Intern Intern …

LPL Financial
in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Mar 20
Competitive
LPL Financial
in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Mar 20
Competitive
Intern
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Summer Intern, Data Science

What You'll Do

Our competitive 10- week paid graduate internship is an unparalleled opportunity to develop as a leader while sharpening your skills. The aim of our internship program is to provide students a valuable workplace experience to enhance their educational and professional goals. The projects that you drive during the summer will be tailored to your interests and will strategically affect change at our company. You will also have the chance to develop a deeper understanding of our culture and core values though career workshops, senior executive interactions, and community involvement opportunities.

We're looking for goal-oriented people who thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are eager to apply their problem solving skills to real business challenges. We empower employees to transform their skills, interests and connections into meaningful, collaborative solutions that work for the good of all of our stakeholders our colleagues, customers and communities.

Position Overview

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with individuals across lines of business, functional areas, and different levels of an organization
  • Support the Business Intelligence team with data extraction, analysis, and modeling.
  • Work with relational databases and basic SQL operations, as well as tools for merging and manipulating related datasets.
  • Work with experienced data scientists in data mining, machine learning, predictive modeling, etc.
  • Leverage advanced analytics modeling tools

Location

San Diego or Fort Mill

Schedule

Internship Standard Length

Monday through Friday 8-4:30

Average Hours Per Week

40

Skills & Qualifications

  • College student who will have completed their sophomore or junior year in 2020.
  • The candidate should be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Decision Information Science, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline highly preferred
  • 3.0 Minimum Overall GPA Required
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), including an ability to visually convey information & insights through graphs, charts, and other means
  • Understanding of relational databases structures, preferred
  • Exposure to relational databases, e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, preferred
  • Exposure to statistical analysis tools, such as Python (preferred), R, Minitab, SAS, or SPSS
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python preferred
  • Problem solving skills that enable efficient identification of issues, development of hypotheses, & execution of robust quantitative analyses
  • Collaborative team player

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nations largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 4,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2019, based on total revenue.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees.

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning lifes aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an @lpl.com email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicants bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPLs Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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As the nations leading independent broker-dealer*, we offer an

integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and

investment advisor services to more than 14,000 financial

advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions, enabling

them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial

realities. We also support more than 4,000 other financial

advisors with customized clearing solutions, advisory

platforms, and technology.

Weve told you what we do for our customers, but what can we

do for you? 

Well provide you with a work environment that encourages your

creativity and growth, a leadership team thats supportive and

responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no

limits, only amazing potential.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017,

based on total revenue.

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