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Castner Incorporated

Job Posting: Data Analytics Intern

The ideal candidate is seeking training, experience, and mentoring in scientific and clinical research, and plan to pursue a future degree in science, health, or a related field.

Required knowledge and skills

  • Data visualizations programming/coding using R or Python
  • Machine learning programming/coding using R or Python
  • Data management
  • Knowledge of and willingness to utilized educational software which may include Google Meet, Zoom, Microsoft Office, Google Apps for education, video editing software, video hosting platforms, and website software
  • Excellent and professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Google Classroom as a student, intern, or instructor preferred

Responsibilities

  • Generate publishing quality data visualizations from existing data using R software
  • Data entry
  • Dataset management
  • Develop and test initial programming code for basic machine learning applications using R software
  • Review and verify of data tables and figures for accuracy
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Opportunities may include contributing to advanced data analysis and writing scientific manuscripts for publication under supervision and guidance

Desirable qualifications

  • High school student or above
  • Demonstrated creativity, enthusiasm, and teamwork
  • Completed coursework or projects in computer programming, particularly using R or Python
  • Excellent grades and performance in math and science courses
  • Programming experience in developing and/or troubleshooting customer facing software applications
  • Experience programming in Django, Javascript, or equivalent
  • Experience with Cerner and/or Epic EMR sandbox with SMART on FHIR compatible demonstration code

Typical tasks and expectations

  • Seasonal, limited duration
  • Available at regularly scheduled intervals after school, on weekends, and during school breaks.

Compensation

  • This position will be supported with an hourly wage
  • As a seasonal, occasional, and part-time position, this position is not offered with benefits at this time.

Hours are expected on evenings, weekends, summer, and school vacation times to accommodate secondary education and/or higher education schedules.

Location: Virtual

Please send a 1) resume, 2) cover letter, 3) example of a completed project using R or Python programming language, and 4) contact information for 2-5 personal references to Rose Marie Castner at rmcastner@castnerincorp.com. Use “Data Analytics Intern” in the email subject line.

Note that resumes should be submitted in PDF form.

Non-discrimination: Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Castner Incorporated

1879 Whitehaven Road, #150

Grand Island, NY 17072

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 ABOUT CASTNER INCORPORATED

Castner Incorporated is a New York State Woman-Owned Small Business Enterprise founded in March of 2018 with a mission of “Creating healthy environments by generating new knowledge and data-driven approaches for where people live, work, play, and learn.” We represent the 5th and 6th generation of a deeply-rooted family in Buffalo, New York, building on a legacy of successful and committed entrepreneurs, educators, and civil servants. A forerunning research-intensive institution with a foundation in environmental health nursing science expertise, Castner Incorporated is uniquely poised to overcome the contemporary pervasive, and seemingly intractable, barriers to the advancement of women in science. Castner Incorporated utilizes a largely tele-commute, visiting laboratory, and sub-contracting business model that includes access to videoconferencing technology. Our visiting laboratory model and extensive collaborations are built on lean sigma six principles to optimize effort, laboratory space, and equipment. Our project-by-project collaborative agreements and support enable Castner Incorporated research to merge and affiliate with institutions with the top rankings for research metrics. Castner Incorporated belongs to the Cattaraugus County Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) with extensive collaboration and support from the US Small Business Administration, Buffalo District Office. As a PTAC affiliate, Castner Incorporated also received free professional development access with expert help consulting support from Govology.