The Nielsen Company Data Science Intern in Italy

Data Science Intern

Italy - Assago (Milan)

Role Purpose

Acquire experience on working with statistics, data analysis and projects.

Acquire experience on the processes in order to play an active role to support in according with the Data Science Manager the quality of the sample and data.


• Support Data Science and operational areas to collect information and be involved in tasks to improve data quality both for BAU and Projects

• Support the task assigned to Data Science in specific projects/initiatives

• Support the BAU Data Science Tasks (coverage analysis, specific data analysis)

• Support the optimization of the processes, suitable for execution by On-shore and Off-shore to meet / exceed Client expectations

• Work in collaboration with Italian and international teams both Data Science and Operational community

Relationship Management

Works very close with Data Science manager and other Operational Teams in order to support the projects tasks and BAU activities

Knowledge and Skills

• Bachelors degree in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics or related field

• Good analytics skills and aptitude for data analysis

• A strong communicator who is able to explain technical issues in a non-technical way

• Good knowledge of R, SAS, SQL or similar skills are a plus

• Fluent English knowledge - both verbal and written

• Good organization skills, aptitude to work in team and meet deadlines

• Advanced proficiency in Excel

• Have extensive curiosity to data

• A high degree of accuracy, proactivity and attention to detail

• Result oriented with aptitude for continuous process improvements

• Capacity to make decisions independently and problem solving