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Research & Product Development Internship in Applied Linguistics
Ethnic Technologies is offering an opportunity to apply linguistic principles to data analysis in a business setting. As an intern, your tasks will consist of:
classifying first and last names by ethnicity
identifying morphological patterns within lists of names
defining rules from visible patterns
improving the logic that incorporates name intelligence into a predictive software product
working with large data sets and developing data analysis skills
Test theoretical ideas with real-world data. Apply language principles to industry leading software.
current undergraduate or graduate student
currently living and studying in the United States
strong written and verbal communication skills in English
background in at least one second language
self-driven and self-motivated; works independently within set objectives
basic computer programming skills and knowledge of database software beneficial
This internship is 40 hours per week for 4-8 weeks between May 20, 2019 and August 23, 2019.
Interns must work from the company office in South Hackensack, NJ.
To apply, submit as email attachments:
(1) a brief cover letter describing your background and interest and (2) a resume. These can be emailed to Lisa Spira at firstname.lastname@example.org
Neither attachment should exceed one page; do NOT submit an academic CV. Please name your attachments clearly with your own name and "cover letter" or "resume".
In your application material, please identify your current location and explicitly state that you can work in Northern NJ for the summer. Note that Ethnic Technologies does NOT provide relocation assistance.
The deadline to apply is Monday, April 1, 2019.
Director of Research & Product Development