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Summer Intern 2023

Part Time

Deadline: Open until filled

The Summer Intern will participate in a variety of projects and work that support Ben Franklin’s investments in regional technology companies, including but not limited to:


  • Taking the lead in fulfilling special and ad hoc projects to support Ben Franklin’s large and varied portfolio of companies as they continue to grow.
  • Researching technology and investment trends.
  • Assisting Investment Group staff to prepare investment memos and articles showcasing start-up case studies and outcomes.
  • Assisting Investment Group staff to present investment opportunities.
  • Reviewing company presentations.
  • Assisting in organizing portfolio information and data management and collection.


Qualification Requirements:


Technical Strengths:

  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of the following or similar hardware/software: Windows-based operating systems; Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, Project & PowerPoint), O365.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Personal Strengths:

  • Strong project management thinking with autonomous yet flexible execution.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, utilize resources at hand, meet deadlines, and adjust quickly to changing priorities.
  • A high degree of discretion, confidentiality and good judgment in the decision-making process.
  • Ability to adhere to prescribed procedures, take the initiative and work independently.
  • Interact professionally and communicate effectively with Ben Franklin clients, the general public, and colleagues.

Other Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Experience and comfort with professional and creative writing preferred.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to assist others and work as a team player.


*Please submit a cover letter and resume*

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Ben Franklin maintains an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated, and promoted based on their contributions to our mission, free from discrimination, prejudice, and bias. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and our investment practices. Our collective strength is rooted in our values, where we support and honor our mission, appreciate and humbly serve our community and each other, demonstrate collaboration, and commit that “We Are the Change.” Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran or military status, or any other status protected by applicable law.