Larta Institute is where ideas are energized. Founded in 1993 in Los Angeles, Larta Institute is an internationally-recognized technology accelerator that has helped more than 10,000 companies transform ideas into socially beneficial innovations available in the marketplace. Our team helps commercialize innovations that “feed, fuel and heal” the world. With a global network of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, industry leaders, research institution, government agencies and support organizations, Larta conducts commercialization assistance programs throughout the U.S. and in more than 20 countries. Joining the Larta team means being part of a small, hardworking core where individual’s ideas have the opportunity to flourish. We’re proud of our team, our network and our mission. Join us and help keep Larta energized. For more information, please go to www.larta.org and check out our blog, VOX, at blog.larta.org
Program Associate - Job Description
Program Associates assist the organization in all aspects of planning, development and delivery of Larta’s Commercialization Accelerator Programs™ (CAPs). Larta runs CAPs for US Federal Agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture, and National Science Foundation, as well as international governments and multilateral organizations. These programs are designed to help innovative entrepreneurs and university researchers with the launch of their technologies to market; they involve one-on-one business consulting, IP assessment, training workshops, development of relationships with industry and investment representatives, and showcase events.
Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Program Manager, Program Associates primarily assist with program management, which includes communicating with outside entrepreneur/researchers & advisors, planning and executing events, and developing necessary reports & deliverables.
Salary range: $48,000 -$60,000
Additional Information on Benefits
We are open to H1-B applicants. As a non-profit organization, Larta is exempt from annual caps.
Please submit a resume with your qualifications, work history, and minimum salary requirement to [email protected]. Please highlight relevant experience. Also submit a one-page cover letter outlining your background and suitability for this position, and our organization.