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People Ops Intern

| Cambridge

Soofa is the neighborhood news feed that connects a community with screens everyone can see and anyone can use.

We are seeking an energetic, collaborative, and charismatic People Operations Intern to join our fast-growing team and help create a happy and productive work environment. You will work directly with Soofa’s Chief of Staff and CEO. 

This is a great internship for an empathetic and hardworking student who hopes to go into people ops, HR, operations, or recruiting. The ideal candidate is available September-December 2019.

At Soofa, we enable city dwellers to co-create a thriving community. Join us!



  • Support Soofa’s Chief of Staff with day-to-day HR, recruiting, hiring, office, and business management tasks
  • Identify and screen potential job candidates
  • Keep a meticulous calendar and occasionally assist in scheduling for others
  • Help plan biweekly company outings/events and bimonthly networking events at Soofa HQ
  • Drive company culture by keeping our fridge and cabinets stocked with treats
  • Grow your own network as well as Soofa’s by attending networking events



  • Experience with scheduling and general business communications (you can write a professional email) 
  • Comfortable on the phone
  • Comfortable with communication in general:  you’re not afraid to remind someone very senior on the team that cans belong in the recycling bin
  • Super organized and great at keeping others organized
  • Great attention to detail


Candidate Characteristics

  • You believe no problem is too hard; you find new and effective ways to streamline processes and increase efficiency
  • Drive for continuous improvement; you love feedback!
  • You save the drama for your mama


Bonus Points For

  • Administrative, event planning, and/or recruiting experience


Perks of Interning at Soofa

  • The opportunity to forge your own path and grow in any direction that’s exciting for you
  • You’ll work with a well-connected team of Harvard and MIT grads
  • Free Friday lunch and tons of healthy snacks
  • Healthy company culture focused on, among other things:  direct communication, mentorship, and being excellent to each other

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Technology we use

  • Product
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Located in trendy East Cambridge, Soofa is steps away from both Kendall Square and the Green Line.

An Insider's view of Soofa

What are some social events your company does?

Soofa holds a bi-monthly "Whiskey Wednesday" to strengthen our ecosystem and let loose. We also enjoy annual ski trips and island camping, plus monthly birthday outings.

Molly LaFlesh

Chief of Staff

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started as Office Manager and have grown to Chief of Staff, plus I lead our People Operations team.

Molly LaFlesh

Chief of Staff

What are Soofa Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Book club, movie Thursdays, and more!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
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