Netflix Research Summer Internship

Netflix Research Summer Internship

Grab the chance to explore Netflix as a paid intern! Netflix is very excited to offer you a wonderful research summer internship based in Los Gatos, California. The program will be a minimum of 12 weeks, with flexible timing.

This internship aims to offer an experience that mimics what’s like to actually work at this prestigious company. With the support of this blended-learning program, students can gain a strong career foundation while growing both personally and professionally.

It is once in a lifetime opportunity that consists of projects that span machine learning, experimentation and causal inference, analytics, and data engineering. Students in a STEM field engaged in ongoing research at an accredited university, are eligible to participate.

Netflix is a reputed American entertainment company that provides online streaming video-on-demand. It was founded by American entrepreneurs Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in 1997 in Scotts Valley, California.


Internship Location:

This internship will be located in Los Gatos, California.

Internship Duration:

The internship will be a minimum of 12 weeks.

Internship Benefits:

This will be a paid program. Travel and housing support will be provided in the intern offer package.

Eligibility Requirements:

Prospective candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Students in a STEM field engaged in ongoing research at an accredited university and eligible to work in the USA
  • Prior applied experience with statistics or machine learning
  • Experience programming in at least one language
  • Curious, self-motivated, and excited about solving open-ended challenges at Netflix
  • Great communication skills, both oral and written
  • Experience with version control
  • Experience with distributed computing
  • Comfortable writing SQL queries or Spark

Eligible Country:

Domestic and internal students, who are eligible to work in the United States, can apply for this program.

How to Apply:

The application process is entirely online for which you need to complete these steps:

  • Resume or CV with complete contact information (email, phone, mailing address) and a list of relevant coursework and publications (if applicable).
  • A short statement describing your research experiences and interests, and (optionally) their relevance to Netflix Research. For inspiration, have a look at the Netflix research site.
  • Contact information that must include email address, phone number, and website, for two references, one of whom is your academic advisor.
  • Location preference (Los Gatos and/or Los Angeles).
  • Complete the Google form

It is required that the following items must be into a single PDF

Application Deadline:

Please submit your application by January 10, 2021.

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