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Diversity Mentorship Programme - Project VOICE

Berlin, Germany · Interns/Working Students

As an organization that wants to stand for positive change in the world, our diversity and inclusion ambitions are at the heart of all we do. We want to build a company culture where all SumUppers feel welcomed, equal and valued. 

That said, we’ve launched a new initiative to help drive diversity in internships and student roles at SumUp. This programme, Project Voice, will focus on identifying qualified candidates from ethnic minority groups and socially vulnerable groups, including those with disabilities and who identify as women.

Our goal is to map potential candidates to all future internships and graduate opportunities, in the most diverse positions and areas of the business. As part of the programme, we’ll also offer mentoring and coaching support. After completing the programme, you can apply for a position at SumUp or at another organization. Either way, if you feel prepared to enter the working world, we’ll know we played our part in making a positive change in the world.  

If you identify with any of the minority groups described and carry a passion for fintech, we’d love to hear from you. Send us your CV and a cover letter that describes how you think Project Voice could help you. Please also let us know that you could meet the time requirements. 

General programme information

  • The programme duration is 2 months—February 15th to April 15th, 2021. 

  • Volunteers will need to dedicate 3 hours per week on training sessions, workshops, virtual meetings and presentations.

  • This a non-paid, voluntary mentoring programme that is meant to provide support when applying to new opportunities.  

What’s in for you

  • Be part of a emerging ethnically and neurodiverse talent group that we want to support and empower through workshops, resources and mentorship sessions

  • It’s like a 2 months bootcamp for fintech enthusiasts! During this period, you’ll be invited to participate on employability workshops delivered by our very own in-house experts: Personal Branding, Boosting your Job Application, Interview Preparation, Mental Health, among others

  • Gain exposure to exclusive job opportunities that match your interests and skill-set

  • Access exclusive virtual networking events and get the chance to expand your networking within SumUp

  • Potential mentorship opportunities with our SumUp employees

You’ll be great for Project Voice if 

  • You’re working towards an Honours degree in any subject

  • You have strong written and verbal English skills.

  • You’re interested in helping us change the world of mobile payments

  • You’re passionate about technology and the fintech world!

  • You’re able to manage multiple priorities concurrently, professionally, efficiently, and follow-through on multiple high-priority initiatives seamlessly.

About SumUp

At SumUp, we’re building a world where small business owners can thrive and live out their dreams.! They’re at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools to help simplify their day-to-day work. This way, they can focus on what they love most. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love.