Business Intelligence Intern at DSW

Expires May 8, 2013

Business Intelligence Internship Basic Function  This part-time position requires a motivated college student with a desire to learn about the emerging profession of Business Intelligence.  The ideal candidate will have a mix of technical knowledge and the ability to interact with business users on a frequent basis.   The role’s primary responsibility is to assist the Business Intelligence team in supporting business users on identifying and utilizing data in the Enterprise Data Warehouse.   The role will work through an adaptive learning program that is designed to develop a solid set of Business Intelligence skills based on the candidate’s interests and strengths. The role will work with various IT and Business teams while being exposed to a wide variety of BI related software. The position reports to the Manager of Business Intelligence. 

Essential Functions                                                                                                            

·         Design and support reports while learning Business Intelligence reporting software

·         Learn to utilize and support a large retail focused Enterprise Date Warehouse

  • Learn to investigate data quality issues to determine root causes, resolve any data issues and recommend process change to prevent reoccurrence
  • Perform QA checks prior to deployment

·         Collect and document business requirements  

Skills  Required

  • Intermediate level SQL knowledge
  • Understanding of relational databases
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Broad curiosity of BI practices and principles


·         Intermediate knowledge of a programming language

·         Course work or experience with data warehousing

·         Strong logic, mathematics, or statistical background 

Education  Candidates should be actively pursuing a BA/BS or Master’s degree in Computer Science or MIS or other related field of study


This is a Part-time internship offered for a term of 4 to 6 Months

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