Internship: Help Us Bring Mindfulness into Business, Education and Government at The Institute for Organizational Mindfulness

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Employer: The Institute for Organizational Mindfulness

Expires: 08/25/2020

Internship: Help Us Bring Mindfulness into Business, Education and GovernmentThe Institute for Organizational Mindfulness is a new non-profit association, with a mission to bring neuroscience and performance-focused mindfulness into the business, educational and government mainstream. We’re looking for happy, positive and engaged teammates to help us:- Create a world-class Social Media presence- Design collaterals and launch a cool new WIX website  – Research and author white papers, case studies and briefings – Develop engaging curriculum for science-based mindfulness – Launch chapters and manage events, for members all over the globe- Raise awareness through influencers and partnershipsWhy it MattersThe National Institutes of Health have named chronic stress the global epidemic of the new century, and confirms that the workplace is, by far, the primary source.Chronic stress and illness are a result of job insecurity, overwhelming work pressure, information overload, digital distraction, unconscious bias and conflict in the workplace. This is not just making us unhappy, it’s killing us – in fact, chronic stress is the leading contributor to the 9 leading causes of premature death in America.Please Note: IOM Internships are full-time, unpaid, and run for a minimum of 90 days (though we do have some flexibility on that timing). We’re happy to work with your school to make sure you receive maximum credits.Requirements:- We aim for really smart, really ambitious, and really fun people to work with- We’re a fast-moving startup, so flexibility and a willingness to do whatever it takes, are key- This is a virtual role, so you’ll need a good computer, good internet and a good place to work- A passion for people, performance and the future of work- If you don’t want to change the world, this isn’t the internship for youYou’ll Learn:- What they don’t teach you in school- About the neuroscience-based, performance-focused mindfulness movement- About leadership, human capital management and organizational development- From the ground up, in a bootstrapping non-profit with a global mission- From a team who have taken multiple companies from startup into the Fortune 500