Graduate Intern - Data Scientist

Full time

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Graduate Intern – Machine Learning Engineer / Data Scientist

As a Gilead intern you will contribute to high-impact meaningful projects that will not only further advance our company’s mission but will allow you to gain real world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network building activities and local community volunteer programs.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Build end-to-end data science and engineering solutions utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning within a small, dynamic team.
  • Work cross-functionally with stakeholders in PDM and/or Gilead more broadly.
  • Support the team by developing innovative methods using advanced engineering and mathematical techniques
  • Leverage various types of data (e.g. numerical, text, audio, video) to deliver solutions to stakeholders
  • Showcase your work with a final poster board presentation near the conclusion of your internship

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship now or in the future or CPT/OPT through your University.
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Masters/MBA program at an accredited US based university or college
  • Must be a Graduate Student
  • Must be enrolled full-time in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship
  • Must be able to complete a 10-12 consecutive week internship between May and August
  • Must be able to relocate if necessary and work at the designated site for the duration of the internship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
  • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Enrolled in a Graduate Program with a Major in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Enrolled in a Graduate Program with a Major in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proficient in Python or other major programming language (e.g. C/C++, Java, Go, etc.) familiarity with SQL preferred, but not required
  • Solid background in mathematics / statistics (e.g. calculus, linear algebra, statistics)
  • Exposure to advanced mathematics preferred (e.g. graph theory, combinatorics, operations research)
  • Familiarity with many AI / ML frameworks and tools
  • Ability to use problem solving skills to deduce business requirements and translate into technical solution
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to transfer requirements clearly

Gilead Core Values:

  • Integrity (Doing What’s Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law poster.

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The expected hourly range for this position is $19.00 - $55.00.

Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including education level and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary.

Benefits include paid company holidays, sick time, and housing stipends for eligible employees.


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