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Walt Disney Television Data Visualization Internship- FiveThirtyEight- Fall 2019 in New York, New York

FiveThirtyEight is an award-winning site focused on providing data-driven journalism in sports, politics, and science. FiveThirtyEight was founded by Nate Silver.

We are looking for a data visualization intern to help us make charts for the site this fall.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

The internship will include a mix of designing and producing charts and graphics to accompany stories on the site, assisting with reporting and research, creating original stories and — depending on your skill set and level of interest — contributing to larger interactive projects.

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

General comfort with numbers is essential, as is experience with spreadsheet software such as Excel. The ideal candidate will have experience making data graphics using design tools such as Illustrator or programming languages such as JavaScript, Python and R.

Preferred Qualifications:

Other journalism-related programming experience — such as Web-scraping or news app development — is a plus.

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

  • Must be willing to relocate to the New York City area and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

  • Must be available from September to December

  • Must be willing to work 40 hours/week

Job ID: 676722BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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