Data Scientist Intern

Location: McLean, VA

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Why Coverent?

Coverent is a specialized consulting services firm focused on developing innovative solutions to the most challenging problems facing our nation. We are growing quickly, but focused on maintaining our commitment to fantastic results and a fair, flexible, and fun culture:

  • Are you interested in working for a welcoming firm who sees its employees as more than just a number?
  • Do you value being a part of a diverse workforce that fosters inclusion of unique people, ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives?
  • Are you intrigued by the notion of joining a small team of talented, passionate consultants with a clear vision to help our clients achieve their missions better, smarter, faster?
  • Does a company culture that emphasizes outcomes, fairness, and flexibility sound appealing?
  • Would you like to be rewarded for your contributions, via programs like annual bonuses and company profit sharing?
  • Would you appreciate having a choice of options from top-notch benefit providers for medical and retirement plans?
  • Are you interested in a learning culture that is forward-leaning regarding training, education, and professional development?

If you answer YES to these questions, Coverent could be the employer of choice for you.

Data Science Intern

Coverent is seeking two summer Interns who are currently pursuing a degree related to Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or Advanced Data Analytics. This opportunity supports the United States Intelligence Community and would involve applying for a high-level Security Clearance, which can take 1-2 years to obtain. These clearances are pretty special – difficult to get, provide ability to do amazingly cool work in spaces that very few people get to see.


  • Evaluate Data Science Courses - help Coverent develop data science training curriculum by taking several online data science courses and assessing/evaluating their content.
  • Develop a working prototype for a web-based tool for capturing, visualizing, and reporting on the key components of a set of science projects.
  • Support Coverent’s Data Scientists by completing unclassified assignments as needed.


  • Ability to Obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance with a Full Scope Polygraph (US Citizenship Required)
  • Ability to program in a data-science-relevant language such as Python or R
  • Pursuing a Degree related to Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Science, and Advanced Analytics. Completion of several college-level courses in these areas.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • For work on the prototype tool: full stack developer able to build web-based applications, and familiarity with at least one modern javascript-based UI framework.
  • Comfortable working remotely with occasional visits to our office in McLean, VA

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