FirstEnergy Corp. Data Analytics Intern - Fall 2021 in Akron, Ohio
Data Analytics Intern - Fall 2021
Akron, OH, US, 44320
Job Function: Customer Service
Employee Type: Student Full Time
Requisition ID: 38224
FirstEnergy at a Glance
We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]
As a participant in the Co-op/Intern Professional Development Program, you will be cultivating professional skills and perform professional level work at FirstEnergy. Each participant will receive on-the-job training, mentoring, experiential learning and challenging assignments to refine skills and round out competencies.
As a Data Analyst or Data Scientist Intern at FirstEnergy, you will have hands on experience transforming data into actionable insights. Additionally, you will be empowered to gain the on the job skills and knowledge needed to conduct robust analytics across a host of real-world problems. Interns will gain proficiencies in various technologies and related software.
As a Data Analyst or Data Scientist Intern you may participate in the following functions:
Collaborating with various teams to develop data driven insights
Mining, organizing, and interpreting large data sets
Employing models to evaluate, identify significance, predict and forecast patterns and trends in data
Utilizing real-word data sources and software to research, analyze and showcase meaningful conclusions
Reporting objective, clear, and concise data insights
Identifying opportunities for process improvements including the automation of manual processes
Using the ETL process (Extract, Transform, Load) to transform and consolidate data from multiple sources
Creating visualizations that effectively communicate trends and patterns as well as support conclusions and recommendations through in-depth graphs, charts, tables, etc.
Using geographic data to create visually exciting, interactive and informative maps
Building custom interactive data visualization
Applying information literacy skills to a variety of scenarios to locate, evaluate, organize, and communicate information to support data-driven decision making
Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or graduate degree program at an accredited university/college with a major in Data Science, Data Analytics, Information Systems, Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, Accounting or Business or related field
Completed courses in areas such as modeling, data analytics, statistics and forecasting, computer programing; information systems, data management or other relevant applied science course. Prior experience in data analytics may be considered in lieu of coursework
Must have a graduation date not earlier than May 2022 (Graduation date MUST be listed on resume)
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. (GPA MUST be listed on resume)
Must have the ability to work without sponsorship (now or in the future)
Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes
Proven team player, contributes to team goals, encourages, and supports team members
Work independently or in a group on complex projects
Strong attention to detail
Willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects
Highly motivated to work independently and productively, with an aptitude to learn quickly
Organizational skills to prioritize and plan work, multi-task and meet schedules
Ability to work remotely, utilizing virtual technologies
Sound understanding of Microsoft Office line of products, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrate strong communication skills, both verbal and written,to effectively participate on a team and in remote meetings and conference calls
Familiarity with data visualization and business intelligence software such as Tableau, PowerBI or Qlik
The ability to query databases using SQL, R or Python
Intermediate Excel skills such as pivot tables, lookups and logical functions
Familiarity with statistical analysis software such as SAS, Minitab or SPSS or familiarity with data analytic packages for R and Python
Advanced statistical or quantitative analysis skills or coursework
Basic knowledge of relational database concepts
Basic understanding of windows PC operating systems
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.
Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland
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