This opportunity is a paid student employment position for highly-motivated graduate students (or exceptional juniors or seniors) to hone their relationship and account management skills, by managing a few actual relationships with neighborhood small businesses and service providers.
The CAMs will be trained and coached to provide basic business coaching and work with the businesses to connect them with existing resources. In addition, they will be making a big difference in the lives of local small business owners and Seattle’s economic development, while building their network and connections. On average, the CRMs will spend between 20 and 40 hours each month. We require that applicants commit to working at least 9 months in the position. Possibilities exist for exceptional student employees to continue beyond the 9 months.
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Launch your tomorrow!
Unleash your entrepreneurial side with Seattle U’s RAMP program. We are seeking passionate and reliable students who are willing to help our local Central Area small businesses in their overall development.
Business driven, campus inspired, and community engaged, SeattleU’s Resource Amplification & Management Program (RAMP-up) is a unique, experiential learning environment that brings together minds and hearts on campus and beyond to work with underserved local businesses in Seattle’s Central Area and surrounding neighborhoods. The SeattleU RAMP-up team, consisting of highly-trained students and coaches, works closely with these businesses and their service providers for one or more years so they can augment their own capacity to remain, grow, and thrive in the neighborhood. As Seattle undergoes rapid, dynamic changes, it is vital to preserve the social, ethnic, and economic fabric of these businesses, which has made the city such an attractive destination.
RAMP-up offers business coaching, resource connections, business planning and other technical support, and project management assistance. It’s a win/win/win: SeattleU students receive solid experiential learning, the university creates deeper connections with its local neighborhoods, and the businesses gain access to additional resources and business services.
How Can I Apply?
Send your resume and cover letter to Handshake. If you have any question about this position, please contact Shreya Khetrapal through email firstname.lastname@example.org phone 206-698-3868.
The program received a core funding grant from JPMorgan Chase and is currently raising additional funds and sponsorships for more client relationship manager interns to serve more businesses.
Contact Sue Oliver to learn more about sponsorship.