NYL Data Scientist/Statistician Internship


Posting Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



The Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CDSAi) is the 60-person innovative corporate Analytics group within New York Life. We are a rapidly growing entrepreneurial department which designs, creates, and offers innovative data-driven solutions for many parts of the enterprise. For more information on CDSAi, please visit our website (https://www.newyorklife.com/careers/corporate/data-science).


We are looking to hire summer interns who are graduate students or recent graduates. The internships start in May / June with full time hours (40 hours per week).


Ideal candidates have or are in the process of obtaining a Master’s or PhD in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science with Data Science emphasis or another field which is highly analytical and quantitative. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to gain real-life work experience, develop your skills, and begin building a network in a professional environment.


  • Recipient or in process of obtaining a Master’s or PhD in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or another field which is highly analytical / quantitative in nature
  • Exposure and experience with standard machine learning / statistical techniques: GLM, Logistic Regression, GBM, Random Forests, Experimental Design, etc.
  • Excellent skills in Python or R
  • Good feature engineering skills, ability to use SQL if needed
  • Strong business sense
  • Self-directed and independent


Compensation is competitive. Relocation / housing support will not be provided.

The position is located either in Manhattan (Madison Ave and 27th St; walking distance from Penn Station and Grand Central Station) or remote.






Salary range: $40 per hour 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: No 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 89478




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