Our Team

While there is a recent explosion in the field of corporate mindfulness/meditation training, many companies are following basic templates presented by novice teachers. Our team of "Edgycators" are drawn from experts merging the fields of positive psychology, education, and business for over 15 years.

Portraits by Sarah Takako Skinner

Dr. David Sitt   Chief Education Officer / Founder   drsitt@edgycation.com

Dr. David Sitt

Chief Education Officer / Founder

drsitt@edgycation.com

DJ Cohen   Chief Innovation Officer   dj@edgycation.com

DJ Cohen

Chief Innovation Officer

dj@edgycation.com

Ephraim Setton   Chief Experience Officer   ephraim @edgycation.com

Ephraim Setton

Chief Experience Officer

ephraim@edgycation.com

Isaac Setton   Chief Operations Officer   isaac @edgycation.com

Isaac Setton

Chief Operations Officer

isaac@edgycation.com

Internship Opportunities

Edgycation™ is a wellness company training individuals and corporations through positive psychology & mindfulness to increase awareness and efficiency while decreasing stress. Founded by Dr. David Sitt in 2012, our team of Edgycators guides people to become more present, productive, and purposeful in their lives.


We are seeking a group of creative, innovative and "Edgy" interns for the summer who can help the team execute our ideas.


Media/Post-Production

We are seeking an intern to help edit and produce brief videos to be distributed via social media.

Responsibilities and Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing and stringing together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or the instructions of the team members.
  • Determining the specific audio and visual effects and music necessary to complete films.
  • Proficient in FinalCutPro or alternative tools
  • Working with team to record video and audio shoot

 


Copy Editor / Writer / Researcher

We are seeking an intern with experience in copy editing to produce content for our website, social media, and our company newsletter. Intern will be asked to research information pertaining to mindfulness and other content focal points of the company.

Responsibilities and Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability for both short and long form
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  • Draft and edit blog posts, news articles and website copy.
  • Assist with copywriting for brochures, reports and other marketing material.
  • Monitor trends

Public Relations & Social Media Marketing

We are seeking a highly organized, savvy person who will help implement a PR strategy and help manage public relations and marketing of Edgycation’s media and entrepreneurial projects. This is an entry-level internship ideal for a recent communications / journalism grad, or similar background. As a start-up company, it will be a great opportunity for someone motivated to really help implement a PR strategy, as well as further their networking and communication skills.

Responsibilities and Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Help implement PR and media engagement strategy to promote our brand, as well as our weekly and monthly events.
  • Oversee all blog and social media channels (eg, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Assist in oversight of all public relations activities, including:
    • Local media outlets (radio, TV, print) for interviews
    • Developing media/press kits for relevant projects
    • Preparing written correspondence for networking purposes
    • Outreach to colleges and organizations for Edgycation speaking engagements
  • Collaborate and participate in meetings with other team members.

We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event planner to help produce events from conception through completion.

Responsibilities and Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Initiate, coordinate and/or participate in all efforts to publicize company’s events.
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations.
  • Work with Edgycation’s Creative team to develop new events for the summer and fall season.
  • Developing and maintaining calendars of events.
  • Participating and showcasing industry trends in weekly meetings
  • Brainstorming ideas for event topics, panelists, and activities

Event Production / Planning Intern


Internship Information:

 

Hours/Start Date:

June 1, 2016 To September 1, 2016

Up to 20 hrs/week

 

Compensation:

Unpaid

Enrollment in Edgycation Academy

 

If you are interested in the position, please email a brief cover letter, resume and references to info@edgycation.com with the title of the position in the subject line. Positions open until filled.


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