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Data Science Intern

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Ascend Learning is a national leader in data driven, online educational solutions for learners, educators and employers in high-growth, licensure-driven professions spanning healthcare, fitness and wellness, skilled trades, insurance and financial services. We are passionate about accelerating learning while impacting job readiness, employment success and employee retention with the belief that our work changes lives.

Our culture is intentionally results-driven and selfless with a relentless focus on our customers. We believe in trust, transparency, freedom and responsibility with a commitment to meritocracy, inclusion and diversity of thought. Continual investment in our over 1400 employees is also a core principal realized through ongoing professional development and providing opportunities to grow, develop and lead. Ascend Learning is headquartered in Burlington, MA with additional office locations and remote workers in cities across the U.S. and in the U.K.

Job Overview

Are you interested in joining a team delivering online education backed by data and analytics systems? Our team works with leading edge data technologies such as Snowflake, Azure, Confluent-Kafka, Kafka Streams, SQL Server, Azure ML Services, Automated ML Solutions, Machine Learning Interpretability frameworks.

We are looking for an intern Data Scientist at our Ascend Data Science team. The Intern Data Scientist will be responsible for executing Ascend data science projects, develop, automate and run advanced analytics models. The successful candidate has strong modelling skills and are comfortable owning data, converting business problems into analytical solution, and work from concept to execution. The Data Scientist intern will work with a team of data scientists, data engineers, data architects, and quality engineers, reporting to the Director of Data Science.

This is a full-time position for students pursuing degrees in Computer Science and Management Information System for Summer 2022 in our Leawood, KS office.


  • Convert Business need into high-level analytics problem statement and deliver business impacting projects.
  • Complete systematic and detailed project plans to identify possible solutions leveraging machine learning.
  • Research and present to the team strategic approach and solutions and identify metrics for success.
  • Conduct experiments and rapid prototyping. Implement identified solutions by building predictive and machine learning models and present the insights.
  • Collaborate with Data Science leads, to develop state-of-the-art machine learning pipeline – from data gathering to model building and inference.
  • Research, leverage and contribute to opensource technology.
  • Fetching/Scraping data from the public domain and researching and experimenting on latest advancements in NLP and deep learning.
  • Operationalize machine learning models by integrating models onto End-to-end machine learning model life cycle management framework.
  • Actively participate in all relevant agile ceremonies for each project iteration.

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate organizational and teamwork skills, strong attention to detail, and a willingness to participate in collaborative development projects
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical-thinking skills and an ability to translate a business scenario into a technical solution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education and Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Computer Science, Data Science or Data Analytics related field
  • Complete familiarity with various statistical and machine learning techniques such as classification, regression, clustering, natural language processing
  • Understanding of core data science skills: statistics, data munging, data visualization, exploratory data analysis
  • Familiarity with common analytics tools/frameworks such as SQL, R, Python, H2O, pandas, visualization libraries, TensorFlow, Tableau, Power BI etc.
  • Knowledge of Azure cloud Infrastructure and Azure ML Services is desirable

Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.


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Published 2021-09-08

Ascend Learning looks for a Data Science Intern in Leawood, KS 66211 location.

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