Intern – Data Scientist

at Valley Bank
Published December 5, 2022
Location Wayne, United States of America
Category Data Science  
Job Type Internship  


The Data Scientist intern will learn about the banking industry from a hands-on perspective by working closely with the Enterprise Information Management department. The intern will apply a data science skill-set and advanced machine learning methods to address high value banking business questions.

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Use Big Data tools (Hadoop, Spark, Azure) to conduct the analysis of billions of customer transaction and interaction records.
  • Support the EIM department on one or more projects, which include a variety of collaborations throughout the company across the bank.
  • Write query to filter data or to join multiple data sets.
  • Perform predictive analytics and develop machine learning moels to generate insights from disparate and complex data sources.
  • Read and/or create a Hive or an HCatalog table from existing data in HDFS.
  • Design rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to business stakeholders.
  • Communicate findings to business partners.


Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, to employees in the business units, utilizing non-technical language.
  • Experience with machine learning classes.
  • Ability to develop in Python and or Scala language or R.
  • Strong experience utilizing SQL.
  • Background/knowledge in Sales & Marketing and digital concepts/technologies.
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Computational Statistics.
  • Familiarity with BI Visualization tools like MS PowerBI.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED and enrollment in a 2 or 4-year degree program.
  • Enrollment in a 4-year college or university, with a concentration in computer science or IT related field preferred.