Data Science Intern

About us:

Sixup helps low income and first generation students succeed in college and thrive post-graduation. We believe that we can help the current generation of students achieve the American Dream.

Job Description

Sixup is looking for a Data Science Intern who wants their work to have real social impact. You will be responsible for the evolution and expansion of our Student Success Platform. You will work closely with other engineers, product management, and the CEO/Founder.

You will:
-Work alongside seasoned professionals to source, scrub, process, and summarize data
-Conduct research to identify new data sources
-Analyze market data and tends
-Contribute to some area of research within the company and do original research

About you:
-Currently enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate program majoring in an applied quantitative or scientific field (math, statistics, physics, engineering, computer science, etc.)
-Interested in empowering Americans
-Learning about innovations in education and/or finance
-Proficient in Excel; familiarity with pivot tables is a plus
-Proficiency in extracting data, performing analysis, and creating visuals using the R Programming Language
-Familiarity with or ability to learn how to extract data in HTML and XML formats and how to issue database requests (MySQL, Postgres)
-Have a passion for summarizing the past through data and using it to strategize and forecast future trends
-Able to package data into digestible insights in narrative or visual form; familiarity with Keynote or PowerPoint a plus
-Are a self-starter and excellent communicator
-Thrive in a rapidly changing and fast paced environment
-Have a “no task is beneath me” mentality

If you think you’re the right candidate for this role, we would LOVE to hear from you. Please send a resume and cover letter describing why you think you would be a good fit at Sixup to with the subject titled “Data Science Intern”

Source: Data Science Intern

Via: Google Alert for Data Science

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