Internship General Description

Invest Detroit Ventures (IDV) is the venture capital arm of Invest Detroit that makes early-stage investments in high growth, high technology companies with unique products and services that have large-scale potential to disrupt industries.

Invest Detroit Ventures is looking for a summer intern for 2018. This candidate will assist with programmatic and marketing support across both our portfolio engagement and community outreach initiatives.

Core Responsibilities

  • Program management/marketing support for Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition: $1MM annual pitch competition for high-tech, high-growth companies in Michigan. 
  • Program management/marketing assistance for Hacker Fellows: Fellowship and Internship, tech talent & retention program for young software developers and startups.
  • Assisting in execution of our digital marketing strategy that includes: content creation; social media engagement; newsletter deployment; and campaign analysis
  • Tracking digital marketing campaigns to evaluate increased engagement and impressions.
  • Develop update materials and reporting for stakeholders

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Unique perspective on specific technologies and industries.
  • Prior work experience or leadership roles in extra-curricular activities, especially managing budgets and executing events.
  • Entrepreneurial experience.
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (Squarespace & Wordpress).
  • Familiarity with MailChimp & HootSuite.
  • Excellent communication skills: written and verbal.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • A true individualist and always willing to be genuine amongst our team.


  • Currently pursuing a BA/BS or Masters/Advanced Degree in Entrepreneurship, Computer Science/Engineering or Marketing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3/4.0


  • Midtown, Detroit, Michigan

    To learn more about the Venture Development Internship at Invest Detroit Ventures, please reach out to