Data Science Intern

  • Thomson Reuters
  • Baar, Switzerland
  • 04/05/2018
Internship Data Science Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Artificial Intelligence

Job Description

Are you a curious and open-minded student with an interest in programming and data analytics?  We would like to hear from you.

At Thomson Reuters Labs you will get a unique opportunity to work in a global company with a huge amount of data.  In your role as a Data Science Intern you will be:

  • Participating in the development of data driven prototypes and proof-of-concepts by practically applying data science techniques and tools
  • Experimenting with and testing algorithms in languages like R, Python, etc.
  • Extending and broadening your skills with the help and coaching from experienced professionals


At Thomson Reuters Labs – Zurich Region, we rapidly create prototypes and data-driven innovations for future Thomson Reuters products.

We are located at the heart of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley amidst a vibrant ecosystem of startups, universities and multinational corporations. The Lab also hosts The Incubator, Thomson Reuters’ first hosted startup incubator.

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We are one of the leading sources of information for the world’s top companies and professionals in finance, risk, legal, tax and accounting and media.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master student in a relevant technical field such as computer science, statistics, computer linguistics, applied mathematics, physics or a related discipline.
  • Solid spoken and written English


Experience and interests

We think you have worked with one or several of these in the past:

  • Programming and scripting languages (Python, R, Java, C#, Scala, etc.)
  • Data in various formats (tabular, CSV, json/xml, etc.)
  • Supporting tools and packages such as git, RStudio, scikit-learn, etc.


Soft Skills

Given the range of projects and tasks you will be working on we also think you should be:

  • Curious to learn about new technologies
  • Willing to understand business requirements and end user needs
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Creative and open minded