Data Science Internship

at Zurich Insurance
Published March 4, 2023
Location Barcelona, Spain
Category Data Science  
Job Type Internship  


Our opportunity

Life is too short to just tick the box. Reimagine the box with Zurich! 

We are looking for an Intern to join the Data and Business Intelligence Studio team! This is an exciting opportunity as we offer:

  • Interesting and challenging tasks in a friendly environment
  • Significant learning experiences: a hands-on introduction to real world data analysis working directly with senior management
  • Opportunities to work on real world data, its processing and analysis


During this experience not only you will learn and boost your career but also you will build relationships and have fun with teams all over the world!

With us you will have a real opportunity to make a difference and be part of the team!


Your role

As a Data Scientist Trainee, you will assist DBI management, scientists and engineers with:


  • Collecting, cleaning and pre-processing data
  • Shaping and producing project proposals
  • Running and evaluating quantitative experiments
  • Development with a variety of languages, platforms and libraries
  • Supporting internal clients in their use of our analytical applications
  • Building and nurturing Zurich’s internal communities of data science practitioners


You will be exposed to projects big and small carrying a significant analytics component and spanning diverse areas of machine learning, statistical analysis and software engineering, including but not limited to: text classification, propensity modelling, information extraction, hypothesis testing, good coding practices and MLOps.


Your Skills and Experience

We would like to give this opportunity to somebody who is: 

  • Studying a degree/master's degree related to science, statistics, computing or technical subjects with a strong quantitative component. Knowledge of basic statistics is highly valued.
  • Familiarity with mainstream ML algorithms, libraries and frameworks is definitely a plus.
  • Knowledge of programming languages, ideally Python or similar, and of the basic principles of coding, algorithms and data structures.
  • Fluent in English: B2 at a minimum
  • Open mind to join a team and work within an international and diverse context.
  • Active student status with Spanish University/School is mandatory
  • University student interested in developing career in tech field
  • Looking for at least 6 months part-time/internship program
  • Tech savvy approach
  • An enthusiastic, capable, curious person craving to learn
  • A good team player with responsible and can-do attitude
  • Able to use English for communication with colleague and managers from abroad on daily basis


Additional Information

We offer benefits such as:

  • Paid Internship
  • Option to work remotely within Spain
  • Up to 30 hours weekly with Flexible schedule
  • LinkedIn and internal training opportunities
  • Special discounts on different brands and products & great banking and insurance conditions.
  • Welcome pack that includes amazing gadgets.
  • A cool workspace with gaming, gym, and fun area!
  • A variety of clubs for you to get to know your colleagues and have fun, e.g. hiking, skiing, reading and many others!
  • Free coffee and fruit at the office.


Primary work location is Barcelona Poblenou.

Does it look like you have found your future job? Don’t wait anymore and apply sending your CV in English!


Who we are

Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


Diversity & Inclusion

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.

Why Zurich

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right?

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great!
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona
  • Remote working: No
  • Schedule: Part Time
  • Recruiter name: Besteiro Cerda Maria Sol