Title: People Science (IO Psych) Intern
Reports to: CTO and Lead People Scientist
Location: Remote (We are based in New York City)
Are you passionate about exploring where, how, and why the science of people can drive business decisions? Interested in how organizations use analytics and data to innovate, grow and transform? Driven to help establish, define, and evangelize how Industrial Organizational Psychology can help drive a strategy?
Vee inspires people to align on Purpose so they can unlock their individual and collective human potential. We are an early stage startup poised for dramatic growth. We specialize in developing ways to drive greater strategic alignment to unlock enterprise innovation and growth. After spending considerable time exploring the need for better alignment models across diverse organizations, we have developed a framework and methodology based on insights from extensive research. We are building products to assess gaps and are offering our consulting services to help 21st century leaders develop and implement their organizational and people strategies, along with the capabilities required to operationalize their Purpose as they transform.
Join our fast-growing team! You will help drive intelligent, insightful, and predictive business results to help Vee and Vee’s clients drive value in the realms of people, purpose, and performance.
Vee is looking for an industrial-organizational psychology intern who will assist in our implementation of purpose-driven work and help align key stakeholders on pivotal business issues. Ideally you are someone who is inquisitive, skeptical, insightful, achievement orientated, self-driven, investigative, curious, and have great communication skills.
As part of this internship, you will work with the People Science team at Vee to, among many things, develop and validate assessments, conduct internal and external research projects to benefit our clients, sit in on strategy meetings and be asked to brainstorm and come up with new ideas, conduct data analysis, etc.
Skills and Experience
-At least a Master's degree concentrated in I/O psychology, Mid-doctorate degree preferred
-Experience in I/O psychology research, including generating research ideas, creating methodologies, and data analysis
-Strong writing and communication skills
-SPSS or R knowledge preferred
-Working knowledge of psychometrics (e.g. knowledge of what validity/reliability are and how to test them)
-An investigative mindset, always asking questions and ready to take on new projects
- Love what you do, love to be busy, and love to produce by being organized and methodical
- Work with a sense of urgency and have a strong drive for results
- Have the resilience and agility to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
- Work independently as well as collaboratively to stretch thinking into creative solutions
- Have strong verbal and written communication skills
- Are excited about and suited for a startup, where you’ll be wearing a few hats
- Are smart and fun with an empathetic nature, which will add to our culture
Our founders and team have deep expertise in branding, innovation, design, I/O psychology, organization design, digital & data product development, enterprise software and application development complemented by experience with clients ranging from emerging Silicon Valley unicorns to established leaders in government and the public and private sectors including American Express, Bank of America, BMW, Box, HP, Lowe’s, Mastercard, Microsoft, Nissan, Pepsico, Procter & Gamble, SAP and The Clorox Company, among others. For more information, check out our website in transition at https://www.letsvee.com/.