Data Scientist Intern

Purpose of the Job 

Assist with data collection, data analysis and feature engineering.

Key Responsibilities

  • Data collection for machine learning models
    ○ Access and collate data from databases
  • Data analysis
    ○ Various analysis techniques and basic report building
  • Feature Engineering
    ○ Converting real structured data into features for models
  • Python programming skills for machine learning
  • MySQL data handling skills
    ○ Query writing skills, T-SQL and stored procedures
  • Machine learning model evaluation & optimisation
    ○ Read and evaluate the outputs of trained models
  • Implementing a machine learning solution in business
    ○ Learn how to deal with different business stakeholders
  • Calculating monetary uplift of the use of machine learning models
    ○ Learn how to determine the effect of using a machine learning model in business

Technologies Used

  • Python: Pandas, Scikit-learn, Numpy etc.
  • AWS (EKS, S3)
  • Git
  • MySQL

Competencies (Skills/Abilities & Behaviour)

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Data Science highly advantageous
  • Some experience in scripting and programming skills, including some
    experience with python is highly desirable
  • Critical thinking with good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Eager to learn and grow, self-motivated
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in written and oral English communication
  • Team player
  • Data-oriented personality
  • Ability to work and learn remotely
  • Stable internet connection

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Mastercard Foundation Scholar Award letter  or letter of attestation from your  Mastercard Foundation Program Manager at the institution that awarded you the Scholarship. Secondary Scholars who studied in non-Scholars Program partner universities can apply with the award letter they received from their Secondary Education NGO ( Equity, CAMFED, BRAC and FAWE)
  • Copy of ID / Passport proving your citizenship or eligibility to work in the country
  • Copy of Highest Education Certificate/Qualification

Duration & Additional information

  • 6x Months Internship Program ONLY, the host organization reserve the right to extend the internship or convert it to a job based on performance and identified need. No full time jobs are guaranteed
  • All applicants are strongly advised to take note of the minimum eligibility, if all of the requirements are not met, your application will not be processed

We will ensure that no job applicant receives less favorable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, color, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age; nor be disadvantaged by any other conditions or requirements which are irrelevant.

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