Cogito: People Intern
100 Summer St.
Boston 02110

Employee Testimonials

Joel Makhluf
Martha Sager


Cogito is looking for service oriented team player to help support our most important asset, our people. Reporting to the Manager of Talent, you will work across the organization to ensure employee experience and candidate experience are of the highest level. We're looking for a highly organized individual can focus on enhancing and influencing our culture.

This role will start in September and end in December. We're looking for local candidates who can be in the office three days a week, ideally Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. This person will be expected to work roughly 25 hours each week.


  • Coordinate and schedule interviews, including presentations
  • Create interview itineraries for applicants and internal interview teams
  • Update offer letter templates as necessary
  • Initiate background checks through our vendor, GoodHire
  • Recommend and participate in local networking events
  • Help on-board new hires
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • Partner with People Generalist to research and recommend improvements to New Hire Orientation as well as best local networking and recruiting events for Cogito to attend
  • Profile current employees to strengthen our talent branding programs
  • Partner with 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
  • Must be able to use discretion with confidential information


  • Experience with Macs, GSuite, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn new software tools such as Lever for applicant tracking 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

Benefits for Interns:

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 familys 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, Patriots 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.

Authorization to Work:

Applicants for employment in the US must be authorized to work in the US.


Why We Work Here

Joel Makhluf
Joel Makhluf
Director of Demand Generation

Cogito is a game changer, blending artificial intelligence, machine learning and behavioral science to elevate the human ability to recognize non-verbal social cues and be more emotionally intelligent. I am impressed with all facets of Cogito and knew I was making the right decision to join their team.

Martha Sager
Martha Sager
Business Development Manager

I work for Cogito because serving behemoth companies whose goals are to be customer-centered by empowering agents with tools that provide for more positive outcomes, benefiting all involved, is work that I am privileged to do.  

Derek Popek
Derek Popek
Talent Manager

I know Cogito is the place for me because it hits everything I look for in a company and in an opportunity. I want to be around brilliant, driven and nice people tackling big challenges and that is exactly what we’re doing at Cogito.