AI-Powered Customer Discovery Remote Externship

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Overview

In this externship program, students will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, professionals from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) will provide mentorship and coaching.

The Experience

  • Learn about the strategy consulting process and how to help create value for a non-profit client based on their vision and mission
  • Research and develop an understanding of a given field
  • Analyze complex problems ranging from fundraising and development, stakeholder management, impact measurement, as well as use consulting frameworks to help identify problem areas and propose solutions
  • Learn to gather, analyze, and visualize data to inform problem areas and possible solutions
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to a non-profit client that incorporates valuable insights, trends, and recommendations

Qualifications

  • Ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in consulting, strategy, and non-profits. This program is for students who would like to understand the consulting profession while generating ideas to help impact non-profit organizations.
Overview

Are you a college student seeking a competitive edge in today's job market? This externship lab offers you the opportunity to gain transferrable skills and place you at the forefront of AI technology.

In this externship, you'll cultivate transferrable skills in high demand across industries. Imagine being able to conduct customer interviews with confidence, effectively communication and problem-solving—all critical skills employers seek. Whether you dream of a career in marketing, finance, tech, or even entrepreneurship, these skills will help you stand out to recruiters.

But what sets this program apart is its focus on AI. Externs will use AI technology to analyze data, make informed decisions, and work efficiently. In an increasingly tech-driven world, being comfortable with AI is not just an advantage; it's a necessity.

The Experience

In this Externship, you will engage in customer interviews, leveraging active listening and effective questioning techniques to uncover valuable insights. 

During this Externship, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with the mission and objectives of Paragon One.
  • Leverage AI to analyze data, make informed decisions, and present your findings effectively.
  • Learn how to craft effective emails through research and reach out to individuals.
  • Conduct interviews following a trained script and practice with mock interviews during training.
  • Identify a list of problems and pains and propose potential solutions.
  • Create and deliver a comprehensive presentation detailing your findings and recommendations for Paragon One to generate more leads.


This Would Be Perfect For You If

This externship is ideal for those passionate about product management, entrepreneurship, marketing, data analysis, and startups. No specific background required - just bring rigor, critical thinking, and quantitative skills. If you're a student looking to gain transferrable skills that will make you stand out to recruiters while also joining the forefront of AI technology, we strongly urge you to apply.

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Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

Rolling start dates

The start date for this Externship is rolling and students will be evaluated on a first come first serve basis. Applications will close when the Externship is full.

Part-time and fully remote

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

This remote Externship will last 3 weeks.

Geographical Eligibility

This Externship is open to applicants all around the world.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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The start date for this Externship is rolling and students will be evaluated on a first come first serve basis. Applications will close when the Externship is full.

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

Geographical Eligibility

Geographical Eligibility

About

Paragon One

Paragon One is the ultimate launchpad for Gen Z talent, bridging the gap between education and the workforce. Founded by a team from MIT, our mission is to empower underserved communities and unlock your potential through transformative work-based learning experiences.

We're not just about jobs; we're about careers that matter, which is why we've teamed up with industry giants like National Geographic, PwC, HP Tech Ventures, Beats by Dr. Dre, The Home Depot, Meta, HSBC, and HUGO BOSS. Together, we're changing the game.

We're pioneering new working methods, embracing cutting-edge technology, and setting trends. All while granting students unparalleled networking opportunities with Fortune 500s and leading brands, opening doors to a world of possibilities. Paragon One externs aren't just a part of the global network; they're influencing it.

Ready to be a part of something bigger?

Paragon One is not accepting or considering any applications for this Externship through other channels. Any effort to apply or reach out to Paragon One separately will adversely affect a student’s application.

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