11 Local Startups Still Looking for Last Minute Summer Interns
Posted by: Lauren Landry at Bostinno | May 2012 | Read Original Article
Sure, most of your friends have their summer plans mapped out and have already started their internships, but who cares? There’s still plenty of opportunities to get involved in Boston’s local startup scene. Not involved in Startup Summer, Summer@HIGHLAND or Boston Startup School? Well, wipe off those tears, because these 11 companies are guaranteed to still teach you something. Better yet, they’re looking for last-minute summer interns. So, what are you waiting for? Start buffing up your résumé.
NBD Nanotechnologies – @NBDWater — Just named a MassChallenge 2012 finalist, NBD uses superhydrophobic/superhydrophillic nanotechnology to collect water condensation. Through their technology, they’re then able to create a consistent steep temperature gradient via solar energy, enabling NBD to create drinking water from the air. The company is currently looking for a mechanical engineer, so feel free to tweet at Miguel Galvez — @galvezmi — for more details.
Intelligent.ly – @Intelligent_ly — Looking to learn? Intelligent.ly is a community space where entrepreneurs connect not only to learn, but to collaborate, innovate and create. With the tag line, “Intelligent.ly helps you learn what you need to win, from people who’ve done it before,” how can you not want to jump on board? Even better? Perks include free classes! All it takes is emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!
Yesware — @Yesware — Coined as “the email for salespeople,” Yesware allows users to have their sales templates sorted by activity, their toolbar integrated with their CRM, track to see when their emails were opened, as well as serve as a powerful analytic tool for teams. Word has it they’re looking for SEO/social media marketing interns, which you can read about here.
KnowYourBank – @KnowYourBank — Currently running out of the Cambridge Innovation Center, KnowYourBank provides users with in-depth bank financials and access to over 14,000 U.S. banks, credit unions and thrifts. Customers can also find local banks near them with the system’s geolocation and mapping, as well as browse bank reviews and feedback from their peers. Co-founder Grant Deken — @grdeken — says the company’s looking for marketing or computer science interns, so apply now!
Olejo Inc. — @olejoinc — The Boston-based furniture company sells everything from all-natural mattresses, air beds and latex beds to rugs, living room furniture, lighting, outdoor and accessories and more. Sound fun? Well, the company’s looking to hire both interns and recent college graduates.
Brass Monkey – @BrassMonkey — Brass Monkey’s been making a splash in Boston’s gaming industry. Through its cloud-based video game console, the company uses a browser for the game display and leverages users’ smartphones as the game controllers. Brass Monkey works with any web-enabled TV over WiFi, but what’s better is that they want you to work for them. If you’re a marketing maven, tweet at Caroline Murphy, @chimmely.
Spindle — @Spindle — Striving to build “a discovery engine for the social Web,” Cambridge-based Spindle discovers interesting and actionable social content “when and where it can help you the most.” Now is time you help Spindle by interning.
Campus Protein — @CampusProtein — Campus Protein is a web platform that allows students to purchase brand-name supplements and vitamins at a price that aligns with their budget. Considering the company’s recently won $101,000, it appears they’re onto something.
Greentown Labs – @GreentownLabs — Passionate about clean tech, or curious to learn more? Greentown Labs is an incubator space focused solely on clean tech startups. Ten companies are currently working out of the space, and Greentown Labs says they’re looking for computer science and IT interns.
Memory on Hand — @TheMoHBand — Also named a MassChallenge finalist, Memory on Hand is a USB wristband that’s available in over 30 styles, with either two, four or eight gigabytes of memory. The company’s currently looking for finance interns, as well as sales interns who can commit at least 20 hours a week. For inquiries about the finance position, email email@example.com, and for the sales position, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue State Digital — @BSDWire – Blue State Digital is a full-service new media agency that executes multi-platform digital marketing and online engagement campaigns for nonprofit and advocacy organizations, political candidates and causes, and brands and businesses. They’re currently looking for a user experience design intern. And better yet, the position is paid. For more information, click here.
Are you still looking for summer interns, as well? Let us know in the comments!