Artificial Intelligence Intern

US-IL-Chicago

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About STATS

STATS collects the richest sports data in the world and transforms it through revolutionary AI to unlock the past, present and future of everything sport. The pioneer of live sports data, STATS continues to speed innovation in the industry with AutoSTATS, the first-ever AI-powered technology to collect comprehensive sports data from any television broadcast. The world’s most innovative brands, technology companies, media, fantasy, gaming, teams and leagues trust STATS to provide world-class artificial intelligence solutions to engage billions of fans. STATS combines the industry’s fastest and most accurate data platform with video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking, and the latest in AI and machine learning to provide unparalleled media and team performance solutions. For more information, go to www.stats.com and follow STATS on Twitter @STATS_Insights.

Job Description

Program Overview:

STATS’ summer internship program is a 10 week, 40 hours per week paid internship. Interns work together and individually within the organization to gain valuable experience and make an impact in sports technology.  Not only will STATS Interns have hands on experience in their field of study but there are awesome perks too! There will be luncheons, a major league baseball game, an end-of-summer presentation, and other activities.

Position Overview:

At STATS, we have a world-class artificial intelligence team which has the aim to maximize the value of the enormous amount of sports data that we have at our disposal. As an Artificial Intelligence Intern, you will work with our AI researchers on any one of a wide-range of interesting projects at STATS, which span the following fields:

  1. Computer Vision/Machine Learning
  2. Predictive Analytics/Multi-scale Simulation & Optimization
  3. Knowledge Graph Construction & Mining
  4. Recommendation Systems  
  5. Geometric Deep Learning
  6. Natural Language Processing/Understanding

Not only will you be working on new and innovative ideas in the world of sports artificial intelligence, the expectation is that you will also publish these ideas in top-tier conferences/journals (yes – we publish and expect you to as well).

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and develop new ideas in a cross-functional role of research and development
  • Engage with domain experts as well as senior leaders and engineers to effectively deliver interpretable results
  • Deal with enormous amounts of unstructured data, and developing solutions in a distributed setting
  • Present and publish your findings at top-tier conferences and journals

Skills & Requirements

What You’ll Need:

  • To be currently working towards an MS or PhD in Machine Learning, Computer Vision or related (e.g., Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, Computer Science) – outstanding undergraduate candidates will be considered as well with a shown track record in the above fields
  • Substantial real-world experience with unstructured data sources, especially in areas of spatiotemporal data and/or vision
  • Expertise in predictive analytics/statistical modeling/data mining algorithms
  • Knowledge/experience in some/all of the following: Multivariate Regression, Logistic Regression, Support Vector Machines, Bagging, Boosting, Decision Trees, common clustering algorithms, Optimization, Stochastic Processes, Recommendation Systems, Metric Learning, Multi-Task/Transfer Learning, Active Learning, Hierarchical/Deep Learning
 

STATS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.