People Intern at Cogito

| Greater Boston Area
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Cogito is looking for service oriented team player to help support our most important asset, our people. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Talent, you will work across the organization to ensure employee experience and candidate experience are of the highest level. This isn’t a paper pushing HR internship as we’re looking for someone who can focus on enhancing and influencing our culture. The person will work closely with People Ops (HR), Talent Acquisition, Ops, IT and numerous other teams.
This person will be expected to work 40 hours per week in our Boston office from January until the end of May.


  • Coordinate and schedule interviews including presentations
  • Follow-up with internal interviewers to ensure they're properly prepare for candidate interviews
  • Create interview itineraries for applicants and internal interview teams
  • Update offer letter templates as necessary
  • Initiate on-boarding including background checks through our vendor, GoodHire
  • Recommend and participate in local networking events
  • Run regular reports on hiring metrics
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • Partner with People Generalist to research and recommend improvements to New Hire Orientation
  • Research best local networking and recruiting events for Cogito to attend
  • Profile current employees to strengthen our talent branding programs
  • Partner with People Generalist and Sr. Executive Assistant to CEO to help execute wellness initiatives and other cultural events


  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in business, marketing, human resources or a related field
  • Recommended to have at least one prior internship in a high tech company
  • Experience working on multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced startup culture
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to drive process and improve processes
  • Comfortable communicating in-person and via email and slack with different stakeholders
  • Must be able to use discretion with confidential information


  • Experience with Mac OS, GSuite, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn new software tools such as Lever for applicant tracking, Namely for HRIS, and GoodHire for background checks
  • Excellent written and verbal customer service skills
  • Self-starter who takes on new initiatives
  • Good time management
  • A friendly and can-do attitude

Ongoing professional development and cross-training
Casual dress and fun office atmosphere
Stocked groceries in the kitchen
Office location in the heart of Boston with convenience to the MBTA lines
Your choice of comprehensive benefits for you and your family’s health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
Monthly catered lunch and live product demos
401(k) retirement plan options
Ongoing professional development and cross-training
20 days vacation time and 11 company holidays (yes, Patriot’s Day is a holiday)
Company paid parental leave upon hire
Competitive pay, stock options, and annual bonus eligibility
Casual dress and fun office atmosphere
Pre-tax commuter benefits
Stocked groceries in the kitchen
Office location in the heart of Boston with convenience to the MBTA lines
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Cogito is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.
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