High Impact Grants and External Internship and Project Opportunities

Available Opportunities

Graduate students have a wide variety of opportunities for more experience ranging from for-profit companies, non-profits, government agencies and universities. Click on the + for details about each opportunity.

AMPEL BioSolutions LLC

Organization Type: Company
Address: 250 W Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902
Website: http://ampelbiosolutions.com

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 5-10
Revenue Status: Post-revenue

  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Paid (negotiable)
  • Open Positions: 3
  • Location: Hybrid

Scope of Work/Responsibilities
All focused on machine learning analysis of gene expression data. Contact Amrie Grammer for details.

Qualifications
MS or PhD candidates

Other Opportunities
We have internships as well as post-docs available. Kate Vega (katevega@ampelbiosolutions.com) will send job descriptions.

Aperiomics, Inc.

Organization Type: Company
Address:
45925 Horseshoe Dr.,  Suite 170, Sterling, VA 20166
Website: www.aperiomics.com

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 5-10
Revenue Status: Post-revenue

OPPORTUNITY #1

  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Compensation: Paid
  • Open Positions: 2
  • Location: In-person
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours

Scope of Work
Help in metagenomic testing

Responsibilities
Accessioning of samples, Media posts, Laboratory organization

Qualifications
Bio students or related disciplines

OPPORTUNITY #2

  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Open Positions: 3\
  • Compensation: Unpaid
  • Location: Hybrid
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours

Scope of Work
Develop social media and website content

Responsibilities
Monitor social media and website activity; collect social media and website data;  analyze trends; sales support

Qualifications
Energetic and innovative team player; Strong computer science skills; interested in learning what it is like to experience an early stage company environment

Applied Research and Photonics

Organization Type: Company
Address:
470 Friendship Road, Suite 10, Harrisburg, PA 17111
Website http://arphotonics.net

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 10+
Revenue Status: Pre-revenue

  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Compensation: Unpaid
  • Open Positions: 2
  • Location: Hybrid (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours

Scope of Work
Conduct research work in nanotechnology, semiconductor, or biotechnology, with guidance and training on advanced instrument and topics.

Responsibilities
Depending on the Intern's aptitude and interest, research topic(s) will be assigned. Both experimental and non-experimental topics are available.

Qualifications
Both undergrad (Junior/Senior) and grad students.

Azim Premji University

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Address:
SURVEY No. 66, BURUGUNTE VILLAGE, BIKKANAHALLI MAIN ROAD, SARJAPURA, BENGALURU - 562125
Website: https://azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in

No. of Employees: 1,000+
No. of Years in Business: 5-10

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Hybrid (Bengaluru, India)
  • Hours per week: 5-10 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Online database search, plant collections, microscopy

Responsibilities
Assembling data, collecting and organizing plant samples

Qualifications
Experience with ecological systems/questions

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology

Organization Type: Government
Address:
Habsiguda, Uppal Road, Hyderabad - 500 007, Telangana, India
Website: https://www.ccmb.res.in/

No. of Employees: 501 - 1,000
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 2
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Hybrid (Amrabad Tiger Reserve, Telangana, India)
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Opportunity#1:
Collating and analyzing data collected to understand the micro-spatial patterns exhibited by understorey shrub vegetation in relation to abiotic and biotic factors

Opportunity#2: Assist in collecting ground level vegetation data following protocols from long-term monitoring plots at a tropical dry forest (Amrabad Tiger Reserve, Telangana, India)

Responsibilities
Opportunity #1:
Candidate will assist me with organizing the data in the form required for input into statistical software R. Assist in performing basic statistical analysis, preparing the graphs and consolidating results. (This is a virtual internship opportunity)

Opportunity #2: Candidate will be stationed at Amrabad Tiger Reserve and assist in ongoing field data collection from permanent plots present in  core area of the reserve. (This is an in-person opportunity)

Qualifications
Opportunity #1:
Prior knowledge of R and use of basic statistics on ecological data.

Opportunity #2: Field ecologist with a passion for forest plant ecology. Must withstand harsh wild conditions.

Ceres Nanosciences, Inc.

Organization Type: Company
Address:
9460 Innovation Drive, Manassas, VA 20110
Website: https://www.ceresnano.com

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 10+
Revenue Status: Post-revenue

  • Open Positions: 4
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: In-person (9460 Innovation Drive, Manassas VA)
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Paid ($15/hour)

Scope of Work
Support in advance particle manufacturing function - scale up and production activities. Other areas include application development work in R&D.

Responsibilities
Supporting experiments, supporting production activities

Qualifications
Trained in lab safety. Training/familiar in molecular Dx methods (PCR).

City of Fairfax

Organization Type: Government
Address:
10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Website: www.fairfaxva.gov

No. of Employees: 201-500
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 2
  • Type of Opportunity: Applied Project (1); Internship (1)
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

OPPORTUNITY #1
Applied Project Description

Green Building Policy Research: Conduct research to assist the City with developing a green building policy that establishes green building standards and incentives for both private and public sector construction and major renovations.

Qualifications
Student pursuing a degree in a related field of study, such as sustainability, architecture, engineering, landscape design, building management, environmental science, environmental education, etc.

OPPORTUNITY #2
Scope of Work
Waste Reduction and Recycling Intern: Assist with activities related to the City’s waste reduction, solid waste, recycling and composting programs.

Responsibilities
Develop community outreach and education plans to increase waste reduction and recycling. Expand outreach efforts to ensure messaging reaches a diverse audience. Design and produce solid waste education and outreach materials, such as print brochures, posters, flyers, and graphics for web and social media. Assist with the development and implementation projects that decrease waste, such as a plastic bag tax, etc.

Qualifications
Student pursuing a degree in a related field of study, such as sustainability,  environmental science, education, marketing, communications, etc.
 

Fairfax County Government

Organization Type: Government
www.fairfaxcounty.gov

No. of Employees: 1,000+
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Applied Project(s)
  • Location: N/A
  • Hours per week: N/A
  • Compensation: N/A

Project Description
Fairfax County tracks energy use for nearly 400 facilities in its EnergyCAP energy management software. I am interested in hiring someone to help me analyze this data and create a meaningful report. Ideally the report could be used as a template for future annual reports.

Qualifications
Data analytics experience is a must. Energy-related experience is preferred.

Future Earth

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
https://futureearth.org/

No. of Employees: 51-200
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Future Kings

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Address:
17739 Main Street, Suite 320, Dumfries, VA 22026
Website: www.future-kings.org

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 10+
Revenue Status: Pre-revenue

  • Open Positions: 3
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Work in our fundraising operation with our digital marketing team. Intern will help with creating messages, distributing fundraising material based on those messages. Respond to feedback generated by distributed material.

Responsibilities
Work as part of a team. Separate reporting to the executive director. Interact with our remote partners as an assistant to the Executive Director.

Qualifications
Interest in communications and digital marketing. Interest in STEM education for students from underserved communities. Good writing skills, good verbal skills, as well as skill in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc.

Organization Type: Company
Address:
43670 Trade Center Place, Ste. 155, Dulles, VA 20166
Website: www.genesicsemi.com

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 10+
Revenue Status: Post-revenue

  • Open Positions: 5+
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: In-person (43670 Trade Center Place; Suite 155; Dulles VA 20166)
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Paid ($15/hr)

Scope of Work
Develop embedded systems, Electronics Instrumentation, Software-hardware interface

Responsibilities
Develop instrumentations using newly developed hardware and softwares

Qualifications
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer Science

Institute for Sustainable Development and Research

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Address: B-1-9, Narayan Pujari Nagar, Worli, Mumbai 400018, India
Website: http://www.fao.org/mountain-partnership/members/members-detail/en/c/150575/

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 4
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Hybrid (India)
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Sustainable Development Goals, Environmental Management, Social and Economic Development, International Development, Information and Communication Technology, Climate Change, urban and Regional Planning and  Management. Depending on the Covid-19 situations, the internships may be  converted in to Online internships instead of in-person or hybrid mode.

Responsibilities
Project Planning, Data collection, Data Analysis, Community Work ,preparation of project report based on internship.

Qualifications
Graduate students

Integrated Learning and Study Abroad Programs

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Website: www.ilsap.org

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 10+

Opportunity 1

  • Open Positions: 3
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 5-10 hours
  • Compensation: Paid

Opportunity 2

  • Open Positions: 2
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: In-person
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Paid

Scope of Work

  • Practicum Format for Submission
  • Practicum country: India
  • Project themes: Child Health, Maternal Health, Nutrition
  • Practicum working title: Role of virtual methods in promoting physical and mental growth.
  • Brief project description and activities: Literature review, collection of data and information from secondary sources, analysis of data, development of study report
  • Project deliverable/s:  Study report and Power point presentation on the key findings of the study.
  • For the Internships there are two that we are running but on demand we can customize and have other topics as well.
  • We are presently focusing on two main topics one covers Public Health and the the other End of Life Palliative care.

Responsibilities
The preferred time for the internship or practicum should be at least 4 to 6 weeks that gives the participant time to observe and develop a good learning experience. We have compressed the activities for participants to 2 or 3 weeks also as they had time challenges. The participants would have a comprehensive learning and would be given assignments to be completed which would be discussed by the preceptors who would be delivering the academic part and they would also engage with people on the field have a chance to interact live with them and get a feel of the work environment and challenges all virtually.  I and my team are available 24x7 to answer any doubts or queries the participants may have.

Qualifications
Both graduate and under graduate students are open to participation

MITRE/MTRE Labs/Health Innovation Center

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Website: www.mitre.org

No. of Employees: 15-200
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Graduate Intern would be interviewed to understand interests as they relate to climate change impact on health or digital health.

Responsibilities
Work with mentor/supervisor to shape out the project, participate in team meetings (if appropriate), deliver on the project as agreed.

Qualifications
Graduate level candidate who has pre-existing industry experience in Health, Healthcare, public health, Policy/Law.

Northern Virginia Regional Commission

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Website: www.novaregion.org

No. of Employees: 10-15
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 2
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 5-10 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship

Scope of Work

Social Media/Communications/Policy Research Intern
Northern Virginia Regional Commission is seeking a creative and well-organized intern to assist with content creation, social media platform optimization and monitoring, and website content management.  This position will work in the community and virtually. Schedule is flexible while working remotely. The internship will provide fellows with an opportunity to develop the following skill sets:
•    Assist with day-to-day website management for www.potomaccommuterfastferry.com using WordPress
•    Assist with managing social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram,Twitter)
•    Database maintenance and list management
•    Assisting with guest blogger recruitment
•    Monitor news
•    Policy and Research on topics related to starting a ferry service

Ideal Candidate

  • Highly collaborative and confident leading projects
  • Experience and solid understanding of social media marketing

Commitment

  • 5 to 10 hours a week dedicated towards building a social media campaign plan and portfolio
  • Campaigns built per 7-day blocks

Desired Outcomes

  • Grow social media presence and build cohesive portfolio to use across all social media platforms
  • Determine marketing methods for future goals

Qualifications
Understanding of the Northern Virginia Region with the ability to research topics and help communicate to the general public via social media. 

Ocean & Climate Platform

Organization Type: Non-profit / non-governmental organization
Address:
195 rue Saint-Jacques – Maison des Océans, 75005, Paris France
Website: https://ocean-climate.org/en/home-2

No. of Employees: 10-15
No. of Years in Business: 5-10

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Assist project development.

Responsibilities
Diary management, liaising with high officials, writing scientific papers.

Qualifications
MA/ MSc in Ocean biodiversity/ governance

Perthera

Organization Type: Company
Website: https://perthera.com/

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 5-10

  • Open Positions: 2
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work

  • Clinical Outcomes Extraction
  • Biomedical Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Extraction of data points including but not limited to current therapy start & stop date and response to therapy.
  • Data points submission and review for use in database.
  • Verification of signed Informed Consent documents for each patient as required by parameters of the research protocol provided by the New England Institutional Review Board.
  •  Work closely with the computational biology and software development teams to document and improve data management infrastructure and tools
  • Monitor and improve the structured integrity of clinical information, treatment history, and molecular results
  • Build and implement new data visualization techniques that support Perthera's Precision Oncology efforts

Qualifications

  • Biology or Life Sciences degree; Intermediate-level medical terminology proficiency
  • Degree in Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Biomedical Data Science, Computer Science, or other scientific/healthcare-focused fields with informal training in data analytics; Fluency in one or more high level programming languages (R/tidyverse preferred); Experience with relational databases (MySQL), machine learning, and natural language processing; Ability to implement data science techniques including supervised learning, unsupervised clustering, multivariate approaches

Rhein Tech Laboratories, Inc.

Organization Type: Company
Address: 360 Herndon Parkway Suite 1400
Website: www.rheintech.com

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: In-person (360 Herndon Parkway Suite 1400)
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Paid

Serpin Pharma

Organization Type: Company
Address:
9501 Discovery Blvd Suite 120, Manassas, VA 20109
Website: https://serpinpharma.com/

No. of Employees: 11-50
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 4
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: 9501 Discovery Blvd Suite 120. Manassas VA 20109
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Screening of new drug analogs

Responsibilities
Various in vitro testing

Qualifications
Proficient in lab assays (ELISA, WB, FACS, and tissue culture)

STAR-TIDES

Organization Type: Company
Website:
www.star-tides.net

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 3
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Hybrid
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work

  • Opportunity 1: Closing the digital divide. Underserved and unserved communities increasingly are being disadvantaged if they do not have access to the Internet, and if citizens don't have the knowledge to use the capabilities if they do have access. This research involves social science and technical topics to identify opportunities to close the digital divide in underserved communities, acquire technical capabilities, and build support and capacity among the citizens.
  • Opportunity 2:  Resilience of cyber-physical systems. Cyber-physical systems involve systems like generators, pumps, or security cameras that are connected to the internet.  They are growing in importance and vulnerability and present special technical security challenges as well as cultural difference between operators of IT systems and Operational Technologies (OT), like generators.  
  • Opportunity 3: Integration across STAR-TIDES infrastructures. STAR-TIDES (Sharing To Accelerate Research – Transformative Innovation for Development and Emergency Support) is a global knowledge-sharing network focused on building sustainable resilience, supporting community and individual resilience to natural and man-made disasters, and promoting human security (“freedom from want“ and “freedom from fear”). It integrates among several platforms (infrastructures), such as shelter, water, power, food security, information and communications technology, and nutrition and public health, as well as geospatial information systems, finances, logistics, etc. 

Responsibilities

  • Opportunity 1 (digital divide): Interns would be responsible for supporting engagements with community leaders and citizens, technical providers, and other stakeholders to implement design and systems thinking. There are likely to be opportunities for presentations, publications, and possibly grant writing.
  • Opportunity 2 (cyber-physical): Interns would be responsible for supporting engagements with equipment and control system operators, cybersecurity professionals, and end users to understand challenges in this dynamic and growing field. There are likely to be opportunities for presentations, publications, and possibly grant writing.
  • Opportunity 3 (STAR-TIDES integration): Interns would help coordinate initiatives that cross infrastructure boundaries, engage with representatives from different industries, support demonstrations, and look for opportunities to apply new technologies. There are likely to be opportunities for presentations, publications, and possibly grant writing.

Qualifications

  • Opportunity 1:(digital divide): Interest in addressing the digital divide issue.  Knowledge of (1) telecommunications equipment and operations, (2) community engagement approaches, or (3) design and systems thinking.  
  • Opportunity 2 (cyber-physical). Understanding of cyber-physical systems and cyber security/resilience. Imagination and enthusiasm
  • Opportunity 3 (STAR-TIDES integration): Ability to tie technological and social issues together in support of sustainable development and resilience. Imagination and enthusiasm

Trugenomix Inc.

Organization Type: Company
Website: www.trugenomix.com

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 1-5

  • Open Positions: 4
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: In-person
  • Hours per week: 5-10 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Lab technician support, lab organization, lab ordering.

Responsibilities

  • Basic lab work (molecular biology, PCR, RT-PCR)
  • Lab organization (material safety data sheets, CLIA SOPs, Vendor orders)
  • Presentations during lab meetings

Qualifications
Experience in biological research (pipetting experience, PCR, basic molecular biology techniques). Excellent written and oral communication skills.

University of Hertfordshire

Organization Type: University
Website:
www.herts.ac.uk

No. of Employees: 1,000+
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Virtual
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
The Centre for Future Societies Research carries out interdisciplinary investigations into complex ways of making our future world a better place. It gathers over 50 academic and research staff across seven Schools of Study. The aim is to  conceptualise and evaluate possible scenarios of future societies. These scenarios are evaluated using rigorous interdisciplinary methods in the context of global scenarios and the UN Sustainable Development Goals to create insights into the pathways towards values-led change in the global development. See https://www.herts.ac.uk/research/centres/centre-for-future-societies-research

Responsibilities
The intern will work with Dr. Frances Harris, leader of the qualitative analysis of future societies scenarios. Frances Harris has a track record in research on environmental sustainability and environmental education, and processes of transdisciplinary collaboration. The intern will support her in reviewing qualitative approaches and inter- and transdisciplinary modelling for the development of future scenarios.  

Qualifications
Experience in qualitative research techniques; comfortable in an interdisciplinary working environment; use of scopus, web of science and similar programmes; experience of systematic literature reviews; use of reference management software.

Venkor Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Organization Type: Company
Website:
https://www.venkorpharma.com/

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 1-5

  • Open Positions: 2
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Hybrid
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Paid

Scope of Work
Business development / market research / sales calls

Responsibilities
Business development / market research / sales calls

Qualifications
Degree in science or business or arts with computer knowledge to search and prepare brochures

Virongy LLC

Organization Type: Company
https://virongy.com/

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 1-5

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Manassas, VA
  • Hours per week: 11-15 hours
  • Compensation: Unpaid

Scope of Work
Basic research on viral vector production and assembly

Responsibilities
Lab research work

Qualifications
Some basic lab experiences in cell culture

World Bank Global Program for Safer Schools

Organization Type: Government
Website:
https://gpss.worldbank.org/

No. of Employees: 1,000+
No. of Years in Business: 10+

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Applied Project(s)
  • Location: N/A
  • Hours per week: N/A
  • Compensation: N/A

Project Description
The World Bank's Global Program for Safer Schools aims to boost large-scale investments to improve the safety and resilience of school infrastructure at risk from natural hazards and enhance the quality of learning environments for children. We provide technical assistance to World Bank lending operations focused on the construction of new schools and/or the rehabilitation, adaptation and retrofit of existing schools. We currently have several ongoing projects (including in Angola and the Kyrgyz Republic) that will support the development of new approaches to the design of school infrastructure that cost-effectively achieve enhanced safety, resilience, sustainability and quality of learning environments. We seek an intern who can support in research and the development of integrated design approaches for school infrastructure, likely focusing on one country specifically. The outputs of this research will feed into the corresponding ongoing Bank operation(s).

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a graduate degree in engineering or architecture.
  • Familiarity with or interest in urban planning, public policy and/or international development.
  • Familiarity with or interest in natural hazard risk reduction and resilience (earthquake and climate risk).
  • Familiarity with or interest in education and school infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with or interest in working in developing country contexts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including using Excel
  • Proficiency with common architecture and structural engineering software used for 2D and 3D representation and analysis.
  • Proficiency with GIS software preferred.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required; fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, French or Russian is a plus.

ZeoVation

Organization Type: Company
Website: www.zeovation.com

No. of Employees: 1-10
No. of Years in Business: 1-5

  • Open Positions: 1
  • Type of Opportunity: Internship
  • Location: Hybrid (9385 Discovery Boulevard, Suite 133, Manassas, VA 20109)
  • Hours per week: 16-20 hours
  • Compensation: $15 per hour

Scope of Work
Assist the CEO on internal management, marketing and sales.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the CEO as an executive assistant on management work.
  • Besides management, also involves in market validation, market research and customer discovery.

Qualifications

  • Ownership mindset and passion for entrepreneurship
  • Junior or Senior students in science engineering, finance, marketing, or accounting major
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Website design skills (preferred, not required)
  • Time availability to dedicate to the business