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Job ID :
95353
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Intern
Job Category :
Data Science & Analytics
Description :

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Job Description

This is a summer 2018 internship opportunity within the Data, Discovery & Decision Science (D3) Department at Allstate. D3 is responsible for supporting other internal business units with a broad range of data, research and analytical projects. With fast growing team of highly skilled personnel, D3 provides a unique learning environment through formal training curriculum, mentoring, informal everyday coaching and hands-on training. The Data Deliver Product Owner family uses business and technical acumen to find applications of analytics to solve business problems across the enterprise.

 

The Data Delivery Product Owner is responsible for leading execution and day-to-day activities related to building strategic data products. The role works with an agile team to deliver product vision from inception to delivery and product support. You will be exposed to Data Domain products that are contributing to Allstate’s competitive advantage in the data space. You will work with some of the brightest minds in business, technology, and D3.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

The following are the areas of responsibility the Data Delivery Intern will be exposed in some capacity:

 

  • Program Coordination: Assists with low complex projects/products in an Agile framework with an emphasis on measurable, value add deliverables
  • Product Ownership: Assisting with daily scrum activities, modifying JIRA stories during backlog refinement and sprint planning, along with creating sprint demo materials
  • Communication & Change Management: Assists in clear product/project communication to all stakeholders involved regarding scope, timelines, issues, and any revisions to them. 
  • Relationship Management: Assists in efforts to build relationships and maintain current relationships with business stakeholders both internal and external of D3
  • Strategy & Business Consulting: Develops a basic understanding of core business problems and looks for opportunities to use advanced analytics.

Allstate Internship Program

  • Target start date: May/June 2018

  • 12 week summer internship program

  • An attractive compensation package

  • Housing stipend offered to qualified students

  • Collaborative team environment

  • Planned intern activities, including lunches with Allstate officers as keynote speakers

  • Volunteer/community service opportunities

  • Potential to receive possible full-time employment after graduation

Job Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Studies related to statistics/mathematics, engineering, predictive analytics or data science is a plus.
  • Possess quantitative and analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to synthesize data into meaningful conclusions and recommendations to business clients
  • Ability to support routine analysis
  • Effectively communicate concepts, tools and techniques
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment
  • Ability to assist data and technical projects

 

Internship Outcomes:

 

  • Exposure to both technical and business partners
  • Communication of project results and status updates to internal and external leadership
  • Exposure to data domains strategy, agile scrum work, and product owner role
  • Learning more about Allstate culture and D3 by attending symposiums and other meetings
  • Assisting with developing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for a data product

 


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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