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2024 Summer Intern: Walmart Connect, Data Science,... at Walmart in Hoboken, New Jersey

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The Internship



Held over an 11-week period during the summer of 2024 for graduate students graduating between December 2024 and August 2025. The paid internship will prepare associates for a career with Walmart Connect. Work on a meaningful project, network with industry experts, and develop your skills while having an epic summer!



About Walmart Connect (WMC)


Want to change the face of digital advertising? Want to re-imagine how the world's largest omni-channel consumer database can be used to power targeted ad campaigns for the largest brands in the world? We are rethinking digital advertising here at Walmart and are looking for some great people to help make this happen.


At Walmart Connect, we connect brands more meaningfully in customers' everyday lives to accelerate shared growth. As stewards of our brand promise, "Save Money. Live Better," we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us each week. This is a unique opportunity to join a high-visibility team with a big impact on our omni-channel business. We believe all digital advertising across search and display, both in-store and online, can be targeted, effective and accountable -- and we have Walmart's retail sales data to prove it.


Data Strategy:




  • Requires knowledge of understanding of business value and relevance of data and data enabled insights / decisions; Appropriate application and understanding of data ecosystem including Data Management, Data Quality Standards and Data Governance, Accessibility, Storage and Scalability, etc.; To understand, articulate, and apply principles of the defined strategy to routine business problems.




Analytical Modeling:




  • Requires knowledge of feature relevance and selection; Exploratory data analysis methods and techniques; Advanced statistical methods and best-practice advanced modelling techniques (e.g., graphical models, Bayesian inference, basic level of NLP, Vision, neural networks, SVM, Random Forest etc.); Multivariate calculus; Statistical models behind standard ML models; Basic classical optimization techniques (e.g., Newton-Rapson methods, Gradient descent); Numerical methods of optimization (e.g. Linear Programming, Integer Programming, Quadratic Programming, etc.) To select the analytical modeling technique most suitable for the structured, complex data and develops custom analytical models. Conduct exploratory data analysis activities (for example, basic statistical analysis, hypothesis testing, statistical inferences) on available data. Define and finalize features based on model responses and introduces new or revised features to enhance the analysis and outcomes. Identify the dimensions of the experiment, finalize the design, test hypotheses, and conduct the experiment. Perform trend and cluster analysis on data to answer practical business problems and provide recommendations and key insights to the business.




Model Deployment and Scaling:




  • Requires knowledge of impact of variables and features on model performance; understanding of servers, model formats to store models. To support efforts to ensure that analytical models and techniques used can be deployed into production. Support evaluation of the analytical model. Support the scalability and sustainability of analytical models.




Code Development and Testing:




  • Requires knowledge of coding languages like SQL, Python, SAS and/or others; To write code to develop the required solution and application features by using the recommended programming language and leveraging business, technical, and data requirements. Advanced excel techniques; Test the code using the recommended testing approach.




Understanding Business Context:




  • Requires knowledge of Industry factors and relevant business metrics; Common business vernacular; Understand the specific business use cases and business practices across two or more domains such as product, marketing, sales, technology, and advertising; Drive delivery of project activity and tasks assigned under guidance, in solving business issues.




Model Assessment and Validation:




  • Requires knowledge of model fit testing, tuning, and validation techniques (e.g., Chi square, ROC curve, root mean square error etc.); Impact of variables and features on model performance to support model fit testing and statistical inferences to evaluate performance. Assess the impact of variables and features on model performance.




Data Visualization:




  • Requires knowledge of Visualization best practices; Multiple data visualization tools (for example, Python, R libraries, GGplot, Matplotlib, Ploty, Tableau, etc.); Advanced visualization techniques/ tools.




Communication & influencing technique.




  • Able to communicate technical material to a range of audiences that provides insight into marketing performance. Generate appropriate insights of model outcomes. Support the understanding of customer requirements and design data sets appropriately to render meaningful insights; Present to and influence using the appropriate data insights and visualization frameworks and convey messages through basic business understanding.




Build partnerships.




  • Build partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.




Compliance minded.




  • Understand and comply with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the development and implementation of the data, insights, visualizations, and models.





Minimum Qualifications:




  • Must be enrolled in an graduate, Masters degree program currently.


  • Expected graduation date between December 2024 and August 2025


  • 0-1 years of full-time relevant experience


  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SharePoint; Salesforce, Power BI, SQL experience is a plus


  • Python, SQL, SAS, R


  • Statistics


  • Machine Learning


  • Modeling Optimization





Preferred Majors:





  • Data Science

  • Statistics

  • Mathematics

  • Operations Research

  • Applied Economics.




Office Environment:



Corporate, in-person internship




Job Location



We have opportunities available in the below locations for this role.


  • Hoboken, NJ




IMMIGRATION SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROLE



#WALMARTCONNECT



Live our Values




Culture Champion



•Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself and others accountable; and supports Walmart's commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.



Servant Leadership



•Acts as an altruistic servant leader and is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.



Embrace Change




Curiosity & Courage



•Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; fosters an environment that supports learning, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.


Digital Transformation & Change


•Seeks and implements continuous improvements and encourages the team to leverage new digital tools and ways of working.



Deliver for the Customer




Customer Focus



•Delivers expected business results while putting the customer first and consistently applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.



Strategic Thinking



•Adopts a holistic perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans and shaping the team's strategy.



Focus on our Associates




Diversity, Equity & Inclusion



•Identifies, attracts, and retains diverse and inclusive team members; builds a high-performing team; embraces diversity in all its forms; and actively supports diversity goal programs.



Collaboration & Influence



•Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve objectives; and communicates with energy and positivity to motivate, influence, and inspire commitment and action.



Talent Management



•Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent, promotes an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, empowers associates and partners to act in the best interest of the customer and company, and regularly recognizes others' contributions and accomplishments.


At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based incentive awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.


You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable. For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices .


Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart at https://bit.ly/3iOOb1J .


The annual salary range for this position is $36,000.00-$377,000.00


Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance incentives.


Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:


- Regional Pay Zone (RPZ) (based on location)


- Stock equity incentives




Minimum Qualifications...




Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.




Preferred Qualifications...




Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.




Primary Location...


221 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN, NJ 07030, United States of America



About Walmart



At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?


Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.



All the benefits you need for you and your family


  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.



Frequently asked questions



  • On average, how long does it take to fill out an application?



    On average, it takes 45-60 minutes to complete your application for the first time. Subsequent applications will take less time to apply as our system saves some of your application information. Please note that some positions require the completion of assessments in order to receive consideration for that role. Those would take additional time.




  • Can I change my application after submitting?



    No, you cannot change your application after submitting, so please make sure that everything is finalized before you hit the submit button.




  • How do you protect my personal information?



    Processing of information on paper is minimal, and Walmart processes application information using an applicant tracking system (ATS). Access to the data within the ATS is restricted to authorized personnel, and the system itself is held to high security standards by Walmart.




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