Positions Available: Term Time and Summer Internships with the Advanced Special Projects Team
Entrepreneur of Your Life, Inc. (E.Y.O.L.) is currently hiring a team of motivated students to join the national Advanced Special Projects Team under the leadership of Dr. Michael McCullough and Diana Saville. This distinguished team brings together the brightest minds from across the United States to accelerate the growth, development, and impact of several leading for-profits and nonprofits in biotech, bioethics, education, and impact investing. Team members have opportunities to make significant contributions to the growth and development of various social enterprise activities in healthcare and education. The internship is designed to help students to realize their leadership potential as future social entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Advanced Special Projects Team
The Advanced Special Projects Team (ASPT) will work with and support leaders in medical innovation, impact investing, and social enterprise with guidance from physician, entrepreneur, and BeAGoodDoctor/Questbridge founder Dr. Michael McCullough. Interns will get to take a deep dive into the inner workings of seed-stage startup companies and nonprofits, learn what it takes to build and scale impactful organizations, and gain hands-on experience with projects across a variety of skills/disciplines.
Some of the initiatives supported by E.Y.O.L. include:
● BrainMind: a vibrant neuroscience ecosystem bringing together the top scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, and philanthropists in seeking to accelerate impactful innovation within the science of the brain and mind. Get hands-on social entrepreneurship and healthcare investment exposure while helping this nonprofit enterprise to develop conscientious, impact-focused field leadership in neuroscience.
● RegenMed Systems: a seed-stage startup medical device company that has developed a rapid, minimally-invasive, and clinically-proven system for harvesting bone marrow. Help explore potential non-profit uses of this revolutionary invention.
● Global Leadership Incubator (GLI): a nonprofit educational initiative providing peer-to-peer mentorship, scholarships, and other opportunities for refugees and other underserved students. Help broker need-based college scholarships and mentorship for students with incredible drive and potential.
● E.Y.O.L. internal projects: nonprofit leadership and entrepreneurship program for underserved college students. We are workshopping our internship program internally and also developing a comprehensive guide for low-income students on how to approach the college experience like an entrepreneur!
Because of the wide range of programming, this internship can be tailored to fit each student preferences. If selected for this team, you will have a chance to explore all programs before deciding on which activities best fit your interests and aspirations. Interns will have opportunities to develop new market-relevant skills while engaging in activities such as:
- Creating and refining outreach materials for seed-stage social ventures and nonprofit initiatives to scale impactful programs (learn how to make pitch decks, 1-pagers, write articles for publication, and more).
- Coordinating and participating in live cause-related events with superstar scientists, prominent tech founders, venture capitalists, and impact investors (be a part of high-level expert summits, Jeffersonian dinners, scientific conferences, and other special events).
- Conducting market research and helping to develop business models for new ventures (learn how to conduct market analyses, design business plans, and compile intel reports for entrepreneurs and executives).
- Participating in product development, testing, research (learn how to design research studies, write and compile grants, learn about the product lifecycle of advanced therapeutics and medical devices).
- Developing online content on topics such as how specific advances in neuroscience, regenerative medicine, and other scientific fields can be leveraged to yield maximum public health benefit (learn to write compelling online content, develop social media and online marketing campaigns, and more).
- Providing mentorship and guidance for international refugee students to bolster and enhance their college years, professional careers, and lives (take on the role of peer mentor and help provide life-changing opportunities for others).
- Conducting interviews with program participants and field leaders to curate and improve ongoing social programs (learn how to self-assess and improve your organization from within).
Strong candidates will demonstrate:
● Creativity, resourcefulness, curiosity, strong work ethic, self motivation
● Interest in business, health, and science
● Comfortable working in flexible, changing environments
● Growth mindset (or desire to learn and cultivate this essential entrepreneurial trait!)
● Compensation available through the federal work study program for qualifying students
● Part-time internships available throughout the fall, spring terms
● Full-time internships available during summer periods
● Work can be done in Cambridge/San Francisco, or remotely with permission