Data Science Intern - Research Scientist/Experimentation & Marketplace

Data Science Intern - Research Scientist/Experimentation & Marketplace

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Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

Etsy is looking for Data Science Interns to join our Experimentation Science Team for Summer 2021.

We are committed to advancing the fields around E-commerce by building technologies to help understand our customers and the world. We are seeking individuals passionate in areas such as Causal Inference, Experimentation Science, Causal Machine Learning and Marketplace Economics.

What we are working on

  • Causal Inference 

  • Large Experiment Design and Analysis

  • Quasi Experimentation

  • Causal Machine Learning

  • Explainability in Machine Learning

  • Online and Offline Evaluation of Machine Learning Models

  • Marketplace Economics including Pricing, Mechanism Design

For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.


  • You are currently enrolled in a full-time Ph.D degree program in Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Operations Research, Engineering, and returning to the program after the completion of the internship.
  • You have familiarity and experience or are interested in publishing papers at top-tier  conferences/journals in your field.

  • You have strong analytical and quantitative skills. 

  • You have strong technical and programming skills. You are familiar with relevant technologies and languages (e.g. Python, R, C++, etc.). You have experience in or desire to learn Big Data technologies (e.g. BigQuery, pyspark, etc.).

  • You have demonstrated the capability to review and write technical papers.

  • You can contribute research that can be applied to Etsy product development.

  • You have the ability to quickly prototype ideas and can solve complex problems by adapting creative approaches.

  • You are a strong collaborator and communicator and you enable the engineers around you to grow and learn.  

What's Next

Hit Apply Now to upload a resume and feel free to point us to your latest publication and any other online presence you may have including Github, Weblogs and others.

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you’ve hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don’t want you to be like everyone else — we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you’re all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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