Summer Internship, Machine Learning Engineer


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We are looking for Machine Learning Engineering Interns to help drive a data-led culture across Spotify. You will apply machine learning methods to extensive data sets to extend improve Spotify’s means of understanding and engaging users across various contexts and modalities. You will build upon Spotify’s deep understanding of our content, users, and artists to develop rich analytics, engagement, and business applications. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences audio.

What you'll do

  • Contribute to designing, building, evaluating, shipping, and refining Spotify’s product by hands-on ML development
  • Collaborate with a cross functional agile team spanning user research, design, data science, product management, and engineering to build new product features that advance our mission to connect artists and fans in personalized and relevant ways
  • Assist in prototyping new approaches and product-ionize solutions at scale for our hundreds of millions of active users
  • Help drive optimization, testing, and tooling to improve quality
  • Be part of an active group of machine learning practitioners across Spotify) collaborating with one another

Who you are

  • You are pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field of study
  • You have dabbled in ML engineering practices via prior internships, coursework, and/or projects
  • You have experience in working with Scala and/or PythonYou have an understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high-quality code
  • You are currently in your final or penultimate year of your studies

Where you'll be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours. 
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones for collaboration and ask that all be located that time zone. 
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere  options here.
Our paid summer internships last for 12-13 weeks and start at the beginning of June. The last day to apply is January 2nd, 2022 at 4:59 PM EST.
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 381 million users.
Job region(s): Europe
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