Plotly is the creator of the leading visualization and application development software for data scientists, with over six million users and more than $12-million in venture capital and government funding. With offices in Montréal, Quebec, and Cambridge, Massachusetts, Plotly is a high-growth company that is transforming how scientists, engineers, and business analysts visualize data through precedent-setting open-source software. Our work culture engenders skill-sharing, work-life balance, and open discussion.
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 Fortune 500 companies. As the DashR 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:
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!
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: Experience with React.JS and Node.JS frameworks
Bonus: Experience with Dash and Plotly frameworks
What we can offer you
Our Montréal office
Great location in the heart of Mile End
Updated, attractive, and dog friendly, with a well-stocked snack and beverage bar
Catered office-wide lunches on Fridays
Event space that hosts community meet-ups (e.g. Lighthouse Labs, R-Ladies, MTL Data)
Plotly is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. If you require any accommodations, please let us know in advance.
We’re looking forward to getting to know you!