This is an exciting externship where students can experience first-hand what it feels like to be part of a Fortune 100 company. As investors, venture capitalists (VCs) are investing in new ideas, innovations, and most importantly teams, where do they begin? This is called deal sourcing. Externs will profile startup companies, learn what VCs look for, and be a part of investing in the next generation of technology. HP Tech Ventures is seeking ambitious students to help research relevant pre-seed stage startups for deal sourcing and evaluation. This project includes special data analytics projects that allow students to practice using analysis tools to perform business model, strategy, and value chain analysis.
Research start up metrics, industry data, team, and business models
Determine product differentiation and strategy across startups
Construct market maps across various startup sectors
Manage data using data cleaning methods and tools such as Open Refine
Calculate and analyzing data using Excel and SQL to find summary values and trends
Present and correlate the data using data visualization techniques include charts
Recommend attractive start ups for further investment due diligence.
Ambitious students interested in pursuing careers in venture capital, entrepreneurship, and consulting.
Rolling start dates
The start date for this Externship is rolling and students will be evaluated on a first come first serve basis. Applications will close when the Externship is full.
Part-time and fully remote
This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.
Receive your start date with your acceptance letter
This remote Externship will last 8 weeks.
Required Academic Standing
This Externship is open to undergraduate students and graduate students.
This Externship is open to applicants all around the world.