1. Nonprofit Management and Governance Internship
Internship Responsibilities: Maryland Nonprofits seeks a summer intern with a keen interest in learning more about nonprofit management and governance and who is interested in contributing to the implementation of the nationally recognized Standards for Excellence® program. The program is in the midst of developing and launching new program components and an intern’s contributions will be significant. With the assistance of an intern, we can make these changes more quickly, methodically, and efficiently.
Benefits of this Internship: The intern will gain a greater understanding of nonprofit management, particularly in terms of the best practices in the areas of mission, program evaluation, board governance, conflicts of interest, human resources (staff and volunteer), financial and legal issues, openness and disclosure, fundraising, and public policy and public affairs. The intern will also gain research experience, particularly in conducting interviews and/or administering surveys, volunteer management skills, and project management skills.
About Maryland Nonprofits: There are very few other places than Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations (“Maryland Nonprofits”) where an intern can obtain the breadth of exposure to nonprofit management issues, training programs, and practical resources in such a short period of time. Maryland Nonprofits is the statewide association of more than 1,600 nonprofit organizations, which is devoted to strengthening individual organizations and the nonprofit sector as a whole. With offices in Baltimore and Silver Spring, and a staff of 18, Maryland Nonprofits conducts training programs and provides technical assistance on nonprofit management topics, develops and operates cooperative buying programs; promotes opportunities for information sharing and networking; represents the interests of the state’s nonprofit community before federal, state and local governments; and conducts research and educates the public about the important role of the nonprofit sector.
Responsibilities/Duties of the Intern:
(1) Involvement in implementing the Standards for Excellence accreditation and recognition program for organizations seeking to demonstrate compliance with the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector.
– Assisting in application reviews and due diligence on applicants
– Interviewing successful applicants in post-certification interviews
– Writing highlights of accredited groups for inclusion in newsletters and on our website
– Developing website and marketing content
(2) Educating nonprofits about nonprofit management and governance topics. Examples of duties:
– Coordinating compendium of excellent management and governance documents based on materials receiving “commendations” during the voluntary accreditation program
– Conducting research in response to frequently asked nonprofit management and governance questions.
– Conducting research and drafting written educational materials and training program materials on nonprofit management topics
– A significant portion of Maryland Nonprofits efforts focus on nonprofit management and governance issues. Maryland Nonprofits is the developer of the Standards for Excellence program, a nationally-renowned program geared to promote, encourage, and educate nonprofits about best practices in nonprofit management and governance. This program is offered in Maryland as well through eleven other nonprofit organizations around the country.
Preferred Majors: graduate and undergraduate students in fields such as: nonprofit management, public policy, public administration, liberal arts, and social work. Interns should also demonstrate a keen interest in marketing/communications or IT systems.
Internship Location: Baltimore, MD
Semester: Summer (Jun – Aug)
Hours: 10-20 hours/week
Application Deadline: May 23, 2016
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Application Instructions: to apply, send your resume and a 1-page cover letter to Melissa Sines, Director of Education and Accreditation at email@example.com. Please, no phone calls.
2. PhD Machine Learning Expert – Hedge Fund, San Francisco
One Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
Company Size: 1 – 10 employees
Job Function: Engineering – Web / Software
Compensation: Paid, VERY competitive, with high bonus potential & great company benefits.
About San Francisco Hedge Fund: The comapny has a heavy strong focus on technology, is small (less than 10) yet growing and is thus seeking a machine learning/data science expert who can take a key role in research/trading to compliment strong fundamental research. This is a great role suited to a highly educated candidate (Masters or PhD) with a heavy machine learning background from a different industry looking to break in.
The role will give you amazing exposure to cutting technology and you will work alongside a number of top technologists and researchers in the space. Their office is based in the Financial District in San Francisco. We are small and collaborative, with a great work/life balance. The role will involve building new models and then creating trading strategies – and you will have a significant role in helping the team break out into new asset classes and markets, all the while leveraging of your expertize in the data science field.
Responsibilities for PhD Machine Learning Expert
* Work in a small trading team in researching and trading new financial instruments
* Conduct in depth empirical research
* Manipulate and analyze complex, high volume data
* Use cutting edge statistical machine learning and data science techniques
* Use C/C+, Python and R
* Work directly with senior partners of the firm
* Introduce innovative technologies to the team – experience with cloud computing a big plus
Ideal Skill Set Required
* Ideally a PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related
* Experience with Python, C++, R
* Machine Learning Background
* Experience with equities/futures a BIG plus
* Able to work in a small and collaborative team
The compensation for this role is very competitive, as they are looking for the right fit for the role in terms of the team, and skillset. This is a growing team at the moment, so the responsibilities of the role will be dynamic and always interesting! The team is happy to interview candidates from all over the USA.
Qualified candidates should send in their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (415) 940-1476
Contact: Chet White
GRIFFIN PARTNERS LLC: founded in 2008, Griffin Partners is an investment management company that owns and operates Griffin Advisors, the manager of the Helios Alpha Fund and the Griffin Funds.
3. Finance/Manufacturing Intern
Locations: Chicago, Washington, Boston, Illinois, Massachusetts, District of Columbia, United States (Chicago, IL, USA)
Job #: 2485019
Business Segment: GE Corporate Business Innovations
Function: Asset Management
Contact: Michael Morris, General Electric
About General Electric (GE): GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Role Summary/Purpose: The Associate Intern will assist the GE Ventures team on a project evaluating investment opportunities in a specific sector of Advanced Manufacturing. By the end of the 10 week internship, the individual will have developed an understanding of potential investment opportunities associated with the sector, and will have summarized the project in a document and presentation for the GE Ventures team.
- Conduct research on 1-2 key areas of potential investment
- Assist in screening investment opportunities
- Prepare investment committee pitches for potential deals and help present to senior GE Ventures management
- Participate in deal due diligence & closing
- Develop and evaluate financial models for potential investments
- Develop diligence data requests and help manage diligence process with target company management
- Facilitate negotiation of deal documentation
- Bachelor’s degree and pursuing Master’s degree
- Demonstrated ability to conduct market analysis with the ability to translate the results into effective communication tools (presentations, pitches) .
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Educational background in engineering, physical sciences, or other relevant field
- Experience in venture capital, private equity or in investment banking, software or experience within a manufacturing organization preferred
- Working knowledge of Finance and Valuation concepts
- Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter
- Ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail