Summer 2020 Data Strategy Internship

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Job Description:

Data is our compass. 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 33,000 news and business sources from nearly 200 countries in 26 languages, while also providing equity exchange data from 49 countries and over 80,000 listed instruments. During this ten-week internship based in Barcelona 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 might work on in 2020 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.
  • Compiling reports for Dow Jones Due Diligence on companies and individuals to identify legal, regulatory and reputational issues.
  • Building and enhancing content for Dow Jones Risk and Compliance in areas including anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and economic sanctions.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
  • We're looking for motivated candidates who are working towards a bachelor's degree with at least two years of school successfully completed. We also require:
  • Solid research skills
  • Enjoys working with news and information, without necessarily the desire to write the news
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication in English
  • In addition to English, other languages are a plus as you'll deal with Data Strategy team members around the globe including the United States, London, Singapore and Shanghai (sorry, no travel required)

Application Requirements:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • 250-500 words telling us how you believe data, hard facts, and numbers influence the world

This is a full time paid 10-week internship, from 6th July, 2020 to 11th September, 2020.

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 19036


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