Internship - R&D Data Science Engineering Undergraduate Intern (Maplewood, MN)*
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
R00047035
At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, our 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Data Science Engineering Intern for an undergraduate Research and Development (R&D) internship located in Maplewood, Minnesota for summer 2018. Here, you go.

At 3M, inspiration happens daily. Here, science is how the magic happens. Except it's not magic. It's the right science applied the right way by the people of 3M. We are a leading global company, employing the best and brightest minds in the world to solve the toughest problems for our customers.

As an intern, you can grow through challenging work, get involved in meaningful projects and receive great coaching from our leaders. Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.

An internship is a temporary position within 3M. Interns typically work a full-time schedule throughout a 10-14 week assignment. This position is limited to working 899 hours per service credit year. 3M provides eligible interns with temporary housing and round-trip travel reimbursement in accordance with current policy.

Note: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. It is in a candidate's best interest to apply early. Most hiring decisions will be made by December 2017.

Job Summary:
The person hired for a summer intern position of Data Science Engineer will leverage existing tools to support development of technologies in the areas of machine learning, data science, deep learning, artificial intelligence, or computer vision that create new opportunities for 3M. At 3M, our data scientists work with and analyze data for many businesses and markets, including health information, worker safety, digital oral care, the power grid, transportation and more. From IoT to the Cloud, 3M is applying Science to Life.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Leverage expertise to support development of new technologies, providing growth opportunities, in addition to supporting existing 3M products and businesses
  • Optimize algorithms for computational efficiency, speed, and usability
  • Build capabilities with existing software tools e.g., Microsoft Azure ML and/or AWS ML
  • Collaborate with research teams in corporate research and business labs on building capabilities and applications that use his/her scientific and computational skills
  • Support algorithm development and deploy solutions based on real-world data

Basic Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in a Science or Engineering discipline from an accredited university

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Data Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited university
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure ML and/or AWS ML
  • Experience in machine learning, deep learning, data science, computer vision, artificial intelligence, statistics, and/or applied mathematics
  • Fluent in one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, MATLAB, C, C++, and/or R)
  • Strong scientific and technical acumen, with demonstrated interest and ability to make connections between science/technology and real-world concerns
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to deal with the ambiguity of early-stage scouting and evaluation of new opportunities and the flexibility to change direction as additional information becomes available
  • Leadership and networking skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain \"non-U.S. persons\" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, \"Temporary Residents\" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNewsroom.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
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