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LINGUIST List 20.1541

Wed Apr 22 2009

Internships: Modified: Internship in Natural Language Processing

Editor for this issue: Matthew Lahrman <mattlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Michael Emonts, Modified: Internship in Natural Language Processing

Message 1: Modified: Internship in Natural Language Processing
Date: 22-Apr-2009
From: Michael Emonts <memontsalelo.com>
Subject: Modified: Internship in Natural Language Processing
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University or Organization: Alelo Tlt, Llc
Web Address: http://alelo.com

Type of Work: Annotation

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Start Date: 01-May-2009
Compensation: Paid $25/hr
Internship Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: Education and experience desired:

- 1-2 years of experience in Language Technologies research at the graduate level
- B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent

Skills required:

-Strong organizational and communication skills, including technical writing
-Technical proficiency in at least one scripting language and one programming
language
-Basic to thorough understanding of one or more of the following: natural
language parsing, statistical language modeling, dialog modeling, machine
translation, information retrieval, information extraction

Other skills desired:

-Demonstrated ability to produce working software in a collaborative environment
-Self-starting; ability to plan, document, and execute a program of research, at
least on a small scale

Description:
This issue has been slightly modified. See the original issue here:

http://linguistlist.org/issues/20/20-1493.html

We are looking for a Natural Language Processing (NLP) intern with a background
in Language Technologies, Computer Science, or Artificial Intelligence.

You will use NLP tools to measure the richness of dialogs between language
learners and our software. These measurements will be applied in a variety of
contexts, including assessment of learner proficiency, profiling the content of
a course of instruction, and improving the efficiency of course-authoring tools.

We are looking for someone who enjoys getting things done and wants to make a
difference.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:
Michael Emonts
Phone: 310-566-7272
Fax: 310-566-7069
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