Engineering Intern - Emerging Leaders Program - Summer 2019 - Nielsen - Florida - Wizbii

Engineering Intern - Emerging Leaders Program - Summer 2019

  • By Nielsen
  • Florida (Cuba)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Date: Aug 30, 2018

Location: Offsite, FL, US

Company: Nielsen

Engineering Intern - Emerging Leaders Program - Summer 2019 - 24416

Technology and Engineering - USA Offsite, Offsite

Jumpstart Your Career with an Internship in Nielsen’s

Emerging Leaders Program in the Engineering Track!

Today, there were over 500 million Tweets, over 85% of U.S. Consumers used their mobile device while watching TV, and within the next four years, women will control $28 Trillion in annual consumer spending. At Nielsen, you will help analyze and understand what all this means to our consumers, and how it truly influences and drives consumer behavior in what people watch and what people buy .

At Nielsen, we invest in you. Nielsen’s Emerging Leaders Program offers a powerful and unique experience for top undergraduates interested in a leadership career with the world’s leading provider of global marketing information, consumer insights, and business media.

Are You Ready to Join the Team?

New Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) Interns in the Engineering track are challenged with:

High-priority assignments

Intensive training

Leadership development

Mentoring and networking opportunities

Develop Your Future with Nielsen

The Engineering track develops future Nielsen leaders who can provide clients with the innovative data management and technology solutions they need to make critical decisions. Interns take on roles of increasing responsibility as they participate in exciting development experiences.

Examples in Engineering include:

Back-end Engineer - Work with our Engineering teams to develop additional features and enhancements to one of our systems using languages such as Java, Javascript, Python, etc and technologies like Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, etc

Working with innovative technologies - Work with Machine Learning technologies to automate Nielsen processes or perform predictive analysis on Nielsen data

Simple Solutions – Improve operational efficiency (i.e. DevOps) and/or accuracy of a specific measurement system that incorporates complex software, hardware, or both.

A day in the life of an Intern may include: conducting project status updates with team members and key stakeholders; facilitating their team in solving software development problems; attending Lunch & Learn training programs; working on project deliverables; and meeting with project stakeholders.

Internships: Building towards YOUR future

An Emerging Leaders Internship is definitely NOT just a summer job! You get to experience firsthand what it is like to work in the Nielsen environment. You’ll be exposed to our full-time Emerging Leaders Program by meeting and working with program Associates. You’ll work on projects involving significant business needs such as simplification, integration, business process improvement or project management. Sample assignments include:

Deepen Technical Skills - Learn new programming technologies to apply cutting-edge solutions to Nielsen’s measurement systems.

Challenging the status quo- Rapidly prototype software solutions to new and existing Nielsen problems to streamline technical and operational efficiency.

Develop a Business Case -Evaluate new business intelligence software to develop a recommendation on upgrading.

Simplify Solutions - Improve accuracy and/or operational efficiency of a specific software system through DevOps

Candidate Opportunities:

For the Summer of 2019, we are offering qualified Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 graduates the following:

Intern assignments Tampa, FL

June through mid-August internships

Competitive hourly salary

Generous sign-on bonus to defray housing and temporary relocation cost

Selection Criteria:

Strong academic record (minimum overall GPA of 3.0)

Current enrollment in an undergraduate degree program in :

Software Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering (must have experience in Software).

Computer Science

Fewer than two years’ full-time work experience

Leadership experience (classroom, campus, summer jobs)

Passion and desire for leadership opportunities and development

Permanent work authorization in the United States required

Ability to work in the Tampa Bay Area, FL

Coursework in financials, statistics or programming languages

Initiative, creativity and passion to deliver results to our clients

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Strong communication skills

Effective decision-making and problem-solving abilities for more information!


About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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