LINGUIST List 28.1152

Tue Mar 07 2017

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Intern, Expert System Enterprise Corp.

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 06-Mar-2017
From: Barbara Storti <bstorti>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Intern, Expert System Enterprise Corp., Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: Expert System Enterprise Corp.
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.expertsystem.co0/m
Job Title: Knowledge Engineer Intern

Job Rank: Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Company profile:

Expert System’s patented technology enriches natural language text with semantic metadata which can then be used for search engines, data analysis, media monitoring, question/answer interfaces, and more. Our clients are companies and government agencies of all sizes that have taken the next technological step in their knowledge management practices by extending their coverage to the ever-increasing amount of so-called “unstructured” text.

Job Description:

Expert System Enterprise is currently seeking an Intern, for a period of 6 months, to join our Knowledge Engineering team in our Rockville, MD office. “Knowledge Engineering” refers to the technical aspects of building and maintaining a knowledge/information management system. Knowledge engineers use taxonomies, write linguistic rules for document categorization and information extraction, and curate lists of known entities for extraction purposes. The successful candidate must have a good command of logical reasoning and natural language grammar.

Expert System will train the successful candidate to use our proprietary development tools to customize our software for use by customers.

Primary duties and responsibilities:
- Write linguistic rules for categorization and extraction
- Measure accuracy of customized text analytics software
- Maintain development corpora for rule writing and quality assessment

Qualifications and skill requirements:
- Currently majoring or minoring in linguistics or a related field (computer science students will also be considered)
- Understanding of natural language grammar and use
- Excellent analytical skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred skills and experience:
- Self-motivated
- Ability to work on a team
- Problem solving
- Proficiency in a scripting language such as Python

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ms. Barbara Storti

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Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Barbara Storti

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