Wefunder

We're Robinhood for pre-IPO startups. Everyone can invest $100.

Internship – HR & Recruiting

Location
San Francisco
Job Type
Internship
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About the role

We allow everyday people to invest in the startups they love!

Wefunder is the largest funding platform connecting founders with their community. Over the past few years, we've helped fund over 900 pre-IPO startups with $450M+, from early-stage moonshots to unicorns.

Wefunder's Story 💡  https://wefunder.com/wefunder

Our Public Benefit Corp Mission 🎙 https://wefunder.com/charter

🗻 This position is based in San Francisco / the Bay Area.

What you could be doing…

  • Identify and reach out to candidates for our open positions
  • Review incoming applications and support the overall hiring process
  • Help new team members during onboarding & improve the onboarding process
  • Support payroll and people admin
  • Work with our Head of Talent on projects in the People & Culture team, e.g. our company wiki, leadership trainings, or team events

As we continue to grow, so does the role – show us what your skills are and we'll make sure they're put to good use!

Here are some things we think are important…

  • You're enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Psychology, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or similar and will graduate within one year.
  • You live in the Bay Area or can move here for the duration of your internship.
  • You have strong people skills and want to start your career in talent acquisition, people development, organizational design, or as a HR generalist.
  • Founder mindset. We want people who are able to tackle difficult problems on their own and proactively look for new ways to improve Wefunder. In other words: You can just figure it out.
  • Learn quickly. Our people team is very small, so you'll wear many hats.

We celebrate our diversity. If you feel like you don't meet all of the points below, we encourage you to apply anyways. We don't want a confidence gap and imposter syndrome to get in the way of meeting incredible candidates. 🦄

Why Wefunder?

  • We're a great training ground if you’d like to start your own company. Working at Wefunder is different than most jobs.
  • You'll have the chance to learn a ton by just doing it. We brainstorm and collaborate, but don’t over-plan, over-think, or over-debate.
  • Lots of free food and drinks. And a great opportunity to meet new people at fireside chats and dinners with founders and experts in our field.
  • We're also happy to teach and mentor. Give us your best, and we'll give you our best.
  • We have a history of full time offers for great interns that want to stay on board.

This is a full time internship at our HQ in San Francisco at $25 / hr.

If you feel like you don't meet all of the requirements for this role, we encourage you to apply anyways. We don't want a confidence gap and imposter syndrome to get in the way of meeting incredible candidates. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Why you should join Wefunder

We're the Robinhood for pre-IPO startups. We allow everyone to invest $100 in a startup they love.

Over the past five years, we've helped fund over 900 startups with $500m – including flying cars, space rockets, breweries, Hollywood studios, and potential Ebola cures.

We’re now doubling the size of our team to handle the growth. Trying to keep up!

We’re also a public benefit corporation with a mission of saving the American Dream (https://wefunder.com/charter). Our aim is to sprinkle the Silicon Valley fairy dust across the rest of the country, which often don’t have the same opportunities we take for granted.

Wefunder
Founded:2011
Team Size:63
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Greg Belote
Greg Belote
CTO
Nick Tommarello
Nick Tommarello
CEO