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Machine Learning Course at Vector Institute!

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Vector Institute
Ontario, Canada (on-site)
30+ days ago

Description

Looking to up your skills in Artificial Intelligence and connect to career opportunities in this dynamic field? 

Apply to participate in a FREE, nine week online Introduction to Machine Learning (ML) course for Black & Indigenous students starting the week of October 2nd, 2022 at Vector Institutewhere some of the world’s top minds in machine learning and deep learning come together to collaborate on research, data, and real-world problems. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

As a course participant, you will: 

  • Learn the introductory concepts of ML; 
  • Explore commonly used ML algorithms;
  • Receive an overview of model-building and optimization techniques which serve as a foundation for more advanced ML courses;
  • Enjoy access to research talks and career development programming; and
  • Receive a $500 award and certificate upon successful completion of the course.


Through two hours of lectures/workshops per week and weekly tutorials, this course will provide you with a rich, hands-on learning environment. Learn more about last year’s course & capstone winners.



Requirements

This course is being offered to individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • You are a self-identified Black or Indigenous student or postdoc (Indigenous ancestry or heritage – First Nations (status or non-status), Métis or Inuit);
  • You have completed at least one year of post-secondary education (i.e., you are in second-year or higher in your undergraduate degree, or in your master’s, PhD, or postdoctoral studies), studying at a Canadian university or college;
  • You are studying in a STEM program (Science, Technology/Computer Science, Engineering, Math) or adjacent disciplines such as Business, Economics or Life Sciences;
  • You have coding experience with Python or R*. You have taken statistics or math at the post-secondary level; and
  • You are committed to completing coursework on a weekly basis and participating in class.

*If you are interested in applying for the course but have no or limited coding experience in Python, please submit an application. Vector also runs a 3 day Excel to AI course that you may be able to take, subject to space in the course, instead of the Introduction to Machine Learning course or prior to the course. See the FAQ below for more details.

Please note that enrolment in the Introduction to Machine Learning course is capped at approximately 50 students; a minimum of 10 students is required to run the course. Given our limited enrolment capacity, not all applicants will be offered a spot in the course. We will connect with all applicants no later than September 16, 2022 to let you know if you have been offered a spot in the course.

Opportunity Information

  • Job ID: 64879832
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Ontario, Canada
  • Company Name For Opportunity: Vector Institute
  • Opportunity Title: Machine Learning Course at Vector Institute!
  • Level: Undergraduate,Graduate Student,Postdoctoral
  • Opportunity Type: Programs

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