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Correctional Association of New York


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February 1, 2021
May 28, 2021
January 29, 2021
$1,000.00 for 15 weeks
15 hrs. per week

Correctional Association of New York, Spring 2021

Data Science Internship Opportunity

Start Date: February 1, 2021

End Date: May 28, 2021

Position: Data Science Intern

Compensation: See Below

Work Location: Remote


Goals and objectives of the internship:

  • Each quarter, CANY’s data science staff, interns, and volunteers work on a number of prison oversight projects that involve data collection, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Projects are staffed between staff, interns, and volunteers appropriately according to interest, experience, and availability.
  • A number of projects for 2021 will include creating interactive visualizations for our website, including:

Ø Creating a Data Multi-display map and timeline of Covid infections throughout NY State Prisons with brushing and filtering. 

Ø Creating information displays for computed values that make both prison data and Covid data more understandable and consistent

Ø Upgrading CANY’s Postgres, JavaScript and React infrastructure to make it more pleasant to use, faster and more secure. This is the infrastructure that powers some of our research, intake database and internal data dashboard.

In this role, interns will work with CANY’s data science and research staff on a number of data-science projects to gain a well-rounded, balanced understanding of our prison monitoring work.

Final product(s)/deliverable:

·        Interactive Maps and Charts

·        Enhancements for our dashboard for prison issues;

·        Upgrading CANY’s Postgres, JavaScript and React infrastructure to make it more pleasant to use, faster and more secure. We want to design an input screen that pulls up everything we know about someone and allows an intake associate or intern to fill in the new information with maximum ease and flexibility.


In this role, students and volunteers will work with CANY’s data science and research staff on a number of data-science projects to gain a well-rounded, balanced understanding of our prison monitoring work.

Skills and other requirements:

·        Experience with D3, React, JavaScript highly sought;

·        Data analysis and research skills (R and Python preferred);

Compensation and hours:

·        $ 1,000 for the semester (15 weeks)

·        15 hours per week structured around other student obligations such as classes


Application Process:

·        Send cover letter and resume with the heading “Interactive Visualization Intern” to: EMisshula@CorrectionalAssociation.org

·        Please send descriptions of and links to any relevant projects created in JavaScript or other languages such as, R and Python.

Correctional Association of New York, Spring 2021

Data Science Internship Opportunity

Start Date: February 1, 2021

End Date: May 28, 2021

Position: Data Science Intern

Compensation: See Below

Work Location: Remote


Goals and objectives of the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Stipend

How to Apply

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to: Emisshula@correctionalassociation.org

Please send in PDF or Word document.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to: Emisshula@correctionalassociation.org

Please send in PDF or Word document.

Location

Brooklyn, NY

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