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Expedia | California, Maryland
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What You'll do:

* You will use statistics, distributions and confidence intervals to make confident decisions based on data
* You will manipulate large data sets for business insights and drive solutions
* You will also communicate complex analytical topics in a clean & simple way to multiple partners and senior leadership (both internal & external)

Who You are:

* You are currently pursuing a Master's or PhD degree in quantitative fields such as:
* Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Mining, Data Science)
* Mathematics
* Statistics
* Operations Research

* Graduating in December 2020 or Spring 2021
* 3.0 or above minimum cumulative G.P.A with prior internship, related projects or leadership experience
* You have proven theoretical understanding of supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms like Regression, Naïve Bayes, Decision Trees, Random Forests, Boosted Decision Trees, SVMs, Neural Networks, etc.
* We would like to see experience with statistical computing environments such as R, scikit-learn, SparkML, Python (pandas), SAS etc.
* You should have strong knowledge and experience in database technologies, including SQL and other relational databases, no-SQL, and Time Series databases
* You have an understanding of distributed file systems, scalable datastores, distributed computing and related technologies (Spark, Hadoop, etc.); implementation experience of MapReduce techniques, in-memory data processing, etc.
* You have familiarity with cloud computing, AWS specifically, in a distributed computing context.

Your internship will include:

* Dedicated support from your manager and mentor for the summer
* Social, community and learning events
* Relocation assistance, if eligible
* Hotel discounts

Some exciting projects our interns have worked on in this team have been:

* Recently, our interns built a policy recommender for hotel per diem, involving price prediction, client flexibility in outcome and geographic layout.
* They also built and refined hotel rate selection algorithms to balance Egencia, Egencia client and traveler needs.

You've Applied, Now What?

We will review your application and if you are considered a fit, we will invite you to take an online assessment. Those who pass the assessment will be invited for a final interview.

Intern Program Dates: To ensure a consistent experience, we offer two different start dates. These dates accommodate varying school's schedules.

* Group 1: May 26 - August 14
* Group 2: June 15 - September 4

Why Join Us?

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better - that responsibility encourages us to be the place where extraordinary people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, then this is the job for you.

About Us:

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™-, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

More About Us:

We are excited to move to our new Seattle Campus later this year. The campus features onsite wellness and market hall with amazing food options on 40 acres of waterfront property. Check out the campus and latest news on https://lifeatexpedia.com/seattle-campus

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

About Expedia

Expedia is not your typical company. To start with, we’re actually the Expedia, Inc. group and have a portfolio of brands that include Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Venere.com™, Hotwire®, Egencia®, and more. We offer flights, hotels, cars, cruises, packages, and activities to both leisure and business travelers around the world. As a start-up, we revolutionized the travel industry, forever changing the way people travel. In the 15 years since that time, we have grown our business to include more than 140 branded travel sites in close to 70 countries across the globe. Want to learn more? Check out www.expediajobs.com/university today!

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