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Market & Customer Information Intern
SRP | Phoenix, Arizona
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Job Description

Job Brief

The student intern will gain a general understanding of how research and analysis is conducted and applied in an electric utility. In addition, the intern will be a part of a small team that will:

  • Transform business problems into research questions
  • Cleanse dirty data
  • Work with big data (interval meter reads) and combine data from multiple sources
  • Apply statistical techniques and impart their knowledge to the team
  • Improve their communication skills by presenting information to non-experts in a way that is actionable
  • Improve their T-SQL skills
  • Build a network of professionals and improve soft skills (Listening, negotiation, business acumen).

Job Responsibilities

The SRP Market Research department is charged with providing analytic and modeling support on various projects and the intern's responsibilities would include:

  1. Developinng propensity models to augment the SQL Server data warehouse. These models will support new product development, acquiring new customers or retaining existing customers.
  2. Data mining to uncover insights into customer satisfaction and/or customer participation in specific programs.


  • Knowledge of a statistical language (R, SAS or SPSS) is required.
  • Strong knowledge of statistical methods such as regression models and cluster analysis is required.
  • T-SQL programming knowledge is desirable.
  • Data visualization or PowerPoint presentation skills are desirable for conveying results to a business audience.

Additional Information

Salt River Project, the nation's third-largest public power and water utility is looking for a talented student currently pursuing a Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Analytics or comparable discipline.

Applicant must be enrolled and attending a minimum of six (6) college credits per semester.

This is a paid internship ($18.46 per hour) for a graduate student working 15-20 hours per week..



Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 5341

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.




About SRP

SRP is two entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona; and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a private corporation. The District provides electricity to more than 860,000 retail customers in the Phoenix area. It operates or participates in eight major power plants and numerous other generating stations, including thermal, nuclear, natural gas and hydroelectric sources. The Association delivers nearly 1 million acre-feet of water to a service area in central Arizona. An extensive water delivery system is maintained and operated by the Association, including reservoirs, wells, canals and irrigation laterals.

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