Special Projects Intern

Company Overview:

The Block is an information services company empowering smart decisions for those who invest in, work with, make decisions about, or seek to understand digital assets
Our team is passionate about exploring innovative blockchain projects, analyzing market trends, and delivering valuable insights to our audience

We seek a highly motivated Special Projects Intern to join our dynamic team
The Intern will play a crucial role in researching and analyzing various cryptocurrency projects, contributing to our data-gathering efforts, and supporting special initiatives to enhance our crypto data and analytics offerings


    • Research and Analysis: Conduct in-depth research on emerging and established cryptocurrency projects, including but not limited to blockchain technology, decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and other innovative developments within the ndustry
    • Data Gathering: Assist in gathering, organizing, and maintaining data related to cryptocurrency projects, market trends, token metrics, and other relevant nformation
    • Special Initiatives: Support special projects and initiatives that enhance our product offerings, such as developing new data analysis tools, conducting market surveys, or exploring partnerships within the crypto community
    • Stay Updated: Keep abreast of the latest developments, news, and trends in the cryptocurrency space to ensure our research remains current and insightful


    • Pursuing or recently completed a degree in Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
    • Strong interest in cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and the broader fintech industry
      Previous field-related experience is not necessary
    • Excellent research and analytical skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data from multiple sources
    • Detail oriented and highly organized, able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel or other data analysis tools
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

Why The Block

    • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the rapidly evolving cryptocurrency industry
    • Exposure to cutting-edge blockchain projects and technologies
    • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field
    • Potential for career advancement and future employment opportunities within the company

How to Apply

    • To apply for the Special Projects Intern position, please submit your resume, the Pyth Network Case Study analysis, and any relevant writing samples or research projects you have completed
      We look forward to reviewing your application and welcoming you to our team!

$20 – $20 an hourInitial Duration

: June 3, 2024-August 30, 2024 with possibility to extend or become full-time
Pyth Network Case Study

is a data-oracle solution that delivers real-time market data for crypto, equities, FX, commodities, and 50+ blockchains
Through this analysis on Pyth Network, we aim to judge your relative understanding of blockchain projects, your ability to research a specific topic, gain insights about it, and prove that you can effectively and thoroughly report your findings
Questions to answer in your report:1
Overview and Objectives: What is the primary objective of Pyth Network within the cryptocurrency ecosystem?What distinguishes Pyth Network from other similar initiatives in the market?2
Technology and Innovation: What underlying technology does Pyth Network utilize, and how does it contribute to its functionality? What innovative features or solutions does Pyth Network introduce to address challenges or limitations in the crypto space?3
Tokenomics and Governance: Have they launched a crypto token? What is Pyth Network’s tokenomics model, and how does its token function within the ecosystem? What parties or entities received the token, and when? Explain this project’s proposed token vesting strategy
What governance mechanisms does Pyth Network implement to empower token holders and facilitate decision-making? Pick a submitted (and accepted) governance proposal and give a short summary
Challenges and Risks: What are the primary challenges or risks that Pyth Network faces in achieving its objectives?How does Pyth Network mitigate these challenges and ensure the security and sustainability of its ecosystem?

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