Nielsen is a leading global information & measurement company and provides market research, insights & data about what people watch and listen to. Nielsen Rotterdam, formerly known as Pointlogic, is a global market leader in strategic marketing solutions and provides customised decision-support systems to improve marketing effectiveness. Our products are backed by powerful analytical methods, extensive research and (big) data to enhance and enrich our customers' marketing tools and processes. The combination of software and analytics allows our customers to make more informed strategic and tactical business decisions, ultimately leading to greater ROI from marketing budgets. We have product users in more than 80 countries around the globe, and with our tools, we support the decisions of large advertisers, media owners and media agencies, both on a tactical and strategic level. 

Who are you?

We are a team of 100+ (and growing) energetic, highly educated people with backgrounds in mathematics / econometrics, software development & IT, business administration and market research. A bunch of smart heads? Maybe a little, but foremost we are a highly motivated and creative team that works hard to finish the job. An open atmosphere, mutual respect, time for social contacts and time for fun are important ingredients within our company.

What are the career opportunities for students and starters within Nielsen?

If you join us, you will work in an exciting media and marketing world, which combines creativity, mathematics, econometrics and marketing analytics to maximum effect. You can start with writing your thesis with us and working on a project or just writing your thesis. We also sometimes have the option to offer students a part-time job, aside from their study curriculum.  Often students that choose to join us during their studies, end up by starting as an Associate Data Scientist, after the graduation of their Master programme. 

What kind of students are you looking for?

Econometrics students that are looking for a thesis internship position, or for a part-time student position or a combination of these options.