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Data Science Intern - Pittsburgh, PA

Location: Sheetz Corporate - PITTSBURGH, PA

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

The Data Science Intern will work with the centralized Research, Analytics, and Data (RAD) team on a project throughout the internship. This position will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to apply learned data science skills to a real world business problem(s) here at Sheetz.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  1. Participate in defining a business case through problem framing and scoping activities.
  2. Work with the RAD team to identify, collect, clean, and analyze data points relevant to the problem.
  3. Apply learned statistical analysis techniques to the data to develop insights.
  4. Prepare a final report of findings and present to business unit leaders.
  5. Assist with ad hoc data analytics requests which will provide insight into other areas of the business

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

Education
    Undergraduate course work in data science, analytics, mathematics, statistics, economics or related field of study
Experience
  • Knowledge of statistical modeling techniques and applications
  • Proficient programming skills in R or Python (SQL preferred but not required)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work as a member of team, but comfortable working independently
  • Strong professionalism and basic business communication skills
Licenses/Certifications
    N/A
Tools & Equipment
    General Office Equipment

 

ABOUT SHEETZ
Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.


Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.


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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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