Seeking our 2017 MBA Summer Fellow: Apply Now!

by: | Apr 03, 2017

We are now accepting applications for the 2017 New Media Ventures Summer Fellowship.

NMV Summer Fellows are MBA students who are either currently attending business school or have just graduated. They will spend the summer 2017 with the New Media Ventures team (exact dates are flexible).

The role:

This is a great opportunity to roll-up your sleeves and get practical experience in venture impact investing. You will:

  • Evaluate New Media Ventures’ impact by refining our methodology and surveying our investors and the startups in our portfolio
  • Deepen your expertise in impact investing for progressive change by contributing to our thought-leadership
  • Work with a team of kick-ass, passionate people at the cutting edge of innovation and democracy

About You:

You want to use your sharp analytical skills to evaluate business models, and are lit up by the opportunity to drive social change. You are intrigued by the whole idea of progressive impact investment. You are a problem solver who thrives in fast-paced, ambiguous environments. You are low-ego, willing to do whatever needs to get done.

The ideal candidate has the following characteristics:

  • MBA candidate or recent graduate from top-tier business school
  • Experience with start-ups, from the investor or entrepreneur side
  • Experience with impact measurement
  • Expertise in technology and/or media
  • Strategic and analytical mindset, with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge and passion about progressive politics and/or social entrepreneurship, with an eagerness to learn more
  • Self-motivated problem-solver, organized and deadline-oriented
  • Comfort in a startup environment
  • Sense of humor a must

Nobody’s perfect so please consider applying if you skillset matches more than half of the desired characteristics above.

The Fellowship is a paid position. The position is based in the San Francisco Bay Area but we are open to candidates working remotely as well.

To Apply:

Send your resume and a cover letter to and include “MBA Fellow” in the subject line. The application deadline is April 21st, 2017.

About New Media Ventures:

New Media Ventures is a mission-driven VC fund and angel network investing in tech and media for civic engagement. We fund and advise startups who are working to change hearts and minds and bring people together to take action. Entrepreneurs we work with are revolutionizing the political landscape — expanding the reach of progressive ideas in everything from media distribution and content consumption to online organizing and small dollar fundraising.