Computational Modeling and Machine Intelligence Summer Student

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/25/2018 10:47 AM)
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now



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The ideal student will work on cutting-edge efforts for US Government and commercial customers as well as internal projects. Areas of work include; machine learning for a variety of applications, data analytics, biological image processing, predictive and computational modeling of complex systems, computational neuroscience, and rapid prototyping (coding) of completely novel tools. Specific program areas include biometrics, mental health care and intelligence analysis.  The ideal candidate is an assertive self-starter, excited to learn, and have an important role on the team.



  • Classes and projects computational modeling and/or machine learning, algorithm development, data analytics
  • B.S. (in progress) in electrical engineering, computer science, machine learning, statistics, computational neuroscience, physics, or related field.
  • Creative individual, team player, outgoing, self-starter
  • Scientific thinking and the ability to invent, a track record of thought leadership and contributions that have advanced the field
  • Solid programming experience (e.g., Matlab, Python)
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.


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