Data Science Internship - Maps Evaluation

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Oct 12, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114389517
At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Maps Evaluation team is seeking a Summer 2019 Data Science intern to join the Apple Maps team. We are a multi-functional group of Data Scientists and subject matter experts focusing on the evaluation of Maps services and features. Our group works directly with the engineering teams responsible for search, routing, recommendation and other algorithms, and tackles many types of problems, including design of experiments, AB testing, exploratory data analysis, machine learning and data mining. Come help with hands-on work in a small innovative team and you will be part of building the next big thing!

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with big data using technologies like Hadoop, Hive, and Spark Experience with Scala/Java
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization
  • Experience with statistical programming (e.g., R, Python) and database languages (e.g., SQL)
  • Experience with large scale machine learning algorithms
  • Some knowledge of information retrieval and/or the mapping/transportation industry is helpful
  • Experience with AB testing is helpful


You will work along senior engineers to craft insightful metrics and design effective experiments to identify successful, and unsuccessful Maps features. You will mine a large volume of data to derive actionable insights for product improvements and automate these systems in a replicable and scalable way. A successful intern candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate findings to engineering partners, product management teams across Apple. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Education & Experience

Pursuing a MS or PhD in Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Operations Research, or similar are preferred.

Additional Requirements