Marketing Intern (3 & 6 Month) | Mental Health Incubator Startup

Affect Mental Health, Boston, MA


At Affect Mental Health, we’re building a non-profit Y combinator(startup incubator) to build breakthrough products in mental health. We need products that are as impactful as Facebook and Google in mental health. Read more about 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. 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 advisor 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 gain these superpowers!  

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see what we're up to!!


  • Lead digital advertising, with an initial focus on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, and Tumblr
  • Promote our community events and create email marketing campaign
  • Help us obtain the 1,000 people (patients, providers, payers) we need to map out the problem space in mental health
  • Develop, monitor, and refine digital marketing campaigns that drive awareness and reduce mental health stigma
  • Define campaign objectives, measure success for campaigns, and report on successes or failures
  • Identify, test, and develop other digital advertising channels, and make recommendations for investment and creative strategy
  • Collaborate with our Design and Research teams to help us communicate the amazing things we're achieving with the world

Requirements, you are

  • Deeply passionate about mental health and all things marketing
  • Your creativity has no limits, and you’re able to produce a viral campaign on a shoestring budget
  • Meticulously organized or open to learning FAST: you're excellent at efficiently managing projects, especially in a fast-paced (sometimes chaotic) environment
  • Great navigator: constantly testing hypothesis and outlining strategy for pivoting when needed
  • Personable: highly empathetic, comfortable interfacing with end-users on sensitive topics
  • Relentless learner: you want to maximize your experience with us and learn as much as you can


  • Sound understanding of design-thinking processes
  • Insatiable curiosity around why products succeed and what delights users
  • Experience with AdWords, Facebook Power Editor, and/or AdRoll
  • Able to transform abstract, complex concepts into practical and elegant design
  • Appreciation of puns
Our ambition is to build sustainable enterprisesunafraid of transforming traditional approachesthat tackle stigma, access, and quality of mental healthcare.

Are you in? 

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.

Affect Mental Health

Want to learn more about Affect Mental Health? Visit Affect Mental Health's website.