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Data Science/Behavioral Analytics Intern

  • United States Virtual
  • R-98550
  • Intern/Temp
  • Full Time
  • Added

We are seeking multiple Data Science/Behavioral Analytics Interns to join our team! Positions include AI, Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Behavioral Analytics.   Assurant provides an excellent learning environment for Interns. They will assist the Advanced Data Analytics team to develop deeper analytical tools for our clients and implement creative internal solutions for specific business problems.

This job description is for 2 roles on the Advanced Analytics team. One for a Data Science Internship and one for a Behavioral Analytics internship. 

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

Conduct Analysis/Development:

  • Assist the Data Analytics Team by performing data collection, data analysis, digital analysis, modeling and reporting of key measurements
  • Assist with analyzing and developing innovative new and/or existing process changes
  • AI/ML Interns will gain experience using various state of the art tools and framework, designing and developing machine learning solutions from various format and content of data, including audio, image and structured and non-structured texts

Project Management:

  • Build PowerPoint presentations and present insights from given analyses to the leadership team
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions in the development of new solutions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Assist in the development of process mapping, standard operating procedures and work instructions

In this opportunity the intern has the potential to gain experience, enhanced skill sets, and competencies that will make them more prepared for future roles:

  • Exposure to corporate environments
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving Skills
  • Increased hands-on experience in Python, Scala, R, SQL, SharePoint, Power BI/Tableau
  • Process and analyze industrial level data on big data platforms including Hadoop, TensorFlow, Spark, CUDA and more
  • Understanding of advanced Statistics, Probability, Machine and Deep Learning algorithms
  • Understanding of Data Warehouse principles and best practices
  • Ability to draw insights from enriched content data set that are actionable for the business
  • Design, develop, and implement novel deep learning, computer vision and language modeling algorithms for unique use cases
  • Design and build novel/custom neural networks architectures
  • Evaluate accuracy and quality of the designed models as well as data sources

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • Minimum of 2nd year completed and currently enrolled in 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Business Management, Information Systems, or related program of study. Master’s degree candidates will also be considered
  • 2 years of strong Excel, Power BI/Tableau and PowerPoint experience
  • Familiarity with Python or R and relevant libraries (NumPy, Pandas, Sciki-Learn, Matplotlib, Seaborn, etc.)
  • Data cleaning and transformation capabilities
  • General understanding of data science process flow
  • Proficient with SQL Query language and relevant techniques (tables, indexing, filtering, joins, Window functions, etc.)
  • General understanding of statistical learning principles
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and possess excellent follow up skills
  • Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Professional demeanor
  • Sustains a positive outlook and views challenges as opportunities
  • Analytical/strategic thinker
  • Ability to quickly learn new applications
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and the corresponding ability to quickly provide sound decisions and perform tasks with less than complete information
  • This is a remote position

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Currently pursuing a Master or Ph.D. degree program in the following fields: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematical Sciences - Applied Mathematics or Statistics or Computational Physics or Operations Research, or equivalent fields
  • Strong hands-on capabilities, familiar with Windows and/or Linux operations systems and applications
  • Proficient in one or multiple programming languages in Python, C++, Scala are preferred
  • Experience in advanced data analytics and visualization tools including Microsoft Office Suite, Power BI/Tableau, Django, Flask, TensorFlow.js, etc.
  • Experience in SQL/NoSQL, Digital Analytics, Machine learning, and knowledge of data management/warehousing are highly desired
  • 1+ year of related work experience or equivalent project experience
  • Experience with big data, deep learning frameworks and cloud computing platforms, like Spark, CUDA, TensorFlow, Keras, OpenCV, Azure, AWS, GCP
  • Experience with containerization technologies in Docker and Kubernetes is a plus

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The target pay for this intern role is $18.00/hr - $25.00/hr. The amount may differ due to a wide range of factors, including candidate background, experience and work location.


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Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant and why they tend to stay. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We believe that staying on top doesn’t mean sacrificing our values. We believe clarity of vision and a sense of purpose will carry us forward. And we take charge of our own success. We call it The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

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