Do you want to learn how to change the world? Join a startup as it goes from an idea to a team of 40 people and $50M in funding. You will be working primarily with the founding and core team and will have a great opportunity to learn learn a lot of skills (aka super powers) from our C-level executives (CEO, COO, etc)!
At Affect Mental Health, we’re building a non-profit Y combinator (startup incubator) to help entrepreneurs build breakthrough products in mental health. We will produce products that are as impactful as Facebook and Google in mental health. Read more about 3 of many different early stage concepts we've incubated; The 1,000 Journeys Project, where we collect mental health stories to map out where transformative products can have the most impact. Meet Malik and Jessica.
Be a member of the founding team that grew from the Harvard and MIT communities with expertise in fields such as healthcare economics, user experience design, molecular neuroscience, and computational biology. Two years ago, our CEO experienced the two most transformative months of his life participating in this program. He started with zero business experience and learned how to figure out what product to build, how to build it, and how to construct business models. At the end of the program, he raised $10M to start his company. By joining us, you will hopefully gain these superpowers!
Multi-Browser/Device Programming Ability (Mobile, Tablet, Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera if you’re feeling fancy)
Documentation + Version Control experience
Teamwork and Communication skills
Link to your portfolio / links to websites etc
Nice to Haves
Experience building Analyzable and Secure websites
Experience With Social Media and Third Party APIs
Proficient in Web Application Development Frameworks
Solid Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Experience working in Health Tech, Nonprofits, and or Startups
As a Web Dev at Affect, you will be flexible and innovative while building a kick-ass website. You should have and interest in having freedom and control of critical aspects of the organization. We have a culture of encouraging individual thoughts and creations. If you have a self starter attitude and thrive in both independent work and teamwork, then this is the right place for you. You will contribute to the main website and supplementary project websites and update current websites to meet modern web standards.
NB: At this moment this position is unpaid. For candidates who are University /co-op we gladly invest best efforts in assisting you in securing of educational internships (for credit), financial stipends, financial fellowships or financial scholarships.
About Affect Mental Health
We seek to harness contemporary innovations in science and technology to address the challenges of stigma, access, and quality of mental healthcare.
Affect provides the best entrepreneurs and product professionals the protected time and resources they need to build products and services on a global scale. By providing these resources, we will empower, support and nurture a community to accelerate mental healthcare solutions.
Our ambition is to build sustainable enterprises unafraid of transforming traditional approaches to mental health.