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The CIE offers those enrolled in the Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program the opportunity to apply new entrepreneurial skills in emerging Silicon Valley startups.  A variety of paid and unpaid internships are available throughout the year.

In addition, undergraduate students enrolled in the BUSN 145 Entrepreneurship Practicum course have the opportunity to intern for a quarter at both emerging and established startups.  This 2-unit course is available in Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters.  Undergraduate students pursuing a Minor in Entrepreneurship will also have an opportunity for a startup internship through MGMT 198E  Internship in Entrepreneurship.  For more information, please contact ljenkins@scu.edu.

 

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 Surfmark (pre-launch SV Startup) Seeks General Intern

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2012

Surfmark, Inc. is a new pre-launch Silicon Valley startup looking for ambitious, outgoing students who are interested in innovative technology to support a little bit of everything - marketing, business development, operations and social media efforts.
 
Our various functions need someone who wants to expand on what they are learning in school, and who wants to apply that knowledge in the working world. We are looking for someone who is CURRENTLY a student or a recent grad.

Location:  
370 Convention Way, Suite 2H
Redwood City, CA  94117

To Apply:  email Cristina Tejeda,  cristina@surfmark.net

 


Primary responsibilities include:
*Analyze and make recommendations on potential partnerships for Surfmark
*Welcome and guide new users to Surfmark
*Resolve user issues and questions in a timely and positive manner that builds loyalty
*Monitor activity across various social media platforms and compile analytics
*Conduct research related to social media marketing strategies and the competitive landscape
*Execute social media and guerilla marketing campaigns
*Stay up to date on startup & technology news, and help share what you learn with our team
*Develop and maintain an intimate knowledge of Surfmark's services and be able to position them effectively to the Surfmark client community
 
This is an unpaid internship; however, interns will benefit from real-world startup experience, as well as strong mentorship and professional guidance from the founders.  Incentive Bonuses (e.g. scholarships, iPads, gift certificates) and equity compensation will be considered.

Open to virtual internships, but prefer someone in the Bay Area.

---Desired Skills/Knowledge:---
*Pro-active, independent thinker with high energy/positive attitude
*Past experience proving strong work ethic either through school or previous jobs.
*Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and relationship management skills
*Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, and can work without significant structure
*Interested and engaged in the latest social media and technology trends

---Is this position:---  Part-Time Internship

---Compensation---  Unpaid Internship

---Hours per week (approximate)---
  Flexible: 10-40 hours per week

---Internship Duration---  10-14 weeks

---Students Preferred:--- Undergraduate Student
 

---Additional Info:  ---
  Check us out at www.surfmark.com.  A few examples of how Surfmark can be used:
*Academic Research: Share your search findings, along with your highlights and thoughts, with other students and professors.  Example: http://mark.ly/2I2
*Commentary: Provide your thoughts and ideas on news articles, blogs and editorials. Example:   http://mark.ly/2F1
*Trip Planning: Collect information on lodging, activities, restaurants, etc. and collaborate with travel partners all in one place. Example:  http://mark.ly/2SQ.
 

Location:  
370 Convention Way, Suite 2H
Redwood City, CA  94117
To Apply:  email Cristina Tejeda,  cristina@surfmark.net

 
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