Data Science Intern

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Posted: March 23 2015
Company Location: Palo Alto, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

GradeEdge is an education startup working towards providing families with unprecedented data and analysis on school performance so they can make the best education decisions for their children. Our data will improve the policy debate in education by providing depth analysis on academic rigor, course variety and student support while stripping out variables like poverty. No one has ever surfaced the information we have collected to the public as of yet.

Responsibilities

As an intern with the Data Science team, you will:
• dive in, understand, and work with large datasets containing millions of records
• execute on data cleaning and manipulation
• extract informative and interesting insights

Requirements

• Pursuing a BS/MS in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Econometrics
• Proficiency in applied statistics
• Expertise in at least one statistical software package such as SAS or R
• Ability to clearly communicate the data insights and findings
• Proficiency in SQL
• Positive and can-do attitude
• Ability to work in a dynamic environment
• Passionate to learn and deliver
• Curious with problem solving and analytical thought process

Skills

Required - Mathematical Statistics, DB2/SQL
Preferred - Econometrics, Econometric Modeling

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