Data Research Analyst Internship
|Benefits:||Not Applicable |
|Employment Type:||Intern - Part Time|
|Description:||Looking for the first step into the booming industry of big data? Join Kingland Systems’ team as a Data Research Analyst! As a DRA, the relationships and connections you discover between companies and their data is used to assist Kingland Systems in our enterprise-class solutions. If becoming part of a team that values hard work and resourcefulness is important and you have a passion to learn (about finance, accounting, or insurance especially!) – then we’d like to welcome you to our DRA team!|
The Data Research Analyst (DRA) internship is open to all students with an interest in the financial, software, and management information industries. The DRA Intern will serve as a member of the Research Organization working on a production team to assist in meeting client needs through varying degrees of research. Work completed by a DRA is then accessed and leveraged by our clients to manage risk and maintain regulatory compliance.
This job opportunity is located in our Ames, IA office.
|Duties:||-Conduct research on corporations and securities, using defined procedures to identify relationships and provide validated and credible data for globally accessed solutions.|
-Monitor various market segments through external research and proprietary software for indicators suggesting an update to tracked securities, entities, and corporations.
-Continue to enhance data quality over time on new and existing data through continual cleansing efforts.
-Perform work according to the data quality and production standards as defined in policies and procedures.
-Participate in projects, as assigned, to assist the management team with improving automation, efficiency, and effectiveness of solutions.
-Currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution, following the completion of a successful first semester
-Ability to commit to 18 hours of work per week over 2 semesters
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Demonstrated experience with Word & Excel
-GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
PREFERRED SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, & ATTRIBUTES
-Strong work ethic and a willingness to learn
-Acute attention to detail
-Interest in learning about the financial industry
-Ability to work independently or collaborate with others
-General knowledge of financial and accounting industries preferred
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