Internships in Business: Working at a Startup

Right now, MOJO is offering a number of internship opportunities at emerging startups across the United States that are guaranteed to offer unique experience for interns. Interning at a Startup can be incredibly valuable–you get a chance to take on a real role and make significant contributions to the company just as it launches. How cool! I’ve listed below a few of these super exciting options, but be sure you stop by MOJO to learn more and apply!

1. Ebooks Internet Startup Intern at Zola Books in NYC

Deadline to Apply: May 14

Zola Books is a publishing-related internet startup that launches in private beta on May 7, 2012. Zola will be selling ebooks in a rich social media environment, and competing with the major ebook publishers, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple and Google. We are seeking a group of talented, sharp and ambitious interns to be involved in the following tasks at our startup: writer and reviewer administrative support, publicity, marketing, customer service, website analysis, original business analysis and research, competitive analysis, website testing, feature and bug recommendations, social media, content development and other elements necessary to support the launch and growth of an internet company.

 2. Paid Associate at The Wise Old Dog in West Hartford, CT

Deadline to Apply: May 15

Set up as a retail wine, craft beer, and liquor store, The Wise Old Dog is a recently launched a new lifestyle brand that seeks a customer-base that shares its passion for delicious everyday luxuries and the fun of cooking, drinking, and entertaining all on a sensible budget. The Wise Old Dog is looking for a passionate wine, beer, and liquor lover to join them for the summer as they set up this new business. Duties and responsibilities to include: tasting wine, beer, and liquor (yes, we mean it!), working on the retail floor directly with customers, marketing campaigns and social media management, stocking, and assisting with research for new products.

3. Paid Partner Acquisition Intern at Stackpop in NYC

Deadline to Apply: May 31

Stackpop is an online marketplace that connects providers and buyers of Internet infrastructure access to real-time, curated inventory. As an intern on the Stackpop partner team you will be responsible for various key tasks that support the acquisition and relationship development of new and existing partners. We’re a young, quickly maturing, startup, so you may be need to roll up your sleeves and pitch in across different departments, however, most of your time will be spent: researching potential buyer and sellers for the marketplace, assisting Partners with uploading and maintaining their inventory, and contributing to the development of marketing material

4. Paid Localvore Merchant Sales at Localvore, Inc in South Burlington, VT

Deadline to Apply: May 14 is another layer of what it means to buy local in Vermont. They are a daily deal marketing service with roots from its founder’s learned experiences at Groupon. Intern duties include structuring offers and signing up local businesses to take part in our measurable marketing service. There are also other opportunities because they are a startup that will provide anyone who is interested in social media, web design and development, and economics an opportunity.



Deadlines are coming up in the next week or two, so be sure you act fast and whip up your resume and cover letter. If you need help, stop into Career Services any day of the week from 2-5pm for Drop-In hours!