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Added January 14, 2020

2020 Summer Internship: Contracts, Finance, IT, Royalties, Operations, Penguin Random House

Who We Are
Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide. Find your story in our books!

Program Details
Penguin Random House offers a 10-week PAID internship opportunity available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, employee speaker series, and even lunch with our CEO!

Summer interns work for 28 hours per week and are paid $20hr. Summer housing will be available for up to 10 selected interns. To be eligible, you must be a rising college senior, a graduate; and/or any candidate available for full-time employment within 1 year. *You need not be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2020
Program Dates: June 1, 2020 – August 7, 2020

Department Descriptions

Contracts
The Contracts department manages the process of drafting a book contract and all of the other products for which the company acquires rights. They negotiate the fine points with the author or other proprietors. After the contracts are signed, the contracts department communicates with various internal departments about the details contained in each contract that may affect their business or authors.

Finance
Finance is involved with everything that has a financial impact on the company, including sales forecasting, cost of goods, production, inventory, and the balance sheet for a title, imprint, or division. Finance liaises with every other department regarding corporate perspective, policies, and systems.

IT
Our IT professionals build and support the applications, infrastructure, and networks that empower the business. 

Royalties
The Royalties department focuses on ensuring the integrity of the author contract as it relates to payment and financial author care. 

Operations
Manage relationships with key vendors to ensure that our books are of a high quality and produced on schedule. Forecast inventory levels to determine when and how many books need to be reprinted.

Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter using our online application process.

**If you are interested in a department not in this listing, you can submit your application to more than one posting.**


Added January 8, 2020

Data Science Intern

Overview
As a Data Science Intern in the newly formed New York-based “Data Lab” of the Bertelsmann Education Group (BEG), you will be working on the forefront of the digital transformation in the EdTech space. The Data Lab is a fast-growing team of data scientists that works on a per-project basis with all BEG portfolio companies to tackle a wide range of problems, including (1) Working with highly dimensional user-engagement data, mined from learning management systems to predict student outcomes and churn (II) Building learner profiles to predict the fit between a candidate and a given job (III) Building a recommender system to show learners the most relevant content for them

As part of the Data Lab, you will have the opportunity to work directly with high-level executives of companies such as Udacity, Relias, HotChalk, and Alliant University to design and build data-driven products to help improve their businesses.You will report directly to the Bertelsmann Education Group’s Director of Data Science. We are looking for individuals with a strong quantitative or technical background who are interested in helping tackle difficult data problems to drive real business impact.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Execute on end-to-end data science projects (ideation, data collection/engineering, modeling/machine learning, interpretation/visualization, productization)
  • Develop data-driven products that help (1) automate processes, (2) increase productivity, (3) cut costs, and (4) create new revenue opportunities.
  • Work with large, complex data sets to solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, and apply advanced analytical methods as needed.
  • Keep up to date on new technologies and trends in data science, and EdTech (20% of the time is reserved for relevant personal projects and self-study).
  • Develop data science best practices on a BEG Data Lab group level, to enable knowledge transfer among all portfolio companies. Collaborate with other Bertelsmann divisions, to foster cross-divisional learning.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BA/BS/MS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, Analytics, Data Science, or another technical field
  • Experience with data analytics, econometrics, statistical modeling/machine learning, or other quantitative topics
  • Fluent in Python with a good working knowledge of database languages (e.g., SQL)
  • Proficiency in common data science libraries (e.g., sklearn, pandas, dplyr, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze and present complex information concisely
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technologies, priorities, or goals
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with both technical and business audiences
  • Strong problem-solving skills and intellectual curiosity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NLP, Deep Learning, and/or Recommendation Systems a plus
  • Experience with distributed computing (e.g., Spark or Hadoop) a plus
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure, or GCP) a plus
  • Experience in education a plus

The Bertelsmann Education Group
As labor market requirements are rapidly changing, a person entering the workforce today will change jobs often no less than ten times before they are 40 years old. As digitalization increasingly affects how people access and process knowledge and information, appropriate and up-to-date skill-sets are essential to advancing careers

The Bertelsmann Education Group is dedicated to creating innovative learning opportunities that meet 21st-century workplace needs. With more than 180 years of entrepreneurial experience, our parent company, Bertelsmann, has a strong commitment to a purpose greater than profit alone. The Bertelsmann Education Group manages a diversified portfolio of learning innovators who share our vision, mindset, and values. Together, we are shaping professional learning for the 21st century. Apply to the Data Lab of BEG.


Added December 18, 2019

Fitch Ratings - Summer Analyst and Associate Analyst - New York or Chicago - June/July 2020

Fitch Ratings has exciting 2020 summer opportunities for current Juniors to learn about the work we do at Fitch, why we’re so important in the global market and our culture. You will learn the ethical and procedural responsibilities of being a team member and be exposed to broad credit and market research training through on-the-job opportunities.

During the length of the 10-week program, you will be immersed in our day-to-day work activities and special projects.

Candidates who are pursuing a college, university or graduate degree, who are in the penultimate year of study, with an expected graduation date of Spring 2020 are encouraged to apply.

Ideal candidates will have a financial flair and a keen interest in credit, fixed income and industry analysis.

Summer Analyst Program
You will have an opportunity to rotate through TWO analytical sectors. Product groups likely to be included in the Summer Analyst program are: Structured Finance, Corporates, Financial Institutions, Global Infrastructure & Project Finance Group, Fund & Asset Management, and US Public Finance.

Structured Finance
Fitch’s Structured Finance team maintains existing ratings and assigns ratings to new structured finance transactions. Fitch currently rates Structured Finance transactions across four main asset classes: Asset Backed Securities, Residential Mortgage Backed Securities, Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities and Structured Credit.

We are committed to bringing our legacy of transparency and openness to bear in all areas of the structured finance market. We have developed new investor-focused surveillance tools and enhanced our existing offerings to ensure that a security’s risk is clearly identified and that our opinions continue to be objective and forward-looking. In the complex field of global securitization, Fitch Ratings explores every angle of a transaction so that investors have the additional insight and context necessary to make timely and informed business decisions.

Corporates
The Fitch Ratings Corporates group provides public and private ratings on companies and their debt instruments, including — bank loans, senior and subordinated debt, commercial paper and preferred stock. The group's analytical methodology addresses the legal, regulatory and market environments in over 100 countries in which Fitch Ratings operates, with particular emphasis on debt structure. Corporates group analysts continually expand and deepen their research, combining industry expertise with the finest analytical tools to offer well-informed and timely judgments.

Financial Institutions
Fitch has long been the industry leader in the financial institutions sector, providing more ratings worldwide than any other rating agency – on over 3,500 entities and their securities.

Fitch’s financial institutions’ coverage includes not only banks but also finance and leasing companies, securities firms and asset management organizations. In addition, the group supports dedicated teams for rating specialized securities such as covered bonds.

Global Infrastructure and Project Finance Group
Fitch's Global Infrastructure and Project Finance Group (GIG) is responsible for the credit ratings of debt related to infrastructure assets mainly in the transportation, energy, and social infrastructure sectors in the Americas.

The portfolio includes public ratings and private credit opinions covering a variety of transaction types (project finance, corporate finance, and structured finance). The assets include airports, toll roads, ports, rail infrastructure, power plants, oil and gas facilities, wind and solar parks, schools and hospitals. The team's output consists mainly of annual surveillance reviews, new ratings and sector research reports which are published primarily through Fitch's website.

Fund and Asset Manager
The Fund and Asset Manager Rating Group (FAM) is focused on providing investors with timely, perspective and informative ratings and related research on the asset management industry covering three primary areas(money market funds, credit and market risk ratings for bond funds and asset manager ratings). The Group currently maintains more than 800 ratings worldwide.US

Public Finance
Fitch Ratings creates value beyond the rating by bringing an informed perspective to the U.S. Public Finance sector. Nearly 90% of the world’s largest institutional investors routinely turn to Fitch Ratings for in-depth analysis, comprehensive research and easily understood criteria for rating state and local governments, public housing, higher education, healthcare, public power, and public transportation bonds. With offices across the United States, our analysts are sensitive to local legislative and legal issues and are poised to address the specific needs of regional markets.

Apply for the Summer Analyst position - New York or Chicago.

Apply for the Associate Analyst position - New York or Chicago


Added December 17, 2019

2020 Summer Internship: Contracts, Finance, IT, Royalties, Operations, Penguin Random House LLC

Who We Are
Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide. Find your story in our books!

Program Details
Penguin Random House offers a 10-week PAID internship opportunity available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, employee speaker series, and even lunch with our CEO!

Summer interns work for 28 hours per week and are paid $20hr. Summer housing will be available for up to 10 selected interns. To be eligible, you must be a rising college senior, a graduate; and/or any candidate available for full-time employment within 1 year. *You need not be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2020

Program Dates: June 1, 2020 – August 7, 2020

Department Descriptions

Contracts
The Contracts department manages the process of drafting a book contract and all of the other products for which the company acquires rights. They negotiate the fine points with the author or other proprietors. After the contracts are signed, the contracts department communicates with various internal departments about the details contained in each contract that may affect their business or authors.

Finance
Finance is involved with everything that has a financial impact on the company, including sales forecasting, cost of goods, production, inventory, and the balance sheet for a title, imprint, or division. Finance liaises with every other department regarding corporate perspective, policies, and systems.

IT
Our IT professionals build and support the applications, infrastructure, and networks that empower the business.

Royalties
The Royalties department focuses on ensuring the integrity of the author contract as it relates to payment and financial author care.

Operations
Manage relationships with key vendors to ensure that our books are of a high quality and produced on schedule. Forecast inventory levels to determine when and how many books need to be reprinted.

To Apply
Submit your resume and cover letter using the online application process.


Added December 11, 2019

The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Pennsylvania. The Fellowship has also prepared over a thousand teachers in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, and Ohio. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, mid-career professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or have extensively studied, one or more of the STEM fields.

The Fellowship also works to change the way top teachers are prepared, partnering with colleges and universities that have agreed to provide Fellows with innovative, year-long classroom experiences, rigorous academic work, and ongoing mentoring.

Application deadline: Jan. 30, 2020

The Fellowship
The Teaching Fellowship includes:

  • admission to a master's degree program at a partner university
  • preparation for teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education
  • extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom
  • generous financial stipend, with tuition arrangements varying by campus. (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.)
  • support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment
  • support of a cohort of WW Fellows passionate about science and math education
  • lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders

The Commitment
As part of their commitment to ensuring the success of students in high-need secondary schools, Fellows teach for at least three years in an urban or rural school district. Continuation as a teacher of record is contingent on the Fellow's completing the master's degree and obtaining appropriate teaching licensure.

Learn more about the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship.


Added November 26, 2019

The City University of New York, Office of Policy Research

Position: Research Analyst (part-time)

Functional Title: Research Analyst, Part-time

Payroll Title: Non-teaching Adjunct

Position Overview

  • The part-time analyst will work in the Office of Policy Research (OPR) under the supervision of a Senior Policy Analyst. OPR provides support to CUNY’s Chancellery on key policy questions.
  • He/she will work on a range of analyses on key policy topics at CUNY, including admission standards, developmental education, transfer patterns, persistence and completion trends, financial aid, the economic impact of CUNY, and identification of peer colleges for benchmarking.
  • Days and times worked are flexible, but approximately 15 hours a week is preferred.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Help design analyses to assess and inform CUNY policies and programs
  • Write Stata and/or R programs to build, manage, and analyze analytic datasets, including joining data from multiple sources, restructuring data, cleaning, and preparing data for analysis
  • Preparing tabular and graphical presentations of results
  • Format, proofread, and check data reporting materials and research reports
  • Assist in fulfillment of data and reporting requests from the CUNY Central Office, CUNY colleges, and outside public and private agencies
  • Assist with dissemination activities, such as creating PowerPoints and writing project briefs
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned
  • There is some flexibility to tailor the work to the analyst’s particular skill set and interests.

Basic Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree and two years of experience related to quantitative analysis and research methods
  • Experience analyzing data using Stata and/or R (including writing syntax)
  • Candidates should be proficient with basic computer software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and be comfortable operating in a Windows environment.
  • Candidates should possess oral and written skills necessary for communicating complex ideas and technical issues.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate work in a discipline requiring quantitative analysis and research methods is preferred.
  • Familiarity with SQL (i.e., exploring data tables, extracting data, basic SQL joins)
  • Familiarity with current issues in American higher education is a plus

Salary: $40-$50/hour, commensurate with experience

Email cover letter and resume to Kadesha Riddle at Kadesha.Riddle@cuny.edu


Added November 12, 2019

Data Science Intern Bertelsmann Education Group (BEG)

Overview
As a Data Science Intern in the newly formed New York-based “Data Lab” of the Bertelsmann Education Group (BEG), you will be working on the forefront of the digital transformation in the EdTech space. The Data Lab is a fast-growing team of data scientists that works on a per-project basis with all BEG portfolio companies to tackle a wide range of problems, including:

  1. Working with highly dimensional user-engagement data, mined from learning management systems to predict student outcomes and churn
  2. Building learner profiles to predict the fit between a candidate and a given job
  3. Building a recommender system to show learners the most relevant content for them

As part of the Data Lab, you will have the opportunity to work directly with high-level executives of companies such as Udacity, Relias, HotChalk, and Alliant University to design and build data-driven products to help improve their businesses.You will report directly to the Bertelsmann Education Group’s Director of Data Science. We are looking for individuals with a strong quantitative or technical background who are interested in helping tackle difficult data problems to drive real business impact.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Execute on end-to-end data science projects (ideation, data collection/engineering, modeling/machine learning, interpretation/visualization, productization)
  • Develop data-driven products that help (1) automate processes, (2) increase productivity, (3) cut costs, and (4) create new revenue opportunities.
  • Work with large, complex data sets to solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, and apply advanced analytical methods as needed.
  • Keep up to date on new technologies and trends in data science, and EdTech (20% of the time is reserved for relevant personal projects and self-study).
  • Develop data science best practices on a BEG Data Lab group level, to enable knowledge transfer among all portfolio companies. Collaborate with other Bertelsmann divisions, to foster cross-divisional learning.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BA/BS/MS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research, Analytics, Data Science, or another technical field
  • Experience with data analytics, econometrics, statistical modeling/machine learning, or other quantitative topics
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python (preferred) or R (especially for data analysis) with a good working knowledge of database languages (e.g., SQL)
  • Proficiency in common data science libraries (e.g., sklearn, pandas, dplyr, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze and present complex information concisely
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing technologies, priorities, or goals
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with both technical and business audiences
  • Strong problem-solving skills and intellectual curiosity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with NLP, Deep Learning, and/or Recommendation Systems a plus
  • Experience with distributed computing (e.g., Spark or Hadoop) a plus
  • Experience with cloud-based technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure, or GCP) a plus
  • Experience in education a plus

The Bertelsmann Education Group
As labor market requirements are rapidly changing, a person entering the workforce today will change jobs often no less than ten times before they are 40 years old. As digitalization increasingly affects how people access and process knowledge and information, appropriate and up-to-date skill-sets are essential to advancing careers

The Bertelsmann Education Group is dedicated to creating innovative learning opportunities that meet 21st-century workplace needs. With more than 180 years of entrepreneurial experience, our parent company, Bertelsmann, has a strong commitment to a purpose greater than profit alone. The Bertelsmann Education Group manages a diversified portfolio of learning innovators who share our vision, mindset, and values. Together, we are shaping professional learning for the 21st century.

Bertelsmann is a media, services and education company that operates in about 50 countries around the world. Its key geographical markets are Western Europe – especially Germany, France, Britain, and Spain – as well as the United States. Bertelsmann’s corporate divisions include RTL Group (television), Penguin Random House (books), Gruner + Jahr (magazines), Arvato (services), Bertelsmann Printing Group (print), Bertelsmann Education Group and Bertelsmann Investments.

Company: Bertelsmann, Inc.
Country: United States of America
State/Region: New York
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 46157

Apply for the internship from the Bertelsmann Education Group.


Added November 4, 2019

STEM Instructor for STEM for Dance

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach lessons on STEM topics – mainly computer science and engineering design – which entails planning and executing lessons, discussions, and activities.
  • Co-lead, with a dance instructor, the implementation of the STEM From Dance curriculum.
  • Cultivate strong rapport with students and contribute to a collaborative, warm sense of community.
  • Promote positive character development and reinforce STEM From Dance principles, such as positivity, creativity, and perseverance.

Requirements

  • Prior experience: Experience with computer programming any language)required. Experience teaching students is preferred.

Skills and Competencies

  • Passion for and demonstrated interest in the STEM From Dance mission
  • Ability to build rapport with students
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, including being self-directed and entrepreneurial

Education: STEM degree n progress or complete)or STEM work experience required

How to Apply: Fill out an application for STEM Instructor for STEM for Dance
Questions? Email info@stemfromdance.org


Added October 24, 2019

Looking for a fun summer job that allows you to build your professional résumé while sharing your passion for technology? iD Tech is looking to hire over 1,600+ staff from across the world to show students, ages 7 to 18, firsthand how their interests in technology can turn into fun learning experiences.

We’re looking for energetic, tech-savvy summer staff who understand the need for quality technology education for students. So why not spend your summer instructing, mentoring, and building your résumé in one of our amazing programs?

We are hiring both:

  • Camp Directors (NO Tech Experience Needed! Perfect for future Educators/Leaders)
  • Camp Instructors (Majoring in Computer Science, Engineering, Game Development, or Media Arts)

Staff members receive competitive compensation, housing (overnight staff only), meals, custom-built apps supporting operations and curriculum, college internship credit (if applicable), performance management training, guidance from our experienced team of managers, and more.

Take the first step to a great summer! Apply for iD Tech Summer Jobs!


October 9, 2019

Incident Response and Red Team Internship - Summer 2020, FireEye, Inc. Company Location New York City, NY, US

FireEye is the leader in intelligence-led security-as-a-service. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned FireEye Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 7,000 customers across 67 countries, including more than 45 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

Job Description

  • Do you love the challenge of figuring out solutions to intricate technology puzzles?
  • Do you like to help others solve their network and information security issues?
  • If you answered YES, then consider a career at FireEye Mandiant as a Consulting Intern!
  • We have the expertise and experience in information security. This is our focus.
  • You’re not just a number and you won’t get lost in the shuffle.
  • You will be working on challenging technical projects that make an impact. You’ll be visible.
  • You’ll be exposed to many different environments and technologies.
  • You’ll learn from our best incident responders and red teamers.

We investigate breaches that make headlines (and many more that don’t), as well as break into applications and systems to identify security gaps for our clients. We find evil and solve crime, and are seeking candidates who possess the ability to think like an attacker and stay one step ahead of the game.

Find your niche among the cool projects you’ll be involved with, such as:

  • Incident response
  • Host and network forensics
  • Network traffic analysis
  • Malware analysis and reverse engineering
  • Penetration testing
  • Network, web and mobile application security assessments
  • Source code reviews
  • And more…

Responsibilities

  • Conduct host forensics, network forensics, log analysis, and malware triage in support of incident response investigations
  • Recognize and codify attacker tools, tactics, and procedures in indicators of compromise (IOCs) that can be applied to current and future investigations
  • Perform network penetration, web and mobile application testing, source code reviews, threat analysis, wireless network assessments, and social engineering assessment
  • Build internal scripts, tools, and methodologies to enhance our capabilities
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences
  • Work with security and IT operations at clients to implement remediation plans

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or information technology
  • Technical skills in at least two of the following areas:
  • Strong knowledge of Windows OS and networking protocols
  • Basic knowledge of tools used for forensic collection and analysis
  • Knowledge of application testing and network security concepts
  • A technical security-related internship or other professional experience
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong technical acumen and ability to quickly assimilate new information
  • Ability to successfully interface with clients (internal and external) and manage expectations of others
  • Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise, understandable manner

Apply to the Incident Response and Red Team Internship


September 5, 2019

Looking for a job on campus?
Work for Fordham IT!

Gain real-world experience:

  • Technology
  • Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management