Open Data Internship at data.world

data.world

Open Data Internship

Full-Time in Austin, TX - Internship - Marketing

data.world is seeking an Open Data/Data Wrangling Intern that will help us gather data to be published on data.world’s data catalog. You will play a significant role in increasing the number of datasets that our users can find and use for their research and projects. To gather data, you will use both tried and true research techniques and will be encouraged to propose creative approaches. You will be starting from a designated list, but your input will also help contribute to these efforts. Our users range from amazing NGOs, Civic Tech groups around the country, data science students, data hobbyists and beyond.

This internship will give you hands-on experience with data gathering, metadata management, open data best practices, Python scraping, and creative writing.

At data.world you will:

  • Contribute to open data catalog
  • Assist with data partnerships and projects
  • Craft meaningful and compelling, data-driven stories and visualizations

We'd love to see:

  • Experience building SQL queries
  • Experience using Python/R for data analysis and cleanup
  • Familiarity with the open data movement
  • Familiarity with the data.world platform