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Intern - Fellow (Data Scientist) Summer 2019

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.


Job Location: Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date: 06/10/2019
Number of Positions: 5
Salary Range: $45,760 - $54,080
Salary Band: 19



A Data Scientist Intern-Fellow’s work in the BNSF Operations Research and Advanced Data Analytics Group may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Working with key stakeholders and subject-matter-experts to understand business problems and consider solution approaches
  2. Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  3. Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis and draw insights from large data sets
  4. Presenting information using data visualization techniques
  5. Sharing results with key stakeholders



  1. This position requires an onsite presence in our Fort Worth office.
  2. 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, is preferred.




  • Masters or Ph.D. students pursuing a major or minor in one of the following: Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or Transportation.  Ph.D. students are preferred.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 is required.  An overall GPA of 3.5 is preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in using statistical computer language R (experience in Shiny is a plus), SAS, and query languages such as SQL
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.



BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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