Undergraduate Data Science Intern

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Remote / Bracknell

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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:

We are currently recruiting for 5 Undergraduate Data Science Interns, to start in June/July 2021 (dates to be agreed at offer stage) for 12 weeks.

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.

“A long-lasting career at 3M comes from having vision, imagination and the ability to see what doesn’t exist. 3Mers are groundbreaking innovators and it’s important that we give every person the space for disruptive and creative thinking.” – John Banovetz, senior vice president and chief technology officer at 3M

An internship is a fixed term position within 3M. Interns typically work a full-time schedule throughout a 10-12 week assignment. All interns are included in a global Internship program within Corporate Research R&D, working with 3M researchers on current projects in Scrum teams. 3M provides eligible interns with round-trip travel reimbursement in accordance with current policy.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Data Science Intern, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

  • Leveraging expertise to support development of new technologies, providing growth opportunities, in addition to supporting existing 3M products, businesses, and operations.
  • Optimizing algorithms for computational efficiency, speed, and usability
  • Building capabilities with software tools e.g., Microsoft Azure ML and/or AWS ML
  • Collaborating with research teams in corporate research and business labs on building capabilities and applications that use his/her scientific and computational skills
  • Supporting algorithm development and deploy solutions based on real-world data

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited institution with a predicted 2:1
  • 120 UCAS points at A-Level or equivalent qualification
  • The right to work in the UK

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • 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 problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed

Must be legally authorized to work in UK of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

Location: Likely to be remote working but if permitted (in line with Government restrictions), some travel to the Bracknell Head Office may be required.

Salary no less than £19,250

Competitive Benefits

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

Resources for You

For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.


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