Careers in Data

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Looking for an entry level job or internship in data? Here's an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have entry level and internship opportunities that will interest you.

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Big data is hot right now. If working with lots of data and getting information from it excite you, here are some job options for you.

Just about every company with a technological component uses data to gain information about users, target products and services, gather ideas to enhance user experiences, create and improve user predictions, and more. Most positions working with large amounts of data involve writing programs to gain information, using statistical methods to come to conclusions, and using analytics software to analyze data.

A bachelor’s degree is required for almost all positions involving big data. Since you’ll be applying them a lot on the job, take lots of courses in math, computer science, and statistics. Knowledge of at least one programming language as well as a statistical software package such as R or SPSS are also useful.


Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Data

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Sojern - Sojern is based in San Francisco and has developed a travel-focused “robust audience engagement platform [that] is powered by machine-learning technology."

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Production DesignerSan Francisco, CA
Technical Account Manager - NYCNew York, NY
Account ManagerNew York, NY
Paid Graphic Design InternshipSan Francisco, CA
Product ScientistSan Francisco, CA
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nrelate - nrelate is an NYC based company that "helps Publishers give their readers an easy way to find more great content from within their site or from around the web."

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Flipboard - Flipboard is a Palo Alto, CA based company that offers a “single place to discover, collect and share the news you care about.”

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Limeade - Limeade is a Bellevue, WA based company that is aiming to “measurably improve well-being in the world through happy, healthy, high-performing workforces.”

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Relias Learning - Relias Learning is based in Cary, NC and offers “online training to senior care, health and human services, corrections, and intellectual and developmental disabilities organizations.”

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Center for Talent Innovation - The Center for Talent Innovation is an NYC non-profit that conducts "research that leverages talent across the divides of gender, generation, geography and culture."

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Gumroad - Gumroad is a San Francisco, CA, and they “help millions of creators earn their livings in an interesting, authentic way.”

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Job TitleLocation
Data ScientistNew York, NY
Product DesignerNew York, NY
Back-End EngineerNew York, NY
Front-End EngineerNew York, NY
Back-End EngineerSan Francisco, CA
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Animoto - Animoto is a New York, NY based company that helps regular people make and share extraordinary videos of anything imaginable.

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kCura - kCura is a Chicago based company that offers "web-based e-discovery applications for managing large volumes of electronic evidence during litigation or investigations.”

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GuideStar - GuideStar is a Williamsburg, VA based organization that aims to “revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency."

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Lela - Lela is a New York, NY based company with a mission “to improve consumers’ online experience by helping businesses deliver a new level of personalized engagement.”

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The Center for Effective Philanthropy

The Center for Effective Philanthropy - The Center for Effective Philanthropy is based in Cambridge, MA and San Francisco, CA and helps "philanthropic funders better define, assess, and improve their effectiveness."

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Oscar - Oscar is a New York, NY based startup that dubs itself “a new kind of health insurance company that is using technology to make insurance simple, intuitive, and human.”

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Umbel - Umbel is an Austin, TX based company that helps publishers “leverage social and big data to prove your premium audience story to advertisers and sponsors.”

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Harry’s - Harry’s is a New York, NY based company that was started "for guys who know they shouldn’t have to overpay for a great shave.”

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Movable Ink - Movable Ink is a New York, NY based company that wants to make e-mail marketing just as agile as other online marketing channels.

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Videology - Videology is a a Baltimore, MD based company whose technology "works across all video screens to connect brands with those consumers they most want to reach.”

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Oxford University Press - Oxford University Press is “the world’s largest university press with the widest global presence” and has U.S. offices in New York, NY and Cary, NC.

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Savers - Savers is a Bellevue, WA based chain that aims to “provide [their] customers with the best selection and shopping experience of any thrift store in the world.”

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Global Footprint Network - Global Footprint Network is an Oakland, CA based non-profit that is focused on “measuring human impact on the Earth so we can make more informed choices.”

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GraphScience - GraphScience is a Palo Alto, CA company that helps brands “leverage the social graph to generate revenue and optimize marketing spend on Facebook.”

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PeopleAnswers - PeopleAnswers is a Dallas, TX based company that has developed a web-based assessment tool to provide insight into applicants' future on-the-job capabilities.

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Brandwatch - Brandwatch is a New York, NY based company that is “all about monitoring what people say about your brand, products, competitors, industry or any related topics.”

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Datalogix - Datalogix is based in Westminster, CO, and they “leverage the power of purchase-based audience targeting to drive measurable online and offline sales.”

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National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition

National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition - National Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition is an Alexandria, VA based non-profit started in response to the US Surgeon General’s conference on infant mortality.

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MyWebGrocer - MyWebGrocer is a Winooski, VT based company that provides “leading-edge eCommerce and eMarketing solutions to the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries.”

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