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[INTERN] Lean Startup Machine

If you have any questions or points requiring clarification, please contact LSM Content and Education Director, Boris Grinkot at


Lean Startup Machine is looking for a few motivated students that can become outstanding leaders and, less importantly, perform the duties described below.

Join us and you will…

·          Actualize the dreams of thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs
·          Save founders years of lost time and money
·          Learn the best way to launch new products
·          Build a huge global network of founders, mentors, and investors
·          Stand at the leading-edge of the movement
·          Find out why 70% of our alumni can’t live without us
·          Play an instrumental role in our rapid expansion

More specifically, you will…

·          Get the skills you can proudly and deservedly put on your resume
·          Get college credit
·          Get free access to our classes and events
·          Get a cool T-shirt


Your job is to help elevate Lean Startup Machine as the top authority in entrepreneurial innovation. LSM provides entrepreneurs and corporate innovators with a framework of tools, techniques and resources designed to help identify key customers, invalidate assumptions and iterate on products quickly. It’s an intensive
workshop, where entrepreneurs and innovators learn how to build what their customers want. Having trained over 1,500 attendees to date, LSM is bringing 50 workshops globally in 2012.

The internships are unpaid, but current interns are getting NYU college credit. We are located at Dogpatch Labs by Union Square.

Editorial / content production internships


With weekly training workshop and other events, there are plenty of
success stories from startup founders, mentors, and keynote presenters
to cover. These are shorter pieces focused on lessons learned from LSM
training and entrepreneurship in general. Once you are ready, you may
also explore long-form pieces, focusing on product development
methodologies and helping our audience understand the fundamentals of
Lean Startup. We will introduce you to the right sources and thought
leaders to guide your research and elevate your personal brand.

Keywords for your resume: tech entrepreneurship, startup community,
thought leadership, social media monitoring, knowledge management.

Assistant managing editor

Expand our content production to our network of mentors and alumni.
Manage communications and timelines with external contributors. Report
weekly and co-manage the editorial calendar.

Keywords for your resume: community management, editorial calendar,
content management, CRM.

Assistant production editor

Ensure that incoming content is written based on our production
guidelines. Communicate with authors when changes are needed and
coordinate with the managing editor. Collaborate with the managing
editor on the inbound marketing strategy.

Keywords for your resume: editorial calendar, content management, CRM,
business writing.

Multimedia production intern

Help us explore the different ways we can spread our message to the
entrepreneurial communities around the worlds. Audio podcasts,
webinars, video classes and interview, etc., are planned this year to
help educate and inform both entrepreneurs and corporate innovators.
We are looking both for production skills and your leadership as a
multimedia content strategist.

Keywords for your resume: content management, multimedia strategy,
entrepreneurship, innovation.

Courseware coordinator

Assist our internal team and affiliated thought leaders in producing
the most informative and entertaining classroom content. Work with our
design and multimedia experts on designing materials for a curriculum
in entrepreneurship, technical skills, venture capital, talent
management, etc. LSM workshop mentors are Silicon Alley thought
leaders, and you will interact with them to design courses around
their core skills.

Keywords for your resume: courseware management, education,
entrepreneurship training, thought leadership.


5-8 hours per week

Punctual and dependable

Leadership potential

Decisiveness (IE. the ability to recognize this is a great opportunity and REPLY right now)