Startups Business Development Intern

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Overview of SAP Innovation Organization for Latin America and the Caribbean:

The Innovation organization for Latin America and the Caribbean aims to strengthen the SAP reputation as a Cloud, Digital, and Innovative company within our internal teams, our customers, and the ecosystem.  We represent the passion for doing new things in new ways from the Latin America and Caribbean region of the SAP world. We believe in the potential of SAP’s transformation business to solve the most pressing challenges of our people and we pursue innovation through the usage of our technologies.


What you’ll do:

As a Startup Business Development Intern in the SAP Innovation Organization for Latin America and the Caribbean, you will support driving the acceleration of innovative startups from Latin America into the SAP Ecosystem by integrating their innovative solutions with SAP Solutions. You will also work helping the Business Development Startups that join the SAP.iO Foundry Latin America program. This role is based in Latin America and will report to the Chief Innovation Officer of LAC under the President's Office teams.


Position Responsibilities may involve:

  • Support with the Business Development of SAP.iO Startups and LAC Startups that are in the SAP Store.
  • Drive, from the end-to-end process of a program established to support the integration of the solution of innovative startups with SAP.
  • Support establishing a Startup Network in Latin America internally and externally.
  • Be part of strategic as well as operational decisions on how to engage with innovative startups that might integrate their solutions with SAP.
  • Create content such as presentations, videos, and documents to communicate and spread the Startups Networking at SAP Latin America internally and externally.
  • Create analytical materials to track and report Business Development results to global and regional stakeholders.


What you bring:

  • Excellent communication skills as well as fluency in both oral and written English. Spanish is a plus.
  • Great collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Able to turn ideas and concepts into visually relevant and effective collaterals
  • A self-starter and independent thinker who can run various tasks
  • A high level of integrity, accuracy, and dependability
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program preferably in business/engineering/strategy or international relations. We are open to other academic backgrounds as well.
  • You should be an excellent team player with strong abilities to network and to work independently by using analytical and problem-solving skills and your willingness to learn quickly.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Teams, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Previous work experience in business administration or project management roles
  • Genuine interest in working with startup founders and the emerging innovations they represent
  • Super-organized and focused on execution

We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team:
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 361657  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Student  | Employment Type: Intern   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  361657
Posted Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Student
Employment Type:  Intern
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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