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Sagence Consulting Recruiting Data Science Interns

Sagence, Inc. (https://sagenceconsulting.com/) is a small, Chicago based advisory firm with a strong focus on data.  We help our clients optimize the value of their data assets in order to drive competitive advantage.  Our Summer Intern Program is in its fourth year and we continually look for schools and programs with a curriculum aligned with work we do.  

  • Program runs ~9 weeks during the summer and is a paid internship.
  • Seeking rising seniors / 2021 graduates with a strong interest in data and technology
  • Interns must live in the Chicago area during the course of the internship. 
  • All Interns must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Sagence does not provide sponsorship for work visas upon hire or once on board.
  • Student can submit their resumes directly to me at goldstein@sagenceconsulting.com

    Data Engineer
    Summer Intern

    Company Description:

    Sagence is a management advisory firm dedicated to helping our clients optimize the value of their data assets. We work with leading organizations in the acquisition, evaluation, development and management of their critical data assets and in the application of analytics to discover new insights, shorten time-to-value, and drive competitive advantage. 

    Job Overview:

    If you are looking to deepen your knowledge of data, gain first-hand exposure to the management consulting industry, and learn new business and technology skills, consider an internship with Sagence. During your time with us, you will foster relationships with Sagence professionals and acquire practical skills to launch a successful career. 

    At Sagence, we use our unique blend of data, technology, and business expertise to deliver actionable insights and pragmatic results. During the internship, you will strengthen your hands-on skills with data related tools and technologies, build foundational knowledge, learn to develop and present your ideas clearly and effectively, and develop strong relationships through training, mentorship, and ongoing feedback.  Most importantly, you will gain experience through hands-on learning and projects by being part of a team of Sagence consultants working alongside our clients.

    We seek interns who recognize and understand the impact of data on business and share our passion to collaborate with our clients to integrate innovative and effective data solutions into their business. Our internships last 8-10 weeks and typically begin in early June and end in mid to late August. Rising seniors / 2021 graduates with a strong interest in data and technology and a consistent track record of outstanding academic performance, along with the qualifications below, are encouraged to apply.

    Required Skills

    ·         Strong, technical, analytical, and project management skills combined with the ability to solve complex problems

    ·         An ability to profile and analyze data to support requirements analysis, and/or analytics

    ·         An interest in performing development work, the aptitude to install & configure tools and platforms, and the desire to rapidly build up knowledge on new tools

    ·         An ability to engage and communicate with stakeholders, across both business and technology functions

    ·         An ability to contribute to the creation of complex, analytical client presentations and effectively communicate the analysis to a broad audience of individuals at all levels


    Tools & Technology

    Familiarity with the tools and technology to drive value for our clients. Illustrative tools include the following:

    ·         Database Management Tools:

    o    Relational – e.g. Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL or similar

    o    NoSQL – e.g. MongoDB, Apache Cassandra, Couchbase or similar

    o    Cloud-based – e.g. AWS (Redshift or DynamoDB), Azure (SQL Server or Cosmos DB) or similar

    ·         ETL Tools - e.g. Informatica, Talend, Microsoft SSIS, or similar

    ·         Data Modeling tools - e.g., Toad, ERWin, ER/Studio, PowerDesigner, IBM Data Architect, or similar

    ·         Industry Leading BI tools - e.g., PowerBI, Tableau, Qlik, Sisense, Looker, or similar


    General Requirements

    ·         Must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Sagence does not provide sponsorship for work visas upon hire or once on board.

    ·         Must be on track to graduate with a Bachelor of Science/Business Administration or Master’s degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science, Informatics, Engineering, Analytics, or related field

    ·         Relevant coursework with strong academic credentials are required

    ·         Relevant professional work experience preferred (e.g., internships, summer positions, school projects)

    ·         Demonstrated leadership, analytical, and problem solving experience, and strong verbal and written communication skills are a must

    ·         Must be collaborative, innovative, curious, passionate, resourceful, adaptive to change, and exhibit a positive attitude

    ·         Must reside in the Chicago metropolitan area during the summer internship

    ·         A willingness/ability to travel to client sites as needed is required


    Our Culture:

    Passionate, diverse, creative, genuine, flexible, hands-on…these are just a few of the words that describe our culture. Our Founders and Partners are deeply involved in the client work on a daily basis. We have a high-energy workplace with a focus on producing high-quality, high-impact results. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fairness, work and lifestyle balance, and mutual respect. We promote an entrepreneurial spirit by encouraging individual initiative and foster a collaborative culture and work environment which includes open communication and on-going learning. We build teamwork through small, dedicated teams who continuously teach each other and learn from one another. We strongly believe these characteristics enable our employees to develop to their fullest potential. To learn more, please visit us at sagenceconsulting.com and be sure to sign up for our blog, The Sagence Connection.

Last Updated: Jan 29, 2020 10:16 AM

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