Investment Data Analytics Intern (Asset Management)

Employer
Assurant
Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 15, 2018
Closes
May 14, 2018
Ref
53171#GIJ--Assurant.2
Category
Entry Level
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Assurant's Asset Management team seeks a Data Analytics Intern to assist in research projects involving the collection, structuring, analysis, and presentation of financial and investment related data. Responsible for building tools to interact with a variety of data sources including Bloomberg, US Government and government agencies, CoStar, and other third-party vendors, among others. The Data Analytics Intern will also work with others to structure and manage data, while providing analysis and insights in usable format to investment team members.

Primary job responsibilities include:

- Research and data collection (30%)

- Systems management (20%)

- Data processing and analysis (20%)

- Creating presentations and visual media to display insights (20%)

- Other ad-hoc responsibilities as needed (10%)

Basic and Preferred Qualifications:

- Currently pursuing a bachelors or masters degree at an accredited college or university

- Ability to work 10-15 hours/week during spring semester and 40 hours/week for 2018 Summer

- Database knowledge including experience with SQL

- Coursework and/or 1+ year experience with statistical programming in a language such as R or Python preferred

- Advanced skills in MS Excel, including VBA

- Coursework and/or 1+ year experience with Microsoft BI or other business intelligence tools

- Demonstrated creative aptitude and deep curiosity for economics, financial markets, and investing

- Strong writing and communication skills


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