Internship Data Science HYBRID in Lansing MI or REMOTE

<strong>AF Group (Lansing, Mich.) and its subsidiaries are a premier provider of innovative insurance solutions. Insurance policies may be issued by any of the following companies within AF Group: Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, Accident Fund National Insurance Company, Accident Fund General Insurance Company, United Wisconsin Insurance Company, Third Coast Insurance Company, or CompWest Insurance Company.</strong>

United States, USA

AF Group

<p class="p1"><strong>AF Group&rsquo;s focused and passionate team uses industry-leading best practices, analytics and resources to manage risk and minimize loss for our policyholders while strengthening businesses with our valued independent agent partners.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>We strive to continuously increase the long-term value of our organization by outperforming our industry peers and fostering a culture of underwriting and claims excellence.</strong></p>

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>We are looking for a Data Science intern that is excited to get hands on experience using machine learning and natural language processing to solve complex business problems and help deliver valuable insights to our claims and pricing business partners.</p> <p>Check out the Internships at Emergent Holdings&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><u>video</u></a>&nbsp;to learn more.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS:<br /><br /></strong>Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards.<br /><br /><br /><em>Actual compensation decision relies on the consideration of internal equity, candidate&rsquo;s skills and professional experience, geographic location, market and other potential factors. It is not standard practice for an offer to be at or near the top of the range, and therefore a reasonable estimate for this role is between $17 and $33.</em></p> <p><br /><br /><br /></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Perform exploratory data analysis.</li> <li>Build predictive models using generalized linear models (GLM) and decision tree-based methods.</li> <li>Train natural language processing models to extract information from notes and scanned documents.</li> <li>Evaluate model performance and create exhibits such as lift charts.</li> <li>Present work completed during biweekly sprint reviews.</li> <li>Attend sprint planning and daily standups.</li> <li>Learns about risk and pricing and is introduced to actuarial science.</li> <li>Gains an understanding of insurance and how the business works.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Have status as either senior undergraduate or graduate student (MS/PhD) as of the end of the spring term.</li> <li>Hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better as of the most recent grading period.</li> <li>Be able to work full-time during normal business hours for this summer.</li> <li>Be available to begin employment between late May and mid-June.</li> </ul> <br /><strong><br />EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:</strong>&nbsp;<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Should hold or be pursuing a Bachelor&rsquo;s or graduate degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Physics, Actuarial Science, or similar analytical STEM field<strong>.</strong></li> </ul> <br /><strong><br />EXPERIENCE:</strong>&nbsp;<br /><br /> <ul> <li>With proper education and projects (either personal or scholastic), no prior work experience necessary.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:<br /><br /></strong></p> <ul> <li>Be an experienced coder in Python with some SQL knowledge.</li> <li>Have some experience building regression and classification models and some familiarity with current techniques in natural language processing.</li> <li>Have some experience with Git and cloud resources like Azure or AWS, and good coding habits.</li> <li>Ability to present information and ideas, clearly and concisely.</li> <li>Excellent oral and written communication skills.</li> <li>Excellent working knowledge of computers and company standard software; Internet research experience strongly preferred.</li> <li>Ability to proofread documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation.</li> <li>Ability to perform necessary mathematical computations.</li> <li>Ability to comprehend consequences of various situations and make appropriate individuals aware of same for decision making.</li> <li>Ability to exchange information clearly and concisely and to present ideas, report facts and other information.</li> <li>Ability to establish workflows, manage multiple projects and meet necessary deadlines while maintaining composure during stressful situations occurring as a result of workloads and/or deadlines.</li> <li>Ability to maintain confidentiality.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p><em>The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><em>We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.&nbsp;Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.</em></p>