Intern, Data Scientist

at Kemper
Published January 1, 2023
Location Chicago, United States of America
Category Data Science  
Job Type Internship  



Chicago ILDetails

Intern, Data Scientist
Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Chatsworth, CA; Birmingham, AL; Alpharetta, GA; Remote

About Kemper

Kemper is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper’s products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.

We employ 10,000 associates within our family of companies and are growing! At Kemper, we foster a culture of ownership and accountability where high performance and strong contributions are recognized, valued, and rewarded. Add to that our growing auto, home, life and health business segments across the U.S. and you’ve got endless potential.

Kemper’s Internship Program

Kemper’s internships will enable you to broaden your understanding of the business, make valuable connections, and set a course for your professional journey with us. You will work on special projects that positively impact our business and our customers.

Kemper is looking for students who love to problem solve and are willing to a make real-life impact on projects that may involve the senior executives to front-line associates. We deliver meaningful experiences in various internship areas like Product Development, Claims, Operations, Finance, IT, Data Analytics, and much more. Are you ready to create your own journey by joining ours?

What Kemper’s Internship Provides

  • Challenging projects that support the company's objectives
  • Real-time constructive feedback
  • A resource team to assist with training and career development
  • Collaboration with managers who have excellent business acumen
  • Opportunities to interact with the senior leadership team
  • Group activities, including virtual networking events and volunteer activities
  • Dedicated program managers and knowledgeable mentors
  • Lasting career connections with fellow interns

Intern Responsibilities

  • Understanding trends in customer call behaviors
  • Creating a predictive model to optimize call flow and operations
  • Analyzing data for systematic bias


Intern Requirements & Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited Master's or PhD program, with a scheduled graduation of summer 2023
  • Experience in visualizing data is a plus
  • Passion for machine-learning and research
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Proficient in Python programming language (scikit-learn, pandas, numpy, scipy, matplotlib, etc.)
  • strong background in machine learning, statistics, and predictive models
  • Prior experience of working with imbalanced datasets and AWS is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects
  • Self-directed and able to work with little supervision
  • Interest in insurance and financial services
  • Good collaborative and relationship-building skills
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.

Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.