Liberal Arts Career Services
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International Accelerator, Program Specialist Intern, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10230

Fri, May 15, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, BTT Gateway Job ID 10230 

International Accelerator is an Austin based accelerator program with a focus on non-U.S. citizen founders. Once a startup enters our acceleration process, IA becomes their "U.S. co-founder", assisting in all areas from helping them set up their legal entity to streamlining their business process. We work with startups from multiple industries such as tech, energy and social media. 

IA is currently seeking energetic Program Interns for this upcoming Summer 2015. This opportunity will allow interns to gain marketing, finance and accounting experience in a small business setting. The intern will work directly with IA’s Managing Director and also support startups in the acceleration program. 

Responsibilities may include: 
• Tracking and evaluating companies applying to the accelerator 
• Presenting evaluations to the management and Board of Directors 
• Managing social media for accelerator 
• Assisting individual participant companies in the accelerator: improve their business plan, competitive research and improve their presentation materials 
• Communication with mentors and international advisors on accelerator updates 
• Assist with accelerator events held quarterly 

Qualifications include: 
• Pursuing a degree in Marketing, Finance, International Business, Economics, International Relations, Communications, or related field 
• Demonstrate attention to detail and problem solving skills 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills 
• Ability to handle multiple projects and meet established deadlines 
• Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team 
• Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
• Interest in entrepreneurship is a plus! 

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