Data Scientist Intern

Website MHEducation McGraw Hill

Req ID: 41828
Date Posted: 11/12/2020
Job Type: Temporary
Job Category: Engineering
Location: Remote, US

Build the Future

Do you enjoy testing the limits of possibility? At McGraw Hill, our Data Scientists drive progress and help build the future of learning. If you have the passion and technical expertise to thrive in an innovative and agile environment, we want to learn more about you.

McGraw Hill, the leading provider of digital and print educational materials is looking for a Data Scientist Intern to work remotely within our Digital Platform Group (DPG). This group is responsible for building and supporting innovative on-line platforms to power learning across our K-12, Higher Education, International, and Professional segments. As part of this team, the Analytics and Reporting department is building best-in-class applications which leverage data and machine learning for advanced analytics and adaptive learning products. If you are interested in contributing to the future of digital and remote learning, join us!

This role works hands-on within our Data Science and Data Engineering team to:

  • Cleanse and wrangle student interaction data from our learning platforms
  • Build ML models which learn from student behavior and predict learning outcomes
  • Evaluate performance and improve those models
  • Build service endpoints to deploy those models to real applications which are customer (instructor/student) facing

We are looking for someone with:

  • A degree program in Computer Science, Data Science, or equivalent
  • Strong hands-on programming skills in Python or Scala
  • Experience with standard data science packages and methodologies
  • Experience training and evaluating a broad variety of supervised and unsupervised learning models using various optimization algorithms
  • Experience with Spark a big plus
  • A desire to innovate in the adaptive learning/personalized digital learning space

Why work for us?

At McGraw Hill, you will be empowered to make a real impact on a global scale. Every day your individual efforts contribute to the lives of millions.

As an education innovation company, we’re proud to play our part by inspiring learners around the world. If you bring your curiosity, we’ll help you grow in a collaborative environment where everyone shares a passion for success.

Are you ready for a new challenge? Apply for a career at McGraw Hill and together, we’ll impact the world.

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