Advanced Analytics Masters Intern - Part-time Temporary

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Welcome to Gordon Food Service!  We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have on the food service industry.   Gordon Food Service At a Glance  There's a seat at our table for you...
Our talented Business Analysis team members are known for their high standards of productivity, attention to detail, and valuable team partnerships to achieve the best results. By providing key analysis for ongoing strategic projects for our North American teams, they develop trend analysis for activities in our business and provide essential correlation to business and economic conditions through interpretation of the financial results.

  As an intern for our Business Analysis Team, you would have the opportunity to work with several types of projects which will take a closer look at the Churn Rate of ocustomer activity.


Over the course of the year, you can expect to support the following key projects:

  • Identifying the DNA of a customer where GFS is losing some or all of their business. What are the signs that we are losing a customer, regardless of the reason?
  • The secondary focus will be to help build out techniques to "mine" unstructured data from our general ledger to help analyze spending.  This project will equip financial analysts with an ability to more rapidly identify variances to spending targets, and what's driving our actual performance.


Essential Functions:

  • Building statistical models
  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Socializing your discoveries
  • Meeting with subject matter experts across the organization to test outcomes
  • Acting as an ambassador to evangelize the masses on the power and potential of advanced analytics


Requirements and qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled in a Master's program in Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics or a related degree?
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; students will be asked to provide a transcript at the time of an interview
  • Ability to work an average of 18-24 hours per week
  • Experience with Statistical model development (preferably using R)
  • Familiarity with Machine learning is a plus (specifically with Google)
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python, and Disparate
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interested in learning all facets of the GFS culture and business model by working with colleagues from Sales, Marketing, Finance and Operations


Beyond some great experience to add to your resume, we can offer you:

  • Competitive pay --- get paid while you learn!
  • 401(k) match*
  • Networking opportunities, inside and outside of Gordon Food Service
  • Exposure to our unique culture -- use your internship to learn what's important to you.


*Must meet eligibility requirements to participate


Be part of an amazing culture where what matters to you, matters to us!


Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce.  To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.  



We take care of each other at Gordon Food Service.  Employees love our competitive benefit plans, which include all the things you would expect and a few that you might not! 
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Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment, or in terms or conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.   The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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All Gordon Food Service locations are tobacco free.

Gordon Food Service is a drug free workplace and drug tests all employees.  



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