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Data Science Intern (Virtual)

Data Science Intern
Job Number: 2021-37624
Category: Interns
Location: Worcester, MA
Shift: Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non Exempt
Business Unit: UMass Med School
Department: School - IT-Research Technology - W875037
Job Type: Intern (Part Time)
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
Num. Openings: 1
Post Date: Sept. 8, 2021
UMass Medical School’s Information Technology Innovation Internship program is designed to provide exceptional opportunities for talented students and to strengthen UMMS’ technology ecosystem through the innovative ideas and infectious energy of the interns. The IT Intern will get an opportunity to collaborate with a dynamic team of dedicated individuals committed to delivering forward thinking solutions with a focus on continuous improvement and advancing the health and well-being of the people in Massachusetts and the world through ground-breaking development in education, research and health care delivery.
It’s an exciting time to be at UMass Medical School! U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Medical School 12th in the country for primary care, and this internship will provide a unique opportunity to learn and gain valuable skills in an elite academic and research institution that is among the most affordable in the country. 
The Data Science Intern is responsible for modeling clinical and research problems, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques. In addition to analytical skills, this role is also familiar with integrating and preparing varied datasets, designing database and computing environments, and presenting results. This intern would work closely with select clients, and other IT teams to turn data into actionable information and knowledge that can be used to make sound organizational decisions. Core traits include creative thinking, innovative proposals, and experience with data mining techniques. They will need to validate their findings using an experimental and iterative approach. In addition, he/she will perform diverse duties in a manner consistent with a dynamic and active biomedical education and research community.
  • Utilize innovative ideas and approaches to assist in the development of working models to serve the needs of our faculty, students and researchers
  • Complete a project from start to finish and write-up and present the work product to the UMass community
  • Participate in team projects
  • Conduct online research
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Must be a currently enrolled student in a higher education institution or recent graduate
  • Solid analytical and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with the ability to collect and record information from a wide variety of sources
  • Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
  • Proven interest in IT and passion in furthering the mission of UMMS
  • Must have above average academic performance
  • Experience with hyper-scale cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Familiarity with machine learning and analytical tools, preferably in Python
  • Knowledge of RDBMS systems, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, etc
  • Knowledge of NoSQL systems like MongoDB, Amazon DynamoDB.
  • Experience using and building application containers & platforms (i.e: Docker)
  • EPIC certification(s)
This is paid, 100% offsite internship position
Duration: 6 months with possibility for extension up to 12 months
Hours: 20-40
Major: We will consider all majors