Interested in becoming an intern for Techstars Kansas City and the companies in which we invest? You will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies.
From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, the value of working with Techstars is in the network. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings and get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city. You will also have access to Techstars social events with the founders and local community.
This internship is a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network and gain exposure to some of the most innovative, up-and-coming companies and teams in the country.
General Job Description
As a Techstars Kansas City Intern, you will be working with one of our ten portfolio companies in a very hands-on environment. You will serve as a key member of the team throughout the 13-week program.
Tasks will include assisting with the day-to-day support of founders in the Techstars program.
This can include marketing, business development work, product roadmap and research. Examples of responsibilities: Helping the companies with anything, identifying needs and preparing for upcoming events, organizing meetings and running logistics for special guest mentor visits, taking meeting notes, and setting up office space for events.
Ideal candidates will be either rising juniors or seniors at the undergraduate level who are enrolled in business, entrepreneurship or engineering programs. All interns will be paid, will be required to start on June 1st and live in Kansas City during the program.
This is an incredibly unique experience to learn how a company is built from experienced founders and play an instrumental role in supporting their quest to scale.
Strong interest in the discourse around technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital
Proven attention to detail through prior work or life experience
Comfortable with a variety of responsibilities
Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction but high expectations
Fits the Techstars culture (people-oriented, adaptable, supportive, creative)
Authorized to work in USA
Currently live in Kansas City or would be willing to live here for the duration of the program.
Experience with marketing, business development, product roadmap or research preferred
Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.
Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs.
Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,900 companies with an estimated market cap of over $25 Billion.
Techstars is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity nor any other basis prohibited by law.