Internship Program

The 2022-23 BRAVE Brandeis Intern Program

BRAVE’s Brandeis interns will perform work in three subject areas:

• Post COVID-19 Labor Economics for Transitioning and Transitioned American Military Service Members (SMs) and Veterans
• Public Policy Considerations for American Military Veterans
• Grassroots Business Development for Transitioning Service Member Workforce Needs and Entrepreneurship

Although intern positions are unpaid at this time, some students are able to obtain academic credit for their contributions. BRAVE successfully supports students of distinction with recommendations to graduate schools and post-grad employment.

BRAVE Skills needed overview: Analytics (Quantitative & Qualitative; Economics & Corporate level) —- Survey Research Marketing — Graphic Design (website design) — Advanced Software Coding (to build a job search match engine — on a map geographically matching jobs locations with candidates’ interests) — Financial Modeling — Data Visualization — Business plan writing/packaging for investors. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Coursework in finance or economics a plus.

BRAVE/Brandeis Research Projects 2022-2023

Business Plan Update (Post COVID)Non-profit expansionGraduateGreater BRAVE Good
Legislative Initiatives; Research projects for the legislative Joint Committee on Federal and Veterans Affairs

Statehouse Internships, Earned Income Tax Cred.
Economics/Public PolicyGraduateVeterans Purchasing Power
Valor Act I & II Review

Calculate Valor Act I for PLC for national vets
Education/Public PolicyUndergrad/grad More Efficient Use of PLCs*

Analyze impact of Valor Act I PLC and set up for expansion to the private network
Servicemember Work Transition (TTR)Labor Workforce PolicyUndergrad/gradVet Workforce Support
TTR Private Veterans Retirement FundEconomics/Public PolicyGraduateImproved Retirees Financial Security
Social Media/Web ManagementDemonstrated SkillUndergradBrand Messaging-Communications
Organizational DevelopmentHeller ProspectGraduateBRAVE Expansion
Non-profit Program DesignHeller ProspectGraduateBRAVE Expansion
Philanthropy Program DesignHeller ProspectGraduateBRAVE Expansion
Veterans AdvocacyUndergrad/HellerUndergrad/gradLegislature Part.
TTR BPRelevant TrainingIBSBRAVE Expansion
TTR PitchRelevant TrainingIBSBRAVE Expansion
TTR FinancialsComplete financial review for TTR and help construct the investor package for initial, start-up funding.IBSBRAVE Expansion
TTR Program AlliesResearch SkillUndergrad/GraduateBRAVE Ex
Affordable Vet HousingHeller ProspectGraduateBRAVE Ex