Part-Time MBA or PhD Market Research Intern Job at Braven, New York, NY

  • Braven
  • New York, NY

Job Description

Are you interested in a 10-12-week, part-time, remote Internship at a new early-stage investment firm? If you have at least 18 months of experience in strategic business operations and/or consulting and are currently enrolled in an MBA or technical Ph.D. program, please read on! Available for an immediate start date. 

We are Braven, an early-stage investment firm built for breakthroughs within large, regulated sectors, beginning with finance, insurance, and healthcare. We are a new model of early-stage investing, a hybrid of the best of VC, PE, and consulting in which founders, investors, and partners collaborate in unprecedented ways to build and scale early-stage breakthrough companies. We founded Braven with the conviction that there are large, underserved opportunities to do good in the world while concurrently earning outsized financial returns and have exponential impacts on key industries.

As our firm expands, we seek a part-time (15-20 hours per week) paid Intern based in the US and currently enrolled in a top MBA or technical Ph.D. program. In this role, you will report to William Abecassis, our Managing Partner and the former founder of BlackRock's $1B+ venture group. Your primary focus will be researching and validating case studies relating to potential investments as well as our broader intelligence gathering operations.

Key Responsibilities And Accountabilities…

  • Developing and validating in-depth case studies through researching large amounts of information and synthesizing the findings with a robust and thoughtful viewpoint
  • Market mapping and/or market research projects

Required Experience 

  • A minimum of 18 months experience working in a relevant role (Associate, Engagement Manager, Consultant, Corporate Strategy, etc.). 
  • Currently enrolled in a top MBA, Ph.D., or similar advanced education program
  • Record of high performance, characterized by achievements attained through comprehensive information gathering, incisive analysis, hypothesis formulation and rigorous testing

Advantages of Working at Braven

  • We offer an hourly rate of $30-40/hour depending on experience and academic credentials
  • Remote work and can tailor a schedule to you (reasonably as long as it is predictable)
  • The opportunity to break into early stage investing / venture capital and/or an early stage startup 

To achieve our mission, we are looking for these attributes in Braveneers:

  • Excels at bringing structure to ambiguity, prioritizing tasks, managing projects, and adopting a results-driven approach to work (testing, measuring, iterating)
  • Delivers results by applying systems thinking and data analysis to create massive scale with quality and consistency in a deliberate manner
  • Possesses a growth mindset, innate curiosity, and robust problem-solving skills, continuously staying informed about emerging trends to identify potential opportunities
  • Is a creative problem solver who excels at identifying trends and patterns, diagnosing root causes, and employing a diverse toolkit to address those root causes
  • Leads by example, instilling a sense of energy, ownership, and personal commitment to work, while exhibiting both diplomatic and directive qualities
  • Is a courageous teammate, eager to push boundaries and venture into the unknown to achieve exceptional results that others may not have the foresight or ability to envision
  • Demonstrated excellence as a storyteller capable of translating complex topics to varied audiences in compelling, innovative, and informative ways
  • Has a high EQ, enjoys networking and building relationships with thought-leaders, researchers and practitioners in their respective fields
  • Demonstrates the ability to think and operate effectively in high-stress situations.

At Braven, we believe our biggest asset is our people and strive to hire the top 0.1% of candidates. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. Braven treats all candidates and employees with respect and does not discriminate in our recruiting, hiring, and promoting processes, including based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status, height, weight or disability.

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