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Data Science Research Fellowship, Higher Education Finance at the Jain Family Institute.

The Higher Education Finance (HEF) research team at JFI is examining the supply side of the higher education market and looking at new ways to quantify access and cost. JFI will utilize these new research tools to inform the student debt dialogue.

JFI is an applied social science research organization. Our work investigates and influences the structural forces of society. Our interdisciplinary team collaborates with industry, government, and academia to pilot scalable, high-impact interventions. The research fellow will join a small team of practitioners with backgrounds in normative ethics, economics, decision theory, public policy, data science, education policy, finance, and philosophy and will work closely with JFI’s HEF Project Lead and team.

The fellowship carries a monthly stipend of $2,500 for approximately 20–25 hours of work per week over six months.

To Apply

  • Those interested should send the following to hef@apps.jainfamilyinstitute.org 
    • CV or résumé with contact information
    • A project sample (product or code)
  • Only applicants with all submission materials will be considered.
  • Submit your materials at your earliest convenience, as submissions are considered on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities

  • The fellow’s tasks will include:
    • Cleaning, wrangling, and analyzing confidential data pertaining to the student debt crisis
    • Creating visualizations and summary statistics
    • Writing/summarizing/documenting data capabilities or conclusions for non-econometrics readers

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Expertise in data manipulations and visualizations
  • Expertise in statistical programming using R or Python; Stata a plus.
  • Expertise and interest in higher education research – access, affordability, accountability, and financing aspects.
  • Time-management and presentation skills
  • Knowledge in finance, econometrics, experimental and quasi-experimental design and causal inference a plus
  • Familiarity with ETL.

Helpful Skills and Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the supply side of the HEF market
  • Strong background in econometrics and data manipulation
  • Demonstrated experience as a research assistant or comparable experience in applied research

Benefits

  • Monthly stipend of $2,500 paid in semi-monthly installments of $1,250
  • Opportunities to meet with leading scholars, policy experts, and business leaders
  • Dependent upon the success of the project, the fellowship may be extended a further six months.

About JFI

The Jain Family Institute is a research incubator that builds promising ideas into real-world pilots. Our work investigates and influences the structural forces that affect the way people live, work, and learn. Our team collaborates with industry, government, and academia to pilot scalable, high-impact interventions.For details about our staff and current projects, see http://www.jainfamilyinstitute.org/.

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NOSQL Database (CRM) Development Internship Opportunity at Small Financial Services Startup

Remote Work, 5-15 hours per week

APT Fund Advisory (APT) is a small investment banking and advisory firm comprised of four experienced professionals—including one Midd alum, class of 2000—who focus exclusively on the private equity niche within the financial services sector. Our clients are some of the most pioneering and talented investment professionals who seek to raise capital to acquire and/or invest in a variety of businesses with the goal of improving profitability and pursuing growth initiatives, enabling job creation and positive impact on communities.

In order to achieve capital raising goals, our clients hire APT to approach institutional investors such as university endowments; charitable foundations; public, private and union pension funds; asset managers; insurance companies; and wealthy families, among others. The process is inefficient and lengthy, and requires a significant number of interactions between our clients, prospective investors and APT, all of which must be captured in our custom-built customer relationship management (CRM) tool.

Role: We seek an enterprising self-starter, ideally a sophomore or junior, for an internship beginning as early as mid-December, to help finalize an existing CRM database across a number of dimensions. We call this CRM our Deal Management System (DMS).

Although the position is remote, one of the firm’s Partners is based in the Boston area and is available for periodic in-person reviews if feasible. In addition, the intern will communicate by phone or video with at least 2 (if not all) of the firm’s Partners to discuss their experience, gather feedback and propose improvements. We hope the intern is able to take away from her/his experience a deeper knowledge and appreciation for solid database design, married with a real-world business application, as well as numerous deliverables to show in future job interviews.
In production for only a short time, DMS is a NOSQL style database designed/coded by a third-party developer using MongoDB. The complete code is available for the intern to digest and discern its structure.

From there, we require several important and unfinished improvements, including:

  • Inevitable bug squashing as user data is gathered
  • Development of a “mass update” feature allowing automation of certain repetitive data entry tasks
  • Development of a “mailing list” function to enable the firm’s professionals to quickly send emails via mail merge
  • Create reporting templates for client presentations in PDF, Excel, or Word format; existing templates and examples exist but the developers who created DMS left us with an imperfect solution
  • Enabling multiple “users” with distinct usernames and passcodes for a more tailored and secure viewing experience
  • Refining the database user interface (UI) for proper mobile (iOS) viewing and/or development of an iOS app (the latter not required, but if you’re open to the challenge…)
  • Other “wish list” items, bells and whistles to be determined based on completion of the above and the intern’s own creativity

Apply on Handshake! Application deadline is December 27, 2019

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Inbound Marketing Intern

Are you passionate about doing great work? Do you have unique perspectives that could help us become a better team? Do you want to enjoy coming into work every day? Then you might be a great fit for the summer internship on HubSpot’s Marketing Team!

HubSpot puts customers at the forefront of everything we do. The work that our marketing team does has a dramatic impact on the lives of our customers around the globe; and our interns have the opportunity to have the same significant impact. Specifically, you’ll have the chance to join one of our primary marketing groups as a key contributor for the summer. Successful candidates are analytical, creative, passionate, intellectually curious and have a hunger for growth. 

This internship runs June-August 2020 as a full-time, paid position in our Cambridge, MA office headquarters.

Final Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
This internship is your opportunity to explore the life of a marketer at HubSpot. In fact, our best interns never consider themselves as “interns” at all! We want independent thinkers who are prepared to take on serious responsibilities. This internship is a major learning experience on the ins-and-outs of a high-growth company and provide the knowledge and well-rounded skill set that you’d need in a future full-time role.
As an intern, you will join one of our marketing groups as an individual contributor AND work collaboratively with other interns across the Marketing team on a business project. What type of work might you do? Check out our dynamic marketing teams below:

  • Global Go-To-Market Team – We execute on global marketing campaigns and analyze the results to determine effectiveness and success. Made up of a number of different teams, we think about how to strategically move metrics like usage and revenue. You would learn how a flywheel business works and how and why customers fuel a flywheel company, and how to run targeted marketing campaigns to customers and agency partners alike. This is also the team where we’re transforming the HubSpot business to become a platform based company.
  • Brand & Editorial Team – Made up of our Editorial, Product Marketing, Creative and Academy teams, we help inform the world about HubSpot through editorial channels and product education. We work on content creation and analysis to prep product launches for both external audiences (prospects, analysts) and internally to fellow HubSpotters (sales, customer success, support). 
  • Acquisition Team – We think about acquiring new customers through various channels and running experiments to maximize effectiveness for each distribution channel. “How can we grow our audience through strategic lead generation initiatives?”, for instance. 
  • INBOUND Team – We own the planning and execution for our annual INBOUND event. Each year INBOUND celebrates the helpful, human side of doing business, bringing together thousands (24k+ in 2019) of the world’s leading business-minded professionals for a week of learning, inspiration and networking.

So … what might you do during an internship at HubSpot? We discover that fit during the interview process. We’ll ask you questions to get a sense for your current skills and interests. From there we’ll match your superpowers with the team where we think you will excel and learn the most at HubSpot. 
Additionally, throughout the summer, we’ll offer:

  • Executive Lunch & Learns
  • Mystery Dinners
  • Intern Outings
  • Personal Mentorship
  • INBOUND2020 Attendance
  • Access to HubSpot perks including: on-site gym, smoothie bar, coffee barista, and more!

Individuals that are interested in full time opportunities within HubSpot’s Marketing team following their internship are able to be evaluated for the team’s entry level role, Leadership Rotational Program.
Curious if you’re a fit? Here are some of the skill sets that some of our teams look for:

  • Marketing excites you and you want to learn more.
  • You love to write.
  • You are analytical and have a thing for data.
  • You are ambitious and you work hard.
  • You are detail-oriented and quadruple check your work.
  • You are a do-er who loves fast-paced environments.
  • You have HEART*.
  • You bring well rounded & diverse knowledge and experience to the table.
  • Commitment to growing your leadership skills.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student, through August 2020.
  • Thoughtfully written cover letter including links to your social media
  • Full-time availability in Cambridge, MA from June to August 2020

People Operations Intern

Are you passionate about doing great work? Do you have unique perspectives that could help us become a better team? Do you want to enjoy coming into work every day? Then you might be a great fit for the summer internship on HubSpot’s People Operations team.

HubSpot’s People Operations team mission is to attract and empower people to do their best work and help HubSpot grow better. As a summer intern, you’ll have the chance to join one of our primary People Operations groups as a key contributor. Successful candidates are analytical, creative, passionate, and intellectually curious.

This internship runs June-August 2020 as a full-time, paid position in Cambridge, MA.

Application Deadline: February 3, 2020
This internship is an opportunity to gain exposure to the many facets of a People Operations team in a high-growth technology company. We are looking for independent thinkers who are prepared to take on serious responsibilities to join teams across People Ops. This internship will be a major learning experience filled with professional development, community and problem solving.  

As an intern, you will join one of our people operations groups as an individual contributor and have the chance to work on various projects. What type of work might you do?

  • Check out our dynamic People Operations teams below: 
    • Culture – Our culture team aspires to attract, grow and delight remarkable HubSpotters and give them a global experience that is inclusive, inspiring, and insanely fun. Includes both our Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging and Employer Branding teams.
    • Learning & Development– Our Learning & Development team develops scalable and remarkable solutions for HubSpotters to learn and grow. They are responsible for designing and facilitating our new hire onboarding, product training, role specific training, and professional development.
    • Recruiting– The recruitment team attracts a diverse and high-performing team to HubSpot by providing a remarkable and inclusive candidate experience.
    • Core Human Resources – The Core HR team consists of our benefits, compensation, HR Generalists and HR Business Partners. The team is focused on providing HubSpotters throughout the globe the resources and support they need to thrive.
    • Recruiting Operations– The Recruitment operations team creates trainings, tools, and processes to enable a global team of recruiters to do their best work. The team uses global communications and data analytics to enable HubSpot to attract top talent. So … what might you do during an internship at HubSpot? We discover that during the interview process, we’ll ask you questions to get a sense for your current skills and interests. From there we’ll match your super powers with the team where we think you will excel and learn the most at HubSpot.

Curious if you’re a fit? Here are some of the skill sets that some of our teams look for:

  • People Operations excites you and you want to learn more.
  • You love to creatively solve problems
  • You’re analytical and have a thing for numbers.
  • You’re ambitious and you work hard.
  • You are detail-oriented and quadruple check your work.
  • You are a do-er who loves fast-paced environments.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You care about growing the culture and people within a company.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student
  • Thoughtfully written cover letter including what you are hoping to learn from an experience in People Operations
  • Full-time availability in Cambridge, MA for June-August 2020

Important to note: Applications will close on February 3rd at 5pm. All final round interviews will be held on February 27 & 28th, if you are hoping to be considered for this internship please hold these dates.

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Sensei Machine Learning

Machine Learning is critical part of Adobe’s Cloud offering. Adobe Clouds enable customers to create & manage digital content, such as assets, composites, 3D, documents etc., and digital experience and transformations. In Creative Cloud, Creative professionals and novice users alike need to manage lifecycle of their digital assets, libraries, the variety of creative content, and documents they work with every day, from brushes to colors, images, photos, videos, 3D and beyond. We are building new machine learning platform, called Adobe Sensei, that powers machine learning and AI across Adobe Cloud product lines by enabling the world’s best creative tools, leading cloud services for managing digital assets and digital experiences and the leading marketplace such as Adobe Stock and Adobe Behance.  This platform will cater to thousands of applied researchers, millions of users, and billions of content pieces.

Become part of this growing team at Adobe and a phenomenal impact in the area of computer vision, user understanding, language understanding, and digital experience optimization. The objective is to make machine learning offerings a world class, leading edge, differentiating product in Adobe Cloud ecosystem. We match the pace, innovation and excitement of a startup, backed by the resources and infrastructure of Adobe!

Responsibilities:

  • Explore and research new and emerging ML technologies and bring them to Sensei platform.
  • Work closely with data scientists and ML engineers to develop general purpose ML engines.
  • Design and develop Runtimes and SDK for emerging ML technologies.
  • Build and develop performant, maintainable, and scalable features across complete ML pipeline

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Math or related field
  • Understanding of state-of-the-art Machine Learning techniques, Deep Learning, Recommendations and Computer Vision
  • Experience in some machine learning frameworks – Scikit, MLPack, TF, SparkMLib, Caffe, …
  • Fluent in Python, Java and/or C++
  • Proficient at interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in scaling machine learning algorithms, and hyper-parameter optimization strategies
  • Have shipped production quality code
  • Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally to deliver results
  • Exhibits excellent team work
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Expects and requires innovation

Research Intern

Adobe’s EP (Emerging Product Group) team is seeking a Research Intern to join our product team here at HQ in San Jose, California.

This is a team that explores next-generation product opportunities empowered by artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision, computational photography, and augment reality (AR). This is the team that has produced mobile products like Adobe Photoshop Camera, and Adobe Photoshop Fix & Mix. 

If you are passionate about mobile photography, AI, and AR, this is your opportunity to work with a truly great team on some really exciting projects.
What you’ll do

  • Our team works like a startup inside Adobe, making this is a unique “best of both worlds” opportunity. If you’d love the flexibility and personal impact of joining an exciting startup but also dream of having the deep resources, cool perks and global launch stage that only an industry leader like Adobe can offer, this is where you belong.
  • You’ll have strong input on the direction of this new product category while working directly with the experienced startup entrepreneurs leading this project.
  • Research and Develop AI/AR capabilities.
  •  Develop, implement, test, deploy, and support our mobile app on Android and/or iOS.
  • Collaborate with our designers, product managers, researchers and visual effects engineers.
  • Make an impact while building a rewarding career at a new growing division within Adobe

What you need to succeed

  • Graduate student (either M.S. or Ph.D.)
  • Strong programming skills (such as C/C++ and Python)
  • Strong prototyping skills and interests to explore new technical ideas
  • Experience with deep learning tools (e.g. PyTorch, Tensorflow, Caffe, and etc.)
  • Experience with deep learning applications 

Site Reliability Engineer Intern, Cloud Technology Organization

The Cloud Technology organization builds platform and client services that are foundational building blocks for many other Adobe products and services. Areas of focus include: identity, security, cloud storage, e-commerce, workflow management synchronization, customer facing web apps, scalability, infrastructure management and search, just to name a few. Our mission is to build highly scalable, highly available and highly resilient services that fulfill the business objectives of Adobe.

The Reliability Engineering team within Cloud Technology Organization has an exciting and challenging mission: Build, deploy, operate, scale and maintain cloud platforms for customer facing Adobe SaaS solutions used by billions of users worldwide.  Adobe needs a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) who knows how to balance going fast and going big with operating safely. Our mission is to progress, protect, and provide for the software and systems behind all Adobe’s cloud services with an ever-watchful eye on their availability, latency, performance, and capacity. SRE is a mindset of engineering approaches which focuses on building the highly reliable systems and eliminate work through automation.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Define service level objectives (SLOs) and service level indicators (SLIs) to represent and measure service quality
  • Improve service resiliency through techniques such as chaos engineering, performance/load testing, EDA (Event Driven Automation), RPA (Robotic Process Automation), AI/ML techniques etc.
  • Automate common, repeatable tasks at large scale to streamline operational procedures
  • Troubleshoot performance and stability issues using a wide variety of tools
  • Cross-train with other global team members
  • Embrace the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) mindset

What you will bring

  • Strong knowledge of operating systems, algorithms and software engineering (SDLC) practices
  • Good knowledge of Cloud Computing Concepts and experience working on some projects on AWS,  Azure or GCP
  • Experience in one (and preferably more) of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl or Ruby
  • Knowledge of AI/ML would be a plus
  • Pursuing B.S. degree in Computer Science or related technical field