My summer internship at Flourish Labs: Designing a new feature and gaining real-world experiences that count
Interning at Flourish Labs this summer was an experience like no other. At the beginning of my journey with Flourish Labs, the founder Obi told me that working at an early stage startup was very unpredictable and extremely fast-paced. Even so, I never could have imagined how dynamic the next few months would be. Unlike more traditional internship experiences in larger, slower-moving companies, I was able to witness in real time how the work I did made an impact on the company’s progress. The journey I am about to share is about one of the projects I oversaw from start to finish and how I learned things that I can’t simply take a class on in school.
Peer Support 101: Empowering college students to support each other with free mental health training
Today we’re opening up sign-ups for our ‘Peer Support 101’ training, a 20-hour course for students to learn valuable mental health peer support skills which can lead to a part-time job as a Certified Peer Supporter. Our first course is starting August 29th, and we are offering 150 scholarships.
Today we’re launching the håp signal, a new feature in the håp app that makes it easier to reach out and get support from your friends when you need it. In this post our intern Anastasia Zorlas explains the idea behind the håp signal and how we worked with students to design it.
Posted on 21 February 2022by Nathan Blanken, Product & UX Intern (originally on the projecthap blog) Today, we’re launching a new version of the håp app, including Apple Watch integration, a redesign of the report functionality to view your Check-in and sleep data, and a new feature to view your diary notes. The changes are based on the feedbackContinue reading “Designing with students, for students: A new release of the håp app, informed by your feedback“
Today we’re launching a beta version of håp, an app that helps you understand the ups and downs of your mind.
This is a post by our founder and CEO Obi Felten on leaving her role at X and starting Flourish Labs, originally published on her personal blog.
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