The Mills Fabrica Internship (Summer / Part-time)

Program Feature

The Mills Fabrica runs a startup incubator, a VC investment fund and a co-working space/ lab/ store. The focus area for Fabrica is in “techstyle”- companies at the intersection of technology and style (improving the production process/supply chain, wearables/apparel and new forms of retail model). The Mills Fabrica’s mission is to create startup success stories and to build a wider community of corporates and organizations to inspire the industry and the next generation for innovation.

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Marketing

  • Marketing & communications – producing content for press releases, marketing materials, social media platforms, invitations, website, eDM – graphic design knowledge preferred;
  • Virtual & physical events, community activities – supporting on planning, organizing and executing upcoming physical and online activities, including webinar, inhouse events, students and corporate visits, external showcases (opportunity to attend international conference);
  • Market Research – helping with day-to-day strategic initiative (i.e. understanding the startup ecosystem / players in HK); and
  • Incubation – helping to support portfolio companies, including nurturing relationship with incubatees, monitoring and evaluating incubatees’ progress.
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Lab

  • Trouble shoot of sewing machines and other lab machinery;
  • Support on training sessions for new members, by learning lab technologies;
  • Support on lab workshops (material procurement / workshop content / event assistance); and
  • Assist on The Mills Fabrica events and activities.
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Incubation & Ecosystem

  • Assist in / support on research and analysis on industry, startups, impact investing: help conduct research & analysis on lifestyle sectors of fashion / food space, impact measurement, startup ecosystem, including studying and analyzing market trends / challenges / opportunities and produce relevant content and playbooks;
  • Support engagement and management of incubatees / portfolio companies: help provide support to entrepreneurs, organize incubation events, manage day-to-day interaction with incubatees; and
  • Support the team with other ad-hoc duties: help with day-to-day strategic initiatives (e.g. understanding the startup ecosystem / players in HK).
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Research & Investment

  • Conduct primary and secondary research to gather relevant information and data;
  • Summarize information effectively and generate insights;
  • Support on report writing including charting, data cleaning and creating visuals; and
  • Support on report publications with social media, translation and other tasks.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Marketing

  • Undergraduate students in: Marketing, Business, Business Management, or other related disciplines
  • Strong interest in startup field, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, impact investing industry;
  • Keen interest in relationship building & management and event coordination;
  • Detail-minded with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Good research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Prior experience in consulting/ multimedia/ graphic design is a plus;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English, Chinese and Mandarin.

Lab

  • Undergraduate students in: Fashion, Fashion and Textiles, Design, Apparel or other related disciplines;
  • Strong interest in startup field, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, impact investing industry;
  • Keen interest in relationship building & management and event coordination;
  • Detail-minded with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Good research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Prior experience in consulting/ multimedia/ graphic design is a plus;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English, Chinese and Mandarin.

Incubation & Ecosystem

  • Undergraduate students in: Business, Economics, Finance, Technology or other related disciplines;
  • Strong interest in startup field, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, impact investing industry;
  • Keen interest in relationship building & management and event coordination;
  • Detail-minded with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Good research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Prior experience in consulting/ multimedia/ graphic design is a plus;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English, Chinese and Mandarin.

Research & Investment

  • Undergraduate students in: Business, Economics, Finance, Data Analytics, Research or other related disciplines;
  • Strong interest in startup field, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, impact investing industry;
  • Keen interest in relationship building & management and event coordination;
  • Detail-minded with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Good research, analytical and writing skills;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Prior experience in research is a plus;
  • Proficient in written and spoken English, Chinese and Mandarin.

Application Details

SELECTION PROCESS

01

Online
Application

Mar – Apr 2022

02

Interview

May 2022

03

Confirmation
of Offer

May 2022

04

Program Commencement

Jun 2022

Application for Nan Fung Group Internship Program 2022 begins on 14Mar until 30Apr22.