University Bridge Fund



🛥️Product Management [Winter 2024]Academic Yr InternshipChicago



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2023
Neon is looking for a Product Management Intern to develop and execute strategies to scale our buy now, pay later product and drive adoption. You will be a strategic thought partner in evaluating the value proposition of our core product, identifying opportunities for growth, and helping ensure that Neon leverages data and analytics to effectively measure performance and improve customer experience.
In this role, you will report directly to the CEO and play a major role in building Neon’s core product. Ideal candidates should be able to conduct research and analyze data to develop workable business and product strategies, document user responses to products, and develop strategies to improve productivity and profitability.

PM Internship Program Details

This internship can be structured as 20 hrs/week school-year internship during the Winter quarter in 2024 (starting in January 2024).
The duration of the internship varies between 10-12 weeks. You are allowed to take time off during your exam week. Specific details to be discussed when an offer is extended.
This is a paid internship opportunity. Pay rate: $30/hour.
Work Location: 205 N Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60601. [2-minute walk from MPP, MILA, 73E]
You will be required to work from the office location during the duration of your internship.
Not eligible for hybrid or remote work.
This position is open for both 1st Year and 2nd Year MBAs.

Basic Stuff

We are looking for motivated self-starters who are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work. While we have a list of basic qualifications, we ask that you think of it more as general guidelines and not hard requirements.
Master’s degree in business administration, or engineering. Full-time MBAs from top-5 MBA schools are highly preferred.
Excellent written and verbal skills — Your communication & presentation skills allow you to explain complex analytical findings to audiences at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and complex business environment — Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills.
You can balance an understanding of the key drivers of the business with the analytical rigor necessary to move the business forward quickly.
Metrics-driven mind with eye for creativity — Experience or interest in developing go-to-market plans with a strong focus on strategy, customer research, product requirements, developing strategies to improve productivity and profitability, etc.
Ability to effectively lead, inspire, and mentor direct and indirect reports.
Demonstrable experience collaborating with cross-functional teams, across geographies, including executive management, engineering, data science, operations, and marketing.
A self-starter who can take the ball and run with it with a positive attitude.


Lead charge for developing product roadmaps and creating compelling content, collaborate with Engineering and Data Science teams to drive the development, launch, improvement, and continuous promotion of our products and offerings.
Partner with functional teams to provide analytical inputs to their decision-making, build dashboards for key KPIs, create business cases, and evaluate performance.
Develop go-to-market plans encompassing strategy, customer research, product positioning, competitive analysis, messaging, and pricing that resonates with customers and differentiates our product from its competitors. Be the authority on the customer, the industry trends, and the other industry players.

Growth Opportunities

Academic Year Internships are designed to give you an opportunity to get your feet wet in all things Product Management at a high-growth startup. This internship gives you the chance to evaluate if working at startups is the right career path for you!
We often convert our internships into full-time job offers (or summer internship offers for 1st year MBA students pursuing an academic year internship in the Winter/Spring quarters), if there seems to be a good fit.


This a paid internship opportunity. We convert internships into full-time offers based on performance and company need.
Job is based out of our Chicago Downtown Office (within a block radius from the Magnificent Mile and the Chicago Bean) — a great location with access to premium amenities such as Fitness Center, Lounge Areas, and monthly social events.