in or out of school) in a field related to design, journalism, communications, marketing, or business.
  • Ability to work autonomously with a strong focus and prioritization
  • Experience with managing social media and marketing for other brands
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Experience with the Adobe Suite (primarily Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign)
  • Excitement about entrepreneurship, startups, and university-level education
  • Bonus: Experience with WordPress, video editing

Responsibilities

  • Support the team in telling the 3DS story using blogs, videos, and images
  • Assist in the development and execution of 3 Day Startup’s social media strategy
  • Collaborate on marketing tactics and getting 3DS content seen by more people
  • Develop graphics for various programs and projects throughout the semester
  • In addition to these responsibilities, interns have the opportunity to lead or contribute to other projects and tasks and develop a personalized learning agenda around key skill sets that they seek to develop or expand

Sound Cool?

Applications are open until August 16th, 2018 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis!

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