Facebook Offers Internship in Data Science

Updated on: Thursday, December 08, 2016

internshipFacebook introduced an internship offer on Core Data Science for PhD students who are doing research in computers or related fields. The intern will be joining their Data Science team.

Individuals in this role are expected to be comfortable working as a software engineer and a quantitative researcher.

Aspirants should have interest in the study of an online social network, and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help us build the best products.

Internship type


Eligibility criteria for Facebook internship :

Educational qualification for Facebook internship :

Aspirants applying must be pursuing PhD in CS or related technical field.

Other requirements:

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 authorisation in the United States in 2017

Duties to be performed

Develop best practices for instrumentation and experimentation and communicate those to product engineering teams

Answer product questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data
Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources

Work closely with a product engineering team to identify and answer important product questions

Communicate findings to product managers and engineers
Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments.

How to apply for facebook internship?

Aspirants need to apply at the official website www.facebook.com

Venue: USA (Menlo Park, CA)

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