Location: Salt Lake City, UT
The Linguistics intern will work on two main projects supporting inContact’s analytics platform – providing annotated corpora according to specific guidelines, and implementing and testing linguistic algorithms and rules for inclusion in the NLP technology. The intern will be part of the Linguist Team and report to their daily progress to a senior Computational Linguist.
- Complete a project enhancing inContact's analytics
- Perform corpus analysis over multi-channel data
- Collaborate with computational linguists
- Deliver algorithms and rules building upon inContact's proprietary NLP to produce business insights
- Report and presentation to upper level management on the final results of the project
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employees will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.
Required Education, Experience, and Specific Job Related Skills
Solid working knowledge of the workings of the English language, including Morphology, Syntax and Semantics
Completion of projects demonstrating strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities
Theoretical linguistics training (minimum one year)
Knowledge of Python
Fast learner with excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently on Engineering tasks once requirements are established
Corpora mark up and ontology building
Natural language processing experience or computational linguistics
Foreign language proficiency
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