Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE
The Data Science Intern Program offers talented college students the opportunity to develop their advanced data science skills while supporting the Company's strategic objectives. Intern candidates are assigned to a project aligned to business areas such as e-Commerce, Merchandising, Operations or Finance. The Home Depot's internship program was recently named in the top 50 in the US. Our program offers college students an opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain hands on experience working with a number of leaders on projects that directly impact the business for one of the world's leading retailers. During the 12-week period, interns will focus on working with a variety of data science roles and functions to translate business questions into actionable insights and deliver high quality analytical solutions

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • 60%- Data Analytics           
    • Use strategic thinking and perform data analytics for a variety of business problems and opportunities and create high quality analytics solutions
    • Apply a wide variety of database applications and analytical tools, including SQL, Google Cloud Big Query and Python
  • 20%- Communicating Results
    • Communicate findings and project status clearly and professionally through presentations
    • Provide recommendations to upper management. 
    • Provide comprehensive report out to senior leaders on assignments and other related projects
  • 20%- Business Collaboration
    • Participate in meetings across the enterprise data science community, gaining exposure to cross functional business units. 
    • Build networking relationships and receive mentoring from team members and top-level management
NATURE AND SCOPE
  • This position reports to a Manager 
  • This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment: 
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel: 
Typically does not require travel.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 
0 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

- Success working in a fast-paced, team environment; superior written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in a quantitative field (Analytics, Finance, Information Systems, etc.)
  • Excellent academic performance
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Experience in a modern scripting language (preferably Python)
  • Experience running queries against data (preferably with Google BigQuery or SQL
  • Experience with data visualization software (preferably Tableau)
  • Exposure to statistics, predictive modeling and other data science methodologies
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiam
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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