Internship in optical character recognition for publishing application - Druid Press Inc.Bookmark This
3957 Maplewood Drive
DescriptionWhat.... I have a micro-publishing company focused on Celtic (and especially Gaelic) culture. You can learn about the company at www.druidpress.com or its mirror site www.irishtribes.com . I'm building this company from the ground up, need additional help to make it grow more quickly. I need help with OCR. This is an unpaid internship. I am happy to work with your college to assure academic credit.
Who.... I'm Jerry Kelly, a former Adjunct Professor of Irish Language & Culture at Fordham and am currently an Instructor of Irish Language & Gaelic Culture in Molloy College's Irish Studies Institute. You can learn more about me at http://irishtribes.com/aboutus.html .
Where.... I'm based in Seaford, Long Island, New York, but this is a telecommute position like many in the publishing and information industries today. We'll be communicating by phone and internet. I'm new to SKYPE, but we can do that, too.
When.... Now. I have work which needs to be done but I can't get to it.
Why.... to speed up my company's development.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities include research (are there any inexpensive OCR programs available which already do this?), improving or creating such a program, applying it through a test phase.
The intern will receive credit as a programmer, OCR specialist, or other appropriate designation on publications which use this solution.