Accelerate Program Intern

Job description

The role

As the Accelerate Program Intern you will have the opportunity to be part of a great team that works closely to the best startups in Latam and you will learn how to execute corporates innovation programs. You will become part of our extremely talented international team and work in close collaboration with our Programs Manager in LATAM and our Program Associate. Learning key skills needed to design programs and events for our ecosystem, while Rockstart’s high level of execution and satisfaction scores. This is a great opportunity to be a part of our mission to invest in and empower founders to drive positive change on a global scale.


Your main responsibilities are

  • Collaborate with the Program Manager in Latam running various startup accelerator programs: being ingrained in the entire process of planning, executing and evaluating Rockstart’s programs; 

  • Manage our startups, mentors and team's agenda.

  • Gain insights on how to scout potential startups for all the programs and support us in finding the best ones.

  • Design of presentations for each of our initiatives. 

  • Monitoring, supporting and organization of programs in LATAM.

  • Basic database management.


What makes you the perfect candidate?

You love the startup world and you want to gain insights about the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Latam. You get a buzz of executing a well organized program or event, ensuring all processes are going well and managing different agendas and relations at the same time. 

 You are a team player, always have a solution driven attitude, and can work calmly and well under pressure.


Must have requirements:

  • Recently graduated from the university or in the last semesters of Design, Business Administration, Social communication or related careers. 

  • Management of Adobe Suite with experience in Adobe Illustrator is a plus.

  • Interest in the world of entrepreneurship and startups. 

  • Proactive, enterprising, results-oriented attitude and ability, with the ability to work as a team memeber. 

  • Good skills with Powerpoint, Google slides and Google sheets. 

  • Organized, with high attention to detail.

  • You have a proactive, entrepreneurial, results-oriented attitude with an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced organization;

  • You are fluent in English and Spanish;

Start: Feb / Mar 2022

Availability: part time / full time.

Duration: 6 month internship.

Location: Bogotá, Colombia.

A bit about Rockstart
We are an international team of +45 professionals dedicated to empowering purpose-driven founders to drive positive change on a global scale. We have an entrepreneurial mindset, we are open and honest, we strive to get results and we're committed to our mission. What we value most is founders, their big, bold dreams and how we can add value and create a better future together.


We are a global, remote-first organization with offices in Amsterdam (NL), Copenhagen (DK), and Bogota (COL).


We provide fast-track scaling solutions for purpose-driven founders operating in Energy, AgriFood and Emerging Technology - through domain-focused, mentor-driven programs, market introductions and investments from early stage to series B from our funds.


Since its establishment in 2011, Rockstart has invested in more than 250 startups and its alumni value to date is €750m. Rockstart has notable exits such as Wercker, Bouw7, iClinic and in 2021 3D Hubs and Brincr.