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(Part-time) Chief of Staff

Ideal majors: Business, Engineering, Tech & Society, Design, or Law

Looking for a Senior or Masters student graduating in 2022

Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident only.


Have the companies you’re applying to been asking you for “5 years of experience” for an entry-level role?
Do you want a job where you can work on a diverse range of problems instead of being siloed into one tiny segment at a massive company?
Are you looking to gain industry experience in business & management, or interested in seeing what building a startup looks like before building your own?
inventXYZ is seeking a part-time Chief of Staff to join our team! As a young and growing social impact startup, we’re looking for someone who has strong communication & organizational skills and a broad background with business, technology, and design to help us run all the moving parts of our company.
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About inventXYZ

inventXYZ is a tech education startup by Penn and Carnegie Mellon grads.
We’re immersing every student grades 7-12 in AI, Virtual Reality, Web Development, Electronics, and Rapid Prototyping through innovative real-world projects in every class they take.
E.g. History: Recreate ancient civilizations in VR; English: Write a blog article using data visualizations as evidence; Algebra: Build and code an electronic music instrument; Physics: Analyze sports technique using motion capture.
You will be one of the first employees of a startup that is changing the world in a meaningful and equitable way.
We were awarded the President’s Innovation Prize by the University of Pennsylvania in 2020:
And we’ve been helping design the Ignition Lab makerspace for Operation Breakthrough in Kansas City. (Super Bowl winning football player).
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As part of the team you’ll be able to:

Build business and management skills before entering industry
Learn more about how to run a startup before you create your own
Shadow a leader of a tech startup and be a sounding board for company ideas & vision
Get experience running a diverse set of tasks instead of just one narrow segment at a big company
Help build a company with strong social impact
Influence the company’s structure and culture
Interact with real customers and vendors
Learn about and contribute to the fundraising and Venture Capital (VC) process
Learn from some really creative and thoughtful teammates
Have flexible work hours and location
Have the potential to have a fun and meaningful full-time job once you graduate

This role is suitable for someone who is:

Organized & professional
Often the glue or project manager in teams
Exceptionally good at communicating via emails, slides, blogs, etc. (both internally and externally)
Good at maintaining relationships with existing partners to ensure growth
Perseverant and can withstand several “no’s” from potential customers/investors before getting the first “yes”
Inclined to develop systems & workflows processes for the team to ensure exceptional efficiency
Curious about entrepreneurship
Graduating in 2022 or 2023 (junior, senior, Master’s)

We’re excited to help you grow & gain experience across your interests, and look forward to seeing the positive impact you’ll have at the company!

We hope to meet you soon.

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