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Data Science Internship in London

You'll apply your data science knowledge to real world problems, and have a positive impact on our company and customers. We'll pay a competitive salary and generous benefits and give you access to class leading tools.

What are you going to do

9 month Data Science & Analytics Internships starting July 2018 working within our friendly and fun team based at our office in Holborn, London.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a paid placement role for 9 months. Working alongside other interns and with the support and guidance of Data Science professionals within Elevate, the intern role will be assigned responsibility for project work, which will enable you to apply knowledge gained from your course, to a customer-oriented problem, in a practical work-based setting.

The successful candidate will also gain invaluable exposure to and experience across other disciplines and functions within our successful FinTech organization.

A key objective of the internship role is to link the power of data back to relatable solutions, actionable outcomes and business decisions. Core responsibilities of the role are to bring insights and analytics to support and/or predict patterns of consumer behaviour to service our customers better. You can make a material impact on our business over the course of your placement.

About Elevate

Our risk analytics stack utilizes a terabyte-scale Hadoop infrastructure. Basically, modelling downtime is minimized and you get your results faster.

Our customers voted us the 'Treating Customer Fairly Champion' at the Consumer Credit Awards 2017.

Elevate is a successful and expanding International Financial Services business, with offices in the US, London and Suffolk.

We offer our customers a new generation of innovative and competitive digital financial products which have transformed the short term lending market and challenged previous market leaders.


Elevate provides a vibrant, happy and healthy working environment. We offer free food, drinks and healthy snack options to keep you going throughout the day.

The company culture and office atmosphere is friendly and informal - we are hard-working and take it seriously and we like to have fun too with running clubs, table tennis leagues, office quizzes and more.

As well as competitive salaries, company bonus potential and generous holiday, we have a flexible benefits package which can offer you a range of core, health, wealth and lifestyle options!

What we offer

  • Class leading data science tools
  • Opportunity to make an impact in our company
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous benefits

What we ask:

  • At least finished university degree
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a highly quantitative discipline
  • SQL
  • SAS
  • Python
  • R
  • Data Science
  • Data Manipulation
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Visualisation

Extra information


  • Experience with data, visualization, software tools and modelling techniques including knowledge of Data Mining techniques such as
  • Linear Regression, Random Forest and SVM.
  • SAS/SQL programming hands-on experience with
  • Experience of manipulating complex datasets and a working knowledge of how data should be used and ingested.
  • Experience/knowledge of Data Science tools such as
  • R, Python, SQL, Java, Hive and SPARK
  • Experience report writing, presentation and documentation skills

Key Skills/Qualities:

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with ever-changing demands and to be able to contribute to multiple projects at one time.
  • Good communication skills across multiple disciplines and levels of the organization
  • Ability to present findings and make recommendations to Analytics team, Execs and business leaders.
  • A demonstrable passion for working in the field of data science having taken on a number personal projects outside of academic study.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Flexibility and an open mind when approaching a problem
Education Level
Working hours per week
9 - 17
Type of Contract
Salary indication
£26,000 Per Year
Responsible for
Data Science
Type of Job
Scientific Services, Technical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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