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Startup Resident at World's Largest Startup Accelerator

$9k – $9k • No equity
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Are you interested in high-growth tech startups that change the world for the better, global venture capital, and investing or building transformative and inspiring communities all around the world?

The Founder Institute, the largest accelerator in the world with operations in nearly 200 cities worldwide, is offering a three month residency. Three passionate individuals will be selected for this prestigious program in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Residents will be part of all aspects of the Founder Institute, and experience first hand how startups are conceived, grown and funded around the world. As a Resident, you will learn how to work side by side with founders, how to inspire leaders, how to help build businesses, how to fund companies, how to change the status quo and more.

** To apply, submit a resume and application by November 17th, 2019 at fi.co/dreamjob. **

The program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to continue your career in a startup, an accelerator, as an investor, or at the global Founder Institute team.

The Program
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The Startup Resident Program starts on January 6th, 2020, and runs through March 27th, 2020. During the first month, you will deep dive into all areas of the global accelerator. The second month, you will work with the different departments within the Founder Institute. Based on your interests and skills, the last month you will be placed within one of FI’s teams. You will work closely with serial entrepreneur, FI’s founder and CEO Adeo Ressi, among other experienced team leaders.

To apply, submit a resume and application by November 17th, 2019 at fi.co/dreamjob. Late submissions will be accepted through December 1st, 2019, if any Startup Resident openings are still available. Your submission will be reviewed, and qualified applicants will be invited to take the same Predictive Admissions Test as aspiring Founders.

Finalists selected from the qualified applicants will go through multiple phone screenings, and three Residents will be selected by mid-December, 2019, to work at FI HQ in the heart of Silicon Valley starting on January 6th, 2020. Strong Resident applicants that are accepted into the program may be invited to start working at FI HQ in December, 2019. On March 27th, 2020, interested Residents may receive an opportunity to go full-time at FI HQ or in another strategic global location.

Responsibilities
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- Work on special project(s) that support the global Founder Institute program and growth, including portfolio research, content marketing, social media, alumni communications, virtual programs, revenue analysis, process efficiency, etc.
- Rotate around the Operations, Marketing, Finance, and Graduate Support teams at FI HQ to immerse yourself in different projects
- Attend and help facilitate various Founder Institute events in Silicon Valley and ast FI HQ
- 40+ Hours per week commitment, coming into the Palo Alto office at 4 to 5 days per week with the options to work offsite one day per week


Sample Backgrounds
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- Experienced professionals working at corporations looking to transition into startups
- Founders between companies looking to get an overview of the global startup scene
- Recent Graduates with some work history looking to enter the startup field


Compensation
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$3,000+ per month commensurate with experience plus Founder Institute program auditing and leadership training. This is a temporary (3 month) role with the possibility to convert to full-time in March 2020.


** To apply, submit a resume and application by November 17th, 2019 at fi.co/dreamjob. **

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Founder of The Founder Institute, Founder of TheFunded, Board Member X Prize.

Jonathan Greechan

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Co-Founder @Founder Institute. Partner @TheFunded. Executive Producer @Founder Showcase. Startup marketing and PR advisor. Twitter: @Jonathan Greechan

Rachel Sheppard

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MBA from Santa Clara University, Experience Growing a Global Presence.

Andrew Crawford

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