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Machine Learning Engineering Intern - Winter 2020

Who we are

Georgian Partners is a venture capital firm located in Toronto that invests in SaaS-based and AI-driven software companies across all industries including healthcare, cybersecurity, and education. The Georgian Impact team works with our portfolio companies to accelerate their progress in applied artificial intelligence, while also further developing their technology and engineering capabilities. The projects we typically work on helping our companies accelerate the adoption of machine learning, apply transfer learning to solve cold-start problems and deliver machine learning solutions under strong privacy constraints. We contribute back to the open source community by building software libraries based on successful projects. We also drink our own champagne by using machine learning to find the best companies to invest in.

Our internship program philosophy

  • You will work on a self-contained project that is designed to match your experience
  • The project is designed to advance your career and is aligned with the team’s roadmap
  • You own the project and you decide how to drive it
  • We encourage publications such as research papers, technical reports and blog posts
  • A designated mentor will provide support throughout the internship term

Join us if you're interested in:

  • Machine learning research and/or implementation
  • Seeing the impact of your work
  • Learning how venture capital work
  • Working with people with diverse expertise
  • Ping-pong, board games, team outings, and free catered lunches

You will be working on

  • Applying research in transfer learning, differential privacy, explainability, automatic machine learning, NLP, GANs or reinforcement learning.
  • Solving real-world business challenges in portfolio companies by leveraging fundamental research.
  • Identifying the best investment opportunities using machine learning.
  • Contributing to the machine learning open source community by building generic libraries based on our applied research.

Qualifications

  • Experience in machine learning implementation, software engineering, databases, big data processing, and cloud architecture
  • Undergraduate or graduate student in Computer Science or Engineering
  • A strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Familiarity with mathematics and statistics (preferred)
  • Proficient at Python (preferred), Java, C++
  • Hands­-on experience with common data science and machine learning toolkits such as Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, and PyTorch

Georgian Partners is passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We promote equality and strive to provide all current and prospective employees with support and opportunities. Reasonable accommodations are available to job applicants on request and throughout the application process. If you require an accommodation, please contact kchristie@georgianpartners.com.

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