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.

The håp signal: An easier way to reach out and get support from your friends when you need it

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.