As a Data Scientist Intern at IBM, you will help transform data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development.
Your Role and Responsibilities
START AND END DATES FOR THIS INTERNSHIP ARE DURING SUMMER 2020 (3 MONTHS)
This position is a Junior Data Scientist Internship role with the Chief Analytics Office. You will work alongside consultants, managers, and data scientists to enhance business performance through analytics and data science focused initiatives. Responsibilities include building innovative analytical models, testing and validating models, data gathering and research, fact-based quantitative analysis, interpreting the models in business terms, and communicating findings to business leaders. Are you passionate about harnessing the power of big data and analytics to address real-world business problems and play a key role in influencing change? If so, we want you to apply.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Strong command of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
- Experience with Python, R, SQL, or another programming language
- Understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry
- Experience or coursework in machine learning and/or natural language processing
- Familiarity with statistical modeling through software (e.g. SPSS) or programming language (e.g. Python)
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Ability to collaborate in a team environment
- Live or be willing to relocate to New York
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- BA/BS or MS in Computer Science, Data Science, or another STEM field
- Quantitative data analysis
- Experience with modeling through software (e.g. SPSS) or programming language (e.g. Python)
- Advanced MS Excel skills (e.g. VLOOKUP, Pivot tables)
- Familiarity with machine learning and/or natural language processing
- Develop new problem-solving techniques to build new insights
- Project management experience
- Experience with data visualization tools
About Business Unit
The IBM Chief Analytics Office is an elite analytics consulting team that is tasked by IBM executives to pursue our most complex strategic issues. Our work is a combination of data science and management consulting. Through state of the art technology, and the power of artificial intelligence we strive to improve traditional business decision-making and processes.
Your Life @ IBM
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