RA Positions 2017-2018
Center for Data Science and Public Policy
Computation Institute & Harris School of Public Policy
University Of Chicago
Please make sure you do the exercises (based on the position you're applying for) at https://github.com/dssg/DSaPP_RA_Project and include the link or upload them in this application.
Which position(s) are you interested in?
Research Assistant (min 20 hours/week)
Volunteer (min 8 hours/week)
Which type of activities are you interested in?
Data Cleaning, Exploration, and Analysis
Software Development (Back-end and/or Front-end)
When would you be available to start?
When are you available until?
(Expected) Graduation Date
Expertise: Please fill out the section appropriate for the role you're applying for: Technical, Project Management, Writing and/or Design
Technical Positions (Data Analysis, Machine learning, Software Developments)
We typically look for experience in Python and SQL for most of these roles
Please include the github link for the exercises in https://github.com/dssg/DSaPP_RA_Project
Please give us a link to your personal github repo
Tell us about your programming experience. What languages are you comfortable with? How comfortable are you with python (especially for data analysis and machine learning)?
Tell us about your with data analysis and databases. Experience with SQL?
Tell us about your experience related to machine learning? What methods/algorithms are you familiar/comfortable/expert with?
Tell us more about your social science experience? analysis methods? experimental methods?
Project Manager Position
Please upload your responses to the PM exercises from https://github.com/dssg/DSaPP_RA_Project
Tell us more about your project management experience and background? Anything specific to Data Science and/or Technical projects related to Policy?
Writing and/or Design positions
Tell us more about your experience and background? Anything specific to Data Science and/or Technical projects related to Policy?
Based on what you know about the position, what type of work would you be interested in doing? Are there specific projects that are on-going at DSaPP or from this summer that you would be particularly interested in working on?
Please attach your resume in PDF format.
Anything else you'd like to tell us?
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