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This is a rare opportunity - the type of internship that just doesn’t come round very often. If you’re looking to gain experience in the world of data-analytics, international business, innovation and technology, then this is for you.
Based in our high-tech offices in the beautiful Colombian city of Medellín and fuelled by the locally grown coffee, you will have the opportunity to work on a new business concept developed in the innovation unit here at Virtuagym.
During this exciting 6-month internship you will support one of our awesome innovations in which we are using the data generated by millions of app-users. You’ll be challenged in a fast moving environment with exceptional learning opportunities. You’ll be a respected member of the team, and have the opportunity to deliver your own project. In addition, you’ll work closely with the business intelligence and analytics departments, getting the chance to develop a range of professional skills and expertise. So if you’re confident, ambitious and driven by results, then we’d love to have you on board.
Who Are We?
Virtuagym is a leading tech company in health & fitness mobile apps, providing solutions for consumers, gyms, personal trainers, physiotherapists and corporate health services. With over 4,000 clients world-wide, 25,000 personal trainers, and 11 million end-users, availability in 11 languages and over 200 staff in two offices in Europe and Americas, Virtuagym is a leading player in the fitness technology space.
With over 100% growth every year, we keep reinventing ourselves in the fast-paced fitness technology domain. While we are beyond the startup phase, we still cherish our start-up culture and non-corporate approach. At Virtuagym you get the opportunity to grow and we empower you to explore, learn and do great things as we conquer the world with our great solutions!
Our Medellín office started in the north part of the city in an amazing and eco-friendly building called Ruta N, known as a center of innovation for the city. It was created by the city to promote the development of innovative technology-based businesses. After two years of significant growth, we have moved our office to the lush hillside of the upscale El Poblado neighborhood with amazing views of the entire city and easy access to Medellin’s most influential commercial centers. Our primary focus from the Medellín office is to manage the North and South American market.
(Currently pursuing) a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in econometrics/ data-analytics/artificial intelligence (AI) or related field
Highly motivated and enthusiastic, with great initiative and work ethic
English working proficiency (verbal and written)
Strong analytical skills and a getting-things-done mentality
Proactive and full of new ideas
Eager to use and create valuable data insights by using the latest technologies in the area of BI and Data Science (we’ve got licenses!)
You are available for a full-time internship for at least 5 months
You are excited to live and learn in Medellin, Colombia
An interest in health, fitness, nutrition, productivity and/or work-placed wellness are additional assets
What We Bring to the Table
A challenging full-time internship (40 hours) within a young, fast-growing and international company operating from a beautiful, international office in the Medellín, Colombia. Despite our recent growth we still have (and cherish!) our “non-corporate start-up culture”, where good fun, great atmosphere and building cool new stuff is what it’s all about. You’ll get the chance to build the most awesome things using the latest technologies, which are used by millions of people worldwide, thus helping us innovate the global wellness industry. You’ll get as much responsibility as you’re willing to take on, allowing you to grow as a professional within our company and gain valuable experience in your field.
Bonus: Free Gym Membership, Spanish classes, awesome Friday drinks and a great group of young ambitious international professionals who will make sure you’ll have a great time in Medellin!
Start date: To be discussed; available from June 1st 2018.
Have We Caught Your Attention?
Do not hesitate to apply!
Please send CV and cover letter in English