Data Science Intern

Data Science Intern

Santa Monica, CA 2016-11-10 - –

Oakleaf_Group Leaf Group

Located in Santa Monica, CA.

Are you looking for an applied data science internship? Develop machine learning, NLP, and statistical solutions for real users–image processing, text generation, and more.

Our goal is for you to become a self-sufficient team member. We will give you pragmatic practice of your technical skills. In return, we expect reusable and tested code contributions.

Qualified candidates will have a deep understanding of NLP, content feature extraction, predictive analysis, clustering/classification, and practical applications of the data to achieve business advantage and revenue goals.

Responsibilities:
Develop NLP and statistical solutions for image classifications, taxonomy generation and other problems.

Apply your advanced algorithm design techniques to optimize user interaction, content creation, content delivery and user prediction.

Implement the algorithms into production systems with measurable results.

Iterate to improve and refine results.

Bring new algorithms, approaches and tools to the table in this fast paced and constantly changing discipline.

Requirements:
Experience in tensorflow, theano, torch or any other deep learning framework.

BS in one of: CS, EE, Math or Physics required. MS or PhD a plus!

You must be able to work onsite from our Santa Monica office for about 20 hours/week; local candidates strongly preferred.

You must be able to intern through the end of Spring quarter.

Please apply with a code sample of your best work, by emailing nikhil.almeida@demandmedia.com

About Us:
Leaf Group Ltd . (NYSE: LFGR) is a diversified Internet company that builds platforms across its media and marketplace properties to enable communities of creators to reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories. In addition, Leaf Group’s branded sponsored content creation and programmatic advertising offerings help advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers.

Agency Disclosure:
If the Leaf Group Talent Acquisition department, or any current company employee, receives an unsolicited resume from a third party recruiting agency and Leaf Group does not have a signed Agency Agreement active, Leaf Group will not be deemed liable to pay a placement fee. The unsolicited resume will be considered a gift and can be considered for our recruitment efforts.

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