Product Analytics Intern Summer 2021

BuzzFeed

Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Intern
  • Post Date: 02/24/2021
  • Website: buzzfeed.com
  • Company Address: 200 5th Avenue 8th Floor, , New York, NY, 10010

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience.

Job Description

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads Joy and Truth across the internet. 
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved to name a few!  These properties and their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters and more.

The Role

We are looking for an intern to join our product analytics team this summer. If you want to apply your love of statistics and digital media to product development and business decisions this might be right for you! To qualify, you must be enrolled & returning to school upon completion of the internship. You will most likely be writing SQL during this internship, so please bring knowledge of the main principles and a desire to learn more.  Experience with Python or R could also be helpful but is not required.  This is a paid internship.

BuzzFeed’s data team is diverse, coming from varying backgrounds, experiences, & skill sets. We are true hybrids - software engineers, statisticians, mathematicians, domain experts & analysts - who specialize in translating questions into methodical approaches, experiments, & products. We think deeply about the limitations of data, & communicate our output coherently.  Product analytics as part of the data team focuses on using data-driven methods and experiments to power decisions, inform strategy, build robust data products, and identify opportunities for innovation across the company.  We make data-informed recommendations to our partners in product, engineering, business, and content to help them understand our web & app products, and how users journey through them.

You Will

Work with a mentor on the product analytics team to identify a project (or set of smaller projects), that will have a real impact on our product strategy. Some possible areas of application may be in user segmentation, predictive modeling, retention analysis and/or experimental design (A/B testing).Learn about BuzzFeed’s data summer internship program here!

You Have

  • You must be legally eligible to work in the US.
  • You must be graduating in 2021 or later. Please note- you must be enrolled & returning to school upon completion of the internship.
  • You will be paid fairly, in line with tech industry standards.
  • This will be a completely remote position. Approved remote work locations include the following states - California, Colorado, Connecticut, D.C, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington.

To Apply

  • Please submit an article that you have written (blog, project report, etc.) or a piece of code that you’ve used to analyze data (code snippet or GitHub repo).
  • Please also submit a short description of projects that you might imagine doing as an intern at BuzzFeed.

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. At BuzzFeed, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more.

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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