Data Science Intern – Precision Animal Health at Zoetis

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Employer: Zoetis

Expires: 04/16/2021

Data Science Intern- Precision Animal HealthLocation: Kalamazoo, MITimeline:Applications: March 01 – April-15, 2021Interviews: March 01 – May-31, on a rolling basisOffers: May-JuneInternship: 40 hours/week for 10-13 weeksInternship Summary:At Zoetis, the health and safety of our colleagues, contractors and interns is our top priority. We make decisions based on these guiding principles: Be Safe, Feel Safe, Feel Supported. As a Zoetis intern, you can expect Zoetis to abide by safety guidelines from the CDC, aligned with local guidance. The ideal candidate is expected to apply computer vision and deep learning approaches to help develop robust new technologies for use in farm settings.Internship Job Duties:Gain familiarity with Zoetis Precision Animal Health data collection and recordingWork with developmental precision animal health technologies and modelsResearch and development of novel imaging-data-based machine learning algorithms for new product developmentApply statistical, machine learning, and deep learning methods to analyze large and complex data setsCommunicate highly technical results and methods clearlyInteract cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and teams in the downtown Kalamazoo siteSummarize biosensor and observational data to create novel features for use on dairy farmsAnalyze and manage disparate data sourcesInternship Qualifications:Working toward a graduate degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. computer science, data science, engineering, statistics, statistical genetics, imaging science, computational biology, applied mathematics, applied physics, or similar)Experience developing, training, and deploying machine learning and deep-learning models using public libraries (e.g. TensorFlow, Keras, Sklearn, PyTorch, etc.) in Python.Experience developing, training, and evaluating classical machine/deep learning models, such as, SVMs, Random Forests, Gradient Boosting, CNN, RNN, ResNet, GAN, etc.Experience building training dataset – data annotation, mask creation etc., for computer computer-vision models.Familiar with CUDA and GPU computingAbility to work independently and as part of a teamEnrolled in a degree program during the spring term preceding internshipCompletion of at least one year of undergraduate studies and a 3.0 GPA or higherAt least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the U.S.Successfully pass a background check and drug screenStrong communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem solving & analytical skillsStudents who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited institution with a current class standing of sophomore or above and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible for internships at Zoetis. Students must also be 18 years of age or older prior to their scheduled start date and be able to provide verification that they are enrolled in school and authorized to participate in an internship in the U.S. without immigration sponsorship. Students who are offered internships will need to successfully pass a drug screen and background check within 5 days of offer.