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Accuweather // global weather forecast
 
Remote; New York City; or State College, PA    Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2021
 
   
 
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AccuWeather, recognized & documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts & warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries & tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; & offices in New York City & elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities & get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel & AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces & distributes news, weather content, & video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning & propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast Minute by Minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy , the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience & comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 & thousands of other businessines in the U.S. & globally.

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 & is considered the father of modern commercial meteorology. Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker & visionary, has been named the most accurate man in weather by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneurs Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

SUMMARY 

The global product team at AccuWeather is seeking a Business/Data Analytics Intern to support the way in which AccuWeather collects, reports, & provides insights to the rest of the organization for our website & mobile applications. This position will be joining an expanding Analytics, Audience & Insights team & will collaborate with digital product managers, business stakeholders, & development teams across the organization.

As a Business/Data Analytics Intern, you will get 1:1 mentorship throughout the program to ensure you get off to a flying start & continue to meet your development goals throughout your tenure with us. During the internship, you will help validate the accuracy of digital data collection, document the data transformation process as well as implementation process, & visualize insights findings from our data analysts. You will also assist with improving productivity within the team by leveraging a number of online tools such as Slack & Asana for project management purposes. 

To succeed in this role, you should have passion to learn new technical tools, exceptional problem-solving capabilities, & be extremely detail-oriented. This role is perfectly suited for someone with a passion for data & looking forward to starting their career as a data analyst after graduation for digital products.

Remote candidates are being considered for this internship opportunity.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Maintain detailed documentation of analytics tools, business processes, & measurement strategies
  • Assist our analysts on analyzing broad data sets & provide actionable business insights to better inform business decisions by shadowing work.
  • Conduct timely, valuable solutions for ad-hoc data analysis & reporting
  • Maintain & improve current dashboards based on analytics as well as product stakeholders demands
  • Conduct quality assurance checks & data validation, identify & resolve issues that arise including reporting discrepancies & data inaccuracies
  • Help product managers as needed to democratize the use of data within the team 
  • Other duties as assigned

  QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Analytics, etc.) or equivalent experience/training
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Some familiarity with SQL skills & data structures
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with the ability to translate complex problems into simpler terms & effectively influence both peers & senior leadership
  • Ability to absorb professional knowledge quickly & develop skills
  • Self-starter with initiative to seek out optimization chances in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be a creative thinker
  • A genuine interest & knowledge of the media & digital industry landscape, keeping up with emerging technologies & trends
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Excel, Google Sheet, Looker, & Data Studio
  • Good project management skills 
  • Remote candidates in the United States are being considered for this opportunity
    • In the United States, AccuWeather is only able to hire team members in the following states due to taxation purposes: CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MN, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI & WY.

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants & existing employees & we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy & gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law posterhereand its supplementhere. The pay transparency policy is availablehere. 

AccuWeather is committed to working with & providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail tohuman.resources@accuweather.comand let us know the nature of your request & your contact information.

 
 
 
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