Ocean Genomics is seeking candidates for an internship program for students interested in
computer science, machine learning, computational biology, and genomics.
Funded by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, this program is focused on providing
opportunities for unrepresented groups in open-source scientific software development.
Selected interns will work with the Ocean team on the development and improvement of the
Salmon application suite.
Interns will have the opportunity to work directly with both the original developers and current
active contributors of the Salmon gene expression software family. As well as receiving
personal mentorship in working with open-source projects, machine learning, and computational
During this 16-week internship interns will gain experience in the biotech industry, improve their
professional and academic networks, contribute to the improvement of open science initiatives,
and be paid for their time and contributions.
The successful candidate will have experience coding in Python or R, C++ or Rust, and
familiarity with UNIX shell and tools.
This program will give preference to anyone who self-identifies as a woman, BIPOC, and/or
LGBTQ+. It is primarily designed for undergraduate US residents, but we encourage anyone
interested to apply regardless of age, education status, or residency.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org