BluViz Eyewear Director of Marketing

BluViz Eyewear is a UMich student-run sustainable eyewear startup. After a year in operation, BluViz is launching on ASOS marketplace in late January and will be featured in Vanity Fair’s February Hollywood Issue. We are looking to bring on a creative, driven team member with marketing experience to lead a number of new brand initiatives. This is a very unique, paid opportunity that offers extremely valuable hands-on entrepreneurial experience.

Position Details: 

  • Title: Director of Marketing
  • Compensation: 10% share of DTC profit & free BluViz gear
  • Responsibilities:
  • Create marketing proposals for product launches, customer contact, and new social media campaigns
  • Optimize current social media practices
  • Communicate brand objectives & aesthetic with content creators 
  • Create Tik Tok content and/or utilize ambassador infrastructure for content

Qualifications:

  • Creativity and flexibility
  • A willingness to learn & conduct market research
  • Some form of marketing experience

Application materials:

  • Resume
  • Estimated weekly availability
  • OPTIONAL: Links/files/descriptions of previous marketing work

Position is open until filled and interviews will be offered on a rolling basis. Apply ASAP for consideration!

Send application materials to support@bluvizeyewear.com

Michigan Branch of the Telluride Association Scholarship!

Michigan Branch of the Telluride Association, a residential scholarship house located at 1735 Washtenaw Avenue is currently accepting applications for residence starting fall 2021! 

The scholarship covers housing and meals for up to five years. It’s a great fit for anyone interested in service, self-governance, and community, and we accept students from all fields of study, undergraduate and graduate. Note that while we are hoping for an in-person experience in fall 2021, we are also prepared for the possibility of a virtual experience and funding will be available to admitted students if residence in the House is not possible. 

To learn more about our community and to access our online application, please visit our website here. If you have any questions about house life or the application process, feel free to reach out to Ariel, a current student here at U-M in the College of Engineering at royar@umich.edu or to mbta.apply@tellurideassociation.org. Our application deadline is February 13th 2021, and final decisions will be made in March and April. 

On behalf of the MBTA Recruitment Committee,

EntryPoint Internship!

EntryPoint is looking for an intern with great attention to detail.

What We Do: Check out some of our work here! EntryPoint partners with organizations to deliver comprehensive research insights and implement effective data-driven programs that promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest. Specifically, our activities involve:

  • Analyzing startup and small businesses trends (e.g. capital availability, demographics, sectors, stages) and packaging our research in an accessible way. Our reports are designed to include both comprehensible messaging and graphics that aid in data visualization so that they are easily accessible to a broad range of constituents.
  • Directing and promoting entrepreneurial events to facilitate meaningful connections, such as pitch competitions, educational programs, networking events, and panels.
  • Advising on strategy and structure of programs as well as developing initiatives for organizations to efficiently direct grant and investment dollars to better support entrepreneurs.

EntryPoint research reports are published in local and national tech publications, such as Crain’s, Forbes, Business Insider, Axios, TechCrunch, etc.

Candidates must be passionate about entrepreneurship as they will be assisting in telling the stories of the Midwest entrepreneurial ecosystem on traditional and digital platforms. This is a part-time, remote position. The successful candidate must be able and willing to work independently, take initiative, solve problems, and identify ways they can be helpful to the EntryPoint team.

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the EntryPoint team in developing comprehensive research reports – specifically, research to help startups and small businesses, as well as organizations who are creating programs to support these businesses.
  • Verify and collect data for research initiatives  
  • Assist in developing informative, well-written content based on our research or other emerging trends
  • Assist in managing programs and events (e.g. marketing, logistics, registration) including supporting the production of our livestream, The Cackle  
  • Administrative tasks

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Resources The successful candidate must:

  • Be detail-oriented
  • Be creative
  • Have access to and be proficient with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Have a stable internet connection
  • Have consistent access to a computer
  • This position is currently remote, this individual must have strong time management and communication skills via e-mail, phone, or video conference call

For more information on EntryPoint, please visit www.EntryPointMI.com

Communications Internship Opportunity

David Treatman Creative, an entertainment company based in New York and Philadelphia committed to developing new stories for the stage, screen, and beyond is seeking candidates for a remote internship this spring 2021 semester in communications, research, and graphic design.

The position is unpaid, but this internship is a great opportunity to learn more about the entertainment industry through special guest talks and working directly on television, film, podcast, and stage productions.

More information about the application can be found on our website: https://www.davidtreatmancreative.com

This class doesn’t count toward Comm and Media requirements

Arctic Internship Fellowship

The Arctic Internship Fellowship provides funding for University of Michigan undergraduate students to complete internships that students secure from reputable organizations, to create independent student-designed research projects, to intern virtually with the Inuit Circumpolar Council-Alaska (ICC-AK), or to intern virtually through a research internship with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Arctic and Northern Studies Program.

Eligibility

Undergraduate students at the University of Michigan from any department may apply. Students graduating in winter/spring/summer of 2021 are not eligible to apply.

Please send any questions to is-fellowships@umich.edu.