Business Intelligence & Data Science Summer Associate

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Grow with Capital

Come and be part of the exciting world of Capital as a Summer Associate! Bring your energy and fresh perspective and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll work on a challenging project that has real impact on our business but you won’t go at it alone. You’ll be part of a collaborative team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll learn about the financial industry and you’ll have opportunities to sit down and talk with senior business leaders.

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Our Business Intelligence and Data Science teams are passionate about using data to drive business value and insights. This opportunity offers the chance to bring innovation to Capital Group and build some analytic chops! We will look to you to sift through heaps of qualitative and quantitative data to create a story and generate business insights.

What we look for: 

  • Current student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in junior standing with an emphasis in business analysis, financial engineering, statistics, mathematics, machine learning, computer science, economics, physics or a related field.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis tools such as R, SQL or python.
  • Interest and curiosity in financial markets and the investment management industry; familiarity with financial data.
  • Self-starter who is an agile learner and analyzes problems in new, creative, and collaborative ways.
  • Sharp, independent thinker who actively and positively contributes in a group dynamic.
  • Proactively express point of view on complex issues, seeks opportunities to drive new ideas.
  • Embrace and incorporate feedback for continuous development. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator.

What a summer at Capital offers: 

  • 12 weeks of robust summer programming, including challenging and meaningful assignments.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Access to senior business leaders.
  • A network of influential colleagues, experts and thought leaders. 
  • Collaborative and genuinely supportive work environment. 
  • Opportunities to participate in community service events.

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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