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Research internship at Momkai

February — July 2024

At Momkai, the strategic design agency, we're welcoming a research intern to join our international teamHelp us empower communities and build new brands, with a passion for in-depth research and out-of-the-box thinking,  guided by a strong moral compass.

Join us to help mission-driven organizations across Europe, US, and Japan. So far, we’ve helped launch global platforms, break crowdfunding world records, and build impactful brands. With the help of our new research intern, we know we can do even more.

About Momkai

Memberful design

Momkai is an award-winning strategic design agency that focuses on building membership-based communities around meaningful missions. Our global clients past and present include Adyen, Red Bull, Nike, the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), Urban Land Institute, Imperial College London, and New York University. The team worked closely with the founders of VanMoof, Bugaboo, Oncode Institute, Swapfiets and Renews Japan. Momkai helped to co-found, design, and build De Correspondent, now the 3rd largest membership journalism platform in the world (and a client for over 10 years).

We focus on memberful design — or empowering groups of people to take action together around a shared purpose. As the Momkai team, we help changemakers and founders to achieve this. Thanks to our four-year collaboration with New York University, we've learned that this approach provides a better, healthier, and more sincere route to sustainability. That’s how we became the home of memberful design.

Listen to our podcast Memberful Design on Spotify

About your role

Spark ideas

We are looking for a talented research intern with a passion for digital trends and innovation to provide a strong basis for the work we do as a strategic design team. You help spark new ideas and think out-of-the-box — guided by a strong moral compass. Academic research capabilities and strong writing skills are an advantage, since you will work on real projects from the start.

At Momkai, you will be welcomed by a close-knit team, who will do anything in their power to make you feel at home and help you develop yourself. During your internship, you will be mentored by an experienced strategist, who will help you set and achieve your internship goals. Together, you will research new projects, prospects, markets and trends, all captured in structured documents and dynamic presentations.

What we offer:

  • International team — creative, kind, and focused on making beautiful work

  • A friendly environment that’s gezellig — with lunch and laptop included

  • Room for personal development — guidance for growth and training

  • Internship compensation — 400 EUR/month based on a 40hr week

  • Amsterdam’s city center — spacious studio near Central Station

  • Terrace on the waterfront — with private parking spaces

What we ask:

  • Educational institution — registered in European Union (required)

  • Research skills — eager to learn 

  • Available for 4 to 5 months — start in February 2024

  • Studying (digital) business or marketing — at bachelor or a higher level
  • Member-focused — design with communities in mind

  • Analytical capabilities — a curious nature and a proactive mindset
  • Hands-on — open to feedback, focused on quality
  • Proficient in English — speaking Dutch is helpful