Business Analytics Intern - Summer 2020

SMS Assist, LLC

Business Internship

SMS Assist is looking for a Business Analytics Intern for our 2020 Summer Internship program!

The SMS Assist Summer Internship program is a full-time, paid opportunity that will run from June 8th –August 14th. An internship at SMS Assist will provide an opportunity to work with a fast-paced, growing company in Chicago’s vibrant technology scene. Each intern in our summer group goes through one week of training together as a cohort and are placed in one of our departments, where they’ll spend around 75% of their time throughout the summer. The other 25% is spent engaging in intern-specific activities and learning opportunities, such as executive lunch & learns, personal development workshops, and access throughout the company for informational interviews. During the internship, the program interns will work together on an SMS Assist business case and they will present their findings and ideas at the conclusion of the internship for SMS Assist leadership and other key team members. Of course, we have some fun social events thrown in there as well!

Job Classification

  • This is a full time, non-exempt position
  • The schedule for this position is Monday- Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • The SMS Assist Summer Internship program is a full-time, paid opportunity that will run from June-August. An internship at SMS Assist will provide an opportunity to work with a fast-paced, growing company in Chicago’s vibrant technology scene. At SMS Assist, the internship program is about developing yourself while having a real, memorable, and fun career experience.

Core Responsibilities

The internship role will be in the Business Analytics department.

  • Assist in the generation of departmental business intelligence, data management, reporting and analytics
  • Gather data to help compose monthly reviews of the operational and financial performance of the division
  • Maintain operational reports allowing leaders to analyze the performance of individual members of their team as well as performance of specific clients; identifies trends and works with operations to continuously improve performance
  • Organize, analyze, interpret, and prepare reports on large amounts of raw data with the ability to extract relevant conclusions and trend
  • Maintain operational and financial performance tracking dashboards in Tableau
  • Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data
  • Aid in the modification or enhancement of the internship program

Key Competencies

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills through telephone and email
  • Proficient with Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must be pro-active and have the ability to operate effectively both independently and within a team
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/assignments simultaneously

Education and Experience

  • Must be a rising junior or senior enrolled in a full-time Bachelor’s degree program in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, or Mathematics, or a recent graduate
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future (we are unable to hire on F1 or OPT visas at this time for our summer program)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Traits: Attention to detail, team player, self-directed, and motivated

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Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, and schedule may change at any time with or without notice.

SMS Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.