Opportunities


CTO NEEDED FOR FASHION SHARING STARTUP

Closet Infinite is a fashion-sharing startup based in Carnegie Mellon University. Through peer-to-peer sharing of clothes and accessories, we provide solutions to make use of spare items in users’ closets, while ending the "nothing to wear" frustration on a daily basis. The platform is currently operating on Facebook.

The CTO should have website-building skills, experience with running recommendation algorithms and constructing customer databases. 

Other positions are available in the following areas: logistics, design, marketing and finance. 

If interested, please contact Siwei Xie for more information.


KEC Ventures Internship - Part-Time Researcher (Fall 2017)

KEC Ventures, a seed stage venture capital firm in NYC, is looking for fall interns to assist in a large-scale research project focused on digital transformation in the slow-sector economy.

The semester long project will cover emerging technologies and startups across the industrial, agricultural, real estate and healthcare sectors in a report which will be widely disseminated within the venture capital and technology community; for which all contributors will be credited.

Interns will work closely with our investment team and get an opportunity to conduct primary research - speaking with early-stage founders, operators, and experts - and perform quantitative analysis on large, complex industries on the cusp of significant technological change.

Competitive candidates will be highly organized and with the ability to work independently and have quantitative and communication skills. Preference is given to applicants with a working knowledge of technology and venture capital. This is a unique opportunity for students who are interested in frontier technology and want to gain experience working in an early-stage venture capital environment. Applicants should be able to contribute 5-10 hours a week throughout the semester and can work remotely, with the option for in person discussion at our office in the Flatiron district of Manhattan.

Research is unpaid, but students can receive college credit (where applicable) and will be credited by name on any research they contribute to.

If interested, tell us more about yourself here and we’ll get back to you within 72 hours.


Mach1 - Part-Time Product Manager

A local startup, Mach1, is looking for a part-time product manager that will ideally turn into a full-time role in the future.

The management team is experienced with a successful exit a few years back.  They're currently looking for a part-time product manager that would ideally turn into a full-time role down the road.  This is a great opportunity for a current student or recent grad.

To learn more, you can reach out here by asking for Dave or ask Nate Pitzer in GEC.


Spark — A CMU Career Fair for Start-Ups and Emerging Companies

'Spark: Startups and Emerging Companies' is an innovative career event designed to provide a platform for small businesses (typically 500 or less employees) and early stage start-ups to engage Carnegie Mellon University students and alumni.  Over 400 CMU students participated in the 2016 event.

This year’s program will take place on October 12, 2017 from 10:30 AM-2:30 PM on the CMU campus.  More details about the event, as well as registration information, can be found here.

Thank you in advance for your consideration.  If you have any questions, please contact either Kevin Collins (kevinc at andrew.cmu.edu ) or Ray Mizgorski (raymizgo at andrew.cmu.edu).  We’re looking forward to seeing you on October 12.


Goodwin Point Partners

Goodwin Point Partners is interested in working with students who want to work part-time during the school year for an active search fund. A search fund is an investment vehicle through which investors financially support an entrepreneur’s efforts to locate, acquire, manage, and grow a privately held company.

They are looking for help with all aspects of the search process. The position is unpaid but offers flexibility, autonomy, and exposure to the search fund model and community. Their investor base includes a diverse assortment of some of the best known and most successful search fund entrepreneurs and investors:

- Funds: Pacific Lake, Trilogy Search
- Partnerships: TTCER (Ausurion), Housatonic Principals (Will Thorndike & Joe Niehaus)
- Active CEOs: Jay Davis & Jason Pananos (HBS), Andrew Saltoun (GSB), GJ King & Will Bressman (GSB), Mark Anderegg (Kellogg)
- Individuals & Family Offices: Kent Weaver, Graham Weaver, Matt & Craig Burr

They are looking to bring on interns in accordance with their abilities and interests as they relate to four primary areas:

- Deal Sourcing: defining, building, and continuously managing a systematic and repeatable deal sourcing process.
- Industry Research: conducting self-driven research to determine the size, growth rate, and future prospects of industries and industry niches.
- Deal Evaluation: screening opportunities against investment criteria and building and maintaining financial models to establish a fair price and appropriate terms.
- Management: recruiting and managing other interns.

They are based in Portland, ME and understand that most students will be completing their summer internships in the coming weeks and eager to focus on the new school year. For these reasons, they are simply seeking a minimum commitment of 10 hrs/week for 10 weeks with the option to put in more hours or extend the duration.

How to Apply

Email Rob your resume and a brief statement (3-5 sentences) explaining your interest in the search fund model as well as your availability.


Generational Transfer Entrepreneurs

Generational Transfer Entrepreneurs (GTE) is a small family private equity office looking for undergraduate business students and MBA interns to work part-time throughout the year. Our team consists of entrepreneurs that are experienced operators and deal flow specialists looking for lower middle market companies to purchase and operate. 

All interns will also responsible for assisting in investment origination and prospective company outreach. GTE offers competitive packages to interns and provides experience to those interested in Entrepreneurship through Acquisition and hoping to partner with GTE in the future. We are currently looking for interns and are happy to work with your program to maximize your experience.

Skills

  • Strong work ethic, outgoing, and self-motivated
  • Leadership Skills
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to effectively work in a team
  • Preference for operations/management experience
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Check out the "Join Us" page on GTE's website.