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Summer 2020 Internship
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The Washington Post | Washington, DC
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Job Description

We're looking for a data scientist intern to join the Personalization team. The Personalization team is building the next-generation personalized news experience using custom machine learning technology. As a member of the Personalization team, you will be building systems capable of powering personalized news experience for the Washington Post and some of the largest news publishers in the world through our Arc Publishing platform.


* Apply machine learning technologies to build statistical models with large amounts of data.
* Transform the machine learning models into production systems solving real business problems.


Minimum Qualifications

* Senior year in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
* Machine learning and data science experience
* Experience using Python or R

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with AWS
* Enrolled in graduate programs in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
* Experience with clustering, classification, sentiment analysis, time series, and deep learning

About The Washington Post

The Washington Post Communications department is made up of two teams. The Public Relations team works closely with outside media to promote new Post editorial features and initiatives, highlighting the brand’s exceptional journalism as well as the talented reporters, columnists and editors that make it happen. The Community Relations team is dedicated to ensuring The Post has an active role within the Washington, D.C. community through partnerships with local nonprofits focused on the arts and education, awards and initiatives that celebrate top leaders in area schools and programs that help develop the next generation of journalists.