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Research Associate Intern, Ripple Impact (Summer 2024)

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25d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You need a graduate degree, strong blockchain/crypto knowledge, experience in engineering-driven culture, data analysis skills, excellent communication, relationship management, bridging industry and academia, attention to detail, innovative mindset, mentoring abilities, and a passion for diverse teams.
  • You will support UBRI partnerships, monitor research progress, connect subject matter experts, champion UBRI internally, and educate global employees on regional opportunities.

Summer Internship

Research & Development, Banking & FinanceLondon


  • As a Research Associate Intern for Ripple Impact, you will play an instrumental role in helping to grow UBRI’s program, through both employee driven efforts and collaboration with leading universities.
  • This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be involved in delivering an innovative program at a great place to work with the potential to have a tremendous, positive impact globally.


  • Graduate degree
  • Strong understanding of blockchain, cryptocurrency and/or related fields
  • Experience working with engineers within an engineering driven culture with a desire to innovate, build and grow things
  • Strong literature review and data analysis skills with proficiency with metrics, tracking and reporting
  • Ability to bring people together around a common goal and lead by example
  • Exceptional communicator with strong writing and presentation skills
  • Proficient relationship management skills; ability to reach out, initiate and cultivate relationships with both internal and external contributors
  • Experience bridging industry and academic worlds
  • Serious attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
  • Smart, energetic and relentless in the pursuit of moving the needle / doing something new and innovative
  • Enjoy mentoring and inspiring the people that you work with and see diverse teams as an asset.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Banking & Finance


  • Work with the head of the University Blockchain Research Initiative to ensure all partnerships are adequately supported and highly productive
  • Monitor progress of research projects and track major developments and milestones of UBRI to represent and share program success
  • Identify and support subject matter experts and University alma mater internally and connect to partners
  • Be a champion for UBRI inside Ripple’s culture
  • Educate global employees on regional partner highlights and connect them to opportunities to get involved with local faculty and students on projects or events


Work type

Full time

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