Data Science Intern

San Francisco, CA

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Posted 3 weeks ago

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

We’re looking for a data scientist intern to help build and scale Pinterest’s approach to experimentation so we can accelerate innovation on our product. You’ll apply quantitative analysis, statistical techniques and data mining skills to understand the limitations of running hundreds of simultaneous experiments, help us draw reliable insights with a fraction of the data, enable us to simplify the interpretation of experiments, and scale the number of experiments we run at Pinterest.

What you’ll do:

  • Dive into the code base on your very first day
  • Work on high impact projects and help build the future of Pinterest
  • Collaborate with engineers across our organization to build new features from scratch
  • Continually grow both professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities

What we’re looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in a quantitative field
  • Preferred candidates are pursuing advanced degrees in statistics, math, economics, applied sciences, or computer science
  • Experience using Python or R; SQL a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to tell a complete narrative using data to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to connect data analysis to real business problems, in order to impact business performance
  • Must be graduating December 2021 or later

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Job tags: Data Mining Economics Python R SQL