Software Engineering Intern
Who are we?
GPTZero is the world's leading platform for verifying the origin, quality, and factuality of the world's information. In less than a year, GPTZero has been used by over 5M people around the world and is depended on by thousands of consumer and enterprise customers. We’ve been covered on the front page of the NYT, BBC, WSJ, WaPo, Fox, NPR, and CNN; and serve >2M unique users per month.
In March 2023, we raised a $3.5M seed round co-led by Uncork Capital and Neo with angel investments by the Altman Fund, the CEOs of Stability.ai and LatticeHQ, as well as the former CEOs of NYT, BBC, and Reuters. We’re solving novel, challenging problems in NLP and ML, and deploying cutting-edge solutions to detect the origin and veracity of the information on the web.
We’ve built a team from Meta, Uber, Microsoft, Affirm, Bloomberg, and Robinhood, as well as AI research labs from Princeton, Vector, MILA, and Caltech. To continue our rapid growth, we're looking for people who are passionate about this mission to join us!
What we're looking for
In this role, you'll build the next-gen platform to verify the origin, quality, and factuality of the world's information. The ideal intern candidate is someone who is a voracious learner, has a history of building applications from the ground up, and can break down complex challenges.
You'll be working on a fast-paced team of passionate builders and partnering closely with our ML and design teams, to create industry-defining software that has attracted over 2M users globally. Past intern projects have been the focus of demos to VCs and state-level policy leaders.
Build and deploy high-impact, intuitive, AI-driven web apps in React, Node, and Tailwind
Develop top-requested features from our users on our dashboard, chrome extensions, and API
Utilize product analytics to make data-driven product decisions
Collaborate with our ML, design, and business teams to develop new product initiatives
Wear multiple hats and work across the product stack
Comfortable building end-to-end experiences from backend to CSS
+2 years of experience with modern web frameworks (Express, Next.js, Typescript, and React)
+1 years of experience with databases (PostgreSQL, AWS RDS)
Highly motivated to make positive societal impact
Work with 5 hours of overlap with Eastern Standard Time
strong open-source portfolio
experience working in an early-stage startup environment
experience as a peer-edited writer
Who you'll be joining
You will be working directly with
Alex (our CTO) R&D at Uber self-driving division and Facebook, 3 patents in ML
Edmond (our fullstack lead) Obama Foundation Scholar at Columbia University and Editor-in-chief of The Andela Way
Olivia (our head of design) on translating your research into outputs for millions of users.
Edward (our CEO, ex-Bellingcat, Microsoft, BBC investigative journalism) to craft the messages we send to our community, and shape the GPTZero brand.
Additionally, you will be working with an experienced (eg. ex-Google, Meta, Microsoft, Bloomberg ML, Uber, Vector, MILA), diverse (eg. an engineering team with both Y-combinator and Obama scholarship recipients, a designer with art featured in the Met), and driven (eg. an operator who has scaled a company to 100M+ revenue and is committed to doing it again) group of individuals, described by one investor as one of the strongest founding teams seen in their career.
Together, we are committed to making a permanent impact on the future of writing, and on humanity.
Our Angels and Advisors
Tom Glocer (Legendary Reuters CEO)
Mark Thompson (Legendary NYT CEO and current CNN chief executive)
Jack Altman (CEO of Lattice, brother of Sam Altman)
Karthik Narasimhan (Princeton NLP Professor, co-author of OpenAI’s original GPT paper)
Emad Mostaque (CEO of Stability AI)
Doug Herrington (CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores)
Brad Smith (President of Microsoft)
Tripp Jones (Partner at Uncork Capital)
Ali Partovi (co-founder of Code.org, early investor in Dropbox and Airbnb)
Russ Heddleston (CEO of Docsend)
Alex Mashrabov (Snapchat, Director of AI)
Faizan Mehdi (Affinity, Director of Demand Generation)
🏥 Health, dental, and mental health benefits
💻 Hybrid work in Toronto and NYC offices
🚀 Competitive salary
🏝 Flexible PTO
🎉 Regular company retreats
💡Mentorship opportunities with our world-class team, advisors, and investors
🙌 Wellness and learning stipend