Permanent General Companies, Inc.
Intern: Data Science
At a glance
Location: US-TN-Nashville Map
Posted: 01/09/2020
Closing: 02/08/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Intern
Experience: Not Specified
Permanent General Companies, Inc.
Job description

The General is seeking a Data Science Intern to join our company for the summer of 2020!

Who We Are

We are one of the fastest growing and most exciting companies in the insurance industry to work for today. We’re proud to say we’ve been in the insurance business for over 50 years.

Because of our rapid rate of expansion, we’re looking for the best talent to help The General® bring quality insurance to people across the country. Ask any of our employees and they’ll tell you that life at The General® is a challenging, fast-paced, exciting experience that offers a competitive total rewards package, healthy work/life balance and an exciting working environment.

You’ll gain crucial insights from your potential coworkers who bring different backgrounds and professional experiences to The General®. You’ll also find there are plenty of opportunities for advancement, if you’ve got the ambition. The work culture at The General® is one that celebrates diversity, team spirit, and good old-fashioned hard work.


What You'll Do

As a data scientist or machine learning engineer intern, you will be involved first hand with actual data science projects. You will be writing code that matters. You will adopt and become the leader of a project with high business potential the outcome of which you decide.  Your day to day will include business meetings that further contextualize the business problem you are trying to solve, and applying your creativity towards a solution.  You will be using the latest machine learning tools, working in a full cloud environment to accomplish the compute resources necessary to fully embrace this tooling, and learning best practices around code quality, code versioning, and remote computing.  The internship will culminate by you presenting your project at the team’s Data Science Showcase, including fielding questions from executives and other thought leaders within the organization.

  • Assist management and other department personnel to support larger projects (e.g., managing project schedule and status reporting)
  • Assume the duties normally performed in the department, alongside professionals who perform these roles
  • Work with various departments and/or vendors to gather information needed for various projects
  • Present project results to management and/or department personnel
  • Perform analytical work
  • Conduct research using the internet and other sources of information
  • Create or update systems or databases for specific department needs

The Team You’ll Join
We are data scientists and machine learning engineers with diverse backgrounds, specialties, and interests. We believe our product is our code. When combined with human intuition and our expertise in statistics, engineering, natural language processing, and economics, that code becomes key in transforming raw ideas into measurable implementations. We create software systems to provide the best possible intelligence and inform business decisions and are using data science to drive change and dominate the non-standard auto-insurance market. 

Job requirements

Who You Are

You bring experience working with Python, R or other programming language. You are an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing. You excel at time management, organization and multi-tasking. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy. You are able to analyze, review and make subsequent recommendations based on your findings.

You are a rising junior or senior currently enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school. You are currently pursuing a degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field.

Intern: Data Science