Data Science Research Intern

by AstraZeneca

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Rating

4.2/5
  • Skills
    4.5
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.5
  • Culture
    3.3
  • Your Impressions
    4.7

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Reading research papers, implementing machine models from papers, building an end to end pipeline from data to clusters and descriptive statistics


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Learnt/developed skills in data processing, deep learning, clustering, and data science and statistics more generally


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • The project was very independent and I was allowed/expected to take it the direction I wanted to.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • The right amount I think. Weekly/biweekly meetings with my supervisor but still had freedom to take the project the way I wanted.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Worked remotely and didn’t interact heavily aside from with my supervisor so it’s hard to say.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 3/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Very much, more than I would’ve expected. I would’ve been happy to keep working on it.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at AstraZeneca
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend AstraZeneca to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to AstraZeneca
  • Just the usual be prepared for interview etc


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Science/Research

East Midlands

September 2021


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