We're Hiring: Social Impact Intern
Nafasi Ventures is seeking a Social Impact Intern (part-time) to join us in building our organisation. This internship is designed to provide an individual with a chance to learn the ins and outs of working in a fast paced startup environment while also helping to our clients increase their social impact.
The Intern will work on projects that are foundation for our new social impact concepts by engaging in primary research with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and business leaders globally. The Intern will have the unique opportunity to conduct intensive research on topics related to social business and impact investing both locally and nationally. This position offers the chance to take on meaningful projects and to further one’s professional development through organised skills training sessions and the work itself. He/she will have the opportunity to work closely with the Founder and Advisory Board.
Research 2-3 topics related to impact investing and social impact
Interview venture capitalists, investors and other stakeholders
Synthesise findings in comprehensive written reports
Utilize findings to collaboratively develop new approaches and concrete frameworks for improving impact investing
Administrative tasks (10-20% of your time) mostly organising our networking events
Desired Skills and Experience:
For this role, we are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented team member who is eager to work and to learn in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be comfortable managing multiple projects and deadlines, and he/she will have the maturity and flexibility to work successfully with a variety of colleagues and constituents. Strong research and writing skills are critical, as well as the ability to think creatively.
Current undergraduate or graduate student
Quantitative skills required; proficiency with Google Apps, MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel
Relevant experience in a highly analytical role is strongly preferred, including consulting, finance, entrepreneurship and/or international development
Excellent writing skills with the ability to create publication-ready work for Nafasi’s blog and newsletter
Fluent in English, oral and written.
In your cover letter, please outline your interest in Nafasi Ventures and what you hope to gain from this internship experience. We accept applications on a rolling basis; however, our Spring Internship begins mid-March.
Please submit your information to firstname.lastname@example.org