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Technology Intern (Data Science Focus) – Summer 2023

  • Internship
  • Arlington, VA
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Sands Capital profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Sands Capital

Sands Capital is seeking a motivated Technology Intern (Data Science Focus) to support our Technology Team, working across our product teams. As a Technology/Data Science Intern, you will have the opportunity to help collect, structure, and analyze datasets using analytical, statistical, programming and visualization skills to produce valuable business insights.

Our internship program serves to identify motivated and talented undergraduates who will gain relevant skills and knowledge through the internship.

This role is expected to work from our Arlington, VA office on a hybrid schedule at a minimum of two days per week in office or as directed, depending on team needs. Please know that the hybrid schedule is subject to change, as directed by our Executive Management Team, at any time.

Position Responsibilities

Coordinating project activities with your assigned manager, including but not limited to

  • Extracting usable data from data sources;
  • Preprocessing, cleansing, and validating the integrity of data to be used for analysis;
  • Building data models and dashboards using data visualization tools;
  • Conducting research on machine learning tools, industry trends and business applications;
  • Executing on other administrative or professional responsibilities, as needed; and
  • Exhibiting behaviors consistent with Sands Capital’s mission, values, and culture.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate students in STEM programs interested in exploring a career in technology supporting the investment management industry
  • A genuine and demonstrable interest in data modeling, analysis, and visualization
  • Familiarity with programming languages and visualization tools (Python, R, Plotly, Power BI, Tableau or similar) a plus
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional work ethic and ability to complete assignments on time with limited supervision

Values for Success at Sands Capital

  • Focus Identify and concentrate on “what matters”
  • Long-Term Perspective Appreciate that time allows sound decisions to demonstrate their worth. Avoid short-term thinking
  • Independent Thinking Have the courage to develop and articulate your own convictions. Debate others openly and honestly
  • Teamwork Collaborate to gather facts, develop perspective, build conviction, and support timely decision-making
  • Positive “Can-Do” Attitude Demonstrate a willingness to tackle any task
  • Graciousness Reflect kindness and courtesy at all times
  • Balance Enjoy your work while balancing professional activities with interests beyond the firm
  • Meritocracy Know that talent and achievement will drive your success at Sands Capital

Sands Capital is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and staff members. For our staff members, equal opportunity includes access to the benefits and privileges that the firm provides to staff members generally. We appreciate the value diversity brings to Sands Capital and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all staff members.

We evaluate and select qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Discrimination of this kind is also strictly prohibited by a variety of federal, state, and local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

View the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster here and its supplement here.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to pregnant individuals, individuals with disabilities, and/or individuals needing accommodation for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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