Entrepreneurship Program Specialist Intern

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Girl Scout of the USA is looking for a graduate student or recent graduate with applicable experience for a paid internship. Apply ASAP.

Position Overview

• Length of commitment: The Entrepreneurship Strategy Specialist Intern position begins in January 2020 and is projected to last through December 2020.
• Hours: Approximately 20 hours per week during spring, fall, and winter months, increasing to about 35 hours per week in the summer.
• Compensation: $25 per hour

Brief Description

This position is ideal for a graduate school candidate looking to gain experience in a national organization focused on education and women’s empowerment. The intern should expect to strengthen skills in project management, cross-functional collaboration, program development, product launch, and communication with a variety of stakeholders across the national organization. In 2020 there are two major projects launching under the Entrepreneurship Pillar:

o 6 Entrepreneurship badges allowing girls to tap their entrepreneurial spirit and think like an entrepreneur in any future career they choose.
o Older girl leadership event toolkit that allows girls to connect with local CEOs, business leaders and entrepreneurs across the country. The toolkit will be co-created with Girl Scout staff from across the country that offer similar events.
• Required Skills: Project management, written and oral communication, general knowledge or interest in entrepreneurial mind-set, knowledge of Microsoft Suite, and curriculum development experience a plus.
• Location: This job operates in a professional office environment. Intern will report to 420 5th Avenue.

How to apply

Interested candidates can submit a letter of interest and resume to Chris Salley-Davis at csalley-davis@girlscouts.org by COB, Monday, January 6th. Please use subject line, Entrepreneurship Strategy Specialist Candidate.

FULL DESCRIPTION

Date Created: 11/22/19

Position Summary:

Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!

When she’s a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it! Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.

• We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
• Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
• Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
• We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to the idea of thinking like an entrepreneur to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
• We’re also engaging girls in STEM, outdoor and life skills to ensure girls are prepared for their bright futures.

The Entrepreneurship Program Intern will support the Director of National Entrepreneurship Strategy to activate program initiatives. In 2020 there are two major projects launching under the Entrepreneurship Pillar:

1. 6 Entrepreneurship badges allowing girls to tap their entrepreneurial spirit and think like an entrepreneur in any future career they choose.
2. Older girl leadership event toolkit that allows girls to connect with local CEOs, business leaders and entrepreneurs across the country. The toolkit will be co-created with Girl Scout staff from across the country that offer similar events.

Intern tasks will include supporting the day-to-day maintenance and organization of communication with Girl Scout staff, program content and data; supporting the tracking and composition of outreach materials; and content research.

Intern may also support or interact with other communities within the Program Development and Strategy team. This may include, but is not limited to, Global Girl Scouting, STEM, Outdoor and various projects.

Essential Functions – Primary duties of the position

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Monitor, organize and track council engagements and data points;
• Conduct research to learn best practices in entrepreneurship education and mentoring activities;
• Provide additional support to activities that activate the entrepreneurship strategy.

Required Skills – Competencies – Qualifications – Years of experience required

• Full knowledge of Microsoft Suite – Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook. Knowledge of SharePoint a plus. 3 years + experience
• Internet searches including the review and analysis of peer-reviewed articles.
• General knowledge of entrepreneurial mind-set and entrepreneurial process.
• General interest in women’s leadership and advancing girls’ opportunities in thinking like entrepreneurs.
• Excellent communications skills and ability to manage relationships with Girl Scout staff across 111 Girl Scout councils.
• Project management experience with the ability to manage multiple priorities while monitoring short and long-term goals of a project.
• Experience writing content for print and digital friendly resources for adults.
Preferred Education and Experience (i.e. certifications)

Current graduate student or recent graduate with some experience. Ideal candidate is pursuing MBA, MPA, Master of Education or has undergraduate degrees and demonstrated interest and experience in the fields of education, entrepreneurship, and/or business.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Intern will report to 420 5th Avenue.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

The Entrepreneurship Strategy Specialist Intern position begins in January 2020 and is projected to last through December 2020. The Intern is expected to work approximately 20 hours per week during spring, fall, and winter months, increasing to about 35 hours per week in the summer.

Travel to the Edith Macy Conference Center may be required infrequently.

Benefits

• You will be responsible for up to 20 hours per week and up to 35 hours per week in the summer months.
• Your title will be Entrepreneurship Strategy Specialist Intern.
• You are not considered an employee of Girl Scouts of the USA.
• You will receive an hourly rate of $25.00

This position is ideal for a graduate school candidate looking to gain experience in a national organization focused on education and women’s empowerment. The intern should expect to strengthen skills in project management, cross-functional collaboration, program development, product launch, and communication with a variety of stakeholders across the national organization.

Other unique responsibilities or conditions not previously addressed i.e. bilingual, driver’s license, etc.

AAP/EEO Statement GSUSA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to csalley-davis@girlscouts.org