XPO Logistics Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Dec 09, 2019Internship
Logistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, we’re out to transform transportation logistics through technology, and our multimillion-dollar commitment to IT underscores its importance to our vision. Our Technology Associates are on the cutting edge of that transformation. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to explore what’s next in IT, software engineering, QA, data engineering, UX/UI and more. We take pride in helping our employees grow and learn. Become the technology leader you’re meant to be, by building tomorrow’s technology today. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation. This 10 to 12-week internship program will take place in Ann Arbor, MI during the summer of 2020. What you’ll do on a typical day: Report to Lead Data Scientist Partner with leadership to understand business needs and align those to potential data and analytics efforts Gather and integrate data from various sources for use in advanced analytics activities Help build useful software-based products for the business Present on results and provide actionable insights and recommendations to team Promote a data-driven culture through ongoing partnership and dialog with the business What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you’ll need: Background or education in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics or related field 2 or more years of relevant coursework It’d be great if you also have: Class status as a junior (3rd year) or greater Practical experience with SQL, Python, Java and/or C# Strong knowledge of computer science algorithms Capacity to be open-minded and receptive to feedback in an intellectually-rigorous environment Strong analytical skills with the capability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy Solid analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve problems Good verbal and written communication skills; excellent organization skills with the ability to multitask Be part of something big. XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.