Data Analytics Intern - Springfield, OH

Springfield, Ohio
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Mar 30, 2018
May 29, 2018
Entry Level
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Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), is a global provider of risk management solutions, protecting where consumers live and the goods they buy. A Fortune 500 company, Assurant focuses on the housing and lifestyle markets, and is among the market leaders in mobile device protection; extended service contracts; vehicle protection; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters insurance; lender-placed homeowners insurance; and mortgage valuation and field services. Assurant is located in 17 countries, with approximately $30 billion in assets and $6 billion in annual revenue for the year ended 2016.

We are seeking a few Data Analytics Interns to come join our team this summer! Assurant provides an excellent learning environment for Interns. They will assist the Data Analytics team to develop deeper analytical tools for our clients and implement creative internal solutions for specific business problems.

Conduct Analysis/Development 80%
  • Assist the Data Analytics Team by performing data collection, data analysis, digital analysis and reporting of key measurements
  • Assist with analyzing and developing innovative new and/or existing process changes
  • Manage Excel spreadsheets for data analysis to support various projects
Project Management 20%
  • Build PowerPoint presentations and present insights from given analyses to the leadership team
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions in the development of new solutions
  • 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 Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Increased hands on experience in SQL, SQL Server, SAS, SharePoint, and more
  • Ability to conduct a business presentation and recommend a course of action based on research and supported by data
  • Understanding of Data Warehouse principles and best practices
  • Ability to draw insights from data set that are actionable for the business

Basic Qualifications:
  • 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. Masters degree candidates will also be considered
  • 2 years of strong Excel and PowerPoint experience
Other skills:
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Experience in SQL Server, Digital Analytics, Machine learning, knowledge of data management/warehousing and Power BI are highly desired