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IIP-MiFinanzas (MiCheque)
Montevideo, Uruguay (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Program Features: Startup Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Homestay Program Group: International Internship Program
Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks Program Adviser: Shahreen Rahman
Program Description:
Program Description:
MiFinanzas

Organization Overview
MiFinanzas is a fintech startup company dedicated to providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with solutions to short-term financing problems (working capital), using technology and innovative business models. While SMEs benefit from better solutions for financing their businesses, investors will also gain new investment opportunities that were always controlled by a few institutions. The IIP intern will work in Business Development, Research and Analysis, Graphic and Web Design and/or Fundraising.   

Intern Responsibilities:

1. Business Development Intern

MiFinanzas is at a pivotal moment in its company’s growth trajectory. The business development intern will conduct a market analysis for the company’s expansion to a new country or market in Latin America. The project will involve research and analysis and will result in a report with recommendations that will be presented to the company’s directors and used to determine future strategic plans.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have knowledge and/or experience in market research, market prospecting, and financial concepts.
Minimum Spanish level required: Intermediate


2. Research and Analysis Intern
The company is constantly striving to improve its products and services. The IIP intern will conduct research on related best practices from different regions and prepare a report with recommendations based on the best practices for how to improve the product or program.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of financial concepts and strong research skills are necessary.
Minimum Spanish level required: Intermediate


3. Graphic and Web Design Intern
MiFinanzas is developing the technical platform around its existing and future products. The IIP intern will build a new mobile application to support the company’s products and services.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidates will understand financial concepts and have mobile application development skills.
Minimum Spanish level required: Basic


4. Fundraising Intern
In order to help fund MiFinanzas’s work, the IIP intern will research and identify possible grants available from international funding sources and then prepare and write grant proposals in collaboration with the company’s directors.

Qualifications:
Financial concepts and grants knowledge from different regional countries to open a market are needed for this role.
Minimum Spanish level required: Intermediate


This internship is offered in collaboration with Puentes Abroad. In the internship through Puentes, interns will undertake project-based work that is designed to directly contribute to one of the internship site’s key work areas so that they gain real experience and know-how through substantial, mission-driven work.  The internships are overseen by Puentes and are complemented by homestay housing.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.