Facebook Offers Internship on Core Data Science: Apply Now!

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Facebook is offering an internship program on Core Data Science for PhD students who are pursuing research in computers or related fields. Candidates are expected to be passionate in the subject and be good with problem solving techniques.

Facebook Offers Internship on Core Data Science

Organiser : Facebook

Venue: USA (Menlo Park, CA)

Entry Criteria:

  • Must be pursuing Ph.D. in CS or related technical field
  • Must be returning to school for at least one semester/quarter post internship
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
  • A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python or PHP
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R, Matlab, or SAS
  • Experience working with large data sets, experience working with distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2017

Key points covered:

  • Identifying and answer important product questions
  • Answering product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data
  • Communicating findings to product managers and engineers
  • Driving the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Analysing and interpreting the results of product experiments
  • Developing best practices for instrumentation and experimentation and communicate those to product engineering teams

How to apply?

Online application

Type of Internship:

Unpaid

Website

https://www.facebook.com/careers/resume?req=a0I1200000JZLMUEA5

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