Idiap has a new opening for an internship position on social media for social good

The Social Computing Group is looking for an intern to develop methods for analysis and visualization of social media and crowdsourced data for social good.

The intern will contribute to a multidisciplinary initiative for the use of social media and mobile crowdsourcing in European and developing cities for social good applications. Specific tasks can include:

  • Social media analytics
  • Visualization of social and crowdsourced data
  • Smartphone app development for mobile crowdsourcing

Candidates can be master's thesis students or visiting doctoral students in computer science or electrical engineering. They are expected to have background in machine learning, statistics, data science, or computer vision. They are also expected to have strong programming skills (in R, Python, C/C++) under Linux. Candidates for visualization are expected to have some previous experience (for programming, we have a preference for full-stack javascript development, including AngularJS, node.js, and mongodb).

The internship is for six months (a stipend of 2'000 CHF/month will be provided). Starting date is immediate.

To apply for this position, click on the following link: social media for social good