Innovation Program Intern

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Innovation Program Internship

We are looking for a high-potential and ambitious student to join our team as an Innovation Program Intern Intern. You'll work in our dedicated Startup Team (part of TNW X) to optimize and execute our startup sourcing strategy. This means that you dive deep into the world of the newest technologies and business models and that you will learn how to assess their commercial potential and quality.

INTERNSHIP PER SEPTEMBER 1st, 2018 · AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

About us

TNW is a tech media company, founded in 2006. So far, we hosted TNW Conference for 12 years in Amsterdam and today it’s one of the most influential tech conferences globally. In this slipstream of the conference, we launched thenextweb.com, our new site, that in 2017 keeps more than 10.000.000 people updated on tech's most fascinating stories each month. A year ago, we opened our own co-working space together with Google in the heart of Amsterdam; TQ. Last but not least, we built the startup database Index, the main data source for our projects.

In the TNW X team, we're working on connecting startups and corporates through a variety of innnovation projects and events. You'll join us in making innovation happen. Check out the TNW X page for more information. Oh, and did you see our conference aftermovie yet? 

Your role

  • Use Growth Hacking tactics to reach innovative startups all over the world;
  • Identifying new scouting platforms & keeping up to date information on those platforms;
  • Researching and scraping different startup databases, social media platforms, events and conferences, and other parts of startup ecosystems for startups that fit our programs;
  • Setting up an efficient system for capturing incoming startup related data;
  • Rating startups based on each program’s criteria;
  • Creating tactics and templates for reaching out to startups;
  • Working together with the team members in order to establish the structural flow of information and a clear protocol for sourcing startups.

Your profile

  • Being registered as a student during the course of the internship;
  • Being available for at least 5 months starting in August/September 2018
  • A special interest and/or experience in innovation/technology/startups;
  • A ton of enthusiasm for TNW's mission in supporting the best startups;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Being able to work with data.

1. You’ll have the opportunity to work at the heart of the tech community in Amsterdam and basically meet with the whole ecosystem of companies here. It’ll be the ride of your life!

2. You’ll meet tons and tons of early stage startups. So if you plan to start a company yourself one day, or would love to work for one later on, this is the job for you.

3. You're in a role where you can pick your responsibilities and grow the skills you want to grow. We'll be there to support you in your personal goals along the way.4. Catered lunch, and a bar/café in our office!

5. The Smallest Disco in the World is located IN our office. 

6. Regular entrepreneurial events and workshops

7. Above market average compensation

8. Our team consists of the finest founders, designers, developers, marketing people, and everything in between. You WILL learn a lot. 

9. Choose your own working hours

10. Our team will support you in everything you do. We've worked at all kinds of tech companies, from small ones to big ones like Google. We’ll teach you all of our joint experiences.

This will be the ride of your life.