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SAP Innovation Center iXp Intern – Data Scientist

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Newport Beach, CA 92660


Requisition ID: 285292
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 – 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

About the SAP Internship Experience Program

The SAP Internship Experience Program is SAP’s global, strategic, paid internship program that provides university students with opportunities to find purpose in their careers.

Three reasons to intern at SAP

Culture of collaboration: meet with mentors, make new friends across the globe and create a thriving personal network.
Project-driven experience: gain cross-functional skills from our virtual and in-person learning sessions, diverse subject matter experts, and project deliverables.
Gain visibility: with SAP Internship Experience Program in your title, you’ll have a global network of SAP leaders, entrepreneurs and career development opportunities at your fingertips.

About the team

The SAP Innovation Center at Newport Beach, California is looking for a highly motivated data science intern to join the team for an internship. This is a remote position for pacific time zone. In case the situation permits, office visits in Newport Beach, CA will be possible. In this role, you will be able to work on concrete data science projects and experiments involving machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing.

The SAP Innovation Center is a global and diverse team with locations around the world. You will get the opportunity to build and contribute to solutions that future-proof SAP.

What you’ll do:

Position title: SAP Innovation Center iXp Intern – Data Scientist

Location: Newport Beach, CA – please note that roles will be remote until local guidelines ensure safe office reopenings

Expected start date: June 7, 2021 (flexible). Internship will be for 6 months duration

In this role, you’ll:

Work though the end-to-end data science lifecycle including problem formulation, data exporation, data cleaning, model building, cross validation, and hypothesis testing.
Work with state-of-the-art AI models, particularly in natural language processing, and leverage them to solve concrete data science problems.
Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the solution you design solves the problem.
Gain first hand experience on dealing with real world data.
Potentially advance the state-of-the-art and, if successful, produce an academic paper to be submitted to a conference (depends on project).

Who you are:

We’re looking for someone who takes initiative, perseveres, and stay curious. You like to work on meaningful innovative projects and are energized by lifelong learning.

Strong programming skills in Python and familiarity with ML libraries such as Numpy, Pandas, Sci-kit Learn, Tensorflow, Pytorch, etc.
Understanding of machine learning fundamentals such as supervised learning, unsupervised learning, classification, and regression.
Mathematical foundations in statistics and probability, optimization algorithms, and linear algebra.
Currently enrolled in a master’s degree program which is applicable to the position (computer science, data science, or equivalent proven experience)
Strong communication skills that include the ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.
Preferred: some exposure to deep learning and/or natural language processing.

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Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual – USA

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