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LINGUIST List 21.2299

Thu May 20 2010

Internships: Comp Ling: Intern, NextBio, Cupertino, California

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        1.     Jeon, Computational Linguistics: Intern, NextBio, Cupertino, California

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Intern, NextBio, Cupertino, California
Date: 18-May-2010
From: Jeon <yeongmigmail.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Intern, NextBio, Cupertino, California
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University or Organization: Nextbio
Web Address: http://www.nextbio.com

Type of Work: Programming

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Voluntary
Internship Location: Cupertino, California, USA
Minimum Education Level: MA
Special Qualifications:
**The candidate**:

* Must be familiar with Windows and Linux development environments
* Must be have the basic knowledge of web based database driven applications
* Must have working knowledge of Java and design patterns


**Must have background in at least one preferred skill set**

* Preferred - Java Enterprise Edition and Java web application development
frameworks based on technologies like Servlet, JSP,JDBC, Spring, etc
* Preferred - have working knowledge of one or more:
HTML, Javascript, CSS
* Preferred - background in distributed computing and Hadoop
* Preferred - background in search, especially Lucene and Solr
* Preferred - background in machine learning and NLP including Mahout, OpenNLP,
Weka, Mallet, etc.


Description:
An exciting summer internship position at a fun and fast paced startup. A great
opportunity for someone to come in and contribute directly to the development of
various applications at NextBio. This is an excellent chance to work with a
great software development team and learn some cutting edge technologies.

We are looking for a currently enrolled BS/MS/PhD CS (or related) student
someone who has completed at least 2 years of coursework with proficiency in at
least one language like Java. The intern is expected
to learn quickly and will take on one or more software application development
and related projects.

A senior member of the development team will guide you and help you in the
success of your projects.



**About NextBio**:

NextBio is a leading startup company located in the heart
of Silicon Valley. NextBio is a life science search engine that enables
researchers and clinicians to access and understand the world's life sciences
information. One of the premier startups in the life sciences, NextBio
has an experienced group of founders with highly successful exits and an
impressive list of clients that includes Merck, Johnson & Johnson, and Stanford,
among many others. NextBio is looking for individuals
that are interested in making a large impact by being part of a team of
intelligent, dedicated, and driven individuals.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:
Yeongmi Jeon
Email: yeongminextbio.com
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