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MDP Data Science Engineer Intern Job

Date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

At BJs Wholesale Club, we offer a 12-week summer internship experience through our Management Development Program. The MDP internship offers competitive pay and is built on three tenants: day-to-day exposure to a specific team, a strategic business solution project presented to our executive team, and personal and professional development through various development workshops and team building activities.  As an intern you will work with your manager as well as many other leaders in the department and assigned a mentor that will help you navigate day to day operations. Throughout the program you will gain entry level role experience, visibility to our executives through IKE sessions as well as coffee with our CEO and work directly on business critical issues. After successful completion of the program, you will have the opportunity to transition into a permanent role.


• Extract actionable insights from complex datasets using data mining, statistics, and database techniques to measure/understand/improve member acquisition/engagement KPIs

• Apply Data Science methods along with project management skills to assist in developing new approaches to member acquisition, engagement and promotion

• Work cross functionally with stakeholders to ensure data-driven answers are provided and recommended

• Build reports, dashboards, and other analytical tools to help communicate the state of business

• Works with and streamlines established data warehouses, production data, and available tools to build strategic datasets in support of key initiatives

• Establishes and systematically performs processes to assess and validate data accuracy


  • GPA of 3.4 or above
  • Preferred major: Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a STEM related field
  • Graduation year: Graduate Student
  • competencies and experience designated by the business.
  • Leadership experience in programs, projects, clubs-preferred
  • Working knowledge on machine learning and statistical methods (Supervised/unsupervised learning, Linear/logistic Regression, Random Forests, Lift Modeling, Linear/nonlinear Programming, Clustering, ARIMA, Neural Networks, Variable selection/feature engineering, hypothesis testing
  • Experience with data ETL in at least one of the following scripting language: Python/R/SAS/SQL
  • Experience with Cloud computing environment preferred (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud)
  • Strong analytics background with the ability to apply analytical skills to business problems

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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