Community Happiness Intern

Looking for help applying to college or graduate school and a great internship opportunity? Our growing Santa Monica-based startup is hiring enthusiastic, passionate interns to assist with cultivating happiness and building a strong company culture within our office. Both High School and College students looking for experience in a fast paced environment with a social mission of making a college education more accessible for everyone should apply. We’re looking for friendly, organized, tech-obsessed team players who love interfacing with people, building relationships, and coming up with creative ways to make others feel valued. If you’re the type of person who loves finding the perfect gift or planning weekend outings for friends, this is a great opportunity for you to learn how to apply your natural talents in the startup world.

The best part? You get to help us continue to grow, and we get to help you get into your dream school. No previous experience necessary, just a thirst to learn and a go-getter attitude.


Intern Responsibilities:

  • Develop creative strategies to delight customers in everyday interactions

  • Keep the SeekU studio organized and well-stocked with supplies

  • Help set up events such as team lunches, outings, and birthday celebrations

  • Perform basic administrative tasks such as running errands, answering phones, scheduling meetings, and responding to emails

  • Develop best practices manual for office maintenance

  • Assist the CEO and CTO with various projects as needed

  • Assist in developing a long-standing internship program

  • Recruit intern successor


What Interns Get:

  • Fun, easy going experience at an early stage ed-tech startup with a socially responsible mission

  • 2 weekly hours of free College Admissions Consulting, Graduate School Admissions Consulting, or Career Coaching with one of our founders

  • A job that makes a direct, positive impact on the lives of local teenagers

  • An opportunity to receive superb letters of recommendation

  • An inspiring co-working space to study in and work on your own personal projects during off hours

  • Free coffee, snacks, and weekly lunches


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to receive college credit

    • High Schoolers wishing to apply can receive credit through SMC. We are happy to help you complete the necessary paperwork to do this.

  • 15-20 hours of weekly availability

  • A demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship and startups (an interest in education is a plus!)

  • Ability to provide writing samples

  • Proficiency using Google Drive, managing iCal, and performing basic online research

  • A love for new technology and hunger for finding the newest productivity apps

  • A driver’s license and reliable transportation

Think you'd be a great fit? Send us your resume or relevant links (e.g., Linkedin) below.