Data Science Intern- Undergrad

Location: San Diego, California US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 203311

Position Title: Intern-Engineering (I)

External Description:

Our summer internship program lasts 10-12 weeks beginning in May/June and ending in August/September. Fast-paced, flexible, fun. The Teradata culture isn’t just about one kind of person. So many individuals make up who we are, making us that much more unique. It’s what sets apart the dynamic, diverse and collaborative environment that is Teradata.

Our Team

Teradata Labs is looking for candidates interested in solving next generation big data problems leveraging modern and open source tools and frameworks in combination with tried and true best-in-class technologies. Candidates will be a part of a team tasked with building the next generation of Unified Data Architecture technology. You will analyze large volumes of sensor data to discover new patterns and perform predictive analytics. 

Your Opportunity

Teradata’s Analytic Ecosystem team is seeking an undergraduate Data Scientist intern to join our team

for the summer of 2019.  This summer internship will focus on exploring the application of new technologies to improve the operational efficient of our data science team.  This will include validating the scalability of new algorithms, developing techniques to automatically assess when deployed models should be retrained and developing frameworks to automatically testing and deploy new models into production analytic platforms.  As a member of our team, the candidate will work in collaboration with other members of the team to research, design, prototype, test and document novel algorithms and predictive analytics for automated, near real time decision making on telemetry data. You will have an opportunity to gain experience with massive datasets, which includes data integration, data cleansing, exploratory analysis, predictive modeling, and rapid prototyping. 

 You will also receive mentorship and career guidance from our interconnected Teradata Data Science Community who work in various capacities across the organization including internal projects, external projects, and consulting.


  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Operations Research, or other relevant discipline
  • Graduating between December 2019 – June 2021
  • At least a 3.0 GPA
  • Completed coursework in statistics (exploratory analysis, modeling and theory)
  • Completed coursework in computer science (introduction programming, data structures)
  • Experience using at least one scientific or statistical programming language such as Matlab, Octave, R, or Python (desired packages: SciPy, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas, TensorFlow) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to collaborate on an interdisciplinary team members to solve research problems 
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity and a passion for analytics 

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with SQL 
  •  Prior analytics work experience: internship, research assistantship, or full-time position

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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Data Science Intern- Undergrad

Job Category: College & Interns

Company Profile:

With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

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