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Job Description Summary
The goal of the Data Science Leadership Development Program (DSLDP) internship is to attract and develop self-motivated individuals who are highly skilled and passionate about a career in data science while providing a foundation for future success within the organization.
As a DSLDP intern, you will be exposed to a challenging professional work experience in data science with planned activities giving you insight into the community at Travelers, and the many ways we solve business problems using cutting edge statistical and analytical techniques. You will assist to design, develop and program methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured and structured, diverse data sources to generate actionable insights and solutions for client services and product enhancement. With many company-wide events such as Intern Symposium and community outreach events, you will have the opportunity to interact and network with many levels of leadership and management. You will be expected to work together with fellow interns to develop and present solutions to relevant business and data science topics.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
The internship offers a training curriculum focused on data science and business acumen. Other program components include formal mentoring, networking, and career guidance.
DSLDP Intern duties will vary based on the specific assignment, within one of our research groups, including:
Bond & Specialty Insurance
Business Insurance Research & Development
Claim Business Intelligence & Analytics
Personal Insurance Research & Development
Other departments, including Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies
Providing recommendations on projects that deal with data science related concepts
Designing and building statistical models, analyses at the right level of complexity to produce relevant results for the business
Identifying, integrating and structuring complex data flows
Identifying new opportunities for analytic solutions
Validate, manipulate and perform data analysis tasks
Provide qualitative and quantitative data support to ensure accuracy of metrics
Obtained Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Decision Sciences, Actuarial Science, or a related analytical STEM field.
Legally authorized to work in the United States now and in the future.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
Pursuing a Master’s or PhD level degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Data Science.
Applied statistical knowledge and experience solving “real-world” problems.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
Experience with a programming language (Python, R, SAS, etc).
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
Accountability: Strong track record of taking ownership and responsibility for actions and outcomes, performance, and results.
Analytical and Critical Thinking: Demonstrated aptitude in identifying current or future problems or opportunities, analyzing data, synthesizing and comparing information to understand issues, identifying cause/effect relationships and exploring alternative solutions to support sound decision making.
Change Management/Resilience: Ability to remain energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands.
Customer Focus: Proven customer service skills with the ability to provide service excellence to internal or external clients.
Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrated track record of self and social awareness, empathy and balances confidence with humility.
Interpersonal: Excellent communication skills with the ability to actively engage with others while maintaining a positive attitude.
Judgment/Decision Making: Capability of exercising sound judgment, making decisions and committing to a position.
Leveraging Differences: Proven capacity to works with and include people from different backgrounds, experiences, cultures, races, etc. and view those differences as assets to be leveraged to accomplish business goals and objectives.
Relationship Management: Strong relationship management skills including the ability to seek out, build, foster and maintain productive relationships, networks or alliances to meet goals and achieve results.
Teamwork: Ability to work together in situations when actions are interdependent, and a team is mutually responsible to produce a result.
Work Ethic: Possession of a strong drive to do what it takes to get the job done; inquisitive and demonstrates a strong willingness to learn.
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
When you work at Travelers, life’s most important moments become your life’s work. That means helping families feel secure, businesses to prosper, knowing that you’ve made a difference, and feeling like you belong to something bigger. It also means being part of a team comprised of 30,000 + talented and passionate people that are evolving to meet changing needs – from customer service to data science and beyond. If that’s more than you imagined in an insurance career, it’s time to join us at Travelers.