Fall Remote Intern - Data Science


Los Angeles, CA 06-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

ShowbizJobs Note: This is a Fall 2020 remote internship opportunity and available to applicants across the country. Whether you live in cities such as New York, Chicago, Atlanta, or Los Angeles, you can still apply for this position.

We're going remote for the Fall 2020 internship semester! We recognize that in this unique time, connecting students with opportunities to learn and grow is more important than ever. NBCUniversal’s commitment to developing early career talent has never been stronger.

Our Interns are a diverse and curious community of innovators and trail blazers. They bring their passion for media, entertainment and technology along with their desire to learn each day. They contribute to the company in ways that matter. We engage them all semester long with program-wide opportunities for professional development, leadership exposure, networking and fun – all from the comfort of their own home.

Deadline: Interested applicants must apply by July 10, 2020.

Our Data Science program is designed to provide interns with real-world experience working on projects on a typical Data Science environment, using state of the art tools and technologies, while gaining broad exposure to the media industry. Interns will acquire specific responsibilities, goals, and timelines aligned with the teams they are embedded in. Join us as we collaborate across our business to support and inform data-enhanced strategic decisions.

Daily responsibilities and projects may include (but are not limited to):

Assisting with research & development to inform new methodologies

Implementing predictive and inferential statistical and/or machine learning models

Contributing to the development of tools and data pipelines

Current Master's or PhD student at an Accredited Institution in Data Science, Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or other relevant quantitative fields. Must be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress

Working knowledge of at least two of the following programming languages: R, Python, Julia, Java, Scala or similar

Prior experience with Machine Learning and/or statistical modeling

Advanced working knowledge of statistics and its applications for inferential data analysis

Familiarity with Spark, Hive and/or Hadoop

Familiarity with relational databases and SQL

Experience with data visualization techniques and concepts

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Must be 18 years of age or older

Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship by NBCUniversal

Desired Characteristics

Interest in the media industry

Commitment to building an inclusive work environment

Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to work effectively as part of a project team and foster team cooperation

Excellent verbal and written communication