LINGUIST List 25.2943

Tue Jul 15 2014

Internships: Ethnic Technologies

Editor for this issue: Danuta Allen <>

Date: 14-Jul-2014
From: Lisa Radding <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics Data Analysis
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University or Organization: Ethnic Technologies
Department: Research and Product Development
Web Address:

Type of Work: Onomastics

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Duration: 15-Sep-2014 to 12-Dec-2014
Compensation: Paid: To be discussed
Internship Location: South Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Ethnic Technologies is offering an opportunity to apply morphological and phonological principles to data analysis in a corporate setting.

As an intern, your tasks will consist of
- classifying first and last names by ethnicity;
- seeing morphological patterns within lists of names;
- defining rules from visible patterns;
- improving the logic that incorporates name intelligence into a predictive software product.

Requirements for applicants:
- current undergraduate or graduate student;
- strong written and verbal communication skills in English;
- competency in at least one second language;
- self-driven and self-motivated; works independently within set objectives;
- basic computer programming skills and knowledge of database software beneficial;
- an intern needs to be able to work from the company office in South Hackensack, NJ.
Spring/Fall Semester Internship Hours: 8hrs/wk spread over one or two week days.

Payment is not guaranteed, but possible at the discretion of Ethnic Technologies.Ethnic Technologies provides year round internship opportunities. The application deadline for a fall internship is 8/15.

How to apply:
Please send a brief cover letter and resume (no more than one page each) describing your background and interest. Call/email for more detailed information (contact information is listed below).

Application Deadline: 15-Aug-2014

Contact Information:
Lisa Radding
Phone: 866-333-8324 ext.111

Page Updated: 15-Jul-2014