The Business Intelligence team within SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory’s Computing Division is looking for talented interns to help build a new enterprise business intelligence solution from the ground up. This position provides opportunities for business, data science/analytics, math, and computer science students to contribute to SLAC’s business intelligence mission. This role will support projects in data engineering, data analytics, and information technology.
The program will be organized as a cohort of approximately 2 positions and students will be assigned to the IT Client Experience Office where they will report to the head of business intelligence.
The position will involve projects of varying levels of complexity based on experience and interest including: data cleansing, data modeling, data analysis and reporting, BI tool development, process mapping and documentation, and various other ad hoc administrative duties.
Your specific responsibilities include:
- Support business systems development.
- Data requirement gathering from various stakeholders.
- Understand disparate source systems and create data schema.
- Verify and clean data for other analysts to consume.
- Apply data governance principles and best practices.
- Analyze data and create and update reports for a variety of projects.
- Assist with creating or maintaining process documentation.
- Support information technology infrastructure, application, and services projects.
- Perform other miscellaneous duties assigned by the supervisor.
Opportunities and Benefits:
- Great resume builder for someone seeking practical experience in a scientific and research environment.
- Opportunity to become more closely connected to the Stanford/SLAC scientific community, as the intern will be working with both students and staff from many different disciplines.
- Opportunity to learn about SLAC and exposure to the work environment in a research and user facility.
- Opportunity to work with engineers, scientists and technical staff on cutting-edge technologies for next-generation accelerators.
Note: This is an hourly, non-benefits eligible temporary-nonexempt summer student position (work at 50% full-time equivalent or more), not to exceed 980 hours in six consecutive months Eligible applicants must be at least 18 years of age, currently enrolled in an educational program or recently graduated, and have US work authorization
To be successful in this position you will bring:
- Some college level course work in business administration, management information systems, computer science, or data science.
- Basic proficiency in SQL and Python programming.
- Ability to handle large datasets.
- Strong analytical skills.
- Knowledge of data visualization concepts and best practices.
- Data wrangling and ETL skills.
- Ability to learn Business Intelligence tools like, MicroStrategy and Tableau.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to multi-task and complete assignments.
- Ability to work autonomously and complete projects under minimal direction and supervision.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with other department and laboratory personnel.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others and provide excellent service to customers in a professional, respectful manner.
- Demonstrated ability to research, reach out to others to gather information, and come up with solutions/suggestions for problem solving.
- Demonstrated ability to perform work accurately.
SLAC Employee Competencies:
- Effective Decisions: Uses job knowledge and solid judgment to make quality decisions in a timely manner.
- Self-Development: Pursues a variety of venues and opportunities to continue learning and developing.
- Dependability: Can be counted on to deliver results with a sense of personal responsibility for expected outcomes.
- Initiative: Pursues work and interactions proactively with optimism, positive energy, and motivation to move things forward.
- Adaptability: Flexes as needed when change occurs, maintains an open outlook while adjusting and accommodating changes.
- Communication: Ensures effective information flow to various audiences and creates and delivers clear, appropriate written, spoken, presented messages.
- Relationships: Builds relationships to foster trust, collaboration, and a positive climate to achieve common goals.
Physical requirements and Working conditions:
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for environment, safety and security; communicates related concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Meets the applicable roles and responsibilities as described in the ESH Manual, Chapter 1—General Policy and Responsibilities:http://wwwgroup.slac.stanford.edu/esh/eshmanual/pdfs/ESHch01.pdf
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University`s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
- As an organization that receives federal funding, SLAC and Stanford University have a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/working-stanford/covid-19/interim-policies/covid-19-surveillance-testing-policy
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- Classification Title: SLAC Intern Students - [Intern Level III]
- Job code: 0901
- Employment Duration: 12 weeks