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Foursquare // location enterprise platform
 
New York    Posted: Monday, May 23, 2022
 
   
 
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About the role:

We're seeking an independent, efficient, & hard-working intern who genuinely enjoys helping others. A successful team member enjoys analyzing data, excels at written communication, & thinks creatively to solve problems. As a part of the Data Support team, you will play a vital role in ensuring high-quality data across our Places database & supporting our Attribution product. Through manual evaluations, use of internal tooling, & the production of training sets for our various machine-learning models, interns serve as the human/non-programmatic wing of the Product Support & Places teams - one that is key in achieving quarterly objectives & goals.

This is a paid, 40 hr/wk, 4-month internship. We are receiving remote & hybrid candidates, our offices are located in NYC, Seattle, Los Angeles, & Chicago. While there are no guaranteed full-time opportunities available after the 4 month period, former interns from our Data Support team have gone on to full-time positions at dynamic tech companies. This is a great way to get your foot in the door into the tech scene! 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Curate & vet popular venues in our database to help ensure users have access to highly-personalized recommendations
  • Use internal tooling to add/remove/edit various attributes in our Places dataset
  • Analyze & QA data feedback 
  • Research specific chains & brands to validate venue-level firmographic data accuracy
  • Harmonize our venues with one of our many outside data sources
  • Create training sets for our machine learning models
  • Support ad hoc analyses for large partners, e.g. Apple, Uber, hedge funds

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong work ethic & acute attention to detail
  • Efficient & effective online research skills
  • Familiarity with online mapping platforms
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • A careful eye to help identify, troubleshoot, & report bugs
  • Experience with Excel or Google Sheets 
  • Experience with SQL & a programming language
  • Experience scripting or automating processes
  • Bonus: Prior experience with Jira or Asana
  • Bonus: A passionate Foursquare and/or Swarm user
 
 
 
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