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Summer Associate - Machine Learning Engineer


At UPMC Enterprises, we help create health care innovations that will impact the lives of patients in meaningful, lasting ways.
As a Machine Learning Engineer Intern, you will work with an ML Engineer to design, implement, and iterate machine learning solutions to tackle impactful problems in healthcare. Projects may be bioinformatics, computer vision, natural language processing, or search-focused depending on your strengths. Potential problems spaces may include medical named entity recognition over clinical documentation, patient classification and search based on clinical and social need criteria, and developing prognosis models based on medical imaging data.
As a UPMC Enterprises Summer Associate, you will have an opportunity to participate in a highly competitive, full-time, 10-week paid summer internship with an organization that’s committed to finding solutions to the complicated challenges facing health care providers and their patients. Our work is about using creativity to tackle exciting projects that become life-changing products.
  • Work with ML Engineer mentors and peers to formulate the data analytics problem 
  • Propose statistical or machine learning based model/methodology for problem-solving 
  • Propose accuracy measures and validation criteria for the model 
  • Implement and evaluate proposed model/methodology 
  • Communicate the results and methodology effectively within the team and to external stakeholders 
  • Communicate project activities, statuses, accomplishments, and strategic direction with executive management both in oral and written communication 
As an organization dedicated to Life Changing Medicine, UPMC has defined a bold mission: to shape the future of health care through innovation. At UPMC Enterprises, we are at the forefront of this innovation. UPMC Enterprises is the innovation and commercialization arm of the organization, with a focus in translational science and technology solutions in the healthcare marketplace. Through this work, UPMC Enterprises hopes to revolutionize the way we approach patient care.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, Statistics, Computational Biology or other similar quantitative field or has acquired core software development and machine learning skills and knowledge via practical experience.
  • Progress in a Master’s or Ph.D. program in a related field preferred.
  • Proficiency in statistical analytics and machine learning algorithms for supervised and unsupervised methods
  • Proficiency in at least one high-level programming language like Java, Python, C++, Ruby
  • Proficiency in at least one machine learning toolkit such as Scikit-learn, Pytorch, Keras, Tensorflow

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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Job ID: 760516397

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
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