Social Development Internship

Stax Inc | New York

M T W Th F S Su


Year Round

Industry: Other
Minimum Education:

Reports To: Peter Zimmerman



The Stax Development Corporation, a division of Stax Inc., creates companies and joint ventures that address social objectives. Through effective leveraging of defined corporate infrastructures, capital raises via private equity and/or foundation channels, our goal is to deliver scaled solutions in a profitable manner. Evaluation of strategic opportunities to create value is our mantra. This is a unique and innovative model which requires open thinking, and forward thinking of all the participants. This model is also unique in that all of the participants win, resulting in sustainable solutions.

The Stax Development Corporation also leverages Stax Inc.’s industry knowledge and expertise on identifying and quantifying market opportunities and relationships built over 17 years of advising major corporations and private equity firms regarding strategic opportunities to  create value. To learn more, visit


Stax Inc. is a global strategy consulting firm with offices in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Colombo, Sri Lanka.  Stax provides clients with actionable answers based on deep research and analysis.  Founded in 1994, Stax works with clients ranging from the Fortune 500 and ten of the top global LBO firms, to middle market private equity firms and their portfolio companies.  Projects include business and market strategy, customer analyses, marketing analytics and commercial due diligence, with targeted engagements around revenue generation, ROI maximization, and M&A.




In Stax Inc.’s NYC office, we are actively recruiting Interns to work on multi-party and special projects.  We are currently incubating initiatives in the energy and education sectors — developing industry working consortia and applying for-profit solutions for social benefit.  For this role, we need someone who can collaborate with senior executives and junior resources to shepherd varied processes, stay on top of initiatives, and work to bring people together, attract funding, and broker and close deals. This person will have the opportunity to help grow a business and work on exceptionally innovative, interesting, and diverse projects. 


As a part-time Intern, you will serve as a key project team member, responsible for understanding the project issues, structuring analyses, collecting data,  and contacting potential donors/philanthropists and business partners.  In addition, you may be asked to write business plans, proposals and grants applications. As such, you will have exposure to a broad array of development projects across industry sectors. 

Stax is looking for someone who can commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week during the school year, and full time over the summer. During the school term, the position will require working out of our New York office an average of 2 part-time days per week. Stax is not looking to simply hand off rote work, but to bring someone onto the team who will deliver high quality input over the long term and derive value from the learning experience. The duration of this internship is 6 months.


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Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preferred candidates will have 2–4 years’ experience with philanthropic institutions, consulting firms, financial services firms, and/or research tanks
  • Excellent strategic thinking, business research capabilities, analytic problem-solving and brainstorming skills, and  creative, clear writing capabilities (specifically regarding grants)
  • Detail-oriented, results-driven
  • Ability to multi-task, hit deadlines and work in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment

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