Vacancy Details

Data analytics and User Behaviour Intern at Mumsnet - Exclusive to UCL Summer Internship Scheme
Location: London
Position: Analyst
Salary: £9.75 per hour (London Living Wage)
Date Posted: 20 March 2017
Vacancy Type: UCL Internship
Job Description:
Company: Mumsnet
Job title: Data analytics and User Behaviour Intern
Job type: Summer Internship
Location: Greenwood, London NW5
£9.75 Per hour (London Living Wage)

Duration: 6 weeks full-time either from 12th June - 21st July, or from 10th July - 18th August
Application Deadline: 2pm Monday 3rd April 2017
The Company

Mumsnet is the UK’s largest platform for parents.

We have over 10 million monthly users.  Mumsnet is a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about parenting, pregnancy,education and beyond.

Alongside our discussion forums, where parents exchange advice and opinions, we have high profile web chats, product reviews, recipes, local information, competitions, a book club and are home to the Mumsnet Blogger's Network of 5,000 people.

We are around 100 people in great offices in Kentish Town, North London.  Including tech, product management, editorial, commercial and HR.

Aims of the internship
We are looking for a fantastic intern to support our data analytics initiatives.   The objective is to help develop a new research and ‘audience activation’ product for large brands and agencies to connect with parents.
Activities, duties and responsibilities
  • Analyse our data using tools like Google Analytics and a Business Intelligence tool to look for interesting insights into searching and browsing trends and topics that users are talking about

  • Create written commentary, updated weekly that brands would be interested in to understand different types of parents.

Skills and Experience that would be useful for this internship - applications will be shortlisted on this criteria

  • High level data analysis skills.  Being comfortable looking at graphs and data reports and exploring dashboards to uncover insights of interest

  • Writing skills. To be able to describe in a brief and engaging way about what you are seeing relating to user behaviours and interests

Please note: If you are successful in being made an offer from the company for this internship, you will need to complete an Internship Agreement Letter and return this to UCL Careers before the internship starts.
Benefits and tangible skills/ experience the intern will gain by the end of the internship
  • Experience of working in a fast moving, fun digital business

  • Web analytics and business intelligence skills

  • Research and Development. 

  • Exposure to early stage product development

Degree backgrounds that might be particularly relevant for this internship

  • Computer Science

  • Geography

  • Media and Marketing

  • Mathematics 

This opportunity is part of the UCL Careers Summer Internship Scheme. Part of the wage for the successful intern is provided by Santander Universities, but the successful intern will be paid the full amount through the host company's payroll as normal.


Note: By applying for this vacancy below, you confirm that you are a current UCL student, recent UCL graduate or member of UCL research staff only. You must submit a cover letter tailored specifically to this role as part of the application.

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles, we will unfortunately be unable to respond to each application individually. Only successful applicants will be contacted directly by the recruiter offering this vacancy.

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