- This type of company will eventually reach a certain size. They will die otherwise.
- This environment is likely to be mentor-rich.
- In a company like this, you are more likely to receive formal PM training.
- You can join in a capacity you are already very comfortable with as a member of the project team; be a sponge, volunteer as much as possible for things related to project management….generate new ideas where you can volunteer even!
One step back now, two steps forward soon 2)? You might be interested in jobs with titles such as “project analyst”, project coordinator, or business analyst. This can be a bit tricky because different companies may call these positions different titles. I was an “MIS analyst” in a job I held.