Data Science Internship FWRDS2204

Communication and Information Sciences, Mathematics and/or Informatics
United Kingdom
9 Aug, 2021 to 9 Feb, 2022
7 Jun, 2021

General information

6 months

Job Description
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious data scientist to gain practical skills supporting the host in the computer vision field, for the development of an autonomous robotics platform.   Mentored throughout, by the CTO and CEO, you will be a part of the machine learning team oriented on improving process by extracting and analysing usable data. This incredible experience will make an excellent addition to your CV.

Are you a registered student? Or Are you eligible to participate in the Erasmus+ programme?

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Develop Deep Learning Solutions in python using modern data science stack; NumPy, matplotlib, PyTorch, Linux, git
Use image analysis methods to extract usable knowledge to improve preprocessing steps for a computer vision pipeline
Coordinate with other members of the machine learning team for collaborative solution development

Personal Skills
Background in computer science or data science
Awareness of image analysis and computer vision methodology
Good statistical and software programming
Ability to mine and visualise insights from unstructured data sources

Host Company
The host is developing robot technology, to address the long-term global decline in agriculture labour. Its initial focus was on a robot to harvest raspberries because their delicate structure means they are challenging to harvest. This was completed in 2019 which paved the way for the system to be adapted for other soft fruits and vegetables. Their technology has gained interest from leading agribusinesses, and they are now in a position to progress concept robots for other crops and poised to scale up the raspberry harvesting robot, for market.

Good spoken and written English levels are required (B2 onwards)

Cambridge, England Home to the world-famous University of Cambridge, dating back to 1209, this historical city has beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings aplenty. With fascinating museums, atmospheric pubs, fine dining, incredible street food and ancient colleges all jostling together in the city centre, as well as the beautiful riverside and open green spaces, you are guaranteed a great experience.

Financial compensation
Transportation costs
Years of Experience required: 

Additional Information

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English: Independent User B2
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