Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Internship and Fellowship Opportunities
The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is a global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in emerging markets. ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs will create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, we believe that SGBS can help lift countries out of poverty. ANDE is part of the Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization.
Members of ANDE include both for and nonprofit investment funds, capacity development providers, research and academic institutions, development finance institutions and corporations from around the world. Launched with 34 members in 2009, ANDE now comprises over 190 members who collectively operate in more than 150 countries.
Summer Associate - Frontier Investments Group - Accion International
We are currently recruiting 1-2 Summer Associates who will be based in Washington, DC as well as 2-3 Summer Associates to take on in country roles at Frontier portfolio companies. The role is highly entrepreneurial, spanning emerging market venture investing, consulting/management, and entrepreneurship, with a focus on cutting edge innovation in financial inclusion. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on live deals or provide post-investment support to a portfolio company, and will work with the Frontier team to define meaningful projects and deliverables (e.g. sector report, market overview, portfolio support), depending on their experience and interests and Frontier’s needs at the time. For motre information, please click here. Deadline for applications is May 3, 2014.
Summer Associate - Venture Lab- Accion International (Washington, DC)
We are currently recruiting 2-3 Summer Associates who will be based in Washington, DC as well as 2-3 Summer Associates to take on roles within Venture Lab portfolio companies. The role is highly entrepreneurial, spanning emerging market venture investing, consulting/management, and entrepreneurship, with a focus on cutting edge innovation in financial inclusion. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on live deals or provide post-investment support to a portfolio company, and will work with the team to define a meaningful project and deliverable (e.g., sector report, market overview, portfolio support) to complete during the internship period. For more information, please click here.Deadline for applications is May 3, 2014.
International Development Finance Intern, Summer 2014 - Enclude Ltd.(Washington, DC)
Enclude is currently seeking two graduate-level interns to join the team based in Washington DC. Interns with Enclude will sharpen skills essential to careers in consulting, development and finance by supporting Enclude’s practices around the world. For more information, please click here.
Voluntario ANDE El Capitulo de Mexico y Centro America
El Capitulo de México y Centro América, establecido en Agosto 2010 trabaja con los miembros de ANDE que están activos en la región, fomentando en conjunto el ecosistema emprendedor a través de eventos, creando y compartiendo conocimiento, ofreciendo oportunidades de capacitación y facilitar colaboraciones entre los actores para crear una visión de ecosistema y apoyar a los emprendedores. Hay un total de 50 miembros de ANDE actives en la región.El Capitulo está ofreciendo una pasantía de 6 meses a algún joven, con auto motivación, que le apasione trabajar con las pequeñas empresas y emprendedores que apoyan a reducir la pobreza. Las responsabilidades incluyen: Comunicación y Diseño – apoyo en comunicación a todos los involucrados (stakeholders), diseño para eventos, etc. Manejo de Conocimiento – Investigar sobre información/oportunidades en del sector y mantener la base de datos y recursos del capitulo Gestor de Eventos – trabajar con la Coordinadora regional para desarrollar eventos. Apoyo a la Coordinadora regional en manejar el capitulo.
Kiva Fellows- Kiva (Worldwide)
The Kiva Fellows Program is an exciting opportunity to become part of Kiva, the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending organization. Recently, Kiva launched a new program, Kiva Zip, that supports entrepreneurs in the United States. Kiva Fellows serve as Kiva’s eyes and ears on the ground, leveraging a wide variety of skills ranging from finance to urban planning, community engagement to international policy, media and communications to economics typical of students in your program. For more information please click here. The application deadline for the upcoming cycle of fellows is September 29, 2013 (with deployment to the field in late January, 2013).