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Project Management Intern

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Richmond

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in project or organizational management; a science related background is a plus, as is a PMP, but not required
  • Experience managing projects and using project management software
  • Understand work breakdown structures, statements of work, and the basics of earned value management
  • Ability to engage with a variety of stakeholders including corporations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, economic developers, etc.
  • Ability to analyze data and present findings via Excel, PowerPoint, and/or other preferred platforms
  • The ideal candidate:
  • is a data-driven, understands the fundamentals of project management
  • is a team player eager to learn more about business operations
  • is a relationship builder and team player with solid communication and technology skills
  • is a self-motivated and results-oriented individual always seeking continuous improvement and system optimization

Responsibilities

  • Support Activation Capital’s entrepreneurship program by coordinating activities across multiple projects
  • Plan and monitor program execution, budget management, cross-project resource management, risk identification and mitigation, documentation and communication, and continuous alignment of deliverables to meet program objectives
  • Assist with out-sourced service recruitment, procurement, and monitoring - help develop statements of work, deliverable acceptance criteria, and project timelines.
  • Participate in the recommendation and implementation of a suitable project management software package

Growing life sciences & advanced tech startups. Leading entrepreneurship and ecosystem development in Central Virginia.

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Mission & Purpose

Activation Capital's mission is to grow life sciences and other advanced technology innovation by promoting scientific research and economic development that attracts and creates new jobs and companies. With 1.2 million square feet of space developed on over 34 acres, its Virginia Bio+Tech Park is the hub of life science and technology innovations in Central Virginia. Activation Capital also serves as a leading innovation ecosystem development organization providing social, knowledge, and financial capital to clusters, entrepreneur support organizations, and entrepreneurs – accelerating their progress through development and maturation.