Data Analyst INTERN (Boston, ma)

Skyhook is looking for a data analyst intern to join our Geospatial Insights team. Skyhook works with big brands, professional sports teams, strategic consulting firms and global marketing agencies to provide location-based insights and analysis into consumer behaviors. Drawing upon our datastore of mobile location signals, Skyhook offers context-rich, business intelligence that helps our clients enhance customer experience, increase sales and improve business operations.

This internship will require working closely with Skyhook’s engineering, product, sales and marketing organizations to get to the bottom of hard data questions, ensure data quality and identify opportunities that will shape the direction of the company.

If you love SQL, if you love Big Data, and if you are interested in finding new ways to prove your point using data, this internship is for you.

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Data analyst INTERN Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of the Skyhook data architecture, its related datasets and the interactions between them.
  • Collaborate across multi-functional teams.
  • Assist with custom studies for Skyhook’s diverse and sophisticated customer base.
  • Work closely with our Marketing team to generate case studies and content for campaigns.

Technical expertise

  • Experience in core data science activities: extracting data from SQL and Non-SQL data stores, exploratory data analysis, data visualization and reporting.
  • Experience with large datasets and expertise in SQL; ideally familiar with AWS, Python or R, geospatial analysis and spatial data.
  • Solid academic foundation in descriptive and predictive statistics.
  • Proficient with Unix commands and regular expressions.
  • Experience with BI and data visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, Looker, Adobe Analytics, etc.)
  • Spark Big Data framework, basic unsupervised and supervised machine learning algorithms a plus.
  • CRM, Salesforce, HubSpot, Google Analytics experience a plus.


    • Undergraduate degree in an analytical field with coursework in statistics (e.g. Math, Linguistics, Econ, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience)
    • Previous internship in relevant field
    • Strong competence in analyzing data and turning it into a communicable value proposition
    • A perfectionist for getting analyses correct; a pragmatist for getting things done on time
    • Problem solving, analytical skills and decision making
    • Can approach problems in an innovative manner, exhibiting the aptitude to think quickly
    • Flexible, self-motivated, proactive out-of-the-box, and critical thinker

About Skyhook

Skyhook is dedicated to inventing and reinventing location. And the innovation in our technology is rivaled only by the innovation of our culture. Our offices in Boston, MA and Wayne, PA are filled with Idea Paint, standing desks, bean bag chairs, crowd-controlled Sonos radio and a world class snack selection. If you love data and are fanatical about using data to solve hard questions and improve user experiences, we want to talk to you! If you are looking for a place where you are valued not just based on what you accomplish but how you accomplish it, then you should consider joining us.