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Data Science Intern

Blue Fever

Blue Fever

Data Science
United States · marina del rey, ca, usa
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Research Intern - Data Science 

We are hiring a Data Science intern to assist with user research and building models for a fast growing, supportive online community. You will be working with the Head of Data as well as the product team to provide actionable insights that inform the tech product roadmap. As we are a distributed team, the internship will be remote and will require a commitment of 8-10 hours per week. 


We’re looking for someone who is curious, creative, experimental, analytical and detail-oriented. They must show interest in mixed-method approaches, be proficient in at least one programming language (see below), and are interested in developing experiments, forecasting models, automated reports, and various exploratory insights to guide our product and business decisions.

About Us

There are 100 million young people in the US. 90% report mental health problems.

Blue Fever is on a mission to reverse this trend and create improved mental health + well-being by supporting one person at a time. Blue Fever is a new type of well-being platform for Gen Z that provides support for social well-being and recommends resources for mental health and wellness based on expressed user need. We do this via our app: a high trust, community diary where authentic self expression unlocks peer support and resources for your well-being.

Our anti-toxicity design/tech ensures interactions stay emotionally supportive. We’re emotional media, not social media.

Job Requirements

  • Must be actively enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited institution during the length of the program

  • Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship by Blue Fever

  • Must be working from a location within the United States during all hours worked

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

  • Strong understanding of statistical concepts

  • Experience with visualization tools (Tableau, Jupyter, Google Data Studio, etc.)

  • Experience with database tools (BigQuery, MySQL)

  • Experience with SQL, R, and/or Python and frameworks such as NumPy, SciPy, and PyTorch

  • Excited to learn about building and using models to help create production level products and tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Enjoy working on a small team

  • Ability to take direction as well as work independently 

  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce work in a fast-paced environment

  • Consistent file management and organizational skills

  • Flexible and a positive can-do attitude

  • Team player with a startup mentality to do what it takes to complete a goal, no matter how big or small the tasks are

About You

  • Curious, creative, and experimental in nature

  • Passion and aptitude for turning sophisticated problems into concrete hypotheses that can be answered through thorough data analysis and user testing

  • Not afraid to jump in with two feet and try new things

  • Familiarity with Gen Z audience 

  • Interest in mental health issues 

  • Open to listening to all types of people’s points of view and ways of thinking

  • Comfortable dealing with and helping with the emotions of others

  • Have an interest in the way tech can positively impact lives

  • Have an interest in startups or experience in startups

Our Values 

  • Empathy First - We get curious and seek to understand things from another person's perspective before judging. This creates better relationships in our day to day lives and in the world at large.

  • Be An Ally - We earn the title of ally by creating inclusive and safe spaces, respecting lived experience and providing unconditional solidarity. We continuously practice allyship because none of us are free until all of us are free.

  • Focus on Impact - We are here to make change. Period. By focusing on impact over activity, we discover more opportunities that will create value for our company and our community at large.

  • Lead with Authenticity - We believe in showing up as our true authentic selves every day. This creates a healthy alignment between our internal values and beliefs and our external actions and behaviors. 

  • Earn and Keep Trust - We will always work to create and foster a relationship that respects boundaries, safety, data and privacy on all levels.

To apply, please fill out an application form below.

For more information or if you have any questions, please email kristine.gloria@bluefever.com

Blue Fever, Inc. is committed to giving consideration to all talent in connection to employment without regards to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability, we will provide reasonable accommodations to facilitate your engagement in our interview process. In your application, please feel free to note your preferred pronouns (For example she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc)