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Summer Trainee, Data Science


Espoo, FI

Country/Region:  FI
Job Area:  Information Technology
Business Unit:  IT

Come and create change with us! 🌍


Join us as Summer Trainee, Data Science


We invite you to be part of our transformation journey, to grow with us. We empower you to show initiative in innovating and creating ideas. Your job with us will be meaningful and support your future career. 


This feedback is from our former trainees: 

“The atmosphere in my team was friendly and welcoming”

“My team supported me”

“For me it was important that the work I did was meaningful”

“The working environment was international”

Meet some of our trainees from last summer!  


We are eager to hear what you will say after the summer of 2023! 


We are now looking for multiple Summer Trainees to join our IT’s Data Science team in Finland. IT Data Science team builds and maintains data science solutions for the whole Neste in all business areas and for common functions. 


Your tasks will include but are not be limited to:


  • Machine learning pipeline: data feature/variable investigation activities for modelling, including e.g. text variables, image variables and time series variables
  • Developing statistical models with the team to generate production ready candidates
  • Application testing according to test plan (incl. documenting)
  • Data cleaning activities for migrations


You will work closely with the Neste data science community to support Neste strategy through analytics.  


To be successful in this role, we expect you to be motivated to learn, and enjoy working with a team for which safety, sustainability and professionalism are key elements of work. Hunger for learning and sharing new ideas will be the cornerstone of your summer success. We are looking for candidates with a proactive and enthusiastic approach to work in our IT data science team.


Additionally, we see that the best combination of experiences, skills and background in this position would be:


  • Basic background on descriptive statistics and data wrangling
  • Basic knowledge of project work
  • Good command of English
  • Experience with scripting languages (python, R or similar) 


By joining Neste this summer, you also join our global trainee community of 400 young talents in each of our business areas and support functions. Throughout the summer, our global #SummerWithNeste program entails a range of informative and inspiring events and activities. Visit to find out more.


All applicants must be students at the time of applying. Your salary will be determined based on  the job and its requirements, your relevant previous working experience and the number of course credits you have from your studies. The planned time period for the summer job is 1.5.-31.8.2023.


Please apply by February 6th, 2023. 


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