Data Scientist Intern - Global Marketing

Location
Carlsbad, California
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 20, 2018
Closes
Jan 22, 2019
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Internship
Hours
Part Time
Minimum Experience Required
2 years
Manages Others?
No
Job Description

Job Title

Data Scientist Intern – Global Marketing


When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.


Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs, and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.


Summary of Internship

The Data Scientist Internship position provides an opportunity for data science students who are currently pursuing a data science, statistics, operations research or quantitative business degree to get hands on experience working with marketers in a fast-paced digital marketing and sales environment. The software intern will contribute to development projects and advance best design practices. The position starts in June, paid working 40 hours per week through August. Opportunity exists for this position to continue through the academic year on a part-time basis to allow for class schedules.


Essential Functions

  • Be involved with building and presenting predictive models
  • Be involved with acquiring and modifying data from databases.
  • Develop strategy and define metrics needed to quantify performance of predictive models.
  • Execute strategy to build and validate alternative predictive models that incorporate different data sources.
  • Support a variety of marketing activities and may be assigned to a variety of marketing tasks throughout the department
  • Provide feedback on specifications and designs
  • Learn about data science and marketing through daily activities.
  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements
  • Specific tasks will be tailored to the data science intern’s experience level and abilities
  • A data science intern works under the close supervision of data scientists, marketers and marketing managers.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve
  • Desire to build and improve predictive models
  • Familiarity with Probabilistic models such as Pareto NBD and Beta Geometric.
  • Exceptional customer focus
  • Desire to teach other data scientists about methods in area of expertise
  • Expertise with Python, SQL.
  • Aptitude for writing software programs

Qualifications

  • Student currently enrolled in classes leading to a MS in Business Analytics, MS in Statistics, MIS, MS in Applied Mathematics or MS in Computer Science/Engineering.
  • Exceptional quantitative aptitude and skills.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

































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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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