Job Posting: Seattle Mariners Baseball Analytics Intern

Position: Seattle Mariners Baseball Analytics Intern

Location: Seattle

We are seeking an individual with a background in statistical analysis and a passion for baseball. The position will work directly alongside the analytics team on a wide range of projects, providing ample opportunity to directly impact front office decision-making. Start and end dates are flexible, and we will consider applicants who are available for only the summer of 2018, but preference for candidates that can start by Feb. 1.


  • Statistical modeling and analysis of a variety of data sources including Statcast, Trackman and proprietary data sets.
  • Ad hoc queries and quantitative research.
  • Various game-day duties and support for all departments within Baseball Operations.

While many candidates are no doubt capable, we desire a skillset that can impact, innovate and add value immediately. Specific qualifications include:

  • A strong foundation in mathematics, statistics, computer science and/or engineering.
  • High level of experience with either R or Python.
  • Track record of original baseball research.
  • Experience with any of pitch level data, hit vector data, biomechanical data.
  • Experience with predictive modeling.

To Apply:
Please apply here.

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Paul Swydan used to be the managing editor of The Hardball Times, a writer and editor for FanGraphs and a writer for and The Boston Globe. Now, he owns The Silver Unicorn Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Acton, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @Swydan. Follow the store @SilUnicornActon.

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If one could ” impact, innovate and add value immediately” why accept an internship?