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Techstars Summer Associate

(Both Undergrad and Grad level positions available) – NYC


Why all the Excitement?

  • You will be intimately involved with the evolution of the next great batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture funding ready and beyond
  • From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode beyond all reasonable comprehension
  • Opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings- get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personal
  • Full involvement in Techstars “social” events with the Founders and the NYC community
  • Amazingly fun office located in Union Square (i.e. the center of the world!)

Applicant Description:

  • Current / Recent Undergraduate Student in Design, Engineering, Business, or Relevant Field or
    Current / Recent Graduate student in Relevant Field (MBA/JD/CS)

  • Demonstrated interest in Technology, Startups, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, etc.
  • Willingness to commit to the equivalent of a full time position for three month time period (Available days, evenings, or basically whenever needed — schedule is flexible, but a strong commitment is expected)
  • Being able to jump in and complete any task quickly and effectively. A broad skill set is very desirable — be a “Jack of all trades”
  • Great attitude, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm
  • Afraid of no job; willing to take on any task large or small

General Job Description:

  • Tasks will include assisting with the day to day operations of the Techstars program, and engaging with and assisting the Companies in any areas of need. This can include marketing and business development work, research, PR, etc
  • Examples of responsibilities: Helping the 10 companies with anything; Identifying needs and preparing for upcoming events; organizing meetings and running logistics for special guest mentor visits; taking meeting notes; setting up office space for events; etc.

Please submit:

  • Resume or full LinkedIn Profile or amazing web presence
  • A paragraph (or two max) about why you are ideal for this role

Good idea to include:

  • Twitter handle
  • Online identity
  • blog

Please send information to jobs@techstars.org

Starting Date:

  • Job Duration: July 11th- October 11th
David Cohen
(@davidcohen) Founder & Managing Partner of Techstars, previously founder of several technology companies. David is an active startup advocate, advisor, board member, and technology advisor who comments on these topics on his blog at DavidGCohen.com