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Careers / Positions 2022 Launch Program: RISE HBCU Scholars Program

Charlotte, NC
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

What Is RISE?

Launch Your Career with Red Ventures: Through the Red Ventures Launch program, you’ll find unparalleled opportunities to grow and advance your career – fast. As a part of the RISE track, you’ll have the unique opportunity to gain valuable experience while you’re still in school – setting you up to unlock enormous potential within the first few years of your career. This track is a pathway into the Launch Program that will give you the foundation needed for a full-time position at Red Ventures after graduation.

RISE is a three-year program under the Launch Program designed to develop top-performing HBCU students into excellent leaders of the future at Red Ventures. In partnership with a core group of HBCUs, selected candidates will join a cohort of students beginning their sophomore year for an interactive, creative program that develops a strong foundation for a Digital Marketing Analyst career at Red Ventures. The program will focus on building key business, digital marketing, and leadership skills, while also helping students expand their networks and become technology experts with strong analytical skills. 

What You’ll Get

  • Access to RV’s platforms, resources and world-class Digital Marketing training
  • Experience working alongside RV professionals on real-world business problems through paid summer internships
  • Hands on mentorship and coaching to supplement RISE training and to help you navigate your career path
  • Develop business and technical skills (business basics, Excel basics, data analysis, problem solving, etc.) 
  • Improve professional and leadership skills (public speaking, business etiquette, networking skills, time management, etc.)
  • Pathway to a full-time position as a Digital Marketing Analyst through the Launch Program upon graduation

What You’ll Do

  • Participate in monthly developmental sessions beginning your sophomore year throughout fall and spring semesters 
  • Meet with a mentor monthly to strengthen and reinforce your learnings
  • Increase your exposure to RV’s business environment and take ownership of impactful projects
  • Expand your professional network and build up your social capital 

What We’re Looking For

  • Rising sophomore graduating Summer 2025
  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Computer science, Communications, Math or Statistics (Preferred)
  • 3.0+ GPA or faculty nomination
  • Attendance at one of the RISE infosessions at your school
  • Passionate about business and digital marketing with a desire to learn and get better every day
  • Scrappy, tenacious, and self-motivated 
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • A team player with no ego, a competitive spirit, and great sense of humor
  • Great sense of humor (yes, it’s worth saying twice)

Who We Are

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, and Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.  Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact

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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Requirement: Unless otherwise prohibited by law, if a candidate is successful and a conditional job offer is made, the candidate then will be required to submit proof of a full vaccination series against COVID-19. Requests for reasonable accommodations on the basis of disability, pregnancy status, or religious belief will be considered on an individualized basis.

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