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Explore jobs, internships, projects, collaborations and gigs at startups, shared by members of the entrepreneurship community in the greater Rochester area. Opportunities can be full-time or part-time jobs, internships, projects, collaborations, or freelance work.

Questions?

For position details and clarification on any of the positions posted below, contact Kathy Driscoll, Associate Director of Career Management & Community Relations. Employers may also contact Kathy if they have an opportunity to post.

Winter Internship with Startups
NextCorps
Rochester, NY

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

NextCorps is a non-profit that helps entrepreneurs launch and grow successful startups, and established companies grow their revenues and profitability. The Startup Support Intern will work directly with some of the 50+ startup companies in NextCorps’ incubation program, helping them move forward on a variety of projects critical to their success. This is an unpaid internship position, and can be structured for academic credit based on the educational objectives and requirements of the college or university degree program.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with Community Manager to identify client needs and prioritize projects
  • Work directly with startup staff to understand project needs and complete tasks. Projects may include market research, customer discovery, competitive landscapes, lead identification/qualification, content and social media marketing, website design and financial modeling.
  • Work with Incubator Director and Community Manager to deliver programming designed to engage NextCorps’ startup community, which may include workshops, founder roundtables, mentor meeting and social/networking events.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be currently enrolled in accredited college program and in good academic standing (at least a 2.75+ grade point average) with relevant coursework.
  • Candidate must have the ability to work 10+ hours per week during the internship with flexibility for additional hours for special projects events.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://nextcorps.org

HOW TO APPLY

Please send resume to resumes@nextcorps.org by December 4th, 2020.

More information is available by contacting Kathy at Kathy.driscoll@rochester.edu.

Computer Science Internship
NOVI LLC
Remote

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

NOVI LLC combines data science and predictive analytics expertise with product development and commercialization capabilities to deliver new, highly-integrated, actionable intelligence at the edge.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Post-processing of image data sets, using NOVI’s software tools.
  • Conducting trade studies to evaluate different techniques and processes.
  • Writing scripts to automate processing tasks and performing image annotation to support machine learning algorithm development.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Computer Science or related major with interests in data analytics, image processing, and machine learning.
  • At least two years of undergraduate level coursework.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://novillc.com

HOW TO APPLY

Please a send cover letter and resume to moreinfo@novillc.com. More information is also available by contacting Scott Steffan (Scott.Steffan@openbottleapp.com), Partner and Director Of Business & Product Development at NOVI LLC.

Business Plan Writing Gig
Beanie Sleeper
Remote

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

New York City serial entrepreneur Ben Wolff is the developer of Beanie Sleeper, a new head covering/headwrap to help people who are hospitalized get more rest. Beanie Sleeper is looking for help from a graduate student with interest and experience  in finance and business, as they are interested in developing a business plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Collaborate with product developer to craft a business plan.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Enrolled in a graduate program or with a graduate degree in a business-related field.
  • Background in business and finance necessary.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://www.beaniesleeper.com

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a resume to Ben Wolff (beaniesleeper@gmail.com), Founder & Developer of Beanie Sleeper.

Junior Full Stack Developer
Strayos

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Strayos, the $1 million winner of the 43 North Competition that specializes in developing advanced image processing and AI solutions to improve safety, efficiency and productivity at mining job sites, is hiring a junior full stack developer with strong JavasScript and Angular to help build their innovative solutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Improving safety, efficiency and productivity at mining job sites
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong abilities in Javascript and Angular
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://www.strayos.com

HOW TO APPLY

More information is available from recruiter Amber Greenberg at greenberga@talentrise.com

Variety of Positions
Squire
Remote

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Squire is a new booking and payment platform that connects people with great barbers nationwide and provides a management platform for barbershops. Using Squire, barbers are able to better engage their customers, process bookings and payments and market their businesses through Squire’s “barbershop discovery” capabilities.

  • The company has a number of openings for remote talent including professionals in software implementation and account and sales development.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Varies based on Job
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

http://getsquire.com/

HOW TO APPLY

Link to the careers page is: https://boards.greenhouse.io/squire

Business Admin/Gig Internship
MagnusApollo Design
Rochester, NY

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

MagnusApollo Design specializes in illustrations, prints, original paintings, stickers, small sculptures, greeting cards all inspired by founder and designerMagnus Champlin’s love of biology and pop culture puns. All work originates from Rochester, New York. MagnusApollo Design is looking for someone to assist with business operations and social media marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Organization of business operations, including managing an online store and website.
  • Assistance with social media marketing.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Marketing or Business Administration).
  • Previous internship or related experience a plus, but not required.
  • Interest in art or graphic design a plus, but not required.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://www.magnusapollo.com/about

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a note of interest to Magnus Champlin, Founder & Illustrator at MagnusApollo Design, via the contact form on MagnusApollo Design’s website.

Multiple Positions Available (including Internships)
Fotokite
Various Locations

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Fotokite, a Syracuse, Boulder and Zurich company creating drone tools to assist public safety teams, is hiring for a number of engineering and software positions. The company builds fully autonomous, persistent and reliable systems that provide invaluable information to firefighters and first responders to help them manage complex, safety-critical situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsibilities vary by position/internship description.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Qualifications vary by position/internship description.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://fotokite.com

HOW TO APPLY

View openings, qualifications, and application instructions at https://fotokite.com/elevated-situational-awareness/drone-company.

Marketing/Branding Gig
NYOCON LLC
Rochester, NY

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

NYOCON, LLC, which helps IT executives and departments improve productivity and efficiency, is looking for a student to help with rebranding efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist with rebranding efforts, including a new logo and color scheme.
  • Assist with graphics for documents, presentations, and other marketing materials.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., Marketing, Business Administration, or Graphic Design).
  • Previous internship or related experience a plus.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://nyocon.com

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a resume and email of interest to Devin Floyd (dfloyd@nyocon.com), President of NYOCON.

DevOps Engineer
ChainSafe Systems
Remote or Chinatown, Toronto

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

ChainSafe, a Toronto-based company developing open-source blockchain solutions, is hiring a DevOps Engineer to work remotely.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Architect infrastructure and deploy production systems
  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Build tooling to reduce the overhead of deployment and monitoring
  • Prepare disaster recovery and incident response plan for production deployments
QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 2 years of prior devops or otherwise relevant industry experience
  • Comfortable with Linux systems, Docker-based infrastructure, Developing in and Infrastructure-as-a-Code (IaaC) solution like Terraform and/or AWS Cloudformation, AWS (IAM, EC2, VPC, Security Group, Cloudwatch), any VCS such as Git, SVN or Mercurial, provisioning & disaster recover production databases
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://chainsafe.io/

HOW TO APPLY

https://www.notion.so/DevOps-Engineer-6c848d3586b9416dae0abe3f2bde49bd

More information and application instructions are available through these links on Notion and by contacting Ed Mack, a Buffalo blockchain developer who works with the company. (ed@edwardmack.com)

Blockchain Developer - Golang
ChainSafe Systems
Remote or Chinatown, Toronto

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

ChainSafe Systems is currently seeking a Blockchain Developer with strong knowledge of Golang to join our Engineering team. Our company is growing fast, and with both a clear vision and strong values, we are the industry leaders in designing and developing scalable solutions for the decentralized web.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Trustworthy and proactive Blockchain Developer with experience in blockchain or distributed systems and proven leadership skills.
  • You can expect to work on cutting-edge technology and projects, formulate and execute strategies, and coordinate with other team members while taking a lot of initiative and ownership with minimal direction. You will be expected to contribute to your teams success through consistent, high quality code and have an appetite for learning new things.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Intermediate knowledge of Go programming language, paradigms, constructs, and idioms, Golang debugging tools, Cryptography
  • 1-3 years experience building distributed systems
  • Concrete understanding of common blockchain concepts
  • Availability of 35+hrs/week
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://www.notion.so/Blockchain-Developer-Golang-d69bad0b1dd94c43a19db2b332a6f650

HOW TO APPLY

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email careers@chainsafe.io and Send along links that best showcase the relevant things you’ve built and done

Technical Lead
ChainSafe Systems
Remote or Chinatown, Toronto

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

ChainSafe, a Toronto-based company developing open-source blockchain solutions, is hiring a DevOps Engineer to work remotely.

RESPONSIBILITIES – Tech Lead Responsibilities
  • Maintain a deep understanding of the relevant technology and ecosystems
  • Work with Project Manager to effectively plan projects and delegate tasks
  • Provide support and training for other developers
General Responsibilities
  • Identify, prioritize, and execute tasks in the software development life cycle, write ode well
  • Play a key role in architectural and design decisions
  • Mentor other developers and do active code reviews
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong knowledge of Golang, blockchain concepts, cryptography
  • 1 to 3 years experience building distributed systems
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://chainsafe.io/

HOW TO APPLY

Sound like a good fit for you? Please email careers@chainsafe.io **and Send along links that best showcase the relevant things you’ve built and done (e.g. your portfolio, Github, LinkedIn)

Variety of positions
ACV Auctions
Buffalo, NY

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

ACV Auctions, the full service online dealer online car auction site based in Buffalo, is hiring for many different positions, in engineering, accounting, R&D, sales, product management and more.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Depends on position
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Depends on position
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://www.acvauctions.com/

HOW TO APPLY

More information is available from Adam Weiss at adam@adamweiss.me
Here is the link to apply
https://www.acvauctions.com/jobs

Business Development Representative
Accrete
New York

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Accrete, a fast-growing three-year-old software company powered by decades of proprietary artificial intelligence development, is hiring a Business Development Representative. Based in New York, Accrete has more than 50 employees and has delivered major solutions to name brand companies in entertainment, finance, collectibles and government.

Compensation is $55k Base / $20k Variable (KPI Driven.)

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identifying and qualifying sales opportunities for Accrete’s sales organization
  • Uncovering demand for Accrete solutions, and provide their first introduction
QUALIFICATIONS
  • You will be expected to deliver a compelling value proposition for Accrete at each company balancing the needs of their business and the norms of their industry.
  • This position does not require a high degree of technical knowledge. It will help the person lay a foundation for a successful career in high tech sales.
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://www.accrete.ai/

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume and cover letter to the hiring manager, Zach Marshall, at zach.marshall@accrete.ai

Assistance with Feasibility Study
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County
Yates County or Remote

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County is looking for a student (or group of students) to do a feasibility study on the potential for success of a food co-op in Yates County, NY. One town in the southern part of the county has become a de facto Food Desert. The only grocery closed after a second failed attempt. The only places for food are two gas station convenience marts and a Dollar General store.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create and execute a feasibility study
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Student
HOW TO APPLY

To get involved and get more information, contact Arlene Wilson, Executive Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County. Aaw66@cornell.edu or 315-536-5123 or 585-967-6367