Data Science, Analytics Intern
Posted: December 22, 2016
Reference ID: 2089297551
Ever dream of mining gold from big data? The LinkedIn Analytics team is looking for data junkies who love turning data into gold and who want to make an impact. You will work closely with our business partners in product, marketing and sales to mine insights from big data, and to impact business decisions. LinkedIn's reputable internship program is known for plentiful activities and a fun Intern Hackathon. Join us this summer!
Responsibilities: Analyze, mash-up, and mine massive amounts of data to extract useful business insights; Work closely with data analytics staff and our business partners to analyze product performance and member engagement data to drive informed decisions; Utilize data engineering tools to process big data in a scalable and automated fashion; Design and build business KPI dashboards and data visualizations; Develop presentation story and slides based on the analysis;
Basic Qualifications: Must be currently enrolled in a college or university program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship; Currently pursuing a BS, MS or PhD degree program in a quantitative discipline: statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, computer science, management of information systems, engineering, economics or equivalent; Experience with relational databases and SQL; Experience using Excel, R, and Python packages.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Tableau or other data visualization tools; Experience in Hadoop or other MapReduce paradigms and associated languages such as Pig and Hive; Programming skills with Python and Java & interest in learning new ones; Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences; Being self-motivated, creative and collaborative; Strong presentation and communications skills.