The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.
Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.
The New York Times is committed to producing the world`s best, most reliable journalism and building high quality digital products to bring that journalism to the world. We rely on an experienced team of expert analysts to learn from a tremendous abundance of first-party data, understand how readers engage with our journalism, and inform product improvements and business strategy. The Times is looking for a Data Analytics Intern to join our growing Data and Insights Group (DIG), which includes data analytics, data science and data engineering for all New York Times offerings, including the newspaper and NYTimes.com.
The qualifications listed below are not requirements, but rather topics and attributes that candidates should be interested in exploring and developing. Please note that we encourage all interested candidates to apply even if they don`t meet the full list of qualifications below.
All applicants pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies who want to develop their analysis and computational skills are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to undergraduate students who will be entering their junior or senior years. The intern program can be either fully or partially remote, with the optional choice to work in the office at 620 Eighth Avenue.
Please note that this internship is a paid, full-time opportunity.
Specific projects will vary but overall responsibilities may include:
Work with internal business and newsroom partners to understand their goals and opportunities.
Use exploratory analysis to deeply understand The New York Times’s audience and their behavior across platforms.
Use observation and analysis to recommend iterative improvements to The New York Times’s products.
Partner with data analysts and product managers on the end-to-end process of test design, implementation and analysis.
Democratize data through designing, building, and automating dashboards or other reporting tools.
Influence your team at all levels of the organization to take action on business opportunities based on insights generated.
Communicate and document findings and insights to your team across the company.
Academic projects or professional experience in manipulating and analyzing datasets.
An understanding of or interest in applying statistics, quantitative and/or qualitative research methods to business problems, market research, or academic inquiries.
Experience in or willingness to learn SQL, Python, or other coding languages.
Interest in media or media analytics.
Commitment to The Times’s mission of delivering the world’s best and most reliable journalism. Desire to join the world’s most important journalism company at a moment in history when the importance of learning from our data is transforming every aspect of the craft and practice of journalism.
Ability to communicate complex analyses to technical and non-technical audiences.
An interest in data privacy and more generally in data ethics.
About Our Fall Internship
This opportunity is paid.
The program runs for 10 weeks, starting in June 2021.
It can be completed either fully remote or per a hybrid model.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual`s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.Get the book
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