DATA SCIENCE -INTERN

Foot Locker, Inc. - New York, NY3.9

30 days agoInternshipEstimated: $96,000 - $120,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
OVERVIEW
Foot Locker, Inc. is the world’s leading retailer of athletically inspired footwear and apparel. Our brands include Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Eastbay, Champs Sports, Footaction, and SIX:02. We are at the heart of the sport and sneaker community. We work to inspire and empower youth culture every day and make it our mission to fuel a shared passion for self-expression.

Foot Locker offers paid internships at our corporate locations in New York, NY, Camp Hill, PA, Bradenton, FL, Wausau, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Chicago, IL, and Junction City, KS. As an Intern you will learn about the retail and ecommerce industry; participate in a collaborative business project, volunteer opportunities, and corporate training. Be a part of the team that leads innovation in the athletic ecommerce industry and wear cool kicks to work every day!

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Data Science Intern will work with leading data scientists and other analysts in the high-end retail fashion area. The intern will collaborate with other members of the data team to discover insights, causalities, create predictive models, machine-learning algorithms and other transformational initiatives at Foot Locker. The intern will also work on solving business problems by generating insights using data analysis.

Familiarity with latest tools and techniques required to perform tasks like: exploratory data discoveries, data science research, data mining, building data products, and communicating findings to key stakeholders
Some exposure to data product development, qualitative & quantitative research techniques, predictive and prescriptive modeling techniques, machine learning, deep learning, AI, complex data movement and cleansing, API based integration, Restful API – all at web scales
Ability to interact with internal product owners to analyze a problem and articulate a solution and plan
Acts as a student of the business by partnering with them to help determine current and on-going needs by gaining further knowledge into their processes
Strong understanding of agile delivery
Reliable and consistent ability to deliver on commitments that he/she makes
Maintain a reasonable amount of documentation to improve quality and reduce risk
A desire to constantly learn.

QUALIFICATIONS
To qualify for an internship with Foot Locker, individuals must:

Be a junior or senior in college, or a Spring 2019 graduate
Currently enrolled in Masters Degree or PhD. in a science, math, engineering, computer science or otherwise research-based field

Arrange the internship with the educational institution on a for-credit basis, if necessary.
Schedule according to the following business hours: Summer internship hours are Monday-Friday (40 hours/week). Internships begin on June 3, 2019 and end August 16, 2019. Any exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS

The candidate must be able to communicate with others in a simple, clear, and understandable manner. Must also have the ability to read and interpret all forms of communication. The ability to write reports for management and professional correspondence, as well as to speak effectively before peers, management, customers, and other associates of the organization is required.

REASONING ABILITY

The candidate must effectively plan and execute unusual and difficult work. Takes initiative and is decisive and quick, when appropriate, all while adhering to the team’s standards and patterns and practices. Must have the ability to solve intermediate to complex problems and deal with ambiguity where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Deals constructively with conflict and disagreement.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
BENEFITS

Casual dress environment
Employee discount
Volunteer opportunities
Onsite learning & development opportunities