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Business & Entrepreneurship Intern

 

Build your resume as you gain practical experience and valuable skills!  Darbe, the social network for philanthropy, is an early-stage startup. We connect volunteers, donors, and fundraisers with charitable organizations and nonprofits. 

 

As a Darbe intern, you will partner with our co-founders to hone your skills in project management, networking, business development, and social media/branding.  This is a great opportunity to perform meaningful work and be part of Darbe’s growth trajectory. Internship activities may be performed remotely or at our office in downtown Houston.

 

Internship Activities:

  • Actively contribute to projects through collaboration, feedback, and data.

  • Devise time-sensitive strategic plans based on multiple requirements and limited resources.

  • Research and analyze points of interest to convert information into data that can be utilized for business intelligence and decision-making.

  • Actively contribute to project plans, including strategy and implementation. 

  • Create and map contact networks of pertinent organizations. 

  • Qualify contacts based on a list of criteria and responses.

  • Initiate first touch communication with prospective contacts through email, phone, and social media, and build rapport with business associates through effective communication and persuasion.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Improve critical thinking skills in a business setting.

  • Gain exposure to the inner workings of a dynamic, entrepreneurial startup company.

  • Practice data analysis in a real-world setting.

  • Cultivate networking and business communication skills.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes

  • Authentic interest in philanthropy, volunteerism, and/or fundraising for charitable causes combined with a passion for business and entrepreneurship.

  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written, with ability to communicate via phone, email, in-person, and using remote tools and social media technologies (e.g., Google, LinkedIn, Slack, Zoom, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, business tools such as Mailchimp, Google (Drive, Sheets, Hangouts), Canva, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, WIX, etc.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills 

  • Creativity and problem-solving

  • High motivation and commitment to excellence

  • Integrity

  • Ability to work independently with little oversight, and ability to work as part of a cohesive and productive team

  • Must be able to represent the Company in a positive manner at all times. 

 

To Apply … 

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter via email to Sebastian at sebastian@darbe.co

 

COMPENSATION TYPE: Unpaid

DURATION: Temporary / Seasonal

COMPANY SIZE:   1 - 10 employees

INDUSTRY:  Internet & Software

COMPANY TYPE: Private company

HEADQUARTERS:  1301 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77002, USA 

WEBSITE: https://www.darbe.co

SOCIAL MEDIA: 
https://www.facebook.com/darberocks

https://www.linkedin.com/company/darbe

 

EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS:

ALLOWED SCHOOL YEARS:  All school years and graduation dates welcome.

ALLOWED MAJORS:  All majors welcome.

WORK AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS:  Legal Eligibility to work in the United States.

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