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 world-renowned newsroom that 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.
The New York Times is committed to producing the world’s most reliable and highest quality journalism. Our ability to do so relies on a talented team of expert analysts who help us learn from the abundance of data unique to this company. The Times seeks a Data Analyst Intern to join our growing Data & Insights Group, which is responsible for data analytics, data science, and data engineering for all the New York Times offers, including the News, Games, Cooking, and more.
The Data and Insights Group works to define metrics for digital journalism and product development. We build first-rate analytical tools and data visualizations. We create predictive models of the business and develop algorithms to support a more relevant product experience and we promote hypothesis-driven experimentation. We collaborate across disciplines, with editors, product managers, designers, engineers and marketers
- Liaise with internal business and newsroom stakeholders to understand their objectives, challenges 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 and services.
- 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 means.
- Influence internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization to take action on business opportunities based on insights generated.
- Document and communicate findings and insights to stakeholders across the company.
- Currently pursuing undergraduate studies with the expectation to graduate within the next 18 months
- Proven record of solving challenging problems
- Experience in SQL, Python, or other coding languages
- Experience in manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing datasets
- Understanding of applying statistics, quantitative and/or qualitative research methods to business problems, market research, or academic inquiries.
- Experience with website 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.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, especially in communicating complex analyses to technical and non-technical audiences.
- An interest in data privacy and more generally data ethics.
About Our Summer Internships:
- The duration is 10 weeks long, starting on June 3, 2024.
- The rate of pay for this role is $40.00 per hour.
- Interns work 35 hours per week.
- Open to Hybrid and Remote work based in New York.
The hourly rate of base pay for this role is:
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.
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