Data Science Intern

R&D / Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah Job Number: 9123

Position at NICE inContact

Data Science Intern
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Primary Purpose

​As our Data Science intern, you’ll wrangle data to support research and development projects as part of NICE inContact's analytics platform. You’ll work closely with the Natural Language Understanding Team and be mentored by a Senior Computational Linguist for the duration of your internship.

 Major Functions/Responsibility

  1. Build scripted tools to support proprietary NLU development for business insights
  2. Prepare data from multiple sources for analysis, including “noisy” data
  3. Provide computational linguist stakeholders with statistics and data samples upon request
  4. Analyze data for quality and general interpret-ability by non-technical audiences
  5. Provide peer review to other coders on the team

Education Requirement:

Completion of upper level courses in Computer Science or Linguistics with knowledge of Python

Experience Requirement:

  • Knowledge of Python
  • Completion of projects demonstrating strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Fast learner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on Engineering tasks once requirements are established

Experience Preferred:

  • Natural language processing experience
  • Experience with Git or Jupyter
  • Knowledge of Pandas
  • Computational or Theoretical Linguistics
  • Foreign language proficiency

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.

This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

ABOUT NICE inContact: NICE inContact makes it easy and affordable for organizations around the globe to provide exceptional customer experiences while meeting key business metrics. NICE inContact provides the world’s #1 cloud customer experience platform, NICE inContact CXone™, combining best-in-class Omnichannel Routing, Workforce Optimization, Analytics, Automation and Artificial Intelligence on an Open Cloud Foundation. NICE inContact is a part of NICE (Nasdaq: NICE), the worldwide leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions.


NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.