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 CEO and have the opportunity to learn leadership 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 aim to produce products that are as impactful as Facebook and Google in mental health. Read more about The 1,000 Journeys Project a startup concept we've incubated 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. We are participating in the Harvard Venture Accelerator. As part of this team, you will learn how to be an entrepreneur. 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.
As a designer, you will empower everyone on our team to do our best work by ensuring that our insights are most effectively communicated to the world! You'll be helping drive an organization from concept to goal setting to execution.
Ability to conceptualize creative ideas and design visually appealing graphics.
Personable: highly empathetic.
Awesome storyteller: inspiring communicator (written and oral); able to infuse storytelling into your final product.
Relentless learner: you want to maximize your experience with us and learn as much as you can.
Our ambition is to help entrepreneurs build sustainable enterprises—unafraid of transforming traditional approaches—that tackle stigma, access, and quality of mental healthcare.
Please include a link to samples of your previous designs.
NB: 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.