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Startup Job Opportunities

Startup Job Opportunities

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Startup Positions and Opportunities

CMU UNDERGRADUATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASSOCIATION COVID-19 + BLACK LIVES MATTER FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

The Carnegie Mellon Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association (UEA) is raising funds for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Advancement Project, SavetheFrontline and the Bukit Bail Fund of Pittsburgh. The UEA will match up to $2,000 in donations and distribute the funds evenly to these four organizations.

Venmo all donations to the UEA president @SamarthGowda, with the message CMU UEA.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH STARTUPS FOUNDED BY CMU COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSOR

Dr. Tuomas Sandholm, Angel Jordan University Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, is the founder of Optimized Markets and various other startups that currently have open positions. The positions are as follows. For questions, contact Dr. Sandholm.

Optimized Markets:
Full-Stack Enterprises Software Engineer (pdf)

Optimized Markets:
AI R&D Software Engineer (pdf)

Strategy Robot, Inc.
R&D Software Engineer positions at Strategy Robot, Inc. (pdf)

CHATHAM CENTER FOR WOMEN'S ENTREPRENEURSHIP FREE ONLINE COUNSELING TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19 LOAN PROGRAMS

Chatham University's Center for Women's Entrepreneurship is offering daily telephone and online counseling hours dedicated specifically to answering questions on COVID-19 Federal, State and Local loan programs and resources. To schedule an appointment, complete the New Client Signup online and select the COVID-19 Loan Programs & Resources Scheduler. Find out more here.

ASCENDER COWORKING SPACE FOR STUDENT ENTREPRNEURS

Looking for co-working space? Pittsburgh's Ascender offers flexible coworking space for entrepreneurs. Ascender is a Pittsburgh coworking community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, small businesses and non-profits. Find out more and see the flyer.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING INTERN FOR CMU STARTUP

Are you a front end application developer with a passion to help students get into the college of their dreams? Are you excited about working on a project that is changing the way prospective and current students interact?

The mission at Tomo is to provide a deeper connection between applicants and current students. Tomo aspires to become the largest student reviewer community created by students, for prospective students. The company is  looking for highly talented, hands-on front-end and back-end developers to help accelerate its launch. The work requires development of scalable web applications with rich user experiences, and a working knowledge of software development with respect to front end architecture, UX/UI design and programming. Learn more about the position here.

Send inquiries to riramsu@tepper.cmu.edu if interested.

ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITY WITH ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK

Attention Disruptive Innovators: Unique, highly desirable opportunity to collaborate with Allegheny Health Network and be a part of a team that develops a national ‘best in class’ access tool for patients.

Allegheny Health Network desires to be known as ‘best in class’ for clinical access by patients and other healthcare organizations through the use of disruptive innovation and disruptive technology. Patients will access technology to find a provider, download directions, schedule (virtual or in person), check-in remotely when on campus (while simultaneously notifying front-end staff that patients have arrived), make co-payments, schedule follow up appointments,and

Seeking an entrepreneurial, product focused individual to join the project. Send your resume and bio to Deb Duffy (Deborah.Duffy@ahn.org).

APPLY TO PITCH: TWO CMU STARTUP COMPETITIONS!

Two Carnegie Mellon University startups are hosting startup competitions via CMU's Pralent, a skill building platform co-founded by undergraduate student and Innovation Scholar Samarth Gowda. Find out more about the competitions and register below:

Pairi Pitch Competition - This summer, bring the service economy online.
Prizes: $5K
Deadline: July 6, 2020 @ 11:59pm EST
Register

UEA I-Fund Startup Competition - Introducing the CMU UEA I-Fund for undergraduate startups.
Prizes: $1K
Deadline: June 20, 2020 @ 11:59pm EST
Register

COMMERCIALIZATION AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR AI BASED STARTUP

Hip and Knee Step by Step is an innovative, AI based approach to treating patients suffering from joint arthritis. The technology has been under development for several years and is well positioned to disrupt how care is delivered to millions of patients suffering from hip and knee arthritis. The team is seeking an entrepreneurial individual to develop a commercialization strategy for the technology. This individual should have experience working in early-stage product management, as well as developing strategies for pricing, distribution, promotion and customer management. Essentially, this is a startup opportunity and will provide a unique opportunity to participate in the development and launch of a new company and product. This is a part-time position with the opportunity to grow into a full time role (potentially including founder's equity) as the project progresses.

Send resumes and bio to Tony@DicoverDrD.com for consideration.

OPPORTUNITY TO PARTNER WITH EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE STARTUP

Mutually Dependent is a start-up as a part of the inaugural PTOH Entrepreneurship Capstone Course. The startup connects military spouses with flexible, remote employment opportunities. Does your organization or someone in your network have any projects and/or positions that could be done remotely? Mutually Dependent would love to partner with you on finding a qualified person to get that work done more cost-effectively than hiring a full-time employee.

Email mutuallydependent.info@gmail.com for more information and subscribe to the newsletter.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR STARTUPS IN THE SMART CITIES SPACE

Toyota AI Ventures, in partnership with Toyota Research Institute and Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development are currently running an open call for innovation. Funding opportunities of up to $2M are available for qualified startups with solutions in the smart cities space that utilize technologies such as robotics, mobility, autonomy, artificial intelligence, cloud and/or data.

Find out more and apply.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT INTERN FOR CMU STARTUP

Fibulas, maker of the BioFlash Drive that allows scientists to save samples in five seconds, is looking for a non-paid business development intern. All backgrounds are welcome. Primary responsibilities include:

• Collect potential customers and reach out to them
• Invite them to participate in our pilot program
• Engage them in the program period
• Collect feedback
• Convert pilot users to paying customers

Contact shirley.pan@fibulas.com if interested.

ApertureData SEEKS FOUNDING ENGINEER

ApertureData, a VentureBridge Summer Accelerator cohort team with CMU's Swartz Center, is on a mission to solve data infrastructure challenges for machine learning on big-visual-data. The company is a well-funded, early-stage startup and is looking for a Founding Engineer with experience building large scale infrastructure and developing low-level systems software. If you enjoy the idiosyncrasies of C++, big data systems excite you, and being a Founding Engineer for an early-stage startup fires up your imagination on what all hats you get to wear, reach out to ApertureData. Interested candidates should email resumes to team@aperturedata.io. Find out more about the position.

Note: Unfortunately, the company cannot sponsor a new visa at this time.

ORGANOID THERAPEUTICS HIRING TECHNICAL WRITER

Organoid Therapeutics, another VentureBridge Summer Accelerator cohort team, is seeking a technical writer. Organoid Therapeutics is an early-stage biotech startup wotking on artifical organ technologies. The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating and writing various types of technical documents including grant applications, scientific protocols, how-to guides and manuals. The candidate should have strong communication skills to explain complex technical and scientific concepts in a simple manner. Interested candidates should email resumes and two technical writing samples to Eva at Eva.Caruso@OrgnaoidTherapeutics.co.

Responsibilities:

Grant writing (NIH, NSF, SBIR)
Manuscript preparation
Communicate technical ideas in simple language
Meet with upper management and executive team in order to understand required content
Create user documentation for a variety of material

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Experience in grant writing, biotechnology, and/or healthcare
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to understand highly technical information

CMU UNDERGRADS! GET FUNDED FOR YOUR STARTUP OVER THE SUMMER

Do you want to start a business over the summer? The Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association is here to help!

The UEA i-Fund is a student run non-profit fund that supports small undergraduate student startups by providing financial assistance. Each year, there will be $5K in the fund to give out. Whether you just have an idea or have already established your startup, the UEA i-Fund can help grow your business. The top applications will be awarded ranging from $10 to buy a domain name, to $100 or more to market your products.

The application for the Summer 2020 funding round is open. Contact
Sebastian Yang at yukaiy@andrew.cmu.edu with questions.

OPTUM STARTUP STUDIO OFFERS FUNDING AND SPACE FOR CMU STARTUPS

The CMU Swartz Center and CMU's Corporate Startup Lab have partnered with the newly launched Optum Startup Studio . Optum is seeking early-stage startups focused in the healthcare Industry with innovative and transformative product offerings in Care Delivery, Remote Patient Monitoring, Telemedicine and Population Management. Optum will invest $50K and provide office space next to Carnegie Mellon University's campus, industry resources and expertise for the startups selected.

If you have a startup in the above categories apply today!

JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH PITTSBURGH STARTUPS

Interested in working for a startup? Apply for job or internship opportunities from startups that are working with Pittsburgh's Innovation Works, AlphaLab or AlphaLab Gear.