Location: DC Metro Area
Corporate Area: PBS KIDS
Department: Product and Technology
Supervisor Title: Senior Manager, Technology
Time Commitment: 40 hours/week, June 2023 – August 2023
Compensation: $15/hour for undergraduate students, $17/hour for graduate students
Come work with PBS KIDS, Technology Services to build a recommendation engine for PBS KIDS content. Research, design, and build a system for content producers to build out playlists of related videos, articles, and games by topic using keywords. These playlists could be deployed to various distribution channels such as our website, video applications, and YouTube channel. You will learn about the media landscape by working with engineers and producers at PBS.
Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Requirements for success:
- Enrolled in college level computer science or related program for at least a year.
- A desire to learn about recommendation systems and techniques.
- An interest in graph data models.
- Effective communication skills.
Skills the Intern may gain:
We hope the intern experience will help you understand recommendation engines, methods for processing data, present findings, and learn about the modern media environment. We hope that by taking ownership of this project, you will gain skills by taking part in a unique software internship.
PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia.