Data Analytics Internship Opportunity with Othot

A new internship opportunity has been posted for students interested in Data Analytics. Othot, a predictive analytics start-up, is currently seeking candidates for an opening as a Data Science Intern. The position will assist in the building of predictive models. The candidate will be expected to work 10-15 hours a week on-site at Othot’s office in Greentree. The starting wage is $10/hour. Othot states that they are looking for “a smart, energetic person who wants to work in a fast-paced startup environment.”

Candidates will be expected to:
– Assist Senior Data Scientists with building, applying, and assessing predictive models
– Analyze data sets using in-house developed solutions
– Determine which data from the customer, Othot data repositories, and other external sources are relevant to an analysis
– Extract and store data from web APIs using Python programming
– Interpret and communicate results of predictive modeling to customers in a way that is easy to understand
– Develop methodologies and tools for assessing model performance
– Explore new predictive analytic methods
– Participate in user interface development

Qualifications for the position include (but are not limited to):
– Experience working with statistical analysis, data science, machine learning, and/or related fields
– Interest and/or familiarity with developing predictive algorithms and models
– Experience with Python programming and libraries for working with data (e.g., scikit-learn and pandas) preferred
– Ability to leverage current and emerging technology
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills
– Capacity to work independently and/or as part of a team

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Mark Voortman at mvoortman@othot.com

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