Data Scientist Intern

About the Employer

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

This internship is for Summer 2021.

Data Scientist Intern

San Mateo, CA


As an intern in the data science team in DSO (Data Strategy & Operations), you will work on projects related to applying data science tools and methods to SIE customer data.

  • Building models to predict customer behaviors
  • Customer segmentation
  • Building data pipelines for feature engineering
  • Communicating the output from data science work with partners across SIE


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree or PhD in Data Science/Computer Science (or related field), and/or within 1 year of their post-graduation date
  • Knowledge of data science methods, for example supervised and unsupervised machine learning, time-series forecasting, natural language processing
  • Able to code in Python and apply common Python libraries for data science, e.g. sci-kit learn
  • Able to query data in SQL
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Highly motivated with outstanding verbal and written communication skills and be able to work with both technical and non-technical partners

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

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