Intern, Innovation Ecosystems - Tenders Global

Intern, Innovation Ecosystems

University of North Texas at Dallas

Position Details
Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System ! The UNT System institutions include the University of North Texas (Denton & Frisco campuses), the University of North Texas at Dallas (Main & College of Law campuses) and the University of North Texas HSC in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, the UNT System enrollment has increased more than 25 percent to over 50,000 students.

Posting Title Intern, Innovation Ecosystems
Department HSC-HSC Next-390040
Job Location Fort Worth
Full Time/Part Time Part-Time
Pay Rate 14.00
Salary Information Commensurate with Experience
Department Summary The mission of the Division of Research & Innovation is to assist all components of the research enterprise at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
Position Summary HSC Next at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire Intern, Innovation Ecosystems. The position will support efforts to stimulate the local ecosystem of innovators, entrepreneurs, funders, service organizations and government entities involved in building partnerships, fostering innovation, and launching companies. The intern will assess the local innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems and support the Innovation Ecosystems team in the development and implementation of programs to make Fort Worth a more recognized hub for innovation and startup activity. The intern will help design, host, plan and execute programs focused on increasing entrepreneurial awareness, promoting a culture of innovation, and increasing collisions between investors, researchers and entrepreneurs. The intern will play an integral role in events such as Global Entrepreneurship Week, Startup Weekend, Startup Crawl, State of Entrepreneurship and other events during the semester.
Responsibilities will include, but won’t be limited to:
– will work with UNTHSC as a liaison to resources, contacts, talent, programs and educational opportunities in the Fort Worth and North Texas community that are necessary to build partnerships, facilitate the transfer of innovations to market, and foster entreprenuership.
– Will assist in relevant data gathering activities (new firm starts, jobs created, startup density, growth rates, etc.) on the health of the regional ecosystems.
– will assist in the planning and execution of programs (on- and off-campus) to stimulate the local ecosystem and establish UNTHSC as the institutional leader in the Ft Worth innovation and entrepreneurial culture.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of innovation, commercialization, entrepreneurship, community building and resource management. They will have working knowledge of data on economic development, job creation, startup density and new firm formation. Strong event planning, social media and organizational skills will be a must. Expertise in entrepreneurial community building, graphic design and event planning software tools are a plus.
Preferred Qualifications A high school diploma and some experience in college is preferred. A demonstration of past experience and knowledge of programs to stimulate innovation, commercialization, and/or entrepreneurial ecosystems is preferred. A working knowledge of basic terms in business and startup lexicon is required.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Work Schedule 8-5pm
Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number H938P
Position End Date (if temporary) 08/31/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quicklink for Posting

View or Apply
To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email – cover/motivation letter where ( you saw this job posting.

Job Location