SWIB Women in VC Panel

Interested in venture capital? Want to learn more about the day-to-day work of a venture capitalist? Want to learn how to land an internship or job in the space?

Join us for Stanford Women in Business' Venture Capital Panel next Tuesday, January 16th from 7-8 pm in Freidenrich Dining Hall in Hillel.

RSVP HERE

Panelists Include:

Elizabeth Douglas-Ceo of WikiHow-Fireside Chat

Learn about how Stanford alum, Elizabeth Douglas (’00), became CEO, her advice for current Stanford students, and submit questions you’d like answered

If you are interested, make sure to RSVP for this event using this link. We are giving current SPBA members first priority to sign up and get better seats, so don’t delay.

SPARKS - How to Launch Your Career with Confidence in SPARKS

Join SPARKS for a series of one-hour workshops led by accomplished entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley who will share actionable advice in these sessions:

 

"How to Turn Passion for Social Change Into a Scalable Startup" on Jan. 16 with Heejae Lim, Founder and Executive Director at TalkingPoints
• "How to Survive Your Startup’s Growth Spurt" on Jan. 22 with Laura Marino, Vice President for Product Management, MOVE Guides
• "Learn to Design and Build an Inclusive Culture" on Jan. 23 with Sonja Gittens-Ottley, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Asana
• "How to Shape Your Strategy For Customer Growth" on Jan. 29 with Erica Lockheimer, Head of Growth Engineering and Women In Tech, LinkedIn

Attend one or all four of the SPARKS workshops without adding course units.

Free and open to the Stanford community. Food will be provided!

Reserve Your Seat Today!

StartU Venture Lead and Scouts

StartU is a digital publication covering the most promising student and alumni ventures across America's top university startup ecosystems. It will launch in late January 2018.

At Stanford, we are seeking an additional Venture Lead and Venture Scouts to source, interview, and write about the most intriguing student and alumni-founded companies. StartU team members will develop an intimate knowledge of the startup ecosystem on campus, and interface directly with venture capitalists to source promising companies.


Our information session will be on Thursday, 1/18 from 7:30-8:30 pm in Lathrop 282.

 

Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Summer Analyst

2018 Morgan Stanley Asia Investment Banking Summer Internship Program

Morgan Stanley Asia is currently accepting application to our 2018 Summer Internship in Investment Banking (Singapore office). 

Click on the below link for details and submit your online application on or before 28th January, 2018

Summer Internship Program (June - August 2018)

Investment Banking

Xelay Acumen Externship Program

What: Xelay Acumen Externship Program
When: Saturday, 2/3/18, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Application:http://www.xelayacumen.com/externship/

Due: Sunday, 1/21/18, 11:59pm

Where: 181 2nd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401

Eligibility: Sophomore or above

Learn more about the program and apply for this high-impact professional development program by 1/21/2018: http://www.xelayacumen.com/externship/

Xelay Acumen is a leading healthcare strategy and management consulting firm specializing in medical affairs. Our work includes developing medical communication strategy for biotech and pharmaceutical companies to support product launches and proposing innovative solutions to healthcare providers seeking to improve patient care.

This externship program offers opportunities to interact with professional consultants, learn various consulting problem solving and interviewing skills, and develop your leadership potential!

Piper Jaffray & Co Career Exploration

Piper Jaffray & Co. is a leading investment bank and asset management firm. We are seeking bright, undergraduate students to participate in the fourth annual Career Exploration Program (CEP). The momentum for this year's program is at an all-time high due to outstanding success in 2017, including the appointment of a new CEO and President. 

At Piper Jaffray, we are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent from undergraduate and graduate schools across the country. As a firm we strive to embody diversity and incorporate an inclusive approach into every aspect of our organization. One way we demonstrate this dedication is through our annual Career Exploration Program. During this program students will not only have the opportunity to learn about possible career paths within investment banking, equities, fixed income, and public finance, but will also gain firsthand insight into the people and culture of Piper Jaffray.

The Career Exploration Program is a two-day program scheduled to be held on May 22-23, 2017 at our downtown Minneapolis, MN headquarters. This program is a pipeline for our full-time positions and our internship opportunities across seven nationwide Piper Jaffray offices. The CEP application process is open to students from all majors and disciplines and is designed to attract high-achieving, diverse candidates, which includes female, Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Asian, and LGBTQ students. Additionally, participants who indicate a specific interest in Investment Banking will have the opportunity to be reviewed early for summer IB analyst internship (class of 2020) and full-time (class of 2019) opportunities. Although the Program will be held in Minneapolis, participants are eligible to be considered for career opportunities in our other U.S. Investment Banking office locations: Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, New York, and San Francisco.

Please help us reach your fellow students by passing along this e-mail and the attached program description. 

Interested undergraduate students can apply directly to the Career Exploration Program by clicking this link.

The application deadline is Monday, February 26, 2017. Travel assistance will be available to students outside of Minnesota.

Questions? Please contact careerexploration@pjc.com.

Get to Know Morgan Stanley

Where Capital Creates Change – Get to Know Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley believes capital has the power to create positive change in the world. The biggest and most impactful changes come from people like you. If you come to Morgan Stanley, what will you create?

We invite Freshman and Sophomore Stanford students from all majors to come learn more about how you can put your talent and ambition to work and be part of a team that creates positive change. Join us.

Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, February 1st

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Stanford Faculty Club

Main Dining Room

First Republic Wealth Management Associate

 Wealth Management Associate


We are looking for a highly motivated professional to join our Palo Alto-based team as an Associate. The Associate will work closely with the existing team to manage important elements of the client relationship. Duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Support Wealth Manager by providing service and support functions such as portfolio analysis, account creation and maintenance, money movement, and client/prospect meeting preparation

·       Collaborate with fellow team members to provide exceptional service and devise customized financial strategies for existing and prospective clients

·       Interact with clients, supporting all aspects of their servicing needs related to the management of their relationship, researching client inquiries and managing follow up communication and materials

·       Enter trades on behalf of the client, either alone or at the direction of another team member

·       Construct client performance and asset allocation reports along with recommended portfolio changes

·       Carry out investment research and participate in weekly team meetings to discuss market conditions and outlook

·       Participate in client meetings to learn the business and add value as the Associate acquires client-facing skills

Career Path
You should expect to hold the Associate position for 18-24 months, during which time you will be evaluated on the impact of your contributions, taking on more responsibilities as you acquire the necessary skills to eventually advance to a more senior role. Our team operates as a meritocracy and incentivizes leadership, initiative, and “out-of-the-box” thinking.

Introduction
First Republic Investment Management (FRIM) is an SEC-Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) owned by First Republic Bank. Our team within FRIM traces its roots to Luminous Capital, a fast-growing independent RIA that was purchased by FRIM in December 2012.  We work exclusively with high net worth clients. Typical clients include entrepreneurs, corporate executives, non-profits, and partners in venture capital, private equity, real estate, and law.

Organization of the Team
Our team consists of 17 individuals, including one nationally recognized Wealth Manager, and 16 supporting team members. The Associate will work closely with a Senior Associate and a Vice President, as well as the Wealth Manager, to support our team’s client relationships.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must enjoy working with clients, have exceptional organizational skills, have an interest in the financial markets, and be capable of prioritizing multiple projects. Other characteristics of a successful Associate include attention to detail, ability to think critically and anticipate issues, excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), relationship-building skills (both internal and external), and an ability to work in a demanding, unstructured environment. The associate role is designed for recent college graduates or individuals with 1-2 years of experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

If interested, please send your resume to Harry Guilfoyle at hguilfoyle@firstrepublic.com

The Grand Plan Scholarship

Founded by three student entrepreneurs in 2009, Fresh Prints has helped hundreds of college students start their own custom apparel businesses on campus.

We want to give back to the young people who have been key to our success by making life a little easier for a student. So we're giving one amazing incoming college freshman or sophomore $1,000 to spend on starting a business, buying books, paying tuition, or whatever other costs come with his or her education. 

Deadline: January 18th

Winner Announced: January 22nd

Eligibility: must be a college freshman or sophomore in the spring 2018 semester; can't work for Fresh Prints.

GIMME THAT SCHOLARSHIP

After you apply, learn more about becoming a Fresh Prints Campus Manager.

If you have any questions, email ben@freshprints.com

 

https://apply.freshprints.com/scholarship/

myKaarma Reliability Engineering Internship

Our vision at myKaarma: to dominate transportation’s conversational commerce landscape. We are a payments and communication platform… with plans for so much more 👏 😊 💪

We started by trying to prove this model in USA Automotive Retail. Today, with 500+ car dealerships, 20 million text messages, 2 million recorded phone calls, and over $2 Billion in payments, we think we have proven our thesis.

Responsibilities
• Write awesome code
• Communicate with Operations and Product team members
• Troubleshoot production issues, assist with writing / running post mortems on production issues
• We are a start - up… so the opportunities to learn and grow are limitless!

Requirements
• Experience with Linux
• Skill with building, tuning, and troubleshooting web applications
• Proficiency in monitoring tools, like NewRelic and Outlyer
• Experience with relational databases, like MySQL and Postgresql
• Proficiency in debugging/performance tools like strace, gdb, etc.
• Experience scripting and coding (PHP, Python, Bash, Ruby)
• Proficiency with configuration management tools, like Puppet
+ Bonus points for experience with Java

Our Site Reliability Engineering team ensures operations run smoothly by implementing procedures successfully and improving methodologies for deploying large scale web applications. The team also acts as a technical liaison between the Development and Operations teams within myKaarma.

The SRE team is looking for an intern with a strong technical knowledge base and exceptional troubleshooting skills to join their ranks. You are not afraid to dig into unknown areas of the codebase, debug issues independently, and work with other engineers to solve problems. If this sounds like you, and you'd like a chance to join the myKaarma team, we'd love to hear from you.

 

The 12 week myKaarma internship program started in 2015. We are located in Long Beach, CA. 🌊

We love our office dogs, breakfast burritos, long walks on the beach, and the LA Dodgers!!

If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply with your resume and a 1 minute cover video at sre-internship@myKaarma.com. We look forward to meeting you!

 

myKaarma is founder-owned, private, and profitable since its first year as a company. We hire humble, collaborative, and ambitious people, and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed.

 

Stanford Management Company

Stanford Management Company is seeking full-time interns to join their small, 21-person investment team during the summer of 2018.  Located on campus at the Graduate School of Business, their team invests Stanford’s endowment, which supports over one-fifth of the University’s operating budget.  If you have a passion for investing, this role is an incredible opportunity to work with world-class investment managers across public and private markets.  You can find out more about the position here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1132471/share_preview

Please submit your resume, unofficial transcript, and one-page cover letter via the Handshake website by January 14, 2018.

Questions? Please email AnalystProgram@smc.stanford.edu.

Ivy Camps USA

Do you love to work with kids?

Do you want to spend your summer in China (WITHOUT necessarily learning Mandarin)?

Then apply to Ivy Camps USA today!

 The position primarily asks you to lead a team of 4 to direct certain activities- be that a class on rockets, English grammar, costume design for a play, swimming, slip n slide, and more.  

APPLY BELOW:

http://www.ivycampsusa.org/openings/#1508271163837-5f56d8ad-9442

Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory

Have you ever thought about building something that could positively change the world?  Do you want to experience creating a social or environmental start-up? 

The Social Entrepreneurship Collaboratory is a project-based class introducing students to the world of social enterprise - both for profit and non-profit. It provides the necessary tools and knowledge to develop a social entrepreneurship venture. By applying the principles of design thinking together with multiple guest social entrepreneurs, students will develop their ideas and an “investment-ready” business plan in small groups. 

Join our class and be ready to get immersed in real case scenarios and creating plausible businesses that change the world! 

Class Description

Interdisciplinary student teams create and develop U.S. and international social entrepreneurship initiatives. Proposed initiatives may be new entities, or innovative projects, partnerships, and/or strategies impacting existing organizations and social issues in the U.S. and internationally. Focus is on each team¿s research and on planning documents to further project development. Project development varies with the quarter and the skill set of each team, but should include: issue and needs identification; market research; design and development of an innovative and feasible solution; and drafting of planning documents. In advanced cases, solicitation of funding and implementation of a pilot project. Enrollment limited to 20.

#BUILTBYGIRLS

Join Us

We're partnering with #BUILTBYGIRLS to empower the next generation of leaders in technology (aka you). The #BUILTBYGIRLS WAVE Advisor Platform connects  young women with professionals in tech to:

  • Challenge you to rethink the possibilities of a tech career (pro tip: there are TONS)
  • Build practical skills that will set you apart in your first job
  • Create a professional network that will propel your career

You’ve Been Selected (Yes, You)

You're the perfect girl for our this cohort—smart, curious, ready to take over the tech world by storm and generally awesome (congrats on all that, btw). We want you to join as one of our hand-selected Advisees for the program. 

Here's how it works: 

  • You’ll be matched with an A+ Advisor from companies like Twitter, Amazon, Snapchat, Spotify and more based on your experience and interests.
  • You’ll visit her/his office for one hour a month after between classes or even over video conference.
  • You meet with one Advisor over 3 months. After that, you'll rotate to a new Advisor to expand your network. WAVE cycles run Feb-Apr, May-Jul, and Sept-Oct-Nov.
  • You’ll learn about your Advisor’s personal experiences— s/he’ll share the good, the bad, and the awesome across a broad range of professional topics, like developing a product, understanding a target audience, building business models behind tech (aka $$$$), plus more, all to help you become a rockstar in tech.
  • The WAVE platform will guide your sessions together with materials focusing on your Advisor’s specific expertise and your interests, making sure you have a meaningful session with a tangible outcome. No awkward silences here.

Let’s Talk Timeline

  • Sign up NOW before enrollment closes January 19
  • Matches will be announced by February 1, 2017. Sessions with your first match will be scheduled for February, March, and April.
  • #BUILTBYGIRLS' cares about the best matches. If they don't find you the perfect fit for the Spring cycle, you'll be added to the waitlist for the Summer start.

Tesla Internship - Service Readiness and Sustainability

Service Readiness and Sustainability

The Role

Service Readiness Team at Tesla is looking for spring / summer intern to support new service center readiness in North America. The intern will help analyzing gaps to existing readiness process, performing deep dive into specific areas of improvement and delivering scalable solutions to service readiness.

Our team delivers on-time readiness to field service. We oversee all aspects of service capacity development from site planning to opening by collaborating with key functions across the company. 

Responsibilities

  • Obtain a thorough understanding of service development projects including processes, teams, vendors and systems
  • Understand and act on areas requiring tactical execution to ensure project success, e.g., forecasting, procurement, installation, etc.
  • Establish and execute procedures for efficient operational reporting, risk management and issue resolution
  • Lead mgmt. of key information (e.g., assets, size, layout, etc.) pertinent to effective service operations 
  • Drive maintenance of key information about service center development and operations
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement with service center development & operations that enhance customer experience 
  • Design improvement plans by analyzing and presenting thoughtful business case

Requirements

  • Full-time student currently enrolled in a top US schools working towards BS, MS, MBA program
  • Independent thinker who can build trusting relationships and process driven
  • Proactive about new initiatives; Not afraid to ask questions and challenge status quo
  • Highly organized, acute attention to detail
  • A demonstrated passion for accelerating transition to sustainable energy
  •  

 

https://www.tesla.com/careers/job/service-readinesssustainabilityinternship-co-opspringsummer2018-57943

Bank of America Programs

Are you ready to kick start your career?

We're excited to share details of our diversity insight programs taking place this April. These targeted programs offer opportunities for freshmen and sophomore students who want to expand their network, learn more about our business, and attend various professional workshops.

Visit our website to learn more about these great programs:

Emerging Women's Program: <http://go.bofa.com/Emerging18

Inspire - Women who Tech: <http://go.bofa.com/InspireTech18

Ignite with Tech: <http://go.bofa.com/IgniteTech18>

Elevate Diversity Forum:  <http://go.bofa.com/Elevate18

Location: Bank of America Offices, New York and Charlotte

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 11:59PM EST

Mayfield Fellows Program

The Mayfield Fellows Program (MFP) offers an unparalleled opportunity for students to develop theoretical understanding, practical knowledge and leadership skills needed for leading and growing technology companies. Each year 12 students are selected to participate in this nine-month program, combining a sequence of courses, mentoring and networking activities, and a paid internship at a Silicon Valley startup.

Apply: https://stvp.stanford.edu/mfp-application

Stanford Global Studies Internship Program

Since 2004, the Global Studies Internship Program has partnered with Stanford alumni, donors, and host organizations to enable Stanford students to extend classroom knowledge while engaging in life-changing experiences around the world.

Stanford Global Studies (SGS) believes that engaging with the world through co-curricular activities is an integral part of a Stanford education, in order to equip Stanford students to lead in a global context. SGS internships are transformative for Stanford students, leading to job offers after graduation, guiding academic and research interests, and helping students acquire the skills and on-the-ground experience that are necessary to be effective in today's global job market. Spending time working in a different country has given them a chance to acquire confidence, empathy, and an appreciation of cultural diversity that will serve them both personally and professionally.

Internship positions cover a wide range of fields, including business, non-profit, media, education, medicine, art, technology, engineering, science, law and government. The program also supports students for self-arranged internships at locations without travel warnings issued by the U.S. Department of State.

In summer 2017, students interned in Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Estonia, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Nicaragua, Rwanda, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. Islamic and Iranian Studies related positions were located in the United States. More geographic locations might be added based on student demand and available funding. The overall stipend base is $6,000 per student.

Currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and coterms at Stanford in ALL majors are eligible to apply, including undeclared students. Some positions in Asia are open to graduate students.

The Global Studies Internship Program collaborates with international area studies programs and centers within SGS. The SGS Internship Program is a proud Cardinal Quarter partner! 

Info Session: 4 PM, January 16, Philippines Room, Encina Hall 3rd Fl. Central

Visit https://sgs.stanford.edu/global-studies-internship-program/home for more information!

Bessemer Venture Partners Summer Analyst

Bessemer backs passionate and thoughtful founders as they turn exciting ideas into market leading businesses. We admire those who aren’t afraid to break with convention and are driven to push the limits of what is possible with technology and product.

From seed stage to growth, and across the technology and services stack, BVP invests in enterprise, consumer and healthcare technology startups around the world.

If you are a junior or sophomore interested in our NYC Summer Analyst program, please contact David (dselverian@bvp.com) for more information. Our team is currently looking for one Summer 2018 Analyst (junior). We are also accepting resumes for our Summer 2019 program (sophomores).