DashR Analytics Applications - Summer and Fall Interns


Application Deadline: 

February and September 1, 2019

At Plotly’s Montreal office, you’ll work alongside a diverse team of scientists, engineers and programmers who are building industry-leading data visualization and analytics software. Our technology has made it to desks at Google, NASA, MIT and Tesla, and as a Dash Intern, you’ll have a seat at the table to take ownership of your work and share your ideas to steer the future of data visualization.

You can expect to gain:
●    Proficiency with R, Python, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Plotly and Dash as you design and build data analytics applications for financial, life sciences, automotive and energy sectors, to name a few.
●    Knowledge of data visualization and analytics best practices, and data manipulation skills.
●    Portfolio pieces: interactive analytics applications that will be published on Plotly’s website, in newsletters, and possibly demo it to industry partners.
●    Insights into crafting your own data visualizations, and the ability to communicate more effectively in academic or professional settings.
●    Professional development in a dynamic, open and empowering work culture.

You’ll be responsible for:
●    Designing and building data analytics applications with Plotly’s ever-growing open-source Dash Python and Dash R frameworks. For examples (in Python) across all industries: https://dash.plot.ly/gallery 
●    Exploring and visualizing data from diverse sources using diverse tools like network graphs, heatmaps, time series, histograms, choropleths, 3D surface plots and statistical charts… to name a few. Not familiar with some of these? We’ll introduce you.
●    Providing feedback and recommendations about what applications or components you think would benefit the Dash open-source community.

What you need:
●    Current university student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree 
●    Experience with HTML and CSS
●    Prior experience writing R code and familiarity with git + GitHub (in a solo and team) environment. Please send us a link to one of your repositories featuring R code!
●    Experience with data.table or "Tidyverse"-related packages for data management and manipulation, and Plotly required
●    Basic knowledge of fundamental data structures  
●    Ability to learn quickly and adapt to different challenges
●    Adept written, oral and interpersonal skills
●    Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status, and eligible to work in Canada according to the laws and regulations of the province or territory where you live
●    Not currently employed as a paid employee for any other company or organization

●    Bonus: Familiarity with JavaScript and Python
●    Bonus: Experience with React.JS and Node.JS frameworks
●    Bonus: Experience with Dash and Plotly frameworks

Interested applicants please forward your cover letter and resume to Ms Ansona Ching (ansona@plot.ly).

More information:
Visit https://plot.ly/company/careers/ and @plotly on Instagram to learn more about our work culture, office space, company values and open positions.