This Indian startup is offering a ‘sleep internship’ where you can nap for 9 hours and get paid ₹1 lakh

  • Wakefit.co is offering sleep internships, where it’s asking candidates to nap for 9 hours a day for 100 days.
  • One of the conditions of the internship is – no using a laptop during work hours.
  • Once the data is shared with the startup, a stipend of ₹1 lakh will be given to the candidate.
Indian sleep solutions startup that produces mattresses-Wakefit.co has an opening for internships. And it’s a job that you can even do in your sleep -- literally. The company is offering sleep internships, where it’s asking candidates to nap for 9 hours a day for 100 days.

And how do you land this job? You will have to convince the startup about your true love for sleep.

“We are looking to recruit the best sleepers in the country who are willing to go to any lengths to make sleep a priority in their lives. The Sleep Internship initiative aims to bring back the focus on sleep health by celebrating and applauding people who obsess about sleeping well,,” said Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, director and co-founder, Wakefit.co.

Through the internship, Wakefit will monitor one’s sleep pattern as the interns would be sleeping on the startup’s mattress. It will also offer counselling sessions and give a sleep tracker, that will monitor their sleep before and after using the mattress.

To top it all - one of the conditions of the internship is – no using a laptop during work hours.

Once the data is shared with the startup for having slept nine hours every day for 100 days, the company will offer a stipend of ₹1 lakh.

“This initiative is another step towards making sleep an integral part of maintaining work-life balance in our lives,” said Ramalingegowda.

The startup is also campaigning for the ‘Right to Work Naps’. It will also install siesta rooms at offices. It has partnered with Rentomojo and Cloudnine hospitals to collaborate for employee wellness.

A survey conducted by Wakefit said that 86% respondents strongly advocated a nap room. They believe that it will help increase productivity.

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This Indian startup is pushing for the ‘Right to Nap’ at work and is installing siesta rooms in offices
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