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  • Analyze career outcomes data to find trends
  • Use IPEDS data to compare UTK student success with other, similar institutions
  • Create visualizations and reports to organize and display data; present to staff
  • Assist with other assessment projects

As a data analytics intern, you will gain key competencies employers are looking for, including:

  • Critical Thinking – Choose methods of data analysis, find trends in data, analyze anomalies, and make recommendations
  • Communication – Author reports summarizing data and present data to staff
  • Equity and Inclusion – Analyze data and report on trends related to student success and students from diverse backgrounds
  • Leadership – Plan, manage, and evaluate data projects making recommendations for change; Utilize knowledge and connections to complete task with confidence
  • Technology – Utilize multiple systems and software to analyze and display data
  • Teamwork – Work with data analyst and other student success staff in a variety of functional areas
  • Career and Self-Development – Gain relevant experience and learn how to articulate experience to future employers
  • Professionalism – Hone the ability to work independently and manage projects

Must be a current UTK student. Prefer majors in business analytics, statistics, sociology, or other majors with relevant experience; must have an understanding of R; helpful to have a course in statistics or data science; High level of skill with Excel and ability to learn other technologies; Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work independently and meet deadlines.