External Opportunities

 

The following are external opportunities provided by the LPCE community. If you are interested in joining one of the below teams, please reach out to the organization contact listed. If you have an opportunity that you would like to make available to the LPCE community, please fill out this form.

CBOH Multiple Summer 2021 Opportunities

Organization: CBOH ("See"-boh)

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Qualifications: Please see individual descriptions below

Pay: Opportunities may provide a small stipend up to $2,500. Details to be discussed

Contact: Shauny Ullman, shullman@mit.edu

Full description:

We’re hiring!

 

Our Harvard/MIT digital health startup has been accepted into the summer cohort of the Harvard iLab Venture Program as well as the brand new Long-Haul Disease Program at MIT’s Sandbox Healthcare Innovation Program.

 

The Company: CBOH ("SEE-boh") is a digital health platform that allows users to share health statuses with those you choose: businesses, friends, and partners. We are focused on COVID in the near term with additional transmissible infection statuses as we scale.

 

The Opportunity: Dive into the rapidly innovating world of digital health. Work with team of Harvard, MIT students to scale our business and prototype: a mobile and web portal that allows users to securely store and share health information. Support research goals of Long-Haul Disease Program at MIT Sandbox. Gain access to Harvard and MIT entrepreneurial network and resources. Access to desk space at MIT Sandbox.

 

The Product (prototype): Currently launched on iOS and under development review for Google Play Store. Hosting an event? Planning a celebration? Going on a trip? CBOH ("SEE-boh") is an event facilitation tool for COVID-19 vaccinations and testing statuses. Built by engineers and designers from MIT and Harvard with best-in-class data security, CBOH allows hosts to create events, invite guests, and manage proof of attendees’ vaccination or testing status. Attendees can upload and store their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card and other COVID testing results to attend social gatherings - so you can get back to sharing life with peace of mind.

 

The Product (long-term): Secure health portal with back end integration with medical providers and front-end integration with social and dating applications.

 

The Timeline: Summer 2021; hrs/week flexible

 

Open Roles:

~Indicates partnership role with Harvard GSD designer and UX researcher.

*Indicates managerial or partnership responsibilities with MIT undergraduates.

 

~Digital Marketing: Drive digital strategy for marketing (social, paid advertising), strategic communications (internal and external messaging), and website and application content development.

 

Business Development & Partnerships: Build market position by locating, developing, defining, and closing business relationships with event planning industry, dating/social applications, universities, and medical providers.

 

*Engineering: Mobile and web engineer, ideally with healthcare infrastructure experience. Own technical infrastructure build. Lead transition of the platform as a COVID event facilitation tool (built in Flutter and launching on iOS and Android) to a health data vault with seamless shareability that supports public health research. Build API integration with medical providers on the back end and social platforms on the front end. We’ve launched the prototype and built the business plan, you’re in charge of scale. Multiple levels (engineering support to CTO) available.

 

*Public Health: Drive public health research strategy; inform product development for disease prevention, patient awareness, and data collection for Long-Haul COVID-19. Statistics and machine learning experience a plus.

 

These opportunities provide a small stipend up to $2,500. Details to be discussed.

 

Please send your resume and a short blurb highlighting your interest, qualifications, and available hours per week to Shauny Ullman at shullman@mit.edu and schedule a fifteen minute meeting at calendly.com/sullman. Include role of interest in subject headline (“Summer Application for [Desired Role] | CBOH”).

 

This information may be distributed to qualified individuals within or outside of the MIT/Harvard community.

 

ColLab Undergraduate Intern

Organization: ColLab

Qualifications: Undergraduate student with an interest in interdisciplinary work, and great ideas and work ethic

Contact: Oscar Hernandez Murillo, hernandezmurillo@g.harvard.edu

Full description: ColLab is a platform offering a match-making service for members of the Harvard community to work on interdisciplinary project requests to address issues locally or internationally. These requests can be submitted by Harvard and non-Harvard affiliates. Therefore, our platform would allow for the creation of powerful collaborations within the Harvard community and increase the general population's accessibility to Harvard resources and human talent to address socially-relevant issues.


We are currently looking for an undergrad with an interest in interdisciplinary work, and great ideas and work ethic. If interested, please contact Oscar Hernandez Murillo at hernandezmurillo@g.harvard.edu.

 

FutureFounder Program Manager Intern

Organization: FutureFounder

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Qualifications: A commitment to help aspiring innovators

Pay: Volunteer

Contact: Mary Nagel, mary@futurefounder.org

Full description: Do you think education can change the world? Are you committed to helping aspiring innovators launch his/her entrepreneurial journey? Do you want to be part of creating the next generation of innovators in Brazil? If so, join our social impact venture, FutureFounder as an Program Manager Intern to deepen your understanding of the entrepreneurial ecosystem from a human capital lens. Reach out to mary@futurefounder.org to schedule an informational interview and a copy of the position description.

 

Scholar Supreme EdTech Summer Intern

Organization: Scholar Supreme

Application Deadline: June 4th, 11:59 PM EST

Qualifications: Enthusiasm for Scholar Supreme's mission

Pay: Volunteer

Contact: Shikoh Hirabayashi, shikoh_hirabayashi@college.harvard.edu

Full description: Scholar Supreme (scholarsupreme.com) is currently recruiting summer interns. 

We are an EdTech non-profit based at Harvard. Our mission is to democratize access to educational opportunities, especially as high schoolers navigate COVID-19. 

We are: 

  • Backed by Harvard LPCE Accelerator and part of the Harvard Innovation Labs Venture Program 
  • Building a database of international high school extracurricular activities 
  • Collecting undergrad blog posts on their extracurriculars and college app process tips 
  • Recruiting technical and non-technical talent 

Click on the link to apply: https://forms.gle/aycmAC4BNQUzMSxb7 

Please reach out to Shikoh Hirabayashi at shikoh_hirabayashi@college.harvard.edu if you have any questions. 

We can't wait to help students all over the world, especially during the pandemic, achieve amazing things. 

Warmly,

Scholar Supreme 

Overview Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlLngTbaKjY

 

PlayHouse Full-Stack / Frontend Developer

Organization: PlayHouse

Application deadline:  Tuesday, May 25th

Qualifications: We’re looking for full-stack or frontend developers with demonstrated experience in React.js (or even better, React Native) and experience designing systems at scale. A passion for the arts would be preferred, too, but not required!

Pay: Paid

Contact: Odessa Deng, playhouse.showcompanion@gmail.com

Full description: While this pandemic has taken a profound toll on the performing arts, leaving artists and audiences feeling uncertain about the future, we believe that we can take this moment to shape the future of entertainment consumption. Virtual theatre/concerts worldwide have helped remove the significant barrier of accessibility to shows, but they can and must be improved. That's where you come in. This is a part-time commitment for the summer (potentially ongoing), and developers will be granted a small stipend. 

How to apply: Please send a resume and any questions/concerns to playhouse.showcompanion@gmail.com with the subject line “Dev Application: [Name]” Tuesday, May 24th. Thank you!