Correntics is an innovative climate- and sustainability-risk startup based in Zurich, Switzerland. With our data-driven approach and a deep understanding of risk, we help our clients to future-proof global supply chains. Our solutions improve our clients’ financial resilience in the face of climate change and emerging risks while ensuring the sustainability of business activities. To learn more about our products and vision, visit www.correntics.com.
To strengthen our software-development team in Zurich, we are looking for a passionate Data Science & Backend Development Intern who is keen to join a dynamic and mission-driven startup and gain first-hand experience.
About the Role
As an Intern at Correntics, you will be immersed in an early-stage start-up. This means you can have a big impact on the direction this venture is going. This comes with great responsibility and requires ownership. You will closely work together with our CTO, two frontend developers, and a domain expert on all upcoming technical problems and challenge them if needed. This way, you will experience a steep learning curve, develop your skills in the field of data science and software development, as well as best practice guidance in this context. Additionally, you gain first-hand insights into the exciting journey of a start-up.
What we are looking for
To accelerate our start-up journey, we are looking for an enthusiastic team member with:
Ideally a Master student or experienced Bachelor student in IT, Data Science or equivalent field
Strong analytical skills, interest in analysing large datasets
Familiar with basic statistics and data science libraries in Python (xarray, numpy, pandas)
First experience with raster and vector datasets such as climate and weather data, or geographic data is desirable
Solution-oriented, flexible, and very strong team player
Ability to quickly adapt to new situations
Ability to think and execute independently, with a great attention to detail
High level of openness, curiosity, aspirations, and hands-on mentality
Full written & spoken fluency in English or German
Ambition to aim high while having fun along the journey
What we can offer
Your responsibilities depend on your strong suits, some of them are the following:
Derive new spatial datasets for our climate risk analytics platform using statistical approaches
Work on our API to optimize the workflow and management of large datasets
Test and validate the benefit of the latest AI technologies on our services
We are excited about building an inclusive and creative work environment where a passion for climate risk and sustainability topics is combined with the skills needed to launch technology-based solutions in a dynamic market. If you join our team, we can offer you.
Real impact of your work daily,
Fascinating challenges with a purpose for a more sustainable and resilient future,
Flexible and family-friendly work models with options to work on-site and partially remotely.
We would be thrilled to receive your application to Gaudenz Halter at firstname.lastname@example.org, including your CV and approx. 200 words about “why I would be a good fit for Correntics."