Assistant Startup Program Coordinator internship (f/m/d)

Assistant Startup Program Coordinator internship (f/m/d)

Contract: Internship, 4 to 6 months 

Starting date: January 2021 (preferably)

Location: Berlin-Mitte

Operated by Startup Colors UG, Vision Health Pioneers Incubator is an early-stage startup incubator helping first-time founders to validate, develop, and market a product idea for better healthcare in Germany. Funded by the Senate of Berlin and the European Social Fund with 1.5 million euro, Vision Health Pioneers Incubator is one of the rare incubators in Berlin that focus on digital health – currently a thrilling innovation field! The incubator is facilitating two program batches over 2 years and for the execution of the second batch, which starts in January 2021, we need your support.

Join our Incubator team!

Have you always been interested in discovering the startup world and its challenges? Then, this internship is made for you! You will work closely with the startups of the incubator in order to understand their needs and objectives and support them with specific coaching and mentoring plans. Similar to a startup team, the team of Vision Health Pioneers Incubator is also small, international and self-organized. Entrepreneurial mindset is key to thrive in our team!

We love startups. We are passionate about healthcare. We built an incubator from scratch and like growing together as a team! And… we would love to have a new team member onboard to help us grow further.

Your missions will be to:

  • Lead the delivery of program activities in collaboration with coaches, mentors, and experts (e.g. innovation & startup workshops, monthly pitch sessions with investors, expert talks)

  • Support the Program Manager in the overall program planning and execution:
    • Coordinate the weekly program planning and internal communication
    • Be in charge of the program quality management system
    • Analyse and track the startup progress based on the program milestones
    • Establish program reportings
    • Communicate with the startups on a regular basis and report their needs

  • Execute the mentorship program including the onboarding of new mentors
  • Work with the communication team on the organization of internal community events and external events like the Demo Day

Your profile:

  • Recently completed or currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Master Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, or (Business) Engineering
  • Have strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Fast learner, take initiatives, and have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Think critically and like to challenge yourself
  • Eager to work in an international environment and love the word “team”
  • Comfortable with using MS Office
  • First experience in a fast-paced startup environment or working independently
  • An effective communicator in English and, as a plus, in German
  • Curious about the healthcare industry

Our offer:

  • A remunerated internship 
  • Benefit from the training and workshops that are organized at the incubator
  • Flexible working hours and provided with company laptop
  • Possibility to work remotely or at one of our two coworking spaces in Berlin-Mitte
  • Opportunity to learn by doing and take on real responsibilities
  • Be an integrated part of a team open to new ideas and initiatives 
  • Access to our healthcare and pharma ecosystem, of partners and startups


Please send your application to lucie@visionhealthpioneers.de, including:

  • CV and motivation letter
    • Include one or two sentences about a healthcare startup that inspires you and why
  • Your possible starting date
  • Testimonials: 
    • References from previous work experience
    • Most recent grade transcripts

Application deadline: November 22nd

Looking forward to hearing from you – The Vision Health Pioneers Team