Business Strategy Internship

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EnterpriseWorks & University of Illinois Research Park
Business Strategy Internship

Do you get excited about entrepreneurship? Do you enjoy working with different types of people? Do you thrive in a fast paced, team oriented atmosphere?

On our team you will have the opportunity to take the lead on meaningful, high-impact projects. You will collaborate and network with high-level executives and entrepreneurs alike as well as other interns from a diverse spectrum of disciplines. Past UIRP interns have gone on to work for companies like Infosys, Boeing, PwC, the Denver Broncos, and Capital One. 

We Have:

  • A technology hub for corporate research and development operations.
  • An award-winning incubator that focuses on science and research-based startup companies commercializing technology from the University of Illinois. 
  • A multifaceted team of professionals and interns dedicated to helping our startups and corporations thrive in the Research Park.
  • An internship program that encourages professional development through project-based learning. 

You Have:

  • Initiative, drive, creative flair, and flexibility
  • Strong production, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to self-manage and complete projects in timely manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong social skills and ability to communicate effectively with clients
  • Entrepreneurial mindset

You Might Also:

  • Study in the MBA program
  • Study in the MSTM program
  • Have marketing experience
  • Background in informatics / information management is a plus

Does this sound like a job for you?  What are you waiting for?!

To apply: Submit your cover letter, resumé, a business writing sample and contact information for 2 references to the Associate Director of the University of Illinois Research Park, Laura Weisskopf Bleill, This is a rolling application process until the position is filled.

Compensation: Hourly wage will be $12-$14.00/hour based on experience, and will be paid by the University of Illinois.

Reporting: Position reports to the Associate Director.

Timing: Student is expected to work 10-15 hours per week during the semester and full time in the summer semester 2018 pending a successful performance review.

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