Cowboy Ventures Investment Team Internship - Winter / Spring 2024

Cowboy Ventures

Palo Alto, CA, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Industry: Venture Capital
  • Post Date: 01/30/2024
  • Website: cowboy.vc
  • Company Address: 525 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301 US

About Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures is a seed-focused venture capital firm dedicated to supporting extraordinary founders building legendary technology companies.

Job Description

We’re looking for a few passionate, self-starting tech enthusiasts, current MBAs with at least 3 years of full-time prior work experience to join our team part-time (at least 8 hours/week) starting this winter. Interns will work remotely with the Cowboy Team starting February 26th. Please review the qualifications listed; if you are qualified and interested, click on the application link to share information about your academic and professional background, and to share thoughtful, concise responses to a few questions.

We will review applications as they are submitted. We will not review applications submitted after Wednesday, February 14th.

At Cowboy Ventures, diversity and inclusion are important core values. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.


About Cowboy Ventures

Cowboy Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital firm investing in exceptional founders who are building lasting technology companies. We work closely with our portfolio founders and companies to help them succeed. We are a small but mighty team based in Palo Alto and New York.


About the Internship

This is an opportunity to get exposure to the ins and outs of venture capital at a world-class boutique venture firm. You’ll work together with the investment team to:

● Research and develop insights into new technology trends. Potential areas for deep dives include AI, security, financial services, gig economy infrastructure, digital health, consumer social, security, infrastructure, and data privacy
● Learning sourcing and meeting potential talent for portfolio companies
● Strong pulse on current and up and coming trends
● Support team creating content around themes and theses


Qualifications

● Outstanding work ethic, commitment to excellence, and passion for working on a fast-paced, small team
● Excellent organizational skills and ability to self-manage and over-deliver with very limited oversight (related work experience and tangible examples helpful)
● Prior work experience in tech or VC, and / or strong network in the VC, tech or early-stage startup ecosystem
● Track record demonstrating strong analytic skills and business judgment. Ability to interpret data and provide relevant conclusions/recommendations
● Track record of outstanding written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
● Minimum of 3 years full-time work experience previously, in a technology, finance or consulting-oriented role
● Ability to commit to part-time (at least 8 hours per week) during the internship period
● Ability to commit to part-time work until at least mid-May


Additional Information

This can be a paid position and/or students can receive academic credit. If interested, please apply here.

We will review applications as they are submitted. We will not review applications submitted after Wednesday, February 14th.


We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.