Data Science Intern - Digital Panels

Data Science Intern - Digital Panels - 10403

Data Science - USA Columbia, Maryland 

The Nielsen Company is the world’s leading provider of global marketing information, consumer insights, business media products, and services. The mission of Nielsen is to provide clients with the most complete understanding of consumers and markets worldwide. We have two major businesses, one focused on what consumers listen to and watch and the other on what they buy in over 95 countries. The dynamic nature of how people now watch TV, listen to radio, use the Internet, and purchase products makes Nielsen an exciting place to be.  Data Science is core to what Nielsen does, and our research projects have high visibility in directly affecting the results of our business and our clients.   This position is in the Audience Measurement Digital Panels team within Nielsen’s Global Data Science organization. The Digital Panels team provides leadership and expertise across Digital Panels to develop innovative, statistically sound, and cost effective research methodologies in support of business strategy for our Desktop and Mobile products. We play a pivotal role in designing best practices and approaches for data collection, respondent recruitment, panelist retention, and bias correction.The intern will assist with developing a simulation environment for our digital panel weighting methodology. The Nielsen Digital Panels continuously measure our panelists internet behavior.  The intern will work closely with both the Digital Panel Data Science and Application Development teams to design an environment to test methodology enhancements. Further, the intern would attend staff meetings, participate in Nielsen’s online or on-site training courses and become familiar with Digital Panels and its role within Nielsen.


  • Education background in Statistcs, Computer Science, Economics, Sociology (Quantitative), Graduate level preferred, will consider Juniors/Seniors
  • Python and SQL experience
  • Statistical Weighting experience

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Internship 

Primary Location:  Columbia,Maryland 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No 

Full time
Columbia, Maryland 21044, US