Data Science Intern University Enterprises, Inc. - Sacramento, CA4.2 1 hour agoPart-time Apply Now Sacramento County is looking for a Data Science Intern. This position supports one of the teams goals to utilize data to derive useful and accessible insights to improve the customer experience. This role requires someone with a unique blend of technical expertise, a passion for using data for good, and an ability to quickly adapt to new challenges. Were looking for a teammate comfortable transforming messy data into something useful to improve customers lives and has the coding skills to use automated techniques that make the tasks easier and scalable. Conditions of Employment This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited, student position. Employment in all positions with University Enterprises, Inc. is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. and the employee. This means that either University Enterprises, Inc. or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause. Depending on the type of position you are applying for, a pre-employment background check consisting of one or more of the following may be conducted, employment history, professional references, criminal check, educational verification (i.e., degree, license, or official transcript) and physical exam and drug urinalysis test. Applicants will be required to pass required pre-employment checks to the satisfaction of University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) and the hiring Agency or Department. Work Schedule Flexible hours, Monday through Friday, between 8:00am and 5:00pm. Final schedule to be determined between supervisor and student. Additional Work Schedule Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant employees generally work up to 20 hours per work week (Sunday Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per work week during breaks; Winter, Spring & Summer. Student Assistants are not permitted to telecommute or work remotely. Area Sacramento On/Off Sacramento State Campus Off Campus Worksite City Sacramento Pay Range $15.00 - $18.00 per hour Department/Agency County of Sacramento (SACCO) Unit/Division Department of Human Assistance Project Description The Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance (DHA) brings together more than 2,000 skilled and dedicated employees each day to plan, implement and oversee a spectrum of programs and services designed to move people from public assistance to independence. DHAs mission of fostering self-sufficiency among those it serves touches every facet of daily life, from employment, housing and health care to transportation, education and child care. Guided by the specific needs of the Sacramento community, DHAs primary goal is to create and carry out programs and activities that help families and individuals reach their highest potential. We have treasure troves of valuable data and were seeking an intern whos ready to get their hands dirty in multiple data systems to help us better understand our customer needs. You will work alongside a small team of innovative, bright, mission-driven county staff. Were all natural problem solvers, intellectually curious, and excited about our datas potential to yield better customer-centered insights. For more information about Strategic Planning and Data Analytics in the Department of Human Assistance visit http://www.dha.saccounty.net Majors/Fields of Study Computer Science and Engineering, Social Science, Social Work Minimum Qualifications * Exceptional skills in data management and analysis, especially with Excel, Access, R, Tableau, or ArcGIS, etc. * A problem solver, comfortable working in under-resourced settings, with diversity of tasks; team player. * College-level coursework in Public Policy, Public Health, or Sociology and Statistics, Regression Analysis, Computer Science, etc. * Knowledge of public health or human services sector. * Strong curiosity, attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Prerequisites Must be a college student attending classes during the regular term (Fall, Spring and Winter, if applicable), at an accredited college or university. Students must be enrolled at a minimum in; six semester units or nine quarter units for undergraduate students; four semester units or six quarter units for graduate students. Position Description Preferred Qualifications * Ideally have some coding experience. Duties and Responsibilities * Access, extract, clean (some of this data is messy!), integrate and help analyze data from multiple sources for customer-centered decision support and analysis. * Monitor database including troubleshooting. * Lead team with query creation and optimization. * Run regular reports of data to check for quality. Physical Requirements Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computer workstations, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines, with or without a reasonable accommodation. Working Conditions Work is performed in an office environment. Hours Per Week Students (part-time) 0-20 hours per week during the academic year, up to 40 hours per week during breaks; (Winter, Spring and Summer). (NSTU) Posting Date 05/07/2019 Closing Date 06/09/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Please complete all fields of the employment application. Include your educational history in the Educational Experience section and any employment history in the Employment Experience section of our application.