The iX LaunchPad Micro-Internship with iNaturalist is an opportunity for high school students to put their Data Analytics skills into practice. The real-world project requires students to import data, preprocess and clean it before creating a visual representation of their findings, all with the assistance of the iX LaunchPad teaching team. Students spend the class sessions learning the tools and tricks of the trade so they can tackle their projects with confidence.
Duration of Internship
The Data Analytics Micro-Internship is available in two bootcamp-style sessions over the summer.
Summer holiday session 1: 25 July - 3 August
Summer holiday session 2: 15 - 24 August
Model of internship
The 8-day holiday programme runs every other day, featuring two-hour classes. Homework and group work for the micro-internship project happens between classes
Deadline to apply for internship
Application deadline for session 1: 28th July
Application deadline for session 2: 8th August
Key skills requirements
In order to succeed in the iX LaunchPad Course & Micro-Internship Programme, students should be prepared to engage with content both written and live-taught, spend time in live, online lessons, and work through both individual and group project work. The micro-internship is a group project, that requires teamwork, virtual collaboration, and an understanding of the course material. Other than a willingness to devote time and space to the work, there are no prerequisites for admission, other than a fluent understanding and command of English.
No financial compensation
All iX LaunchPad Career Exploration Programmes and Micro-Internships are taught by industry professionals giving you a window into the world of work.