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Data Engineering Internships – Summer 2021, Remote

About Us
Our Summer 2021 Internship program will be fully remote, and after successfully hosting virtual interns over the last year, we’re ready to make Summer the best experience yet! Our internships are true learning and growth opportunities that help students set themselves up for an exciting future career in media. NBCUniversal is committed to developing early career talent, and in this unprecedented time we remain even more focused on helping our interns realize their potential and their dreams.

NBCU 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 our vast and diverse portfolio of businesses in hands-on ways that matter. We provide a program full of countless opportunities for professional development, leadership exposure, connection, networking, and fun.

Our Data Engineering program is designed to provide interns with real-world data engineering experience, using state of the art tools and technologies. Working as part of our data engineering team, interns will help to design and develop custom decision sciences product for the media industry. Interns will acquire specific responsibilities, goals, and timelines aligned with the teams in which they are embedded. Join us as we collaborate across our business to design and implement engineering solutions that drive data-enhanced strategic decisions.
Daily responsibilities and projects may include (but are not limited to):

Processing structured and unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis and reporting, to drive state-of-the-art analytics and machine learning applications
Operationalizing data science models / products in a cluster-computing environment
Building data pipeline frameworks to automate high-volume / real-time data delivery
Working with data scientists to understand processes and support feature engineering

Application Deadline: Summer Internship postings are live for a limited time only, apply today!

Current Master’s or PhD student at an Accredited Institution in Computer Science, Data Engineering, ML Engineering, or other relevant fields. Must be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress

Working knowledge of at least two of the following programming languages: Python, R, Pyspark, Angular, JavaScript

Working knowledge of Distributed Computing environments

Experience working in cloud computing environment, designing solution architecture

Experience with Machine Learning and/or statistical modelling

Familiarity with relational databases and SQL

Familiarity with data visualization techniques (knowledge of BI tools a plus: Tableau, Domo, etc.)

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:
Strong 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

Previous internship experience and on-campus involvement

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.