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Data Scientist/ Statistician Intern (PT/Remote Work)

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Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.



Data Scientist Internship (Part-Time, Work Remotely)



This is a part-time internship for students who are currently in their Junior or Senior year of their undergraduate degree or enrolled in graduate school. The intern would work 12-20 hours per week remotely and communicate regularly via Microsoft Teams.


The Statistics & Data Analytics team at the Lubrizol Corporation has an opening for a solution-oriented Data Analytics Engineer/Data Scientist Intern. This is a remote position available to candidates currently enrolled in a relevant degree program and are available to immediately. 


At Lubrizol we provide a rewarding and challenging work environment. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol is a Berkshire Hathaway company where we embrace diverse perspectives that create new ideas and advance innovation. As a leader in specialty chemicals, we help our customers through the creation of sustainable and eco-safe products, from manufacturing the oil additives for the cars we drive to creating active ingredients for medicines used to save and improve lives. Your work will have a significant impact in helping us facilitate innovation and improve efficiency by delivering data science systems and tools to the organization as well as providing statistical support to enable data-driven business decisions.




Potential projects (depending on intern skills and current Lubrizol needs):

  • Text analytics to mine for critical insights
  • Exploring cloud migration of data analytics activity
  • Predictive modeling of complex data using advanced algorithms
  • Simulation modeling of complex processes
  • Algorithm assessment, development and/or implementation
  • Creation of infographics using Highcharts JS, Shiny (R), Tableau or other approaches
  • Assisting members of the department with data science tasks


Factors for Success:

  • Enrolled in a data analytics, statistics, mathematics, computer science or closely related bachelor or graduate program; 3rd year bachelor student or above
  • Minimal GPA of 3.5 in statistics and computer sciences courses
  • Significant course work in statistics or data analytics; experience using advanced statistical software such as R or Python
  • Demonstrated computer programming skills, such as formal course work in C/C++, Java, or Python; knowledge of JavaScript, relational databases and SQL are added pluses
  • Strong problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with others involved in data science efforts
  • Creativity and curiosity with the ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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