The Mind & Life Institute offers unique career opportunities to join a vibrant organizational culture that embraces our shared humanity. In our continued work to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and following best practices to support a thriving organization, Mind & Life is committed to increasing participation of individuals from culturally diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds. Job positions are posted with transparent salary or consultant fee information in an effort to help reduce the wage gap.

Open Positions


The Mind & Life Institute offers unique opportunities for exceptional students and university graduates who are interested in contemplative studies and want to gain relevant and meaningful professional skills in an engaging environment. Positions are available in various departments throughout the organization and allow interns the chance to build professional connections and learn from the dynamic Mind & Life staff and its global community of scholars, scientists and contemplatives. Interns may earn a stipend for their service.

 Now accepting applications for philanthropy, programs, and digital content internships on a rolling basis. Candidates must be a resident of Virginia or Massachusetts.