Keyboard and Mouse

Assistant Project Manager (Internship)


  • 150 euros allowance/month (major goal is to train the interns to became managers)

  • Full-time job 

  • 3 - 6 months internship

  • Laptop

  • BGI account and access

  • Remote work (with the possibility to work in the office)

Job description:

  • Management of acceleration, education, and open innovation programs - you will learn the MIT Portugal E&I Initiative 

  • Creative mindset to brainstorm with a dedicated team of dreamers on top-notch technology transfer to the market

  • Strategy design and implementation

  • Management of all stakeholders involved in the program: students, entrepreneurs, academics/professors, researchers, investors, corporate, governments

  • Doer perspective: Nothing is impossible. There are no problems, there are solutions.

  • Budget control

  • Commercialization/ Busdev skills

  • Analytic skills for proposals for new projects and clients

  • Analysis, treatment, and interpretation of data, reporting, drawing valuable conclusions for our clients

  • Go to Market consulting for our clients (startups)

  • 4 main areas of impact: Health, Sustainability, Food, and Digital

  • Report to a project manage

  • Expected make-happen attitude, autonomy, and reliability

  • Ready to work with teammates and clients from all over the world

  • Direct connection with major innovation centers in the world, such as MIT, European Institute of Innovation and

  • Technology, European Innovation Council, etc.

  • Possibility to co-create new projects/programs within BGI: sky is no longer the limit


  • Background in Management or Engineering

  • Bachelor/Master GPA (grade point average) > 15/20

  • C2 level in English - fluent. All work is conducted in English: emails, meetings, communication.

  • Extra activities in school (federated in sports, junior enterprises, students associations) and/or previous internships/job experiences

Recruitment Process:

  • Applications received until 30th September

  • Selection of top 20 CVs - Group Dynamic (end September/ beginning October)

  • Final interviews

  • Starting in October/November upon candidate availability

Why BGI:

  • #1 Accelerator in Portugal, in the TOP 20 in Europe (by Fundacity), and in the TOP 50 in the World ( On average we have a 64% survival rate with our startups, and a startup raises 0.5 million euros after two years at BGI

  • In total, our startups have raised more than 300 million euros (that's more than CR7, Messi, and Mbapé valuation combined).

  • One of the most well connected European hubs

  • Leader of several innovation projects

  • +30 programs portfolio

  • Spin-out of MIT Portugal Program: Tier 1 validated methodology 

  • We do make changes. Look at our numbers:

  • For people who want to make a change in the world, improve our planet, and make people's life better: We create real impact!

  • We take innovation further

  • We make you a builder