Still searching for a summer internship? Look no further!

Still searching for a summer internship? Look no further!
☀️Happy week nine, Bruins! ☀️
Just one more week of instruction until summer break! Best of luck on what will hopefully be your last time ever taking finals online :)

Be sure to check out our Weekly Read this week for our final spotlight on Asian American and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs for AAPI Heritage Month. Thanks for following along!
LAUNCHPAD STUDENT ENTREPRENEURIAL OUTLOOK SURVEY
Are you a US-based student entrepreneur? If so, LaunchPad wants to hear from you! Complete the 2021 Student Entrepreneurial Outlook Survey by May 28th here. All student entrepreneurs that complete the survey will be provided a link to be entered to win one of five LaunchPad-branded Airpods.
JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS
Swet Tailor is seeking a paid social media intern! 
Swet Tailor, a men’s casual and polished apparel brand in Los Angeles, is looking for a Jr Social Media Manager with some advertising agency experience. This role begins on-site in Los Angeles ASAP. You'll be creating content and posting to social media channels, develop relationships with your internal creative teams and external partners to ensure that integrated campaigns are being executed to their greatest potential, and stay current on all social trends ensuring that they are brought to your projects as opportunities arise. Learn more about Swet Tailor
here and send your resume to Josh Sterns at joshua.sterns.2022@anderson.ucla.edu to apply for this position. 


Blackstone Charitable Foundation is hiring a summer intern!
Blackstone Charitable Foundation is seeking a dynamic, motivated and hard-working Summer Intern to primarily support the BX Connects and Blackstone LaunchPad programs as well as other Foundation initiatives for 10 weeks, starting June 2021. This position will work across the team in a variety of functions.
Apply
here – applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please note that this internship is paid. 

ELIMS Oral Care is hiring a digital marketing intern! 
ELIMS is looking for a digital marketing intern who help manage our marketing channels and create content. This internship aims to provide students the chance to work with a startup as well as our vendors and partners to address key business problems and identify areas of growth for our startup. We are looking for an undergrad or graduate level student with positive energy, an analytical mindset, a
creative eye, great attention to the small details, and can work autonomously. You also have direct experience with using/managing Tik Tok, Facebook, Instagram, email marketing platforms (like Klaviyo), and can navigate Google Analytics. This internship is remote and will pay a $500 stipend. Learn more about ELIMS
here and send your resume to hello@thisiselims.com to apply for this position. 


Big Ideas Contest is seeking 2021 Innovation Ambassadors! 
The Big Ideas Contest is looking for people passionate about social change and entrepreneurship to be Innovation Ambassadors at each UC campus! Big Ideas is a UC-wide, early-stage entrepreneurship program that provides the platform for students to create, build, fund and scale their social ventures. The IA role consists of the following work streams: Network identification and engagement, Outreach, Events, and Student advising. 
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply
here. Note that innovation ambassadors are paid a competitive stipend. 


Qvevri is hiring! 
Qvevri was establ
ished by UCLA Anderson MBAs Jack Browning ('22) and Aleksandre Kokhreidze ('21) to introduce natural wines from the Republic of Georgia wines into the US market. Georgia is the birthplace of wine, boasting an 8000-year wine-making tradition and home to an ancient (and delicious!) production method. Launching fully in the fall of 2021, Qvevri aims to bring these amazing wines to the US at affordable prices and bring Georgia to the forefront of the wine-making world. Qvevri is hiring a back end developer, front end developer, marketing management intern, and a UX/UI designer. You can find the full job descriptions here. Please send applications and questions to aleksandre.kokhreidze.2021@anderson.ucla.edu

Sunga Life is seeking interns!
Sunga Life is a men’s and women’s lifestyle brand that is all about Freedom. The company was founded by a Navy SEAL with the initial dream to bring Brazilian style swimwear to the USA. Now the company offers a variety of athletic apparel and is managed by two UCLA MBA candidates, one of which is the founder. Sunga Life is looking for someone interested in a variety of e-commerce projects. The company is small, so you'd work directly with the owners and they would find projects that best align with your own professional goals. Projects may include updating Shopify site and product pages, marketing, affiliate management, social media, advertising, or finance/accounting. If you’re interested, please send a short intro of what skills you’re trying to improve and your CV (Bullet list or a specific niche project is fine) to warren@sungalife.com


Pasadena Angels Volunteer Program 
Pasadena Angels is always looking for energetic volunteers who are driven by innovation and want to make real contributions to our entrepreneurial culture. This exciting 3-month opportunity will provide exposure to the process, mechanics and community of early-stage investing and may include real-world functions such as deal sourcing, due diligence, portfolio tracking, branding and awareness, marketing, events and recruitment. Interested students are encouraged to learn more and apply to our Volunteer Program here
OPPORTUNITIES
Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 
What:
Win $100K of equity-free prize money! 
About: Perks of Startup Battlefield include weeks of free training with the TechCrunch team to perfect your pitch, global exposure thanks to a worldwide virtual audience, complimentary benefits and perks, and the champion will claim $100K. Any early-stage startup founder with an MVP – regardless of category or geographic location – is eligible to apply. 
Application deadline: Apply to compete by
May 27th at 11:59pm. TechCrunch Disrupt will take place September 21-23. Learn more and apply here

Activate Venture Accelerator at UCLA Anderson
What:
2-month incubator for startups in the idea or prototype stage 
About: This program is designed to help first-time founders validate problem-solution fit, determine customer segment, and product-market fit. Experts host 20 hours of workshops on three needs for companies at ideation, including: customer development, branding and marketing, financial modeling, and product development.
Application deadline: Registration closes
May 31. Register here

Women Founders Network 2021 Fast Pitch Competition
What:
Win $40K+ in cash prizes and $100K+ in professional services!
About: This unique opportunity provides female founders with valuable leadership, coaching, and in-kind sponsorships that allow top women entrepreneurs to become pitch-ready in a way that sharpens their plans to scale their companies and makes their business more appealing to Angel and VC investors. 
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by
June 1 here

Innovate@UCLA's 2021 Spring Quarter Tech Bootcamp Demo Day 
What:
Teams from Innovate@UCLA's Young Tech Professionals Tech Bootcamp will showcase their social impact project pitches! 
About: Student teams have been working on their projects since the beginning of April. Industry professionals coached the students and guided them through the solution implementation. Speakers and other experts were also brought in each week to educate the students on digital and business topics such as Design Thinking, Data Analytics, UI/UX Fundamentals, How to Pitch, etc. Projects center on four themes: CleanTech, EdTech, HealthTech, and SmartCityTech. 
Event date: This event will take place on
June 2nd from 6:30pm to 9pm. Register here

Wayfinder Incubator at UCI Beall Applied Innovation
What:
6-month highly-structured incubator that connects UC-affiliated startups with essential resources 
About: Housed inside the Cove @ UCI, our collaborative team of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and technology transfer experts eat, sleep and drink innovation. Using our combined experience, we help fine-tune a strategic process that leads innovation with both commercial promise and the potential to meet real needs, from formation to funding. Once accepted to the incubator, you'll have access to critical resources at no cost to your startup, including office hours, guidance and mentorship, lab access, workshops, and networking. 
Application deadline: Apply to Cycle 20 by June 6th
here. Cyle 20 runs from July through December 2021. 

The Slavin Fellowship
About:
 Fellowships will be awarded to students of extraordinary potential pursuing entrepreneurial projects. Fellowship awardees receive support, mentorship, and perks including a $2,500 grant and an invitation to our annual summit. Due to the pandemic, we will not be hosting an in-person summit this year, but we will be looking to get back on track in 2022 for our annual summit.
Application deadline: Learn more and apply
here by June 15th.

ELEVATE 2021: The Growth Accelerator 
About:
Seedcamp and HubSpot for Startups are excited to launch ELEVATE 2021, a free virtual accelerator designed to help early-stage startups learn how to achieve rapid growth through the principles of inbound marketing, sales, and service.
Event date: The growth accelerator will take place on June 22nd and 23rd. Apply
here.
WEEKLY READ
10 Asian Entrepreneurs Celebrating Culture and Community
Throughout US history, Asian Americans have made massive contributions to society and advancements in virtually all industries. However, like other BIPOC, Asian entrepreneurs have also faced an enormous amount of racism and discrimination. In recent months, acts of violence against Asian Americans have highlighted the disturbing nature of social injustice. Read more about the 10 Asian entrepreneurs we admire that amplify the cultural value of various communities
here.
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