Business & Consulting Fellowship in International Development

About itotheN 

 

itotheN is an international development consulting organization that aims to provide science-informed, data-backed and context specific advisory on the early formation of human minds for more successful societies. Our mission is to put children’s emotional development at the center of efforts to make our world more peaceful, prosperous and healthy.

 

The premise at itotheN is that the developmental origins of peace, economic and health outcomes hold the key for intergenerational change. By focusing on the optimal formation of human minds we can predispose our societies to a greater likelihood of success. 

 

Business & Consulting Fellowship in International Development

 

itotheN is looking for intellectually curious, diligent and entrepreneurial individuals interested in the intersection of consulting, business strategy and international development. The work of the Business & Consulting Fellow will primarily focus on conducting business research and analysis in support of evolving business plans, contributing to the prototype of a consulting product, potentially piloting its application and leading business development research. 

 

As a social enterprise in the very early stages of formation, itotheN fellows have the opportunity to support other activities such as communications, strategy, recruiting, mentoring and research. Fellows are encouraged to seek opportunities to align their academic and professional goals with the organization’s mission.

 

The Business & Consulting Fellowship can be full-time or part-time in the summer with potential extension in the fall. If currently a student, itotheN can work with your college or university to assist with co-curricular requirements.

 

Compensation & Benefits

 

As a social enterprise in the very early stages of formation, itotheN cannot offer compensation for this fellowship. This fellowship in unpaid. 

 

Benefits of the Fellowship:

  • Potential work publication and amplification on our website and/or through client work.

  • Exposure to the workings of an early-stage international development consulting business.

  • Potential for impact on the company’s formation across multiple areas of work. 

  • Opportunities for customized professional growth, including designing the scope of your own fellowship and meeting professionals interested in this sector.

  • Flexible hours, virtual engagement (combination of synchronous and asynchronous work) and a culture that promotes a healthy pace of work.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Strong interest in the intersection of business and international development.

  • Master’s degree or currently enrolled as a graduate student at a university. Preference will be given to those in relevant fields such as business administration, international business, economics, finance, public policy, government, global affairs, international development.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality business intelligence, research and analysis.

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Self-driven, resourceful, comfortable building things from scratch, able to thrive in ambiguity, intuitive, open to course-correction, resilient to failure.

 

A PLUS if you have:

  • Experience with global development programs, international donors or governments.

  • Experience in consulting, research or start up organizations.

  • Experience in a company’s business development or product building function.

 

Our Commitment to Be Human

itotheN is committed to an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace where your unique story is already a unique contribution to the world. itotheN encourages diversity in all its forms, including racial, ethnic, of nationality, gender, abilities, spiritual, intellectual, socio-economic and of experiences, including successes, risks taken and lessons learned. We strive to build a workplace that fosters a sense of belonging, where psychological freedom to express our uniqueness results in a productive and synergetic heterogeneity that boosts our collective well-being and effectiveness. We can’t wait to welcome your whole you to itotheN.