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Data Staff Scientist Intern (Hybrid)

REQ: REQ-130648 Engineering

Panasonic Avionics Corporation
  • Irvine, CA, United States
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Sr. Applied Scientist Intern -Master’s or Ph.D Program 

Internship position is being offered for Winter/Spring Quarter working 40hrs/week with an opportunity to convert full-time

Location: Irvine, CA Hybrid-3 days in office

Who We Are:

Ever wonder who brings the entertainment to your flights? Panasonic Avionics Corporation is #1 in the industry for delivering inflight products such as movies, games, WiFi, and now Bluetooth headphone connectivity!  

How exciting would it be to be a part of the innovation that goes into creating technology that delights millions of people in an industry that’s here to stay! With our company’s history spanning over 40 years, you will have stability, career growth opportunities, and will work with the brightest minds in the industry. And we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that will help our organization thrive! We seek diversity in many areas such as background, culture, gender, ways of thinking, skills and more. 


Job Description:

As a Senior Applied Scientist Intern at Panasonic, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative team in the field of in-flight entertainment and connectivity. You will be instrumental in helping us harness data to create personalized experiences for our passengers and enhance our services. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the aviation industry while working on meaningful data-driven projects.

The hourly wage range for this position is $32-$37.  The final offer amount may vary and is based on the candidates' year in school. The minimum hourly wage for this role will be the greater of the posted range, or minimum wage for the location where the employee will be working, subject to local minimum wage requirements. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data Analysis: Collaborate with the data science team to analyze and visualize large datasets, extracting valuable insights and identifying trends and patterns.
  • Machine Learning: Develop and implement machine learning models to improve personalization, recommendation systems, and passenger engagement.
  • Data Exploration: Explore new data sources and technologies to enhance the quality and depth of our data analytics and personalization capabilities.
  • Experimentation: Plan and execute A/B tests and experiments to evaluate the impact of data-driven changes to our products and services.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and designers, to integrate data-driven solutions into our products and services.
  • Documentation: Document your work, findings, and methodologies to ensure that the knowledge generated is shared within the team.
  • Innovation: Continuously explore and suggest innovative approaches and techniques to improve data-driven decision-making and personalization efforts.
  • Professional Development: Participate in training and learning opportunities to further enhance your data science skills and knowledge.


 ·       Enrolled in a relevant graduate or Ph.D program in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field.

·       Strong programming skills in languages such as Python or Java, C++.

·       Familiarity with machine learning and statistical analysis.

·       Proficiency in data manipulation and visualization libraries (e.g., Pandas, Matplotlib, Seaborn).

·       Basic knowledge of data engineering, data warehousing, and SQL.

·       Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

·       Effective communication and collaboration abilities.

·       Eagerness to learn and a strong passion for data-driven insights.

 Our Principles:

Contribution to Society | Fairness & Honesty | Cooperation & Team Spirit | Untiring Effort for Improvement | Courtesy & Humility | Adaptability | Gratitude

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Avionics Corporation.  


REQ: REQ-130648 Engineering

  • Irvine, CA, United States
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