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Placement Type: Internship (100-200hrs)

Placement Description:

The selected student/s will be asked to work and assist on research projects related to the following topics: - Market research about crowdfunding in Malta - Reward based and equity based crowdfunding The student will work on background research, research preparations, survey design, hands on research and presentation of findings.

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

Student will gain hands on experience while improving language skills, communication and presentation skills.

Total Number of Hours: 100

Period of Placement: (If Start Date/End Date are blank, the Placement is "open")

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We require excellent level of English and knowledge of research methods and market research.

Other Qualities:

The selected individual should have a keen interest in crowdfunding and research in general with an eye for detail and methodological approach

Host Organisation Name: ZAAR

Host Organisation Description:

At ZAAR we believe that great ideas should go far, and it is our mission to provide the space for that to happen. We strive towards standing by our values in order to offer the best space for idea creatives and supporters to contribute to our platform. The Malta Business Bureau and the University of Malta have set up the Foundation for the Promotion of Entrepreneurial Initiatives. ZAAR ( is the first offering: a donation/reward-based crowdfunding platform, to promote entrepreneurship in Malta and support local start-ups. ZAAR offers an alternative to raise finance for their projects and business ideas.

Host Organisation Address:

Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation Dar Guzeppi Zahra University of Malta Msida

Name of Contact Person at Host Organisation: Matthew Caruana

Phone Number: 23403982

Selection of Candidate: Best candidate

When you click on APPLY for this placement you will be directed to an email message which you may edit as your cover letter. Before sending the email, do not forget to go through the following checklist:

  1. Edit the email as your covering letter or attach your covering letter
  2. Attach your CV
  3. Ensure that the email is sent directly to the email of the ‘Host Organisation Contact Person’
  4. Keep the DegreePlus Office in copy ( in the application email, and
  5. You are also to keep the DegreePlus Office informed of any positive feedback received from the Host Organisation.


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