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Event Planning Internship

Event Planning Internship

About the Position:
The Event Planning Intern position is a unique internship opportunity to get involved in the startup ecosystem and interact with some of the most active investors, entrepreneurs, accelerators, and community organizations in Boston and beyond. You will be supporting the Program Director and Fellowship Associate in planning, managing, and hosting virtual and in person events.

This is a part-time position with a time-commitment of ~15-20 hours/week for at least 4 months (6 months is strongly preferred), starting as soon as you can. Please note that this is an unpaid position, and we’re happy to work with your university to help you get academic credit for the work you do with us. Many universities have stipend/payment programs for students with unpaid internships at non-profits – make sure to check with your university to see if this is an option for you!

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity candidates are encouraged to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assisting with the creation, conception, and execution of various virtual and in person events to support The Capital Network in its mission, operations, & various partnerships.
  • Attending all or almost all in person and virtual events to assist The Capital Network team in managing and hosting them.
  • Fostering relationships with community partners, including investment groups, co-working spaces, other educational organizations, and other members of the startup ecosystem.
  • Collecting and managing feedback from our community and stakeholders to continuously improve and uncover new opportunities.
  • As time allows, special research or other projects to support The Capital Network & various partnerships (topics could include organizational strategy, industry best practices, DEI work, or others dependent on intern interests).

  • Willingness and ability to attend up to 20 in person and/or virtual events during the internship. In person events will be in the Greater Boston area.
  • Relevant experience conducting and completing independent research and/or projects in a timely manner.
  • Some experience planning events and/or building communities is a plus but not required.

Hi there! See yourself in some of these qualifiers but not all of them? That’s ok – apply anyway and we can chat about it!

How to Apply:
Please email your resume and a one-page cover letter telling us about yourself by answering the following questions:

  1. Why Us & Why Startups: Tell us why you want to work with startups, and why at The Capital Network in particular
  2. Why You: Tell us what you would bring to this role.
  3. Plan An Event: If you were to plan an event (it could be an educational workshop, a fun networking event, etc.) to engage entrepreneurs and investors in our network, what kind of event would you plan? Please be specific (within reason).

Please be sure that your cover letter is no longer than 1 single page. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to receiving your application!