Internship Opportunities

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At the beginning of every academic year, the GW Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship recruits Entrepreneurial Fellows to join our team.

Entrepreneurial Fellow - FWS & Non-FWS Recipients

Location: Foggy Bottom
Duration: 1 year, 10+ hours a week (flexible), multiple positions available
Pay: Commensurate with experience

Do you have an interest or a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship? At the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship we give our Fellows an educational experience grounded in entrepreneurial experiential learning.

Our office offers a unique work environment that is innovative, electric, open, and collaborative. Fellows will work with and learn from staff with expertise in event planning, UX and UI design, human centered design, entrepreneurship, social media, tech commercialization, social enterprise development, and marketing strategy.

Fellows are key members of our team and will help accomplish important tasks and objectives to provide innovation education, venture creation programming and events to the GW community. One of the main objectives is promotion of the GW New Venture Competition.

Fellows will learn and be exposed to:              

  • Real world knowledge of marketing, social media, event promotion and innovation practices
  • Hands on strategizing and execution for event promotion and planning
  • Innovative and entrepreneurial techniques (Lean startup and Human centered design)
  • Basics of service design and user flows
  • How to conduct customer discovery to test ideas
  • Get feedback on your new innovation and ideas

Responsibilities will include:

  • High quality professional day-to-day execution of engagements and special projects
  • Perform and conduct customer outreach and research
  • Managing marketing & recruitment efforts
  • Interfacing with GW students, professors, and administration
  • Presenting findings and drawing conclusions to drive decision making
  • Other special projects as assigned

Ideal Candidate:

  • A current GW student (preference towards those with at least 1-2 years left of study)
  • Is interested in either starting a business or non-profit and/or the innovative process
  • Likes interacting with student peers, and has a strong ability to communicate in-person, and/or via social media
  • Open-minded team with capacity to initiate own projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

We highly encourage people of all faiths, backgrounds, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and races to apply. EOE.

Entrepreneurial Fellows positions are open for the Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 academic year. Please send your resume and one of the following: a cover letter, or an overview of a new venture you're pursuing (either business or non-profit), or a media presentation that showcased your work (slide deck, video, portfolio, or personal website) to Jasmine Bautista at [email protected].

Data Czar - FWS & Non-FWS Recipients

The GW Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship is looking for energetic self-starters to join our team. The candidate should have interest in entrepreneurship & data analytics. Work hours will be scheduled on a weekly basis between 9:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, and will not exceed 10 hours/week.               

Duties:              

  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide on-going reports for the New Venture Competition and the GWIE Office;
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems;
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets;
  • Work closely with Director of Student Entrepreneurship Programs to prioritize information and numerical needs for presentations.

Data Czar positions are currently closed for the Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 academic year. Please circle back to this page later should the position reopen. 

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