NLP & Machine Learning Intern

Nowigence, Inc. – Albany, NY

Internship

Nowigence Inc. is currently looking for interns to work collectively with its principal data scientist on challenging projects in the areas of natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and data analytics.

Nowigence is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that interlaces structured and unstructured data to provide unparalleled market intelligence to both domestic and international clients. We are working on a smart platform that is capable of business-oriented knowledge representation and predictive modeling.

Qualified individuals will work in a research and development team to create semantic representation from unstructured free-texts, predominantly news articles. Potential candidates need to be enrolled in or graduated from an academic program disciplined in computer science, information science, mathematics, or related fields.

This is an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience in solving real-world problems using NLP and machine learning. The projects involved in this internship play a crucial role in the development of our commercial product and will act as an excellent addition to the professional portfolio of the interns.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build pipelines for multi-label classification on news articles
  • Evaluate various algorithmic approaches in information extraction
  • Train and optimize predictive models
  • Information retrieval (with web scraping and parsing)
  • Maintain and sanitize entries in the databases
  • Write wrappers to connect backend with frontend UI
  • Qualifications:

  • Proficient with Python (preferred) or Java
  • Knowledge of NLP and machine learning libraries (e.g., NLTK, Scikit Learn)
  • Knowledge of common methods in information extraction
  • Experience with tools and methods for feature engineering
  • Experience in predictive modeling and parameter optimization
  • Familiarity with AWS and Linux/Unix environments
  • Strong research and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal) and teamwork skills
  • Experience in NoSQL DBMS and CoreNLP is a plus
  • Job Type:

    Internship

    Education:

    Master’s (including graduate students)

    Work Authorization:

    United States (includes F-1 students with CPT or OPT)

    NOTE: Please provide answers to the below three (3) questions when submitting your Resume and Cover Letter:

  • How many years of experience do you have in NLP and machine learning?
  • How do you conduct error analysis?
  • How do you resolve data sparsity and imbalance when training models?
  • Job Type: Internship

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