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Fellow - Data Science

About BlueLabs
BlueLabs is a leading provider of analytics services and technology dedicated to helping our partners do the most good with their data. Our team of analysts, scientists, engineers, and strategists hail from diverse backgrounds yet share a passion for using data to solve the world’s greatest social and analytical challenges. Since our inception we’ve worked with more than 400 organizations ranging from government agencies, advocacy groups, unions, political campaigns, and international groups. In addition, we service an ever-expanding portfolio of commercial clients in the automotive, travel, CPG, entertainment, healthcare, media, and telecom industries. Along the way, we’ve developed some of the most innovative tools available in analytics, media optimization, reporting, and influencer outreach.

About The Team:
The BlueLabs Data Science Team develops deep expertise and uses data to inform strategic advice to our clients. Our polling work designs, implements, and fields tools that power our analysis and messaging. We take a deep dive into research that looks at what motivates people to vote, buy a product, hold an opinion, and whether campaigns are successful. Our statistical research identifies areas where we can better assess the impact of various factors in the campaign and polling areas. Our fast-paced, impact-driven team conducts innovative analysis to support our clients’ work. We bring definition to challenging problems, creatively identify data sources, then design analytics that accurately measure impact and move the needle every day. We work in changing, ambiguous environments, so we embrace nuance, inclusivity, and complexity to deliver programs that work for the diverse groups of individuals who rely on us.

About The Role:
Fellows will be provided a chance to work directly with data scientists, strategists, analysts, and client leads on meaningful, hands-on work, while being guided and supported by their manager. Fellows will also be expected to complete a capstone project as part of their program with BlueLabs.

The Data Science Fellow will work with our team to help our clients harness their data to improve and test their outcomes. 

The Data Science Fellow will work with BlueLabs for 12 weeks at 40 hours per week, from June 5, 2023 - August 25, 2023.

In this position you will:
  • Find new and innovative ways to apply new and existing data to our work
  • Help expand our Influencers product including identity resolution and network analysis 
  • Assist in the creation, maintenance and improvement of our internal tools that power things like our polling operations
  • Perform rigorous data cleaning and analysis to inform our work across our political, non-profit and corporate projects
What We Are Seeking:
  • Genuine passion for working with a progressive social impact organization
  • Familiarity with a coding language such as R or Python - SQL is a plus!
  • Familiarity with general statistical concepts and best practices
  • Interest or experience in creating informative and engaging data visualizations
  • Interest or experience in applying foundations of statistics in a work or project setting
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience both in writing and verbally

What We Offer
BlueLabs offers a friendly work environment and competitive benefits package including:
  • premier health insurance plan
  • paid time off
  • professional development & learning stipend
  • flexible working hours
  • remote/telecommuting options
  • and more! 

BlueLabs is willing to complete paperwork for successful candidates who are students and are interested in earning academic credit for the fellowship experience with us.

The compensation for this role is $25 per hour, at 40 hours per week.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, as a company policy, BlueLabs strongly encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning employment. BlueLabs adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations. Except where prohibited by law, applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment; if not the offer may be rescinded or employment terminated. BlueLabs will evaluate requests for reasonable accommodations for applicants unable to be vaccinated due to a religious belief, disability or pregnancy on an individualized basis in accordance with applicable laws.

At BlueLabs, we celebrate, support and thrive on differences. Not only do they benefit our services, products, and community, but most importantly, they are to the benefit of our team. Qualified people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientations, national origins, gender identities, marital status, religions, veterans statuses, disabilities and any other protected classes are strongly encouraged to apply. As an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer, BlueLabs is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. BlueLabs endeavors to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If an applicant believes they require such assistance to complete the application or to participate in an interview, or has any questions or concerns, they should contact the Director, People Operations. BlueLabs participates in E-verify. EEO is the Law (Link to external DOL site)