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
- *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.
*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
- *Applications received until 30th September
*Selection of top 20 CVs - Group Dynamic (end September/ beginning October)
*Starting in October/November upon candidate availability
- *#1 Accelerator in Portugal, in the TOP 20 in Europe (by Fundacity), and in the TOP 50 in the World (valuer.ai): 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: https://www.bgi.pt/bgi-about-overview
*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