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Future Startup Internships 2021

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February 12, 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.


Details

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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.

Responsibilities:

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 technology scene in Bangladesh
  • Collect partners' content briefs and conduct partner interviews for branded content marketing projects
  • Assist in the developing weekly and monthly content plan.

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 [email protected]:

  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: 20 March 2021

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: [email protected]

Ruhul Kader is a technology business and technology policy analyst based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Future Startup and author of Rethinking Failure: A short guide to living an entrepreneurial life. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, technology policy, and society. He can be reached at [email protected]

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