Programs Internship

Halcyon, a nonprofit since 2017, accelerates the impact-driven future of business through fellowship programs for early-stage social entrepreneurs, aiming to shape a more inclusive, impact-oriented business landscape. Since our inception, we've closely collaborated with entrepreneurs, identifying their needs and forging partnerships as we continue to drive forward our mission of creating a more inclusive, impactful world. Our signature fellowships equip entrepreneurs with tools and relationships for scalable, lasting impact while fostering collaboration and understanding of their ecosystems. We're not just an organization; we're a catalyst for change, a beacon of innovation, and a vibrant community of dreamers and doers.

What Are We Looking For?

We’re actively seeking a Programs Intern who shares our values and believes in our mission to join our team and contribute to our vision for a better future. This full-time, in-person internship runs from June till August.

This internship is eligible for academic credit and offers undergraduate and graduate students a chance to merge practical, professional experience with their academic growth. You must be able to receive college credit for your internship experience to be eligible for this position. This is a summer internship position, however the exact start and ends dates are flexible.

What Will You Do?

As a Program intern, you’ll work closely with our Development Associate, and will play a vital role in aiding with the implementation of programs for social entrepreneurs across Residential and Intensive programs.

From supporting day-to-day operations and fostering growth opportunities for Halcyon fellows, mentors, and partners, you’ll play a critical role in shaping our entrepreneurial ecosystem and amplifying our impact.

  • Assist with logistics for in-person and online programming, ensuring smooth execution and timely follow-up, while also supporting post-residency Fellows and their ventures.
  • Facilitate relationship-building between fellows and mentors, advisors, coaches, and partners, serving as a connector and providing empathetic support.
  • Conduct surveys to assess program effectiveness, assist with updates to our Communications team, and streamline event logistics, including periodic reports to management as necessary or requested.

Additionally, as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary with a high-profile Social Impact Conference, you’ll be a supporter in making this event a success.

What Skills Will Make You Successful at Halcyon?

  • Working with startups, along with experience in program or project implementation and knowledge of climate resilience, adaptation, or mitigation is preferred.
  • Passion for finding innovative solutions with the ability to articulate ideas creatively.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and the capacity to work effectively under pressure.
  • High accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong computer competency including Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Capable of collaborating effectively in team settings and autonomously accomplishing shared goals.
  • Comfortable engaging with diverse stakeholders (donors, sponsors, colleagues, and the press) and adept at problem-solving to recommend effective solutions.
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities and deadlines, while adapting to changing circumstances and pitching in where needed.
  • Thrive on working in a fast-paced, dynamic, start-up environment and be able to maintain a good sense of humor.
  • Willingness and ability to work occasional evenings to meet program requirements.

How Can You Apply?

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Marcelo Homrich at with the subject line “Programs Internship.” To learn more about Halcyon, click here.