Who we are at Osmo:

Osmo is a digital olfaction company, on a mission to give computers a sense of smell to improve the health and wellbeing of human life. Why? Our sense of smell both enriches and saves lives, and has a deep and direct connection to our emotions and memory. Vision and hearing have been digitized, but not scent. It’s time we solve this. We’re bringing an unprecedented combination of software, data, hardware and capital to the historic challenge of giving computers a sense of smell.

We believe in the power of automation and carefully applied AI/ML to solve problems that are beyond what the unaided human mind can tackle on its own. In the first phase of our development, we are using our map of odor along with cutting-edge generative AI to create the next generation of aroma molecules (e.g., the ingredients in the fragrances we wear and the products we use). We're a hybrid company with a laboratory and center-of-mass in Somerville, MA and New York, NY.

Your Role

Osmo is looking for a summer intern to join our ML team to build our capabilities and drive cutting-edge research that can lead to a different future for humanity. Osmo is building an operating system for smell, and the machine learning (ML) platform plays a very important part of modeling and simulating the molecular properties in the real world. We need you to join our world-class and interdisciplinary team to build our capabilities and drive cutting-edge research that can lead to a different future for humanity. You will be a member of the engineering team, reporting to the Head of Engineering.

What you will be doing:

  • Dive deeply into various datasets, understand their characteristic and derive insight and evaluation framework for real-world machine learning models.
  • Develop innovative ML models, creative data featurizations, or new problem formulation to take advantage of scent data in various modality and unlock new computational capabilities.

What we need to see:

  • Comfortable with linear algebra and statistics.
  • Experienced in applying machine learning techniques to real-world problems with frameworks such as PyTorch or TensorFlow.
  • Interested in learning about molecular chemistry and the biology of olfaction.
  • Current Masters or PhD student.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Experiences in graph neural networks and their application in cheminformatics problem.
  • Work or educational background in chemistry or neural olfaction.

Expected Salary Range: $45-$55/hour

If this role inspires you we’d encourage you to apply. We are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining an incredible team optimized for a diversity of thought, background, and approaches. All employment decisions and responsibilities are determined based on current ability and your ability to grow, without regard to race, color, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, physical, mental, or sensory disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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