Text Analysis Intern, Relegence

Company Description

Relegence taxonomy contains over 2 million subjects and entities. It is used to categorize and classify Oath and 3rd party content for a number of services across the company. Due to new products and increased demand, Relegence taxonomy team is looking for 2 interns to contribute to ongoing efforts in expanding automated classification and taxonomy coverage.

Job Description

  • The role focuses on creating semantic rules that automate subject tagging for content by matching text found in news articles.
The Tasks Include: 

- Understanding of taxonomy and metadata

- Researching contextual information

- Semantic rule-writing

- Review of peers work

- Quality testing of rules results and improvement of existing rules

Senior taxonomists will train, advise and supervise the candidates.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Must be a MLIS student.
  • Available to work in the New York office.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Skills, coursework and interests (in any of these areas) are preferred but not required:

  • taxonomy, metadata or classification
  • semantic technologies or computer science
  • information architecture or information organization
  • information retrieval and search
  • indexing and thesaurus
  • web publishing

Additional Information

About Oath:

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

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