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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.

Startup Internship
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, but 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. More information is available by contacting Kathy Driscoll at Kathy.driscoll@rochester.edu.

The Tech Garden, Syracuse
Variety of Positions
Varies

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

The Tech Garden – Central New York’s premier technology incubator, which was formed to convene and support Central New York’s startup community Syracuse’s incubator – is advertising a variety of openings for its startup companies, including DIEMlife, Geopipe, BlueWhite Robotics and Fotokite.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Vary based on company and role.
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://www.thetechgarden.com

HOW TO APPLY

Information on available positions can be found here: https://www.thetechgarden.com/careers.html. More information is available by contacting Kathy Driscoll at Kathy.driscoll@rochester.edu.

Innovations Ahead
Developer projects
Remote

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Local Entrepreneur John Leone is looking for software development assistance to develop an app which helps people find other people who are willing to sell goods or services. The student would be starting from an existing similar project written in vue.js and Python, making modifications. Students would be exposed to Python, Amazon Web Services, Lambda, APIGateway, Cloudformation, Code Commit (git), S3, CloduFrond, vue.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML. Student should have some skills in HTML, CSS, Vue.js and Python. Send resumes to john@innovationsahead.com

Centivo
Multiple Positions
Varies

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Centivo, a new company that administers self-funded health plans for employers, has multiple positions available. The company, which has offices in Stamford, CT, New York City and Buffalo, has opportunities in marketing and strategy. and other areas.

More information is available on centivo.com and centivo.com/careers/

Torch.io
Multiple Positions
Varies

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Torch.io is an integrated platform for learning and development leaders to deliver, manage and measure employee growth. The company, with headquarters in San Francisco and offices in Buffalo and New York City, has opportunities in data analytics, engineering, marketing and software.

For more information and to apply, here is the link:

torch.io/careers/

Upstate Venture Connect
Multiple Positions
Varies

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Upstate Venture Connect, a not-for-profit that connects high growth entrepreneurs in the region with needed resources for success, has  several openings, including for marketing internships, independent contractors: an online events coordinator and an online communications specialist.

To apply, see the descriptions at uvc.org/careers/

TCG Player

Multiple openings

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

TCGplayer, which builds applications and technologies that connect hobby gaming businesses with customers across the globe. The company’s ecommerce and data management tools power sales through physical stores, websites, mobile apps and the TCGplayer Marketplace. The company has several openings in data, strategy and operations, UX and software development.

Check out the openings at careers.tcgplayer.com

Intern
Tekkiner
Rochester

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

DESCRIPTION

Tekkiner, a Rochester area startup that provides efficiency tools to accelerate assessment, formation and funding of innovative ideas, has an opening for an intern with interests in entrepreneurship and business development.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Showing users how to input business model information into the Tekkiner app
  • Collecting input on ease of use and feature recommendations
  • Virtualizing focus group programs during COVID and recording virtual focus group panels
ORGANIZATION WEBSITE

https://tekkiner.com/#/

HOW TO APPLY

Resumes should be sent to Mattaniah Harp at mattaniah.harp@gmail.com.

This internship might be eligible for financial support from the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship. For information on that, please email Kathy Driscoll at Kathy.driscoll@rochester.edu

Graphic Design/Marketing Intern
Circle Optics
Rochester or Remote

DETAILS & HOW TO APPLY

Circle Optics, which designs advanced imaging systems for the world’s largest aerospace, defense, robotics, autonomous vehicle and immersive entertainment companies, is seeking a Graphic Design/Marketing Intern.

Preference is for students pursuing a degree in Business Marketing, Digital Media Studies, Graphic Design or closely-related field.

The intern will design communications for company website, investment and business decks and social media; work closely with the business development team to translate messaging concepts into marketing materials and product concept rendering; assist with Squarespace website design and website development (low-code environment) and help develop creative content for social media channels.

Desired skills include ability to craft marketing materials that appeal to a specific customer segment and proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Suite, Figma, Squarespace or similar products along with video design and 3D modeling.

 

HOW TO APPLY
Send an email with your resume to admin@circleoptics.com