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Technology Intern

Position Code: LISIT11

Organisation Description:

This host company has spent two decades in Fortune 500 companies, heading up teams and managing up to $2bn businesses with the likes of adidas and Wayfair.

But regardless of how “successful” they were in the office, that’s just not what they wanted from life. And it’s the same for you, right?

So, they have put together years of working with dozens of ambitious 9-5ers ready to start their own businesses; countless hours of self-development, mistakes, wins and experience; then, they distilled it into a simple method that allows you to discover your purpose-driven business idea, and start making money with it in the next 90 days, even if you’ve never run a business before.

Role:

Tech Intern

Internship Description:

Future State: Next to growing its existing coaching online courses, this host company is currently working on an MVP for an online community platform for aspiring purpose-driven solopreneurs.

Their goal is to build a scalable tech product to enable solopreneurs to join one of Lisbon’s incubators/accelerators with it in the second half of 2023 to get funding.

  • Research & propose service-based vs self-created platform solutions for their MVP
  • Research & propose possible ways of gamification & online community management
  • Research & propose potential partners or solutions for an AI-powered approach to our different tools and processes

Current State: They are looking to review and create a clean digital tool (e.g. zoom, gsuite, kajabi, …) strategy and setup across their different business functions (e.g. bringing in Notion to consolidate GSheets, etc.)

  • Take inventory of the different types of use cases of each of their tools and build a mind map of how they interconnect
  • Research & propose better and more cost-effective alternatives and additions as makes sense

N.B. tasks and projects may vary depending on current priorities. Specific projects and responsibilities will be discussed during an interview.

Internship Requirements:

  • Mindset: Curious, Proactive, Self-Starter, Wanting to learn
  • Study Background: AI / Data Sciences / Software Engineering / IT is preferred. But Mindset > Study Background so if you really want this and have a good understanding of tech and the latest trends, then they are open to your application too.

Don’t exactly match these requirements? If you have the enthusiasm and want to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!

Marketing Intern

Position Code: LISBS65

Organisation Description:

This host company has spent two decades in Fortune 500 companies, heading up teams and managing up to $2bn businesses with the likes of adidas and Wayfair.

But regardless of how “successful” they were in the office, that’s just not what they wanted from life. And it’s the same for you, right?

So, they have put together years of working with dozens of ambitious 9-5ers ready to start their own businesses; countless hours of self-development, mistakes, wins and experience; then, they distilled it into a simple method that allows you to discover your purpose-driven business idea, and start making money with it in the next 90 days, even if you’ve never run a business before.

Role:

Marketing Intern

Internship Description:

Possible tasks and projects include:

  • Content Planning: Support planning the next 90 days of our Content across platforms.
  • Content Creation: Using and adapting our Canva Templates (Photoshop skills are nice-to-have but not mandatory) with new images and/or copy.
  • Content Publishing: Support publishing on company social media accounts.
  • Content Research: Identify relevant trending topics to capture in own posts or to reply to relevant threads to grow reach and leads.
  • Community Manager: Support with creating a community engagement plan for our mettaCOllective for the next 90 day and support our Marketing Director with executing it

N.B. tasks and projects may vary depending on current priorities. Specific projects and responsibilities will be discussed during an interview.

Internship Requirements:

  • Mindset: Curious, Proactive, Self-Starter, Wanting to learn
  • Study Background: Marketing and/or Business Student is preferred but Mindset > Study Background so if you really want this, then they are open to your application too

Don’t exactly match these requirements? If you have the enthusiasm and want to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!

Project Management Intern

Position Code: LISBS62

Organisation Description:

This host  company is a Cambridge Assessment International Education Centre. Education prepares students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. Schools can shape a Cambridge curriculum around how they want their students to learn, helping them discover new abilities and a wider world. Cambridge students develop the skills they need to achieve at school, university and work.

Every year, nearly a million Cambridge learners prepare for their future with an education from Cambridge International. Together, we develop Cambridge learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged – equipped for success in the modern world.

Role:

Project Management Intern

Internship Description:

Possible tasks and projects include:

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare a budget based on the scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilise industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

N.B. tasks and projects may vary depending on current priorities. Specific projects and responsibilities will be discussed during an interview.

Internship Requirements:

  • Autonomy
  • Results-oriented
  • Flexibility and imagination
  • Communication talents
  • Curiosity and self-learning

Don’t exactly match these requirements? If you have the enthusiasm and want to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!

Teacher and Junior Project Management Intern

Position Code: LISED01

Organisation Description:

This host company is a Cambridge Assessment International Education Centre. Education prepares students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. Schools can shape a Cambridge curriculum around how they want their students to learn, helping them discover new abilities and a wider world. Cambridge students develop the skills they need to achieve at school, university and work.

Every year, nearly a million Cambridge learners prepare for their future with an education from Cambridge International. Together, we develop Cambridge learners who are confident, responsible, reflective, innovative and engaged – equipped for success in the modern world.

Role:

Teacher and Junior Project Management Intern

Internship Description:

Possible tasks and projects include:

  • Responsible for Cambridge International or Pearson Edexcel classes (80% of the internship time)
  • Accompany the progress and growth of a new educational project
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner

N.B. tasks and projects may vary depending on current priorities. Specific projects and responsibilities will be discussed during an interview.

Internship Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Management, Education or similar areas
  • Autonomy
  • Communication talents
  • Results-oriented

Don’t exactly match these requirements? If you have the enthusiasm and want to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!

Communications Intern

Position Code: LISBS61

Organisation Description:

This NGO aims to empower young people to take an active role in the energy transition by building young people’s capacity in developing small-scale RE energy projects. The positive environment created in the training events and the sense of achievement of actually building RE installations is a unique feature of this organisation, with benefits that extend beyond climate action. By empowering and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset, they are also building skills for young people to take an active role in society.

​This host company intends to achieve this by focusing their work on three key focus areas: education, building the community and supporting the development of projects.

It’s not news that the transition to clean and sustainable energy needs to happen fast and at all scales. Yet, this transition has been slow and often dominated by large corporations. So, while the fuel is different, the energy system is still basically the same – highly centralized and benefiting the same players, with very few local benefits.

Role:

Communications Intern

Internship Description:

The Communications Intern will report directly to the Management team for day-to-day management support and decision making.

This host company wants a world in which all humans have access to reliable energy and can start locally-appropriate, self-sustaining, and environmentally and socially-responsible projects.

Their mission is to foster youthful, active, and collaborative citizens who take a holistic approach towards energy and contribute to sustainable transitions in their communities.

Through their actions, they want to build capacity and empower young people to implement distributed renewable energy projects and actively participate in the energy transition.

The company have been running Energy Academies and other workshops since 2015 and are now in a phase of internal restructuring, which includes a full rebranding and a new website to be launched soon. So these are exciting times from a communications perspective, with the intern having the opportunity to participate in this new phase and help shape how they communicate to the world.

Possible tasks and projects include:

  • Develop and prepare marketing materials, including short videos
  • Write content for social media/website, periodic and final program/project reports, annual reports, and other documents
  • Creation of social media posts for current and upcoming events as well as informational posts that present information in an engaging and interactive way that resonates with our target (young people from 18-35+)
  • Conduct research on stakeholders and information/data related to project goals
  • Tasks may include website and social media account management, content creation, graphic design, fundraising campaign, and desk research
  • Other tasks as assigned

N.B. tasks and projects may vary depending on current priorities. Specific projects and responsibilities will be discussed during an interview.

Internship Requirements:

  • Alignment with the host company’s vision and mission
  • Knowledge of sustainability and renewable energy is desirable
  • Experience with wordpress is desirable but not required
  • Technology-oriented: excellent computer skills including MS office, Google Suite tools, Canva
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Understanding of different social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube) and ability to tailor content appropriately
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability work autonomously under minimal supervision

Don’t exactly match these requirements? If you have the enthusiasm and want to learn – then speak to Pagoda about this position and we’ll see what is possible!