Summer Internships

TWO SUMMER INTERN POSITIONS NOW AVAILABLE:
MBA STUDENT INTERN and LAW STUDENT INTERN

MBA STUDENT INTERN

Slow Money NYC seeks a full time, unpaid MBA Student (or recent grad) intern for 8-10 weeks this Summer starting as early as possible after the end of classes.  Ideally, working mid-May (right after finals end) to mid-July with the possibility of extending through end of July.  Additional weeks could be added from now until May to familiarize students with the work.

Slow Money NYC is a newly-launched, year-old non-profit chapter of a national non-profit organization catalyzing networks to invest in sustainable local food businesses.

Essentially, we are looking for assistance building our business model and sharpening the development of products and services.

The work this summer involves several potential work areas:

  • (1) Business Plan finalization
  • (2) Presentation Deck for Grantors/Funders
  • (3) Product and Service development —  draft outline and content for Training Tracks: One for Sustainable Food Investors and another for Sustainable Food Entrepreneurs
  • (4) Revenue Stream Development and Projection related to Products and Services
  • (5) Marketing Plan development with a focus on targeted use of technology and customer acquisition strategies
  • (6) Governance and procedure development for subsidiary initiatives, FarmCityFund.org, a start-up non-profit loan fund, and NYCLION.org, an angel network focusing on sustainable food business.
  • (7) Interface and run meetings with professionals at Catchafire assisting in the development of all of the above.

Ideal candidate would have great interest in sustainable business development, alternative finance vehicles, strategies for localizing the economy, some experience with transactional work and some familiarity with community development, not-for-profits and/or securities issuance.

Hours 35+ per week including some night meetings because we are movement organization with networking and social events.  Food is almost always served so it won’t be a hardship.  Get in on the ground floor of changing the way we eat by changing the way we invest.

Please contact Co-Chair Derek Denckla for details derek@slowmoneynyc.org.  Thanks for your interest in working with Slow Money NYC.

LAW STUDENT INTERN

Slow Money NYC seeks a full time, unpaid legal intern for 8-10 weeks this Summer starting as early as possible after the end of classes.  Ideally, working mid-May (right after finals end) to mid-July with the possibility of extending through end of July.  Additional weeks could be added from now until May to familiarize students with the work.

Slow Money NYC is a new, year-old non-profit chapter of a national non-profit organization catalyzing networks to invest in sustainable local food businesses.

Essentially, we are looking for assistance as in-house counsel supervised by an attorney. The work this summer involves several potential areas for legal research and work areas:

  • (1) Applying for Pro Bono assistance from Lawyers Alliance and coordinating legal work with Pro Bono Counsel
  • (2) Establishing documents for Fiscal Sponsorship for Slow Money NYC
  • (3) Researching entity structure for subsidiary initiatives, FarmCityFund.org, a start-up non-profit loan fund, and NYCLION.org, an angel network focusing on sustainable food business.
  • (4) Researching the rules/laws involved in establishing of non-profit loan funds (and Community Development Finance Institution)
  • (5) Researching legal entity, bylaws, due diligence procedures for NYC LION, our angel investor network
  • (6) Researching the rules/laws impacting a loan loss reserve fund financed with donations.
  • (7) Researching the NYS law regarding Gift Certificates and Gift Cards for subsidiary crowdfunding project, www.Credibles.org
  • (8) Establishing corporate docs, bylaws and procedures for all of the above.

 

Ideal candidate would be a 2d year or 3d year student who has some clinical experience with transactional work and familiarity with community development law, not-for-profit law and/or securities law.  Hours 35+ per week including some night meetings because we are movement organization with networking and social events.  Food is almost always served so it won’t be a hardship.  Get in on the ground floor of changing the way we eat by changing the way we invest.

Please contact Co-Chair Derek Denckla for details derek [at] slowmoneynyc.org….  Thanks for your interest in working with Slow Money NYC.