Startup Scout

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Engineering and/or Technology
Greece
Athens
Period: 
2 Oct, 2021 to 1 Apr, 2022
Deadline: 
28 Sep, 2021

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

DO YOU
speak the startup language, and want to work in a dynamic, international environment with responsibility from day 1? This is your opportunity to connect with founders from all over the world and match them with the right corporate clients and investor to make an impact. Through our open innovation projects we support startups in their journey to success, with the aim to accelerate innovative technologies and business models. Speak to founders from South Korea to Nigeria, and match them to opportunities at big brands such as Phillips, L’Oréal, Heineken or Booking.com.

YOU WILL
work on our open innovation projects for corporate clients, government, and NGO’s and match them to the best startups based on their needs. You will:

Work in a project team and get responsibility over your own pool of startups
Conduct market research on the specific trends and upcoming technologies in a variety of industries
Assess and analyse the match between startups and the client
Have conversations with founders from all over the world to determine their fit to an innovation thesis and support them in their growth by connecting them to the right opportunities.
Have the opportunity to grow in your responsibilities and manage projects for our corporate clients.

 

Project: European Startup Universe
The biggest project for EU tech startups, connecting hundreds of early stage startups with the brightest minds of the diaspora - established founders, well known investors, great engineers, academics and experts – through a massive open online program. The event is held under the patronage of Mariya Gabriel, Member of the European Commission.

Expectations: From our candidates we expect to have proven experience in copywriting, excellent writing skills, effective communication, enthusiasm, self-confidence, a creative mindset, good knowledge of Google Docs and Wordpress, and excellent academic knowledge of English, communication, or in a relevant field. 

Our offer: The Youth Entrepreneurship Club offers you as an intern self-responsibility within all tasks, own decision-making, working in a young international team, a flexible timetable, participation on our events and NGO meetings, feedback on a regular basis, experience and knowledge sharing and training on different subjects and programs.

Even if you do not have all the above skills, but you have the PASSION and WILLINGNESS to learn, please fill the application form.
Noted that we review applications on a regular basis. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
It will be our pleasure to meet you!

 

About YEC: 
The Youth Entrepreneurship Club (YEC) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 2015 by a group of young people who love entrepreneurship and technology. We encourage, support, unite and connect entrepreneurs, scientists, students, the unemployed and social ventures. We provide tools they need to create innovative projects, i.e. sharing local economies, we encourage them to stay in the country and picture the future with optimism.

YEC creates a communication channel between academic institutions, the actual market, and the society. In this way, we contribute to forming a dialogue between science and everyday life, foreseeing the entrepreneurial potential of the produced knowledge. We manage national and European wide conferences, seminars, webinars, speeches, open coffee events and counting more in future.

YEC provides information on exchange programs, funding, and counseling for the benefit of those who are engaged or wish to engage in our organization. YEC group seeks to expand to as many local communities as possible using multiple activities which aim to transfer knowledge, opportunities, and experiences such as competitions, educational trips, thematic workshops, educational games, lectures of scientific and business training.

YEC enables young interns coming from abroad to share their experience, enhancing cross-border networking and cooperation. We are profiting from teamwork abilities, networking with institutions and businesses, volunteering and experience in various fields of entrepreneurship (i.e. financial & business planning, marketing, fundraising).

See more about us at https://youthentrepreneurship.club/ or at YEC Presentation.

For further information, please contact us.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 
No

Additional Information

The minimum time period of an internship is two months. Usually our interns stay between three to six months. Interns should be currently enrolled at a University (bachelor or master), or have finished their degree within the last year. Interns must bring their own laptops. The Internship is UNPAID. Apply only if you are interested in internship under ERASMUS PROGRAM. We can help finding accommodation.
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor