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Future Startup Internships 2021

We have exciting internship opportunities for intellectually curious people who are passionate about business writing and working with entrepreneurs and companies across the technology and startup scene in Bangladesh. Applications are open now.

We are looking for enthusiastic, talented, and hardworking business writing interns to join us for the next 03-06 months at FS. Collaborating with the FS team, you'll be writing about and working with entrepreneurs and companies across the technology industry and startup scene in Bangladesh.

You'll be responsible for researching and writing articles, taking and transcribing interviews, and meeting FS clients for interviews and briefs.

You can work remotely from home. However, traveling for taking interviews, meeting clients, and attending meetings will be required. We are a small team, so your contribution will be both valued and necessary.

Why you should care:

Paid internship: This is a paid internship but if you are looking for a gig that would pay a lot, this is not it! But we can guarantee that you would enjoy the work and would be making a real difference and tons of important connections.

An opportunity to learn and build lifelong connections: You will be interacting and building valuable connections with CEOs/CXOs, entrepreneurs, business and tech professionals, startups, and makers of all kinds. You will learn to think critically, create powerful digital content and develop communication skills. Rigorous training and feedback are provided to help our interns improve. If you perform exceptionally well, you might just be considered for a higher position at Future Startup.

Recognition: All interns receive certificates of work experience after the successful completion of the internship. 

An opportunity to make a difference: Our stories are widely read and reach thousands of people on a daily basis and are changing lives. We are building a digital platform that enables people to take initiative by giving them access to information, knowledge, and connections for free resulting in entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, employment generation, and social change. Your contribution is going to make a difference. 


  • Position Title: Internship 
  • Duration: 03-06 months
  • Job Nature: Part-time and Paid [5 hours/day, 6 days/week]
  • Remuneration: BDT 5000 - 10,000
  • Excellent learning and networking opportunity
  • Remote work: We are a remote company. You will be working remotely, from home, or anywhere for that matter, with flexible remote office hours. However, traveling for taking interviews, meeting clients, and attending meetings will be required.


  • Student/Discipline: Undergraduate/Graduate students from any discipline/subject can apply.
  • Passionate about writing, business, and technology industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both in English and Bangla.
  • Prior writing experience in English is helpful but not necessary.
  • Analytical ability to look critically into companies and business trends
  • Hardworking and committed and capable of working in a tight deadline under pressure.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs and graphic design tools, WordPress is a plus.
  • A strong sense of urgency and the ability to prioritize and manage a complex workload.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work and learn in a fast-paced, unstructured startup environment.


Interview and transcription:

  • Assisting on a wide range of writing and content marketing projects
  • Take interview of entrepreneurs, startup founders, and business and tech leaders in Dhaka
  • Transcribe interviews
  • Write well-researched articles on startups, entrepreneurship, and the technology scene in Bangladesh
  • Collect partners' content briefs and conduct partner interviews for branded content marketing projects
  • Assist in developing weekly and monthly content plans.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Develop content partnership proposals
  • Help promote FS works on social media channels
  • Assist in managing the FS readers community

How to Apply

Applications are open now. To apply, send your following items to ruhul@futurestartup.com:

  1. Resume
  2. A sample writeup in English of no more than 1500 words
  3. Previous works/sample Link (if any)
  4. Put ‘Application: 'Future Startup Internship 2021' as the email subject line.
  5. Deadline for application: 30 March 2021 (extended)

Applications without a resume and sample write-up will not be reviewed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in the following rounds (take-home assignments, interviews, etc.). The recruited candidate will start working from March/April 2021.

For queries, please email to: info@futurestartup.com

About Future Startup: Future Startup is an essential source of information, insight, and analysis on entrepreneurship and innovation economy for a growing number of entrepreneurs, business and tech professionals and intellectually curious people in Bangladesh and beyond.

Mohammad Ruhul Kader is a Dhaka-based entrepreneur and writer. He founded Future Startup, a digital publication covering the startup and technology scene in Dhaka with an ambition to transform Bangladesh through entrepreneurship and innovation. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, and society. He is the author of Rethinking Failure. His writings have been published in almost all major national dailies in Bangladesh including DT, FE, etc. Prior to FS, he worked for a local conglomerate where he helped start a social enterprise. Ruhul is a 2022 winner of Emergent Ventures, a fellowship and grant program from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He can be reached at ruhul@futurestartup.com

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