The Pozen Fellowship is a 10-week paid summer internship program connecting MIT undergraduate students with startups founded by MIT delta v alumni.

Below are the job opportunities offered by our host companies for the summer of 2023.

Applications opened on March 1st and closed on March 23rd.

Our 2023 Companies

(click any name to jump to the job opportunity)

Some of our companies are offering more than one internship position, but will only be hiring for one of these roles based on the candidates who apply. Please select the role(s) you are interested in being considered for on the application form.


Adaviv is helping to solve agriculture’s biggest challenge: consistent quality and volume in the face of crop losses, labor shortages, and rising input costs. To solve these pains, CEA growers need a Lean Cultivation platform designed to capture and actuate on plant data. Adaviv has built this platform.

Adaviv uses plant-level intelligence to improve the profitability and sustainability of controlled-environment farms and high-value crops. Spun-off from MIT, Adaviv’s patented technology replicates the eyes and brains of the best growers in the industry into their machine vision, workflow, and automation technology to optimize plant health and crop quality, improve SOPs, and optimize labor, driving higher revenue and wider margins for their growers.

Commercializing initially in the cannabis market, Adaviv is now experiencing a strong pull into additional crops and geographies, and seeking the right partners to help drive that growth and capture the massive market opportunity.

Internship – In-person / Company HQ – Somerville, MA

Adaviv has multiple potential roles available and will hire depending on intern experience and field of study:

  1. Business Insights – help unlock value and insights from farm data to make easier the jobs to be done for growers and managers. This position will drive the company’s growth by providing insights and recommendations based on data analysis (SQL, Excel, Python).
  2. Computer Vision – support the CV engineering team to optimize the CV pipeline, tune DL models, and run validation/accuracy testing. Help develop feature-based metrics for tracking plant growth.
  3. Marketing and Social Media – support the marketing strategy by developing and executing Adaviv’s content marketing strategy, improve marketing and sales SOPs like qualified lead generation and engagement, and engage with the audience on social media.
  4. UI/UX and Web Design – help support the designing, prototyping, and analyzing of user interfaces for beta and production-level software and/or help redesign and update the company website with new content and enhance customer-focused UX.

Required / Desired Skills

Business Insights:

  • Experience with SQL, Excel, and data visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI; advanced SQL query abilities valued.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to manage and execute project plans.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python or R is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt messaging to technical and nontechnical audiences.

Computer Vision:

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, including Python, C/C++, Java, or MATLAB.
  • Experience engineering deep learning model architectures and parameterization, computer vision and CNNs, including familiarity with Tensor Flow and cloud ML pipelines such as AWS Sagemaker.
  • Experience performing statistical analyses and building data visualizations.

Marketing and Social Media:

  • Familiarity using social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter to generate content and review engagement analytics.
  • Familiarity and experience with social media content management platforms like Hootsuite or HeyOrca is a plus.
  • Strong written (especially with social media copywriting) and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable working independently as well as collaborating in a team environment.

UI/UX and Web Design:

  • Hands-on experience developing journeys, wireframes, and user flows.
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript a plus.
  • Strong proficiency with design, wire-framing, and prototyping tools such as Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Balsamiq/Visio or InVision/, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Demonstrable understanding of agile software development and iterative prototyping.
  • Understand layout, color, and typography skills with a fanatical attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience owning projects and collaborating with a diverse mix of managers, engineers, experts, and stakeholders.

Anything else?

Similar open roles at Adaviv are posted here:

Almond FinTech

Almond’s mission is to remove barriers between people and money through borderless financial technology. Almond’s infrastructure transforms global money movement and accessibility for financial institutions and their beneficiaries. Born out of MIT, Almond’s one-of-a-kind, cross-blockchain, multi-currency settlement optimization engine enables speeds and cost-reductions that outperform alternative systems and help people move money where it’s needed most.

Internship – Remote / Company HQ – Boston, MA

The intern will focus on building out our system to monitor and manage cryptocurrency transaction risk and help implement new methods of risk management into our current Settlement Optimization Engine. The Settlement Optimization Engine chooses with what cryptocurrency settlements will be processed. The intern will assist in the development of our next generation system that more heavily considers potential losses as apposed to just comparing exchange rates.

Required / Desired Skills

  • An applicant would need experience designing and building full stack applications with real-time server/client connections.
  • They should be familiar with using Python as a backend with libraries including Flask,, Multiprocessing, Pandas, and NumPy.
  • Frontend experience with responsive web design is also required, including React and Recharts.
  • Experience with building and using APIs, querying SQL databases, and Git is also desired.
  • Java experience is preferred but not required.

Anything else?

Almond is the recent winner of Santander’s Global Blockchain and Beyond Challenge, was just selected as IBM’s fintech partner in the 2023 MassChallenge cohort, and is currently integrating and launching this technology with financial institutions in five countries. The work done with Almond through this internship will be actively deployed with current partners.

Amira Health

Amira Health is a menopause+ care platform launching with a nighttime hot flash relief product. Hot flashes wake women up several times a night for 7.4 years leading to increased risks of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and depression. The Amira team is developing a wearable that detects hot flashes automatically actuating a cooling pad to cool women down, keeping them asleep all night long. This summer, Amira will launch AI & LLM-enabled online proactive care solutions.

Internship – In-person / Company HQ – San Francisco, CA

By being part of Amira’s early stage team you will become a jack of all trades. If you want your day to look the same each day this is not the job for you. With Amira, you will get to take initiative on everything from our go-to-market strategy, customer discovery, marketing, community growth, pricing analysis, partnership strategy, logistics, product direction, and management. You will be the CEO’s right hand, intimately learning what it takes to start a company. If you have certain areas you are excited to learn more about, that will definitely be taken into account in structuring your areas of responsibility. Strong preference for candidates willing to work in their San Francisco office located in the heart of the Mission. Potential for housing stipend.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Self starter: The candidate should have an innate curiosity and take on new initiatives during the internship, even in areas where the candidate has no experience.
  • Great communication skills: This job will require clear and constant dialogue with the CEO. There will also be a few presentations to the Amira team.
  • Ability to absorb knowledge and learn new skills quickly: The candidate will need to engage in market research and execute quickly upon assigned tasks.
  • Basic financial literacy, financial modeling, and marketing skills: The candidate will need to come up with creative ideas for product lines that the company could launch in the future. This will involve having to produce estimates for the sizes of new markets to be entered.

Most small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) make pricing decisions using intuition and inefficient methods (the old school way) yielding sub-par profits. However, with recent advances in machine learning, such decisions can now be made optimally using data to maximize profits. brings models for data-driven pricing to millions of SMB owners worldwide, starting with B2C Fast-Moving-Consumer-Goods (FMCG) companies in eCommerce.

Internship – In-person / Company HQ – Cambridge, MA

  • You would spend time writing backend endpoints, managing and designing databases, and writing schedules for various tasks.
  • You’d learn basics of machine learning and apply various models to solve important tasks as well as apply statistical methods for data analysis.
  • You’d learn how to design and build infrastructure required to scale web apps to millions of users with minimum latency.
  • You will have the opportunity to interface with product teams as well as potential clients.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Proficiency with one or more programming languages, such as Python, C#, Typescript, etc.
  • Nice to have: Familiarity with PostgreSQL, AWS, Docker, and the React framework.

Anything else?

Catalan was part of the MIT delta v 2022 cohort. Check out our Demo Day video.


Empallo is an MIT spinoff building machine learning to extract digital biomarkers and phenotype / stratify patients with cardiovascular syndromes and diseases based on their clinical trajectories from multimodal data. This enables personalized treatment plans and improves clinical trials.

Internship – In-person / Company HQ – Cambridge, MA

Empallo has multiple potential roles available and will hire depending on intern experience and field of study:

  1. Machine learning engineering:
    • Process Electronic Health Records data from large U.S. hospitals and prepare datasets for machine learning development
    • Build and improve machine learning models on large-scale de-identified clinical data
    • Deploy AI solutions on cloud servers and test them with our hospital partners
  2. Front-end engineering:
    • Conduct user experience studies with prospective Empallo clients
    • Develop web-based front-end interface

Required / Desired Skills

Machine learning engineering

  • Strong background in advanced mathematics and statistics
  • Experience in bioinformatics, modeling, or management of large data sets preferred
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with one of the major deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow or -PyTorch
  • Experience with cloud computing in AWS or Google Cloud
  • Demonstrated interest in working in healthcare

Front-end engineering

  • Experience with Javascript and HTML
  • Experience with cloud computing in AWS or Google Cloud
  • Demonstrated interest in working in healthcare

Anything else?

Empallo would like to thank Bob Pozen and the Trust Center for this opportunity to grow our team!

Kino AI

For millions of professional video creators, media management processes are essential but tedious. Labeling, sorting, and backing up shots is largely manual, even with the best digital tools available.

Kino offers a suite of AI tools that save time and money by making media management automatic, allowing creatives to focus on their craft.

Internship – Remote / Company HQ – Boston, MA

  1. Technical role:
    • students will help to build the core featureset for Kino. The company has hundreds of initial beta testers, and expects thousands more by this summer. Companies and individuals will use Kino’s downloadable cross-platform desktop app as well as the web app.
    • Intern will help maximize the quality of Kino’s interface and the efficiency of Kino’s AI inference engine (which runs both in the cloud and on users’ local machines).
  2. Non-technical role:
    • students will help grow Kino as fast as possible. They will interact with hundreds of filmmakers, executives, and producers around the world.
    • They will engage with large enterprise firms (Apple, Netflix, BBC, and more).

Required / Desired Skills

Proficiency is required in one or more of the following domains:

  • Technical
    • full-stack app development via modern web technologies (React, Tailwind, Electron, etc.)
    • backend machine learning systems engineering for local and/or cloud (Pytorch, PostgreSQL, Apache Spark)
    • front-end product design via direct user testing and interface mockups (Figma, React)
  • Non-technical
    • business development skills (comfort using CRMs, web-scraping, LinkedIn sales navigator, user monitoring via PostHog)

Anything else?

See Kino co-founder Luke pitch the company at MIT’s delta v accelerator Demo Day.

Please reach out to if you have any questions.

Multitude Insights

Introducing BLTN. With BLTN, officers can disseminate information about suspects, issue bulletins, and track trends at any time during the shift. Intelligent alerts reduce clutter in your inbox, natural language processing increases search accuracy, and smart suggestions promote collaboration with neighboring departments while helping close cases faster, all from a tool you can open on any browser. In addition, corporate entities and other community stakeholders gain insight into street-level information while ensuring law enforcement has the information they need to stay safe.

Internship – Flexible (remote, hybrid, in-person) / Company HQ – Cambridge, MA

This internship offers an opportunity for students to work with a cutting-edge AI public safety startup, contributing to the company’s goal of making communities safer. The intern will work closely with the development team, participating in the full software development life cycle.

This internship provides an excellent opportunity for students to develop their technical and problem-solving skills while also making a real-world impact on public safety.

Required / Desired Skills


  • Strong understanding of programming concepts and agile methodology
  • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C++, or React.js
  • Familiarity with machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or scikit-learn
  • Ability to work with databases (e.g. SQL, NoSQL)
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Enthusiasm for learning and tackling new challenges


  • Familiarity with Git for version control
  • Familiarity with Jupyter notebooks for prototyping and data analysis
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services for cloud deployment

Anything else?

Learn more at


Pelicargo is a logistics technology startup founded by MIT graduates seeking to revolutionize the air cargo industry with a new digital B2B platform. Pelicargo participated in MIT’s premier venture accelerator, MIT delta v, during the summer of 2021.

Internship – Flexible (in-person or remote) / Company HQ – Cambridge, MA

Pelicargo has multiple potential roles available and will hire depending on intern experience and field of study:

  1. Air cargo forecast modelling:
    • using Pelicargo’s beta data, the intern will explore the data-driven space to see what models the company can build, its limits, whether it is useful to operators, and areas for improvement.
  2. Platform development:
    • while the Pelicargo beta platform works, there is room for improvement for both users and operators. The prospective intern would continuously refine and tune the platform by adding features, reducing defects, and improving testing infrastructure.
  3. Business intelligence:
    • visualizing, parsing, and analyzing the data to drive biz dev and sales. Emphasis here on a CS/software-first intern. Pelicargo wants solutions that are re-usable over time and over different projects, not just static PowerPoint slides.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Open to all education levels.
  • Broad programming language experience, including functional programming and object-oriented programming. Example languages Pelicargo looks for include TypeScript, Python, Scala, Rust, Ruby, etc.
  • Strong curiosity, critical thinking, drive to learn, and work ethic.
  • Willingness to work closely with non-technical domain experts.
  • Ability to create and think about long-lasting solutions.
  • Written, verbal, and team communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Unix-like command-line environments.
  • Basic knowledge of software engineering practices, including containerization, CI, documentation, git, unit testing, etc.
  • Remote candidates accepted.

Anything else?

Get an understanding of our company by watching this 30-second overview.


Rivet is an AI-powered fan management platform that assists creators and musicians in utilizing their data to make better decisions on how to connect with and monetize their fan communities.

Internship – Flexible (in-person or remote) / Company HQ – Chicago, IL

Rivet is looking for motivated developers to help them strengthen its fan engagement engine.

  • You’ll be building new integrations, setting up data processing systems, and developing mobile-optimized creator and fan interfaces to make data actionable for creators.
  • You’ll have the chance to make an impact on all areas of a novel, fast-growing platform with unique challenges, and experience the full product cycle from ideation to delivery.
  • You’ll engage in user interviews and testing alongside the Rivet team to help the company continuously sharpen its offering to best support customer needs!

Required / Desired Skills

  • strong familiarity with modern Javascript/Typescript ecosystem and tools
  • fluency with React, Node.js, HTML, CSS
  • comfortable with “pull-request” driven development with strong testing and integration practices
  • ambitious and takes initiative
  • excited to operate in uncertain and ambiguous problem spaces

Anything else?

Rivet loved working with the Pozen Fellowship program last year and actually brought the same intern onboard again during IAP earlier this year! The team is really looking forward to creating an enriching internship experience while learning from and accelerating alongside a Pozen Fellow this summer as well!

Seia Bio

Seia Bio is a startup out of MIT protecting microbes so they can protect the planet. The company protects biofertilizers from processing stressors, enabling sustainable, bountiful food production.

Microbes in the soil are nature’s fertilizer, helping plants thrive. Current farming practices kill these microbes, and efforts to develop microbial fertilizers to replenish the soil fail because those microbes have been impossible to manufacture, until now. Seia Bio coatings are inexpensive, easy-to-apply, protective shells that enable the production and transport of these essential microbes, enabling food security and sustainable agriculture.

Internship – In-person / Company HQ – Cambridge, MA

This summer internship will work directly with the CEO of the company to primarily perform research & development as well as business development of Seia’s microbials coatings. This work can include:

  • Designing, running, and analyzing laboratory experiments
  • Developing, scaling-up, and validating conditions to scale-up manufacturing
  • Creating technical sales information and developing business opportunities

Required / Desired Skills

  • Wet Lab – Experience in wet lab settings with experience in biomanufacturing a plus
  • Strong Execution – Ability to independently handle and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Scientific Mindset – Ability to define problems, collect data, refine hypotheses
  • Creative Flexibility – Thrive in the unknown and adapt if things don’t work out
  • Written and Oral Communication – Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Anything else?

Project is intentionally flexible to illustrate the fluid nature of a startup.

Please reach out if you have any questions. Additionally, please watch the company’s MIT delta v Demo Day presentation.