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2024 Summer Data Science Intern (2 positions)

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
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Req ID: R00935188

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Job Title: Data Science Intern (2 Positions)

Job Code:  INT006

NiSource Internship Program Introduction 

The 12-week NiSource Internship program starting May 20th, is a multi-faceted development experience that provides our interns with challenging and meaningful work that impacts the communities we serve. As a NiSource intern, you will have the opportunity to learn from senior leadership and build professional relationships with employees across our company. The NiSource Internship program also incorporates workshops to learn about NiSource, the energy industry and infuses learning and development opportunities that sharpen your professional skills. The robust program will aid in building the fundamentals needed to enter the energy workforce upon graduation. This position follows a hybrid schedule working in-office and remote.

We are seeking a highly motivated and analytical Data Science Intern to join our team for the summer. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in data analysis, machine learning, and statistical modeling within a dynamic and supportive environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in mathematics, statistics, or computer science and a passion for solving complex data challenges. This internship will allow you to work closely with our data science team on real-world projects, contributing to the development of data-driven solutions that impact our business.

 Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Data Analysis and Visualization: Assist in the collection, cleaning, and analysis of data sets to uncover valuable insights. Use visualization tools to present data findings in a clear and impactful manner.
2. Machine Learning Models: Support the development and implementation of machine learning models under the guidance of senior data scientists. Participate in the entire model development process, from feature selection to tuning and validation.
3. Statistical Modeling: Apply statistical techniques to analyze complex data and generate actionable insights. Work on projects involving predictive modeling, clustering, and classification.
4. Collaborative Projects: Engage in cross-functional projects with teams such as marketing, finance, and product development to ensure data-driven decision-making processes are implemented.
5. Documentation and Reporting: Document methodologies, experiments, and findings in detailed reports. Prepare and deliver presentations to stakeholders to share insights and recommendations.

- Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R and familiarity with SQL.
- Knowledge of machine learning frameworks (e.g., scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or PyTorch) is a plus.
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to present complex data in a clear and concise manner.
- A self-starter with a curious mind and the eagerness to learn and tackle new challenges.


This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

The position(s) will be either hybrid or remote depending on location of the intern.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$17.60 - $31.40

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