Data Analyst intern


  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in mathematics, IT, quantitative methods or similar; Master's degree is a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to act autonomously, bringing structure and organization to work
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Active membership in student/scientific associations or previous internship is a plus
  • Good communication skills in English

Who You'll Work With

You'll work with our Periscope team in Budapest, Hungary or Wroclaw, Poland. Periscope is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey's New Ventures.

Founded in 2007, Periscope by McKinsey enables better commercial decisions by uncovering actionable insights. The Periscope platform combines world leading intellectual property, prescriptive analytics, and cloud based tools to enable25 solutions which focus on insights and marketing,expert support and training. It is a unique combination that drives revenue growth both now and in the future. Customer experience, performance, pricing, category, and sales optimization are powered by the Periscope platform. Periscope has a presence in 26 locations across 16 countries with a team of 350+ IT and business professionals and a network of 300+ experts.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.

What You'll Do

You will work within the service delivery team to perform data transformation, modeling and validation activities, as well as configure applications to client context.

You'll work closely with the service management team on the continuous development and improvement of configuration tools, processes and talents.

You will validate, transform and load data to an application using manual or automated uploads, perform quality checks, and suggest improvements to improve quality. You will be responsible for developing complex algorithms and visualizations based on discussions with clients and the service delivery team. You will perform coding and scripting for automating data transformation and loading.

You will work on various projects, such as pricing, promotion, assortment advisory, etc. Our aim is to always use the right tool for the right task, therefore there is also large variety in the tools you might be using such as Excel, Visual Basic, Alteryx, SQL, R, Tableau.

You'll have the opportunity to grow into full time position and develop your skills of SQL, ETL, statistics etc.

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