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Data Scientist - Intern at NextGenVest

New York City · Internship

NextGenVest uses deep learning to scale personalized student loan advice over text message for Gen Z. You'll apply your ninja organization skills to help run our office and be an integral part of our company!

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Job Description

NextGenVest uses deep learning to scale personalized student loan advice over SMS for Gen Z. You'll apply your superb hacking skills and creativity to execute the company's vision through NextGenVest's web and mobile products. You will be responsible for making strategic product decisions and executing sprints.

Who are you?
You would love to work with a proprietary and massive trainable dataset that can bring positive change. You are a Ph.D. or M.Sc or BA student in Machine Learning, Computer Science or Statistics..You have experience with Python or similar (not just R or Matlab). You have a strong mathematical background in statistics and machine learning. You also have a strong computer science background and dominate algorithm fundamentals. You care about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation You have a deep understanding of the theory and mathematics that underpin modern machine learning, and you've developed a strong intuition for how to apply and improve these methods in practice.

- Analyze user behavior.
- Generate recommendations for product changes to improve user conversion.
- Monitor and tweet business metrics to increase engagement and drive down servicing costs
- Gather and organize your own data from our internal data lake
- Improve data collection throughout the organization.

- Solid grasp of statistics.
- Solid grasp of computer science algorithms and data structures
- Excitement about taking cutting-edge technologies and techniques to one of the most important and most archaic industries. 
- A passion for finding, analyzing, and incorporating the latest research directly into the production environment. 
- Good intuition for understanding what good research looks like, and where we should focus effort to maximize outcomes 

NextGenVest Core Values:
- Put students at the center of our design as they are our most important partners. 
- Do more with less through a strong community. 
- Build products that inspire trust through design and transparency. 
- Don’t take “No” for an answer, get to a “Yes”. 
- Don't be an asshole.

- Flexible work hours 
- Wear whatever you want to work 
- Free Friday team lunches 
- All expenses paid annual team trip 
- Endless free office snacks and coffee 

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What We're Building

NextGenVest is helping Gen Z navigate student loans over SMS. If you're interested in leveraging machine learning while making an impact, apply to one of our open positions!

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NextGenVest Team

Kelly Peeler
Running - scaling personalized financial advice over SMS through deep learning for Gen Z, Investing @J.P. Morgan @Harvard
William Falcon
Co-founder, Chief AI Officer @NextGenVest (we're hiring!) - Ex @Goldman Sachs @Bonobos . CS, ML @Columbia University. Deep Learning Researcher
Hadar Steinberg
chief of staff / internal ops expert. interested in helping create teams that excel at efficiency and collaborative thought.
Sachin Verma
NYU, MS Data Science, Machine Learning, Tensorflow, Natural Language Processing, Linux Kernel Development, Big Data, Full Stack Development.
Rahib Ahmed
Worked at Apple Inc. , Web Sciences. Experience with Apple, Email, HR. Went to University of Houston
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NextGenVest Investors

David Chan
Managing Director at Jennison Associates
Noah Lichtenstein
Investor + Advisor + Entrepreneur. Formerly: Partner @Cowboy Ventures, Founding team @HomeRun (acq by @Rearden Commerce), early @The Climate Corporation (acq by MON).
Liz Wessel
Co-founder & CEO of WayUp (we're hiring!) Read more about me here:
Matt Humphrey
Co-Founder & CEO of LendingHome Built 8 companies since 2004 Invested in 100+ startups
Lee Linden
Entrepreneur & Early Stage Investor Founder of @Tapjoy Founder of @Karma Ads/Commerce at @Facebook
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