: People Intern

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 isnt a paper pushing HR internship as were looking for someone who can focus on enhancing and influencing our culture.

This person will work closely with People and Culture, Talent Acquisition, IT and numerous other teams. This person will be expected to work 40 hours per week remotely as our Boston office is currently closed until November 16th. This internship will run until the end of the year.


  • 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
  • Coordinate new hire orientation
  • Run regular reports on hiring metrics
  • Coordinate regular People and Culture communications and social events
  • Research Employment Branding best practices
  • Partner with marketing to send SWAG to new Cogicians
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • 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 over the phone, via email and via 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, our applicant tracking system, ADP, our 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


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.


Employee Testimonials

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.