• Data Analyst Intern

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston-Campus
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/7/2018 3:18 PM)
    # of Openings
    Data Analytics, Research & Product Operations
  • Job Description

    Are you inquisitive by nature?  Do you like working with large data sets and uncovering the hidden stories within them?  Do you have a passion for data analysis, statistics or market research?  If these things interest you, then comScore may be the right place for you to do a paid internship this summer and gain valuable experience in the world of big data and analytics. 


    comScore is at the cutting edge for analytics and measurement of digital and TV providing opportunities for individuals to grow professionally and personally. The rapidly changing landscape of media requires comScore to continuously improve what and how we service our clients. You will grow technically, learning a mix of technical and analytical skills to get a jump start on your career. You will learn how to solve data problems across teams to drive comScore’s products forward. You will get exposure to senior leadership, gaining deep knowledge of all the digital eco-systems. You will work with an energetic team with a wide range of skills and learn from your colleagues every day.



    Job Title:         Data Analyst Intern

    Location:         Reston, VA


    What does an Analytics Intern at comScore do?


    Data Analyst interns are responsible for extracting, transforming and analyzing worldwide digital analytics data in order to deliver strategic solutions to comScore’s Fortune 500 client base.  Each month we collect approximately 2 trillion records across the digital landscape. You’ll play a critical role in identifying patterns and trends within our data assets, which our clients use to understand their audiences and know if their advertising is working.  You will work alongside analysts and managers to analyze big data, diagnose potential issues, design process improvements, and collaborate across different functional teams.  You’ll have a unique ability to combine your technical, quantitative and analytical skills that will elevate your career at comScore.


    What is your day-to-day involvement?


    • Use SQL, advanced Excel functions (think lots of pivot tables!), and distributed computing technologies, to extract, transform and analyze online consumer behavior data from comScore’s corporate data warehouse.
    • Interpret data and communicate key findings and recommendations to address business issues.
    • Provide sales support including feasibility reviews, sample analyses and deliverables, and client data validations.
    • Implement efficient and repeatable process for producing ad-hoc analyses, and contribute towards initiatives that improve the quality of our custom and syndicated products.


    Which core skills will prepare you for success?


    • A major with strong quantitative focus such as Engineering (Systems, Computer), Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Info Technology, or Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology).
    • Classroom or professional experience that is analytical in nature, such as experience with syndicated data, or custom research. Experience in Internet marketing or in analyzing customer interactions on the web is a plus.
    • Classroom or real world work experience with SQL (queries and any advanced functions, such as joins etc. are a bonus) and / or other relational databases, plus proven proficiency with numbers/statistics.
    • Excellent communication skills, including both written and verbal.
    • Experience in data analysis and problem solving with large amounts of data is highly preferred.
    • Pro-active, independent thinker with high energy and positive attitude.
    • Ability to interact effectively with peers in a team-oriented operating structure.
    • Experience with statistical software (ideally, R) or scientific computation software a plus
    • Exposure/experience with Hadoop or MapReduce a plus
    • Python experience another plus


    What IS comScore?


    About comScore:  comScore, Inc. (OTC: SCOR) is a leading cross-platform measurement company that measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. 


    comScore is a recognized global leader in cross-platform measurement of audiences, advertising and consumer behavior. Built on precision and innovation, comScore combines proprietary TV, digital and movie viewing data with vast demographic details to measure consumers’ multiscreen behavior at scale. With more than 3,200 clients and a global footprint that spans more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of media measurement.


    EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.







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