Ventures

Employer
1776
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 19, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
1776 is a global incubator and venture fund that helps engineer the success of the world s most promising startups tackling important challenges in areas like education, health, energy & sustainability, and transportation & smart cities. We are now recruiting energetic and talented undergrad & graduate students with a passion for entrepreneurship to join the 1776 Intern Program. If this sounds like you, please read on!Responsibilities Support 1776's Ventures Team and work directly with portfolio companies Prepare financial analysis for existing operations Conduct research and analysis on companies including market and competitive analysis Develop and analyze financial models for companies Prepare due diligence memos on companies Support campus operations including reception duty, mail distribution, campus restock and general tours Fluent computer skills, including basic troubleshooting and use of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and the willingness to learn other software tools; highly Proficient with Excel, spreadsheet design and management Accounting experience a plusRequirements Current undergrad/graduate students or recent university grads. Preference will be given to undergrad/graduate students who will receive course credit for their participation in our internship program. Please state whether or not you will receive credit in your cover letter. Ability to commit at least 18 hours per week (flexible structure) Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are a must; TOFEL/IELTS scores will be requested for international applicants Ability to work in a team environment and accomplish tasks with self-direction Fluent computer skills, including basic troubleshooting and use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the willingness to learn other software tools Demonstrated use and comfort navigating Web 2.0 sites and tools, including blogs, social networks, video and photo sharing, etc. Strong customer service mindset and ability to handle problems with grace Personal computer and phone to be used for assigned projects and dutiesThis is an unpaid internship. However, interns may receive university credit for their participation, and preference will be shown during the selection process to those receiving course credit.