Title: Data Analytics Intern
Location: Washington, DC / Remote workers accepted.
Commitment: 25-40 hours a week (flexible)
We welcome applicants who will work for academic credit or CPT.
About the Internet Education Foundation:
The Internet Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by public interest groups, corporations, and associations representative of the diversity of the Internet community. IEF does not take any positions on legislation and strives to provide a balanced platform for debate. For more information about the Internet Education Foundation, please visit www.neted.org
About the Congressional App Challenge:
The Congressional App Challenge (CAC) is Congress’ coding contest for kids. The CAC encourages kids to learn how to code, through annual district-wide competitions hosted by Members of Congress.
Students in participating districts code original applications for the chance to be selected for recognition by their Member of Congress, win prizes, and have their work put on display in the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. The district-wide competitions take place from July through fall.
More info: www.congressionalappchallenge.us/
About the internship:
The Congressional App Challenge seeks a Data Science, Statistics (or similar) student to crunch the numbers to give insights, recommendations. There are over 14,000 data points to analyze. The data include temporal and geographic identifiers.
To this rich dataset, we may also add congressional district data, census data, and multiyears of exit surveys.
1– Review existing data from 2015-present and the accompanying overview report.
2- Clean data. Organize dataset to get actionable insights from them.
3– Navigate dataset to yield some broad conclusions based on some initial appraisal (ex: find indicators for successful contests, attrition). Based on zip code, calculate % participants who are low income, who are living in rural America. Based on timestamp of registration, calculate attrition rate. Based on team size, calculate attrition. Flexibility of statistical innovation.
4– Create meaningful data visualizations that communicate your findings, inform future business decisions. (use Tableau or other similar tool).
Please Note: The Congressional App Challenge only considers applications from college students
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
If you are interested, please apply here.