Internship Project
Start-Ups and Entrepreneurship

Feniska – Marketing

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Humboldt Innovation

This is a young company that has been mentored by Humboldt Innovation in the past or was founded by former Humboldt students. Please note that the place of work is most likely not in Humboldt premises, but in the company's own spaces. 
Subject Area
Branding, Marketing, Media
06 May – 26 July
20 May – 09 August
03 June – 23 August
01 July – 20 September

Internship Modality:
On-site internship in Berlin

The application is closed, and all positions have been filled.
Applications for 2025 will open in October 2024.
Project Supervisor(s)
Sonita Soth and Ropafadzo Murumbo

Academic Level
Advanced undergraduate students (from second year) 
Graduate Students  
Further Information
Project Type
Project Content
FENISKA is a health startup that builds Smart Home devices for cats and dogs to improve and maintain their wellbeing. The first product is the FENISKA BASE, an intelligent pad that fits underneath various pet furniture. The FENISKA BASE enables pet owners to monitor weight changes, resting time or toilet visits (for domestic cats only). In addition to the FENISKA BASE, we also offer an intuitive healthcare App that allows pet owners to manually track other health data on top. The FENISKA App also offers an info hub in the form of educational blogs.
Tasks for Interns
  • Perform market analysis and research market and competition;
  • Assist in advertising and promotional activities (social media and newsletter);
  • Support in marketing administrative tasks;
  • Research and create blog content;
  • Help develop marketing campaigns.
Academic Level
Advanced undergraduate students (from second year) 
Graduate Students  
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices;
  • Study in the fields of Communication/Media, Business Administration, and Marketing;
  • Creative writing style and excellent communication skills;
  • Preferably previous experience with Instagram or other social media channels, ideally in influencer marketing and/or content and community management;
  • Interest in the area of pets and technology-focused products.

Expected Preparation
  • Getting familiar with the start-up (look through our homepage),
  • The onboarding process for each intern is individual, depending on the skill level and work experience.

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