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Data Science Intern, Summer 2021

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Integral Ad Science

Integral Ad Science

Data Science Intern, Summer 2021

Chicago, IL
  • Responsibilities

    Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global technology and data company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions for the advertising industry and we're looking for students to spend the summer with us. If you are excited about award winning Data Science projects, have a desire to learn Big Data technologies, and how to productize a model, then IAS is the place for you. As a Data Science Intern of the team you'll be partnered with a senior team member and work with machine learning, natural language processing, and image recognition to solve complex ad tech problems.

    The Data Science team is a high-profile team at the center of innovation and a major contributor to the company's core products. The types of challenges we solve attract people from industry and academia alike with diverse backgrounds ranging from machine learning, physics, biology, and neuroscience; to finance and economics. We're passionate about maintaining an open and collaborative environment, where team members bring their own unique style of thinking and tools to the table.


    • Build ML models to evaluate the environment in which ads are served
    • Build unsupervised and supervised ML models for device verification
    • Develop approaches for differentiating human and bot behaviors
    • Study deep learning video classification algorithms
    • Investigate and combat algorithmic bias
    • Attend intern activities designed to allow you to develop your skills, better understand your career interests and identify opportunities for future employment
    • Network with other interns and IAS employees
  • Qualifications


    • Currently pursuing a PhD, MSc (or advanced BSc) in CS, Math, Engineering, Statistics or other quantitative fields
    • Familiar with Machine Learning techniques, possibly (but not necessarily) with a focus on natural language processing or image/video analysis
    • Proven experience in Python and working knowledge of SQL would be a plus
    • Self-learner and able to quickly pick up new systems and technologies with guidance
    • Detail oriented, problem-driven and not afraid to solve complex problems
    • Great communication and presentation skills, team-oriented


    IAS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.


    We collect personal information (PI) from you in connection with your application for employment or engagement with IAS, including the following categories of PI: identifiers, personal records, commercial information, professional or employment or engagement information, non-public education records, and inferences drawn from your PI. We collect your PI for our purposes, including performing services and operations related to your potential employment or engagement. For additional details or if you have questions, contact us at TO LEARN MORE, PLEASE VISIT HTTP://INTEGRALADS.COM/ AND HTTPS://MUSE.CM/2T8EGLN Attention agency/3rd party recruiters: IAS does not accept any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles. If you are interested in becoming an IAS recruiting partner, please send an email introducing your company to We will get back to you if there's interest in a partnership.


  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising
  • About Us

    Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital ad verification, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people in safe and suitable environments. IAS’s mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world’s leading brands, publishers and platforms. We do this through data-driven technologies with actionable real-time signals and insight. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, IAS works with thousands of top advertisers and premium publishers worldwide. IAS is part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of companies. For more information, visit