Accelerator Program Intern

ABOUT METAPROP

MetaProp is a New York-based venture capital firm focused on the real estate technology (“PropTech”) industry. Founded in 2015, MetaProp’s investment team has invested in 135+ technology companies across the real estate value chain. The firm manages multiple funds for both financial and strategic real estate investors that represent a pilot- and test-ready sandbox of 20+ billion square feet across every real estate asset type and global market. The firm’s investment activities are complemented by pioneering community leadership including the PropTech Place innovation hub, MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University programs, global events NYC Real Estate Tech Week and Propel by MIPIM NYC, and publications Global PropTech Confidence Index and PropTech 101.

THE JOB

MetaProp is recruiting for a full-time or part-time Fall intern to support the MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University program. Candidates must be able to commit to at least twenty (20) hours per week. This internship will be extremely hands-on in the firm’s Startup Services and community functions.

The MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University is the world’s premier PropTech accelerator program for emerging Real Estate technology companies. Each year, between 6 and 8 of the best technology-driven real estate industry ideas are selected to participate in intensive education, mentorship, and growth hacking programs, culminating in exclusive Graduation Defense panels, Roadshows, and Demo Days for partners, investors, VCs, and media. Founded in 2015, the 22-week accelerator program, now in a hybrid format, boasts 150+ mentors, 10 renowned corporate partners, and widespread media coverage from the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, Inman, EG, Nikkei, and more.

The ideal candidate is passionate about all things tech and startups has worked in marketing, community building, events, or real estate.

We work really hard and accomplish 2X what one can in a corporate setting with a small team of innovative, smart and ambitious people. A person who loves working collaboratively but can get stuff done independently, moves fast, and has limitless curiosity for the evolving real estate technology world would fit in well with our team.

THE TEAM

  • Venture capital, startup, and technology exposure

  • Interact with high profile institutional real estate partners

  • Fun, high energy culture

  • Flexible hours

  • Experience across all functions including strategy, finance, operations, fundraising, and technology

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Event Planning and Execution
    • Prepare content and organize event hosting logistics for MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University events and programming
    • Lead communications with vendors and venue partners

    • Onsite event coordination and guest services

  2. Industry Research
    • Prospect, filter and strategically grow vendor & expert network
    • Conduct and report on best practices and competitive analysis in program execution
  3. Content and Programming
    • Prepare and organize digital event hosting logistics for Accelerator class
    • Distribute surveys and assist with collection of participant feedback
    • Strategize content and oversee engagement on Accelerator Slack channels
    • Lead communications and facilitate feedback from mentors and industry partners
  4. General & Administrative
    • Triage requests, request reporting and schedule check-ins with accelerator startup teams
    • Special projects as directed by Jenny Silber

TO APPLY

Email jobs@metaprop.vc with your resume, a brief email outlining your interests, and the position in the subject line. We’ll be in touch if there’s a fit.

Through its undergraduate for-credit internship program, MetaProp aims to provide a thorough educational program and hands-on Venture Capital experience that will benefit interns generally in their careers. Interns are not necessarily entitled to a job after the internship ends, and are free to take jobs elsewhere.