Corporate Functions Intern - Associate Data Scientist

Virtual Req #21000
Friday, May 6, 2022
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Corporate Functions Intern - Associate Data Scientist

We are looking for someone with a related major and interest in data science, analytics, or finance. This internship position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to gain exposure to the forecasting and demand planning process of a growth organization. As part of the data science team, this intern will partner closely with leaders in our Finance, Content, Growth and Retention teams.

  • The successful candidate will help to model and analyze data to support decision-making to optimize investments, as well as translate results into impactful data stories for executive presentations.
  • Technically, they will get to participate in the development of econometric models and other statistical analyses.
  • The intern will work at least 40 hours per week during the 10-week summer semester.
  • The work schedule will be determined by the manager and may include outside normal duty hours and weekends.
  • The intern is considered an integral part of the Enterprise Data Organization and as such, their ideas and input will be valued


  • Data science, finance, economics, computer science (or similar) majors with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to analyze data, decipher trends, and develop and explain the story behind the numbers
  • Proficiency in advanced MS Excel, SQL and Python is a must.
  • Experience in BigQuery is a plus
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, very collaborative and environment
  • Must possess a keen analytical mindset and high capability to plan, organize and prioritize work - balancing resources, skills, and priorities to achieve success.
  • Highly driven self-starter, motivated, and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills


Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee’s race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant’s disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals’ application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.’s Recruitment Department at

Other details

  • Job Family Intern
  • Job Function General Administration
  • Pay Type Hourly