Summer 2017 Data Strategy Internship

Job Description:

Data is the compass.

We don’t just do stuff here, we do the right stuff.

We do the right stuff because we let data, hard facts, and numbers drive our strategy, our product development, and our way forward.

Here’s how we work. Our Data Strategy team collects and integrates our own proprietary data and third party licensed content – we process and integrate millions of articles a day from more than 32,000 news and business sources from nearly 200 countries in 2 8 languages, while also providing equity exchange data from 49 countries and over 80,000 listed instruments.

During this three-month internship, you will work on a variety of projects and tasks assigned by and under the direction of managers in the Data Strategy organization. Among the projects our Data Strategy interns will work on in 2017 are the following:

  • Projects to help ensure the smooth passage and timely delivery of content from providers ranging from The Wall Street Journal to social media sources.
  • Research related to customized reports and newsletters from online news content and publicly available records.
  • Content enrichment projects related to a variety of automated and rules-based systems used to categorize Dow Jones content.
  • Testing the accuracy and completeness of Dow Jones data related to companies, executives and financial markets.
  • Building and enhancing the content for Dow Jones Risk and Compliance

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • We’re looking for candidates who are working towards a bachelor’s degree with at least one year of school successfully completed
  • Solid research skills
  • Enjoys working with news and information, without necessarily the desire to write the news
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • In addition to English, other languages are a plus as you’ll deal with Data Strategy team members around the globe including Barcelona, London, Singapore and Shanghai (sorry, no travel required)

Application Requirements:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Either a YouTube video or 4 slide PowerPoint telling us how you believe data, hard facts, and numbers influence the world

Locations: Princeton, NJ, San Francisco, CA, and Minneapolis, MN

Deadline: Jan 31, 2017

Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 75 bureaus globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-28656





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