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  • LA Angels Sports Science Internships - Tempe, Arizona

    Job Description
    The LA Angels are hiring multiple (1 full-time & 2 part-time) interns to work in their Performance Integration department based in Tempe, Arizona. Positions need to be filled immediately and will conclude December 31, 2020.

    Duties Include:

    • Work with the Director and Asst. Director of Performance Integration in developing computational models and inquiry to enrich high performance programs and sports medicine
    • Assist in player monitoring efforts throughout the competitive season
    • Prepare short summaries on key findings including visual representations, description of statistical methods used, statistical assumptions met
    • Use common statistical functions that will be used such as ANOVA, ANCOVA, Repeated Measures Analyses, Correlation, Univariate and Multivariate Regressions
    • Perform advanced calculations as it relates to learned probability (Bayesian Inference etc.)
    • Prepare infographics, or visual of like to describe findings, so that management, coaches, and players without significant prior knowledge of statistics can easily understand conclusions.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 3 years completed of Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to statistics, engineering, computer science, exercise science or a related field with statistics component. Master’s Degree preferred.
    • Knowledge of using computer programming software such as R, Python, and SQL
    • Evidence of data collection and analysis (empirical research, previous work etc.)

    Application Document Requirements:
    • Angels Baseball Application (Will be provided after scheduled interview)
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • In 500 words or less, please provide a statement of purpose concerning the following questions along with your cover letter, resume and references.
      • Why are you interested in our internship program?
      • What experience(s) have you had with health-related data?
      • What is your current understanding of baseball statistics?
      • What is your familiarity with sports science technology (e.g. wearables)?
      • If you have participated in academic research, please describe your role in contribution.
      • What do you hope to gain from your experience with us?

    All interested candidates should apply here
    Last edited by Kenneth Smale; February 18, 2020, 03:43 PM.