Data Scientist Internship

Internship Code: SFIT01

Company Description:

This company has an international team spread across Silicon Valley, Taipei, and Beijing, and they have a diverse background in healthcare, rehab medicine, and technology.

The company has come up with a solution for speech and communication developmental delays, a problem that affects 1/6 children worldwide. Despite decades of research indicating that more parental involvement at an early age led to faster, greater improvements in a child’s abilities, there was no scalable methodology or system to help parents through a family-led intervention. They are united by our common passion to make quality, family-centered care available to all.

Internship Position:

Data Scientist

Internship Description:

Job scope:

  • Process and analyse child sound data
  • Tune machine learning model
  • Improve data analysis pipeline
  • Collaborate with internal teams

Details:

  • Time Commitment: 24 – 40 hours per week
  • Location: Taipei. The candidate will be working closely with teammates distributed across the US, Taiwan, and mainland China

Internship Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • A strong interest in health or education
  • A strong interest in sound analysis
  • Graduate student or equivalent experience in machine Learning, Data Science, Statistics Analysis
  • 1-2 years of relevant professional experience Fluent in Python/R or any other handy programming language for data analysis
  • Can read/write/speak Mandarin Chinese & English

Qualities

  • Metrics & data-driven: you are not afraid of analysing data to find insights
  • Strong logical problem-solving: when you encounter a problem, you proactively look for solutions or create a plan to find a solution
  • Goal-oriented and self-managing: can plan tasks and manage own priorities & time to reach goals without requiring step-by-step instructions and constant oversight
  • Hunger to teach yourself & to constantly improve: you like to learn new things and teach others, rather than wait to be taught; you imagine ways to do things better
  • Can adapt quickly to a fast-changing environment: learn new tools on your own, courage to be stretched professionally, fast learner, and a good listener

Good to have:

  • Previous personal or professional experience in mainland China
  • Practical experience designing a data collection campaign about us