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Bridge Budapest Fellowship - Call for Fellows

Bridge Budapest offers a 6-month-long paid fellowship program for Hungarian talents (graduate, post-graduate, recently graduated university students) to gain practical experience and inspiration from the most innovative, promising startups founded in Hungary. During the program fellows can grow professionally and experience startup culture and environment. Bridge Budapest Fellows will turn what they have learnt at school into practical work experience and create real value by working on tasks which have high business impact.

 

Every day people create and develop ideas, but behind every idea there is always an individual, and usually also a company. Bridge Budapest offers you a chance to discover the inner workings of some of the most impressive globally oriented companies in Budapest.

 

The main goal of the fellowship is to create a meeting point among ambitious young talent and the most promising startups founded in Hungary. Based on the feedback of the former fellows of Bridge Budapest, it was discovered that it is important for them to prove their competence at a growing company with even bigger impact. Often it is the only way for them to experience the value that they have learnt in school.

 

Six promising, Hungary-related startups are involved in the fellowship program which will take six ambitious young talents into their companies starting in October for a six months long fellowship program. Usually most of the participants come from Marketing, Sales, Computer Science and Design, but Bridge Budapest awaits for participants from every background. It has already happened that a chemical engineer proved to be the best to solve a marketing task, furthermore, there was one time when a self-educated designer, who is originally a special needs teacher did the most convincing designer job. The applicants will choose between the high business impact tasks.

 

Bridge Budapest offers the opportunity to the six most convincing applicants. It doesn't matter what have you learnt or done before, you can choose the high business impact task of the startups that you like to most.

 

Participating companies and high business impact tasks to choose from

Commsignia - Creating the Commsignia Smart City Business Unit’s sales strategy of the smart sensors and vehicle communication products to the American and to the European markets

 

Esports HorizonThe task of the fellow will be to contribute to the creating process of Esports Horizon's new product - he/she can see and help the whole process of turning an initial idea into a real prototype using UI/UX tools

It is important to be familiar with the gamer world and basic terms of e-games.

 

Nanushka - Contributing to the daily life of the brand's marketing department, managing tasks specific to the fashion industry. The tasks of the fellow include using online marketing tools (such as Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Social Marketing solutions), conducting market research and implementing the marketing strategy

 

Route4U - The goal of the project is to increase the number of Route4U customers among city decision makers and global brands

 

SamebugMarket research and customer discovery - software development SME and Application Management companies 

The goal of this position is to identify potential customers for Samebug.  This starts by understanding the Samebug product and its capabilities. Then you will conduct interviews with potential customers, analyze your findings and summarize them for the team. The interviews will be both online and in person at conferences and meetups. You will work closely with the product team, as you will represent the voice of the customer. The outcome of the project is a list of potential customers and their requirements to buy the product. 

 

Synetiq - Building the neuromarketing brand of Synetiq, promoting the data-driven insight products of Synetiq. Furthermore implementing content marketing and social media campaigns in the B2B media and advertising market

How can you apply?

  1. Fill in the application form HERE

  2. Send us your 1-min-long video intro in English about “What do I look for in a company?”
  3. Send us a short essay in English

 

NEW Application deadline

23:59, 30 July 2017

 

Application deadline:

23:59, 19 July 2017 

 

Decision notification:

July-August 2017

 

Administration and Onboarding:

September 2017

 

Period of the fellowship:

From 1 October 2017

 

Application Video (1 min)

Answer the following question! Record yourself using any camera, and send/attach your answer in English on the form, as a link. Your video should not be longer than one minute:

“What do I look for in a company?”

Please upload your video to a video-platform (vimeo or youtube), and copy the link on your form. If you upload and attach the link, you accept the fact that we may share it on a public forum.

 

Application Essay (Max 10 sentences)

Tell us something impressive, that you personally built or achieved and that you are proud of.

 

If you have any questions, please contact: Vera Zana (roni@bridgebudapest.org)  

We offer

Bridge Budapest offers an amazing fellowship opportunity to the 6 most impressive applicants.

During the fellowship you will

  • get a mentor from an impressive company in your chosen field to help you get the most out of your fellowship
  • develop skills from real tasks that have business impact
  • work within a team
  • experience startup environment
  • earn up to 160.000 Ft net/month

 

Share your experiences with as many others as possible, so that an ever wider circle can know about us and also be inspired.

 Create:

  • 4 blogposts about your experiences during your fellowship;

  • a 5-minute film with a smartphone or gopro, which seeks answers to the following questions: 

    • How did you profit from the program?

    • What was your most important experience during your internship?
    • What were the most definitive experiences?
    • What would you like to change in your life, following the internship program?