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🚀 Internship

Data Science Intern (Foundation Model Applications) - 2024 Summer (PHD)

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Jose

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the Data Science Intern (Foundation Model Applications) position at TikTok must be a PHD student in quantitative majors, with proficiency in SQL, Python, or R, a basic understanding of statistics, experimentation and machine learning, and the ability to communicate analysis results to a non-technical audience. Intern experience in data science or analytics is a plus, along with the ability to commit to a 12-week internship during Summer 2024 and maintain ongoing work authorization.
  • The Data Science Intern will analyze user behavior and product features, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and contribute to improving the user experience and growth of TikTok globally.

Summer Internship

DataSan Jose


  • We are looking for talented individuals to join us for an internship in 2024. Internships at TikTok aim to offer students industry exposure and hands-on experience. Turn your ambitions into reality as your inspiration brings infinite opportunities at TikTok.
  • Internships at TikTok aim to provide students with hands-on experience in developing fundamental skills and exploring potential career paths. A vibrant blend of social events and enriching development workshops will be available for you to explore. Here, you will utilize your knowledge in real-world scenarios while laying a strong foundation for personal and professional growth. This Internship Program runs for 12 weeks beginning in May/June 2024


  • Currently pursuing PHD degree in quantitative majors, such as data science, statistics, computer science, math, physics
  • Graduating December 2024 onwards with the intent to return to degree program after the completion of the internship
  • Able to commit to working for 12 weeks during Summer 2024
  • Fluency in SQL, Python, or R
  • The ability to communicate analysis results to a non-technical audience
  • Basic understanding of statistics, experimentation and machine learning
  • Plus: intern experience in data science, analytics or similar fields previously
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • The primary role of a Data Science Intern for our Data team is to conduct analysis on user behavior, product features and content ecosystem to generate business insights that could be applied to actionable improving initiatives. You will work closely with cross-function teams, such as PM\RD\MLE, to improve user experience and fulfill the growth of TikTok in all different regions.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Jose