Data Science Intern

Rockville, MD
Jun 15, 2019
Jun 22, 2019
Research, Science
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a Data Science intern who will work closely with our statistical professional to develop and improve survey procedures and capabilities. The duration of the internship position is approximately from July 1, 2019 through September 1, 2019 with some flexibility.

Job Responsibilities:

· Complete statistical analysis projects.

· Combining and preparing data sets of analysis.

· Determining the best approach to analyze the data in the context of specified analytical goals, implementing the analysis and writing up a statistical report describing the events.

Basic Qualifications:

· A master's degree in statistics or related field of study.

· Candidates must also be enrolled in a master's or PhD program in data science.

· Practical knowledge and experience using R, Stata, SQL and Python.

Candidates should have excellent communication skills and able to work in a team environment.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.