VC Internship @ Lufthansa Innovation Hub in Berlin, Germany

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) – named “Germany’s Best Digital Lab 2018” (Capital) – is the digital transformation spearhead of the world’s largest aviation corporation Lufthansa Group. The LIH discovers, evaluates and implements new technologies in the context of travel tech, mobility and e-commerce for industry-leading airlines such as Lufthansa, Eurowings, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, the frequent flyer program Miles & More as well as other renowned Lufthansa Group entities.

LIH leverages established, proven business models and companies with the assets of Lufthansa Group and develops its own, tailor-made solutions based on tangible customer pain points. Shaping the travel of tomorrow, the unit works closely with experts in the Lufthansa Group as well as field-proven entrepreneurs from the startup ecosystem.

Job summary:

As an Intern Venture Capital (m/f), you will be assisting the investment and research team in the process of screening the global Travel & Mobility Tech ecosystem for potential candidates for strategic investments or partnerships.

You will work in a fast-paced interdisciplinary team alongside experienced Venture Capital investors and conduct market and technology deep-dives. You will analyze potential investment cases, write investment proposals and create presentations for internal and external use.


  • Degree in from a top-tier university in Finance, Business Administration or Engineering
  • Ideally, you have firsthand professional experience of working in a (Corporate) Venture Capital fund or close to the CFO of a high- growth start-up, alternatively you worked in fast-paced environments within Private-Equity, investment banking, strategy- consulting or technology
  • You have a deep understanding and passion for digital business models combined with the analytical skill-set for data-based evaluation
  • You have advanced knowledge of Excel, VC deal-flow and portfolio management tools
  • You are up to date with the latest tech trends and developments in the startup and the Venture Capital scene
  • You can accurately manage large data sets
  • You are communicative, energetic and an excellent team player with an ability to solve problems
  • Fluency in English and German, spoken and written
  • You are a travel enthusiast
  • Availability from April 2019 for 3 months

What we offer:

  • Gain deep insights into the corporate world as well as the international startup ecosystem
  • Work independently and entrepreneurial owning work-streams and projects
  • Utilize seasoned Lufthanseats and experienced tech talent as a supporter and challenger
  • Multi-faceted corporate culture in the heart of the Berlin tech ecosystem
  • Competitive compensation with benefits

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