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Posted:
9/18/2019
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Education
Data Science Intern (Summer, 2020)
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Westfield Group, Insurance | Westfield Center, OH
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Job Description

BUILD YOUR FUTURE, WHILE PROTECTING THEIRS.

Your future is bright. Promising. And full of endless possibilities. Explore those possibilities at Westfield, where our interns work on projects that make a difference. This is your chance to showcase your talents while we guide you in setting achievable career aspirations. From actuarial to event planning, we offer a wide range of opportunities for you to develop and grow in your chosen academic area.

Data Science Intern (Summer, 2020) Job Summary

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour.

Campus Housing: Housing may be available to those who live 40 miles or greater from the corporate offices in Westfield Center, OH.

An intern is focused on developing business acumen. The intern will gain leadership experience in their assigned business unit. Typically, an intern is given a project to complete or is assigned day-to-day activities to assist the business unit. An intern actively participates in the summer internship program.

The Data Science Intern utilizes advanced quantitative analysis to derive findings, identify impacts, and to formulate ideas, options, and recommended actions. Advises stakeholders of findings to drive more informed business decisions. Incorporates the use of data to effectively communicate complex technical and analytical business concepts and content.

Additionally, the intern will utilize advanced mathematical and programming techniques to derive findings, identify impacts, and to formulate ideas, options, and recommended actions. Advises stakeholders of findings to drive more informed business decisions. In addition, the intern will utilize extensive knowledge of and experience with programming languages, technologies, and techniques to build models. Finally, the intern will incorporate the use of data to effectively communicate complex technical and analytical business concepts and content, identify potential sources of data, extracts and prepares data to ensure the most complete, highest quality data is used.

Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance)

1. Assists business unit with work assigned to them. This often includes, but is not limited to, project work and coverage of day-to-day activities within the business unit.

2. Actively participates in summer internship program events including Lunch & Learns.

3. Conducts research and/or other work for projects assigned.

4. May be responsible for department administrative and support duties.

5. Develops business acumen through interactions and shadowing with other professionals.

6. Attends business unit meetings as assigned.

7. Creates and delivers presentations.

8. Travels occasionally in order to participate in special assignments, training, and/or travel between office locations.

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

1. Junior or graduate student level actively pursuing a four-year or advanced degree in Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, Actuarial Science or related discipline

2. Knowledge of and experience with mathematical techniques used in data science (e.g. predictive analytics and machine learning, text mining, image recognition, optimization, discrete-event simulation, clustering, and anomaly detection).

3. Knowledge of and experience with programming languages such as SQL , Python, and TensorFlow.

4. Proven ability to learn and apply complex technical material.

5. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently.

6. Valid driver's license and a driving record that conforms to company standards.

Physical Requirements (specific to the role)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Ability to work effectively in an office environment for 40+ hours per week (including sitting, standing and working on a computer for extended periods of time).
* Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as: telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc.
* Ability to travel as required.
* Depending on assigned department, physical requirements may vary in severity.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management.

Enjoy a casual-dress atmosphere while taking advantage of a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our internship program starts your career and encourages you to set meaningful goals and objectives while you are with us. You will meet with key leaders, job shadow, make presentations and have fun along the way!

To learn more about Westfield and the opportunities available, please visit us at westfieldinsurance.com.