internships 2017-06-14T14:34:24+00:00


Are you purpose-driven, young and ambitious? Apply today to join our dynamic internship program!

Here are the opportunities for our Summer 2017 internships:

  • RiseUp Summit Event Interns

    help bring the MENA regions’ biggest entrepreneurship event to life by joining our events team! Interns will help in designing our events program including pitch competitions, startup exhibitions and satellite events.

      Responsibilities include:

    • Assist the Summit Manager in planning for various events.
    • Preparing concept notes and action plans for specific events.
    • Researching and finding opportunities for new events.
    • Working closely with partners to coordinate event effort.
    • Monitoring progress and reporting to the Summit Manager the status of each event.
    • Coordinating with each department their role in each event.
    • Participate in production team meetings, managing agendas, taking detailed minutes and circulating such information to the entire team.

     Duration: Starting July. Min 2 months but subject to performance it could last to 5 months or full time hire.

  • Content Researchers

    We are looking for a content curators/researchers to join a vibrant and growing team. Candidates must have a great interest in entrepreneurship and all-things startup related. Being tech savvy or having an interest in creative industries would definitely be a plus.

      Responsibilities include:

    • Identify topics and themes that are useful for the audience and simultaneously of use in spreading the brand’s story and activities
    • Apply a range of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys, case studies and interviews (face-to-face, telephone and online)
    • Determine possible content partnerships and potential speakers
    • Prepare, present and disseminate results, for example as a verbal presentations and in a written report
  • Startup Ecosystem Researcher

    We’re looking for a candidate to help us map out the entrepreneurship ecosystem and everyone in it. We’re launching an Ecosystem Mapping Project to showcase and explain the scene in Egypt.

      Responsibilities include:

    • Perform secondary research on public sources and databases, and some primary research.
    • Retrieving information on specified business matters under the supervision of an Analyst.
    • Identifying and clarifying business requests, conducting research, operating data, summarizing their findings and preparing reports.
    • We expect candidates with in the last year of their undergraduates studies or less than 1 year of experience.

     Duration: Starting July. Min 2 months but subject to performance it could last to 5 months or full time hire.

  • Business Development Interns

    We are looking for two candidates who can join our vibrant and growing Commercial Team. The candidates will work on different projects.

      Responsibilities include:

    • Sales Prospecting – Identifying high potential sponsorships opportunities and programs.
    • Build and develop existing relationships with Partners.
    • Attend Sales and Partnership meetings and assist in developing strategy.
    • Coordinate with Marketing department to make sure all deliverables are attainable and within guidelines.
    • Assist in developing Targeted Marketing Strategy for Summit 2017.
    • Research current market trends and identifying new ways of customer engagement for sponsors and partners.

     Duration: Starting July. Min 2 months but subject to performance it could last to 5 months or full time hire.

  • Graphic Design Interns

     Duration: 1-3 months. Subject to hire.

  • Animator

     Duration: 1- 3 months. Subject to hire.

  • Installation Designer

     Duration: 1- 3 months. Subject to hire.

  • RiseUp Connect Marketing Intern

    RiseUp Connect is our new online digital space connecting startups with the most relevant resources through curated content and matchmaking relative cohorts. We’re looking for a marketing intern that will help kick-start our outreach for Connect.

      Responsibilities include:

    • Assisting the product manager in setting the marketing strategy
    • Execution of digital marketing campaigns
    • Online promotion & outreach activities
    • Monitoring user behavior
    • Identify the target user & set a strategy for user acquisition

     Duration: 2 months, July-August.


    • Highly proficient in written and spoken English.
    • Tech-savy and are able to use different tools such as google docs, slides, and preferably Slack.
    • Able to work a flexible schedule and thrive in a learning culture.
    • We prefer candidates who understand startup culture.

    Only candidates that pass the filtration process will be asked to schedule an interview.