Keyboard and Mouse

Assistant Project Manager (Internship)


    *Full-time job
    *3 - 6 months internship
    *BGI account and access
    *Hybrid work - you can work at our office or remotely

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 manager
    *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