The Project Manager Internship is an integral role that will quickly add value to our Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Growth team. This position will join a small but growing team, allowing for immediate impact, while interacting with other departments, MBEs, and Corporate Members to provide support.
The Project Manager will focus on building infrastructure that connects capital managers, and capital-related services, to easily connect with our 16,000 certified MBEs. This position will manage a variety of projects, from internal marketing and communication to client opportunities. They will work directly with senior leadership and a growing team to break down barriers for MBEs to access capital — this will entail building trusted relationships across internal functions and external stakeholders. This opportunity will provide an exciting experience with building a team and exposure to a variety of high-impact projects while putting you at the heart of the MBE ecosystem.
This part-time internship will be 20 hours per week for four months. The position will be remote and will report directly to the Entrepreneur-In-Residence, VP of MBE Growth. After this role, the individual will have gained excellent knowledge of the MBE ecosystem, including sources of capital, operational resources, value chains, industry trends, and other supplier diversity activities.
Job Location: Remote
Employment Status: Part-time, temporary/internship
Travel Requirements: Moderate travel for company business and events; 10%
If you are interested in this role, please email NMSDC with your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist leadership with planning, scheduling, and managing a variety of projects and activities. This may include administrative tasks, webinars, thought-leadership reports, and client opportunities.
- Track project milestones and deliverables. Report on the progress of projects while also proactively presenting problems and solutions.
- Communicate regularly with internal stakeholders; prepare various communique for external stakeholders and clients.
- Be a resourceful team member that is willing to be creative to identify and locate resources.
- Assist with the development of presentation materials, reports, and other communication.
- Conduct other support activities as requested.
- An undergraduate senior / graduate student pursuing a degree within a business or engineering-related field
- Strong interest in promoting and/or breaking down barriers for minority-owned businesses
- Ability to work both independently and interactively with others
- Must be detail oriented and extremely well organized
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Proficiency with MS Office suite and project management-related software
- Exceptional ability to adapt and manage changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Compensation and Benefits:
- This position is an outstanding opportunity for a self-motivated individual to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization
- Benefits: N/A
NMSDC was created in 1972 in responding to calling for racial justice. For the last 50 years, NMSDC has been connecting and advocating for the inclusion of minority business enterprises (MBEs). Because we believe every business deserves an unbiased chance. By helping Asian-Indian, Asian-Pacific, Black, Hispanic, and Native American businesses push forward, we are shaping a better world for all.
Our Network is Unmatched!
- 15,000+ Certified MBEs
- 1,500+ Corporate Members
- 23 Regional Councils
- NMSDC Business Consortium Fund/CDFI
- 5 International Affiliates
- Extensive NGO and Government partnerships
Our Results are Extraordinary!
- $400+ billion in economic output annually
- $48 billion generated in tax revenue
- 2 million jobs