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The CIE offers those enrolled in the Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program the opportunity to apply new entrepreneurial skills in emerging Silicon Valley startups.  A variety of paid and unpaid internships are available throughout the year.

In addition, undergraduate students enrolled in the BUSN 145 Entrepreneurship Practicum course have the opportunity to intern for a quarter at both emerging and established startups.  This 2-unit course is available in Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters.  Undergraduate students pursuing a Minor in Entrepreneurship will also have an opportunity for a startup internship through MGMT 198E  Internship in Entrepreneurship.  For more information, please contact ljenkins@scu.edu.

 

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 Kiwi Crate Seeks Intern (Paid Opportunity)

Saturday, Sep. 8, 2012

 

Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids? creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We?re backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View, walking distance to the Caltrain station.

---Job Description/Position Objectives---
  We're looking for a student interested in contributing to the very early stages of a startup - where you will have a real impact on the operations of the business. Responsibilities include:

- Helping to manage in-house assembly of our product, ensuring high quality and efficiency
- Fulfilling orders, including prepping arts & crafts materials, assembling products, and shipping
- Participating in product development brainstorming sessions
- Assisting with inventory management and reconciliation
- Reviewing the existing fulfillment process and systems and proposing improvements
- Capturing production metrics and maintaining an operations dashboard

---Desired Skills/Knowledge:---
  As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.

- Self starter, works well independently, able to grasp new concepts/processes quickly
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Organized, detail oriented, with great time management skills, able to multi-task in a fast paced, constantly evolving, and dynamic environment
- Willingness to pitch in where needed
- Interested in arts/crafts/science projects and/or children's products is a plus

This is a part-time, position with flexible hours. 

To apply, please contact:    yvonne@kiwicrate.com
 

 
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