Press "Enter" to skip to content

[INTERN] Data Scientist Intern, Target Technology Innovation Center

Target Technology Innovation Center – Data Scientist Intern


Job Description:

Target is seeking a data scientist intern for Target’s Technology Innovation Center based in San Francisco, CA. You will learn from a team of expert data scientists and versatile engineers that are building futuristic products and researching groundbreaking concepts.



At Target’s Technology Innovation Center, you’ll be given the opportunity to have influence on new commerce technologies that rely on data science, distributed computing, and big data and provide solutions to business problems using data analysis, data mining and machine learning techniques and statistics. The intern will research, test and build innovative new products utilizing emerging technologies.



 Open to both graduate and undergraduate level students

 Currently enrolled in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Statistics/Mathematics/Physics/Computational Neuroscience program (or related technical discipline) and graduates on or before summer of 2015

 Experience hands-on programming with Java or Python; clojure a plus

 Experience with statistical and machine learning algorithms

 Experience working with databases (SQL, MongoDB)

 Experience with Open Source frameworks

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Team oriented thinking

 Ability to thrive in a quick paced, creative and experimental environment

 Familiar with source control systems (SVN, git) a plus

 Hadoop/Mahout experience a plus


About Target Technology Innovation Center:

The mission of the office is to research and create futuristic products with emerging technologies. We work with cool technologies that are only available to elite teams. It is located in the South of Market area in San Francisco. It opened its doors to the first hires in November 2012 and since then, has grown to a team of 20.

The team is a mix of engineers, technical architects, product managers, UX, and data scientists.

• Paid internship
• Housing will be provided for the duration of the internship
• Internship located in San Francisco
• Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the United States
Candidates who meet the qualifications can send their resumes to