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Paid IRISH INTERN sought for Leading US VC firm

A leading international venture capital firm is seeking the services of an exceptional student / graduate from Ireland for a paid summer internship opportunity in Boston.

Irish students and recent Graduates with a background or passion in Entrepreneurship, get all over this one!

Polaris Partners has today opened a competition seeking an intern to work for the summer in their Boston office for 10 weeks. The successful candidate will take up the internship and work polarisalongside existing Polaris team members in the areas of deal sourcing, portfolio company support and relationship building.

With an Irish base since 2011, Polaris Partners has supported the early stage ecosystem through both direct investment and the introduction of their early stage technology incubator and coworking space, Dogpatch Labs, which has led to a number of notable Irish Startups to date.

They’ve got history in investing in exceptional tech and healthcare businesses and startups and with offices in Boston, San Francisco, and Dublin this is a fab opportunity to both experience the US, Boston and to experience working for (and getting paid!) a leading Venture Capital firm.

Commenting on the new initiative Polaris partner, Noel Ruane said:  We think this internship intern 3represents a pretty unique opportunity for a bright, driven Irish student to work for a leading multi-stage investment firm and we hope this is the first of many years that we run this program.”

Here at The Employable, we think this sounds like a fab chance for an Irish ‘entrepreneurial’ thinking student or Grad, so make sure to get on this opp, if you would like to walk the walk of being part of the startup ecosystem both in Ireland and in the States.

All applicants must supply both a CV and a short 1-3 minute video explaining why they are pursuing this opportunity. The application deadline is February 29, 2016.  Good luck to any of you who apply! Check out all the details here .


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