Development Internship
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Paragon One
New York, NY, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Development Internship

This is a remote, unpaid internship position.

The primary mission of Paragon One is to offer virtual internships at a range of growing innovative companies. To provide more students with internships and career skills, Paragon One is now expanding the number of company partners on our internship platform. For the first time, Paragon One is taking on a small group of students to help evaluate and open partnership discussions with companies that may need interns of their own.

For the past 4 years, Paragon One has specialized in teaching and helping students to win the best internships. In this unique opportunity, students will work on the inside of our process and learn exactly how we determine which companies would benefit from interns, how to evaluate them, how to research them, and how to contact them. Needless to say, the skills practiced during this internship are invaluable for anyone who wishes to grow their own career in the future.

Students in this internship will work directly with the operational team (CTO and VP of Operations) of Paragon One. Students who successfully complete this internship will receive guidance to share the experience on their resume and LinkedIn profiles. In addition, top performers will receive letters of recommendation and will receive priority consideration for future internship and job opportunities within our network.

Intern Responsibilities:
Partner Company Evaluation: Research and qualify a list of potential partner businesses based on their likely need for interns
Partner Company Sourcing: After understanding the requirements and strategies behind what makes a company a good fit, the next step is to apply one’s creativity and resourcefulness to identify strong new potential partners
Partner Company Outreach: Practice getting more responses by customizing optimal outreach messages to resonate with the needs and goals of potential partners. Managing top-of-funnel outreach and communication with companies.
BD Strategy Analysis & Presentation: Identify new company personas that would be ideal company partners. Synthesize business development findings and recommendations for future business opportunities

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