Application for an MBA internship

Purpose:
We are now accepting applications for one intern to work in an intensive capacity-building and strategic management role with an exciting London-based social business.

Support:
 The fund has set aside discretionary funding for each social venture it engages with. This money will be drawn down at the discretion of the intern and case manager to cover costs contributing to strategic capacity-building within the venture.

 Funding projects takes place twice per year - summer and winter.

Basic criteria:
Application
procedure. 
Applicants
 should
 provide
 the 
following
 information:

 • CV

 • Covering
letter,
which
 should
 address 
the
 following 
points

 o Start‐up
 and 
venture
 experience

 o Relevant
industry
 experience 
(FMCG,
 beverages, 
fair
trade, 
organic)

 o Career
plans,
if
 finalised

 oApplicant’s 
motivation 
for 
doing
 the 
internship, 
and
 expected 
outcomes

 o Expected
 graduation
 date 
and
 availability 
for
 the 
internship


CALL FOR 2010 INTERNS

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Application for social venture

Purpose:
We are seeking to source initiatives that would have inspired Sarah Dodds, in whose memory the fund was set up, and that have initial ‘proof of concept’.  Projects will have potential to go to scale yet face challenges in capacity building and finance to do so.

Support:
Support from SDEA takes the form of placement of a supported intern (MBA, recently graduated MBA, or non-MBA but stellar business thinker) supported by a professional case manager and network of pro bono support and mentoring.

Applicants should submit materials to mail@benmetz.org. Funding projects takes place twice per year - summer and winter.

Basic criteria:
You must submit proof that your venture/business is:
·      focused on social/environmental impact (this can be paired with profit-motivation)
·      have early “proof of concept” through sales, customers, social impact, and similar metrics
·      entrepreneurial and innovative in nature
·      strong, entrepreneurial leadership
·      require business-minded input and support in any of the following areas: operations, finances, capital-raising, strategy and implementation, marketing, expansion.
Please include the following:
1.    Business plan summary (no more than 10 pages)
2.    Financials – historical and forward-looking, audited if available
3.    Management biographies
4.    Statement describing social impact of the venture (1 page maximum)
5.    Cover letter describing the venture’s future plans and needs for support from SDEA (2 pages maximum)

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Sarah Dodds Enterprise Accelerator Social enterprise fund for MBA's to help capacity building and enterpreneurs