Wanted: Student Assistant (HiWi) @MCEI

Our team is currently looking for a Student Assistant (Hiwi) to support our new MCEI initiatives starting as soon as possible (40 hrs/month). MCEI is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Mannheim. MCEI provides a dedicated platform for young entrepreneurs, potential founders, students, sponsors and investors. Visit www.mcei.de for more information on what we do.

Your background 

  • High passion for Startups and Entrepreneurship
  • You love meeting and connecting people
  • Experience in the fields of marketing, public relations (PR), event management and fundraising is a plus
  • Experience in content management (Facebook, Joomla!) and some basic SEO
  • Advanced level of studies
  • Excellent authoring skills in English (and preferably also in German language)
  • Excellent organizing skills
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Hands-on-mentality and high problem solving affinity
  • Team player with high level of self-motivation & a fun person to work with 

What we offer

  • High flexibility and lots of opportunities to bring in creative ideas
  • Supporting MCEI in maintaining established initiatives and building new initiatives
  • Advancing the Mannheim Startup Ecosystem 
  • Getting introduced to key players/ stakeholders in the Mannheim Startup Ecosystem and the German startup scene
  • Insights into entrepreneurial education and qualification
  • Becoming part of the MCEI  team and the Chair of SME Research and Entrepreneurship (Prof. Woywode)
  • Participation in growing the MCEI and its activities
  • Working in a young and dynamic team
  • Compensation according to the University compensation plan for student assistants

Working Hours: 40 hours/month

Compensation according to the University compensation plan for student assistants

Please direct your e-mail application to:

Universität Mannheim
MCEI/ Institut für Mittelstandsforschung -
Herrn Jan Zybura
L 9, 1-2
68161 Mannheim

Please e-mail your complete application including your cover letter, current CV and up-to-date transcripts/ testimonials to Jan Zybura (zybura[ at ]ifm.uni-mannheim.de). Please be aware that breach of confidentiality and unauthorized access by a third party cannot be excluded for e-mail communication without encryption.


Initiativen und Portale des ifm:
Dr. Jan Zybura