PRIME Inc is looking for an intern / trainee to assist in its technology partnerships and open innovation activities.

Location: San Francisco

Duration: 18 months (starting January 2019)

Position

The Technology and Innovation Intern/Trainee reports to the Innovation Director. The position is focused on working on open innovation and technology partnerships programs between Paris Region and US-based labs, startups and companies. The responsibilities include:

  • Assist in Startups Sourcing and Learning Expeditions Programs in the US, helping large French corporations identify innovative companies to partner with.
  • Assist in creating Techwatch and Market Research reports.
    Contribute to the organization of Techmeetings for the Global Open Innovation Network. • Manage contacts database and CRM platform (Salesforce, etc.).
  • Develop an extended network in the Silicon Valley entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem, attending local events and workshops.

 

Candidate Requirements

  • Passion for technology and innovation
  • Deep understanding of the major technologies underlying the digital transformation of a variety of industries
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to quickly learn new aspects of technologies
  • Strong project management skills, with demonstrated ability to set up, scope, and manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate ideas, goals and results
  • Proficiency in marketing tools and social media
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solving capabilities
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English and French is a must
  • Proven track record of working closely with startups and/or large corporations a plus
  • Master’s degree in Business or Engineering would be the ideal academic background for this position

 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

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