Employer: Launch Alaska
2020 Summer Intern Launch Alaska is looking for a summer intern to support our 2020 accelerator program and general business operations. This person will report to the Operations and Outreach Director, but will work on projects related to our accelerator program, business strategy and operations, and marketing and communications. The responsibilities are flexible depending on the interests and skills of the intern. We are looking for someone who is passionate about solving problems at the nexus of food, water, transportation and energy through innovation and entrepreneurship. This individual should be excited to learn how to run a startup accelerator, through working across multiple job functions. A willingness to learn and comfort tackling new problems is a must. This position is based in Anchorage, Alaska and reports to the Operations and Outreach Director.Activities may include:Selecting our 2020 cohort – help us decide who gets into our program through conducting company research and interviewsPreparing for our 2020 accelerator program that kicks off in October – document creation, program design, coordinating directly with startups, etcEvent coordination – help our event contractor execute 1-3 summer events (Board Retreat, networking events, program kickoff), ranging from 10-100 attendeesCRM management – keep all HubSpot data relevant and currentIndependent research project – option to spend 10% of your time on an independent research project looking into some aspect of Food, Water, Transportation or Energy in Alaska, and present out findings at end of internship to broader communityMinimum Qualifications:Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program or a recent gradMust be able to work 30-40 hours per week, over 10-12 weeks throughout Summer 2020Preferred Qualifications:Understand the startup ecosystem and have a broad understanding of technologies across food, water, transportation and energyBasic knowledge of G-suite and ExcelPresentation/communication skillsDetail oriented, highly organized, ability to deliver on timeGo-getter that thrives when juggling multiple projectsBonusPursuing a degree related to energy, food, water, transportation, sustainability, climate change, entrepreneurship, business or financeComfortable using social media to drive engagement and deliver messagingHubspot or other CRM programsPerks and Compensation$20.00 per hour40 hours per week10-12 weeks, start date in May or JuneWe offer one week paid leave, and a serious commitment to work-life balance, giving you time to explore the beautiful state of Alaska (and its 15-20 hrs of sunlight each day!) What will you walk away with?Experience working side by side C-suite and director level employees at a fast paced startupAn understanding of key challenges and opportunities in food, water, transportation and energy in Alaska and around the worldAn understanding of what it takes to run an accelerator and advise mid stage startupsProficiency in business tools including: HubSpot, Excel, Slack, and Monday.comDeep exposure to LA’s network of top caliber entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and corporations in Alaska and beyondSubmit resume and cover letter by EOD April 17, 2020Launch Alaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a more inclusive ecosystem and we strongly encourage applications from new majority groups.