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Data Science Intern, 2021


Competitive compensation
Chicago, IL, USA

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially. Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood with additional offices located in Aurora, Illinois and Ann Arbor, Michigan. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Store’s across the country. 

About the role

You won’t just be an intern, you’ll be a key member of the Dyson team. You can expect to be tasked with project(s) that capitalize on your existing skills and stretch you out of your comfort zone. Your daily responsibilities will differ depending on the team you are on and the variety of business-critical projects means that no two roles will be alike, but you could expect some of the following responsibilities: 
  • Ability to work onsite in the Chicago, IL office (relocation assistance not provided for this role at this time)
  • Support the day-to-day Analytics responsibilities of the Americas market, working with Senior Analysts and Strategy and Analytics leadership
  • Work with team members to design data pipelines, models, and reports to answer business questions and communicate results 
  • Develop Python-based serverless functions to automate generation of key data sources and business rules
  • Write and document Python code that will be used across the team on multiple projects
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in marketing and sales functions 
  • Assess risks and opportunities for the broader business 
  • Contribute to a multitude of projects that emerge in a fast-paced environment 
  • Become an expert in Dyson products and the way we portray our brand 
  • Work with fellow interns and US Leadership Team on cross-functional project, presented to key stakeholders throughout the program

About you

  • Ability to work onsite in the Chicago, IL office (relocation assistance not provided for this role at this time)
  • Rising undergraduate senior or graduate student (expected to graduate in Spring 2021) preferred
  • Some business knowledge through coursework and/or other internship experiences 
  • Experience with Python and/or R and advanced proficiency with MS Excel
  • Ability to bring together data from multiple sources and systems for use in modeling, analysis, and reporting
  • Interest in data wrangling and statistical Python packages such as pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, and scipy
  • Exposure to and interest in data visualization using software and packages such Tableau and matplotlib
  • Curiosity and a deep desire to learn new tools, approaches, and workflows as the team and projects evolve
  • Ability to analyze and translate data-based findings into clear, relevant and actionable insights, or have a deep desire to further develop these skills 
  • Process-oriented thinker and strong problem solver
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and drive projects forward
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams 
  • Detail oriented with excellent oral and written skills; the ability to interface effectively with key stakeholders at every level of the business 
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Pursuing a quantitative degree
  • Experience using cloud computing platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform or AWS
  • Experience with geospatial tools and packages, such as Esri, geopandas, or BigQuery GIS
  • Exposure to Git and version control


Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops are also available to Dyson Inters. And with Dyson being an equal opportunity employer that also possesses a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared towards fueling and realizing every employees’ ambition.
Dyson is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Contact us at for more information. 

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.