USA Internship Placement [US Citizen Only]

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General

Internship

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We are looking for interns to help shape the future of Entrepreneurship. This is an internship programme for U.S. undergraduates and postgraduates to immerse themselves in the multiculturalism of Malaysia while enhancing their cross-cultural competencies and obtaining impactful international work experience. You will be attached to the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC), a government agency aiming to drive sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem development through innovation and creativity by creating value and a new economic drive for Malaysia.

You will join a dynamic and growing team to help entrepreneurs across Malaysia and the wider neighbouring region in general. You will have the opportunity to work and support key MaGIC managers on strategic projects within dynamic teams across different divisions. Work will be varied and challenging. Based on your skills and interests, you will be either assigned to the:

  • Ventures - The Intern will support the Partnership department to build a partnership between startups and corporate stakeholders such as State Owned Enterprises (SOEs), Public Limited Companies (PLCs), Multinational Corporations (MNCs), Venture Capital and Angel Investors View Job Description
  • Social Innovation - The Intern will support the Social Innovation Team in carrying out various initiatives that provide the social innovators and social entrepreneurs the access to market, funding, skills and other capacity-building opportunities. View Job Description
  • Accelerator teams - Responsible for providing support, and coordinating development plans of Global Accelerator Programme View Job Description

We are looking for candidates who are currently in their 3rd or 4th year of Bachelor Degree. This program will be conducted virtually/hybrid. We provide an Internship allowance of RM3,200 (800USD± equivalent) and Grave-yard Shift allowance of RM1,000 (250USD± equivalent). For virtual internship programmes all local business-related travel can be claimed as well as for hybrid programs, all local business-related travels, visa applications and accommodations will be provided except the airfares.


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Job Requirements

  • Currently in the process of obtaining a minimum Degree holder from a recognised university.
  • People-oriented, culture adaptive, quick learner and thrive on the excitement of a goal.
  • Able to multitask and an oriented team player.
  • Able to work independently with integrity and have keen problem-solving skills.
  • Works well under pressure in a challenging and dynamic environment.

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Responsibilities

  • Candidate must possess or currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Human Resource Management, Economics, Finance/Accountancy/Banking, Commerce or equivalent
  • Able to intern for a minimum of 3 months
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to relate people at all level
  • Good time management
  • Willing to learn
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About

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)

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MaGIC discovers and empowers technology startups and social innovators through creativity, innovation and technology adoption, and develops a vibrant and sustainable entrepreneurship ecosystem in Malaysia. Since its inception in 2014, MaGIC has provided its community of start-ups, investors and ecosystem players with capacity building programmes, market & funding opportunities and regulatory assistance that impacted more than 100,000 aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs with overall value creation of RM1.9 billion. As an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), MaGIC facilitates, navigates and enables the ecosystem with the mission of strengthening Malaysia’s position as an emerging innovation nation.