06 Jul 2016

BGV Autumn Internship

By Vicky

We’re on the hunt for a super star Programme and Events Intern with a passion for startups and tech for good. Our three month internship programme is for people who are interested in event management, operations and social innovation. Throughout the three months you’ll support the delivery of our accelerator programme, help coordinate our events and work closely with our next cohort of tech for good startups – giving you a chance to see how our accelerator works and get involved with the day to day running of Bethnal Green Ventures.

The full job description and details on how to apply are below – please share with anyone you know who would benefit from this opportunity.

Programme and Events Internship
3 months, London living wage

At Bethnal Green Ventures our aim is to inspire, connect and support people using technology to solve some of our biggest social and environmental challenges, from supporting an ageing population, to living on a planet of limited resources; from educating our children, to creating healthier communities.

Twice a year we select and invest in teams using technology to save the world. We take them through a three month programme of support to help them reach their first investment or customers.  We’re backed by the UK Cabinet Office, Nesta and Nominet Trust.

Our three month internship programme will give you a chance to see how it works and get involved with the day to day running of Bethnal Green Ventures. You will support the operational management of our programme and assist in the development of our community. You will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the delivery of our accelerator programme; duties will include helping coordinate Demo Day, making sure everyone is where they need to be during programme, setting up the space for our workshops and ordering yummy lunches for our startups 
  • Helping to co-ordinate our Tech For Good meetups; researching and sourcing speakers, organising venues, catering and managing attendees
  • Helping to manage our office space at Ministry of Startups in Shoreditch
  • Producing content for social media and responding to general enquiries 

Person specification:

  • Excited by tech for good startup scene
  • Good at getting stuff done
  • Willing to muck in with a variety of tasks
  • Enjoys working in a small highly energetic team
  • Self starter – get up and go mentality

What we can offer:  

  • A paid internship with a broad range of experience of working in one of the leading  accelerators in London  
  • A fun place to work in London (we’re based at Ministry of Startups in Shoreditch)
  • Meet lots of interesting and passionate people and help solve big, important problems

The internship will run from Monday 29th August until Friday 2nd December and it is paid at London Living Wage. We are likely to hold interviews 2nd – 4th August.

To apply please follow this link – the deadline is Sunday 24th July.