Type:  Internship

Start Date:  November 1st, or ASAP 

Schedule:  Full-time, Non-exempt/hour.  40 hours weekly, M-F, with some overtime based on business needs

Duration:  minimum of 6 and up to 9 months

Business Hours:  8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location:  San Francisco, CA  USA (candidate must be physically located in San Francisco)

Who we are:

Orange Silicon Valley is a US subsidiary of Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, serving more than 259 million customers across 26 countries. Orange Silicon Valley is a passionate, forward-thinking team of experts who thrive by connecting ecosystems and making innovation and technology visible, accessible and actionable for a responsible digital world. For more than 20 years, Orange Silicon Valley has been providing strategic insights to the Orange Group worldwide leveraging a unique understanding of the US market. Orange Silicon Valley is headquartered in San Francisco with a regional office in New York. To learn more, please visit: https://siliconvalley.orange.com 

This is a great opportunity to help inform business strategy and develop domain expertise on how emerging technologies can advance corporate sustainability.

What you'll do:

    As an intern supporting Orange Silicon Valley’s work on sustainability, you will be responsible for researching, understanding, and communicating the impact of new technology on corporate sustainability both for Orange and customers of Orange. This involves supporting efforts to source, qualify, and partner with startups in the sustainability domains of green and climate technologies, industrial decarbonization, carbon footprint metrics and mitigation, supply chain and other impactful sectors.

This role is ideally suited for candidates with a strong interest in technology and experience with business analysis. You should be extremely curious, enjoy research, be a creative thinker, and take ownership over your work. Success in this role will require repeated deep dives into specialized industry verticals to surface relevant technology solutions. Comfort with writing and creating presentations that communicate your findings to upper management and customers is essential. This internship will provide excellent opportunities to learn about corporate innovation strategy across multiple industries and exposure to cutting edge startups.

You’ll have the opportunity to work cross functionally with marketing and communications, technology analysts, executive leadership, and disruptive innovators, to drive competitive analysis, corporate partnerships, and streamlined adoption of newer and better technology and business applications for Orange and Orange’s top customers.

In this role, the intern will focus on supporting the Sustainability Challenge, the Hello Vision GreenIT Council (a co-innovation program), and potential future projects such as analyzing technological trends for smart cities.

  • Identify, stay current on, and present strategic and business analyses on the emergence of key technology and business trends, with a particular focus on sustainability. 
  • Build and maintain relationships with local US innovation ecosystems, including startups, tech companies, investors, carriers, academics, and government laboratories
  • Develop industry/technology position papers, startup one-pagers, blog posts & presentations on market trends
  • Build and maintain business relationships with innovative and disruptive entities, and share all relevant and vetted investment and acquisition opportunities with Orange’s Corporate VC and M&A units

Your background and experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a university bachelor's or master's degree program, or a recent graduate within the last 12-months
  • Majors in business/operations, science, or engineering are preferred
  • An interest in digital technology, data visualization skills, experience with presentation tools
  • Some exposure to sustainability and/or exposure to one of the following industries: sustainability, manufacturing, agriculture, or supply chain
  • Strong communication skills, a curious nature, comfort with ambiguity, and an ability to take initiative on projects is critical
  • Self-motivated, and adept at handling a varying workload and high volume of information
  • Team-player with enthusiasm to contribute exceptional work, learn and grow
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and English language working proficiency
  • Successful candidate must be physically located within commute distance of San Francisco, CA USA
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
  • No visa sponsorship (e.g., J-1, H1-B, etc.) is offered for this role. 

Benefits:

  • Transit commute reimbursement
  • Team-building activities, and virtual experiences
  • Hybrid work environment. 

Application Notice:

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