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Operations Internship (New York City)

New York, United States

The Founder Institute—the world's largest startup accelerator—will launch another 1,500 companies this year alone, and we’re looking for an Operations Intern with a love for startups to help us. We are based in Silicon Valley but operate in over 100 cities worldwide, and our success has been documented in the New York Times, BusinessWeek, ForbesTechCrunch, and many more. You will have the opportunity to see entrepreneurship, angel investing, and venture capital from every angle.

The ideal candidate can thrive in a fast-moving, exciting startup environment, is highly organized, and has excellent written and verbal communication skills. 


  • Learn the sales cycle and how to facilitate Partnerships and Sponsorships
  • Learn how to conduct research around entrepreneurial ecosystem and promotional partners
  • Learn customer support skills via supporting and educating customers on Founder Institute offerings
  • Learn operational skills via assisting with semester operations, including configuration, recruiting events, logistics, ensure procedures are followed accurately and quality checking founder work product
  • Aiding Mentor initiatives

IMPORTANT: In your Cover Letter, please write one paragraph on why you would like to work in the startup community, and write a second paragraph explaining why you would be well-suited for this role. Resumes without a proper Cover Letter will be ignored.

COMPENSATION: Unpaid Internship

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