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Extern Business Development Remote Externship

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Business Development
Dive headfirst into partnership-building while uncovering the art of lead discovery and research.


In this externship program, students will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, professionals from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) will provide mentorship and coaching.

The Experience

  • Learn about the strategy consulting process and how to help create value for a non-profit client based on their vision and mission
  • Research and develop an understanding of a given field
  • Analyze complex problems ranging from fundraising and development, stakeholder management, impact measurement, as well as use consulting frameworks to help identify problem areas and propose solutions
  • Learn to gather, analyze, and visualize data to inform problem areas and possible solutions
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to a non-profit client that incorporates valuable insights, trends, and recommendations


  • Ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in consulting, strategy, and non-profits. This program is for students who would like to understand the consulting profession while generating ideas to help impact non-profit organizations.

Are you looking to make your mark in the fast-paced world of business development? 

Dive into the world of sales and business development by gathering insights to identify potential opportunities. Throughout this program, you'll personalize messages, refining your data analysis and critical thinking abilities and giving you a competitive edge in the business world. 

This program is designed to provide you with a well-rounded skillset that's invaluable in the ever-evolving professional landscape. By the end of this externship, you'll not only have a profound understanding of business development but also a robust toolkit of transferable skills that will empower you to excel in any professional path you choose.

What you will do during the Externship

During this 4-week externship, you work alongside peers and mentors to:

  • Familiarize yourself with the vision, mission, and brand philosophy of, terms, and concepts in branding and marketing
  • Conduct comprehensive market research on youth organizations in the USA and identify leads for potential partnerships
  • Learn to create tailored sales pitches and sales enablement materials
  • Assist in developing strategic development and engagement plans for the future partnerships
  • Enhance your project management skills by maintaining a lead database, collaborating closely with key partners and efficiently coordinating appointments and meetings
This Is Perfect For You If...

This externship is ideal for those passionate about business development, sales strategies, and making a real impact by solving tangible problems for creators and artists. No specific background required - just bring rigor, critical thinking, and quantitative skills.


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Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

Rolling start dates: New cohort start dates available monthly

Submit your application as soon as you can.

Part-time and fully remote

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

Next start date is March 11, 2024.

This remote Externship will last 4 weeks.

Required Academic Standing

This Externship is open to undergraduate students and graduate students.

Geographical Eligibility

This Externship is open to applicants all around the world, but you must be comfortable in reaching out, communicating and interacting with US-based partners.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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Extern invented the remote Externship, a completely new form of real work experience with integrated learning.  Our mission is to help anyone discover and launch their career through real professional experiences available anywhere at any time.  Since 2019, we’ve created and powered Externships on behalf of companies—from Fortune 500s to startups—that have enabled tens of thousands of students to build real work experience on their resumes and open doors to incredible job opportunities.  Extern leverages software and industry experts to make Externships possible and incredibly streamlined for both students and companies.

Work experience is the credential that matters most, but getting it when you don’t have experience can be hard.  We envision a world where anyone can access work experience as a form of education—no matter their background, experience, or socio-economic status.

By making work experience more accessible, Extern is driving the rapid mobility and upskilling needed for a new economy.  Come join our movement to reshape work, education, and credentialing for future generations with the Externship.

Extern is not accepting or considering any applications for this Externship through other channels. Any effort to apply or reach out to Extern separately will adversely affect a student’s application.