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Data Scientist Intern, Summer 2020

Apeel Sciences

Data Science Internship

About This Role

Apeel's position in the global fresh produce supply chain provides access to a plethora of data from unique data sources from the farm to the grocery store. The data scientist is tasked with cleaning, organizing, and analyzing this data to glean meaningful insights and opportunities, as well as building predictive models to automate and streamline business decision-making. Data scientists routinely work cross-functionally with scientists, business strategy, sales, marketing, finance, and software engineering to define and execute projects.

What You'll Do

  • Gather, compile, clean data from multiple sources
  • Unsupervised data analysis (PCA, K-means, etc.)
  • Perform statistical analyses on datasets, e.g., hypothesis testing, Bayesian inference, outlier/anomaly detection
  • Build data pipelines and supervised machine learning models
  • Learn & advance new algorithms for data science, numerical methods, statistics, and optimization
What You Bring

  • Pursuing a degree in a quantitative field (engineering, mathematics, software, statistics, etc.)
  • Programming ability
  • Knowledge of various data science packages (NumPy, SciPy, SciKit-Learn, Pandas, TensorFlow)
  • Willingness to learn and explore
  • Ability to communicate findings through presentations and written reports
Apeel believes that the scale of our impact is determined by the teams that work with us. As such, we seek to build high-performing teams of people from various experiences and backgrounds who can collectively push our company into new realms. We seek a diverse pool of applicants and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, Veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. If you have a special need or disability that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Please note that Apeel Sciences does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the event of a recruiter or agency submitting a resume or candidate without a signed agreement being in place, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire such candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted directly to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Apeel Sciences.