This page lists positions for which SecondMuse is currently hiring. We are always looking to engage with motivated, talented individuals, regardless of which positions we currently have open.

 

About SecondMuse

SecondMuse collaborates with organizations to bring new thinking and solutions to complex issues facing humanity. We use a network-centered innovation approach to understand, identify, develop and propel key innovations to unlock transformational change.

We believe that the key to human prosperity is the coming together of diverse thinking and coordinated action to solve the really tough challenges. We create and facilitate this process. Our team builds capacity in people to think about challenges in a different way and create alternative solutions. We help facilitate this ongoing process using the principles of design thinking, curated collaboration, and open innovation, creating opportunities for change across organizations and industries.

We are fast-paced virtual company, with a team of around 20 employees based in North America and Australia. Over the past eight years, we have engaged 150,000 participants, prototyping more than 30,000 solutions including both hardware and software. We have screened more than 13,000 entrepreneurs and accelerated over 100 high-impact companies. These companies have raised over 100 million dollars and created a market value of over half a billion dollars.

Our work has been highlighted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and has won numerous awards. You can read more about us in our Summer 2016 Issuu magazine.

It is a core belief at SecondMuse that diversity is necessary for strong networks to be built and sustained, and we seek to reflect that on our team as well. We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking to build an inclusive company in service to our mission.

SecondMuse is a certified B Corporation.

Cities Intern

 

Job Description

We are looking for an Intern to support our NYC-based Cities team that runs incubation programming to support hardware and manufacturing spaces across the city. The work under the Cities umbrella supports local economic development through Community Sourced Incubation initiatives in NYC, New York State, Philadelphia, southwest Florida, and Indonesia with prospective programs in other US and global cities. The Intern will support the implementation of a portfolio of programs and support internal operations for the NYC office and the Cities Business Unit. The associated tasks include, but are not limited to the key responsibilities listed below.

The Intern will be expected to work three to four eight-hour days (9:00am-5:00pm) per week and the position will last from May-August 2018. You’ll work with a dedicated team in New York. The timing and work schedule can be flexible, but a three month commitment is required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and analysis
  • Support day-to-day project operations including but not limited to:
    • Contact database
    • Calendar management
    • Event invitation management
  • Work with the team to design and complete a project that supports growth and development
  • Attend and support program events when schedule permits.

Key Skills and Capacities

  • Self-motivated and action/solution-oriented
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A talent for clear, concise writing
  • Well-organized with attention to detail
  • Disciplined in working independently
  • Strong research skills

Interested? Here are the Next Steps!

Email in PDF format your resume and cover letter addressing:

  • What interests you about SecondMuse?
  • What do you bring to a team?

Send to careers@secondmuse.com with “Cities Intern” in the subject heading.