Philips Internship: Data Science Connected Shavers in Drachten, Netherlands

Your challenge

Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern we’re looking for?

We are collecting many data from our connected shavers, and we would like to take the next step in understanding the behaviours of our users, based on app analytics data. You will use Data Science algorithms to find out if we can classify our users in different data-driven personas, and create meaningful insights to add value to the proposition.

Your responsibilities

Deliverables :

  • Understand the analytics data collected in the app and shaver

  • Create hypotheses for meaningful classifications and predictions

  • Test and refine hypotheses

  • Propose recommendations to optimize the connected shaver or supporting app

  • Present results to the business

You will gain experience in working with Data Science in a business context, with real-life data. You will also have the opportunity to develop soft skills like documentation, presentation, communication.

Your team

You will be part of the Digital Innovation department at Philips Consumer Lifestyle in Drachten, which is a dynamic bunch of tech-enthusiasts. Our department is responsible for creating digital propositions in the Male Grooming category, from initial concept to implementation and launch. You will work very closely with the Data Analyst in Male Grooming, and you will have the opportunity to learn from the other Data Scientists in Philips. You will visit the Amsterdam headquarters to meet with the business and central Data Analysis group.

Our offer

  • This internship assignment is not suitable to perform your graduation

  • Duration: 3-5 months

  • Available: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, no later than July/August 2017

Internship conditions:

  • Students on work placement or final-year study assignment are paid a work placement or final-year study assignment allowance.

  • A student on a work placement or final-year study assignment is paid an allowance towards rented accommodation, depending on his/her situation. This will be determined setting up the Intern Contract.

  • A student on work placement or final-year study assignment who can prove that he/she is not entitled to a student card for public transport (OV-studentenkaart) is paid an allowance to cover the cost of travel between home and the place of work in accordance with the Conditions of Employment Guideline.

  • The student is entitled to paid leave on the basis of 1 day per month.

  • Opportunity to buy Philips products with tax benefit (Philips MyShop)

We are looking for

To be successful in this internship we are looking for you:

  • Currently studying towards your University Bachelor of Science (Bsc.) in:

  • Business Informatics

  • Computer Sciences

  • Engineering Software

  • Mathematics

  • Software Technology

  • Are fluent in oral and written English

  • Are able to use Big Data algorithms to classify and predict behaviors (should be an Excel savvy)

  • Possess one or more of next competences: Programming R, Python.

  • Are independent, proactive, result-driven and flexible

If you recognize yourself in this profile and would like to take this challenge, we invite you to apply as soon as possible. This position will be removed from the internet per 04-06-2017!

Notes

Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Student registration form (Proof of enrollment at your current education)

  • Resume

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, it should be compulsory (for students outside EU/EER) by your education and you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time.

Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.

Your challenge

Are you the enthusiastic, talented intern we’re looking for?

We are collecting many data from our connected shavers, and we would like to take the next step in understanding the behaviours of our users, based on app analytics data. You will use Data Science algorithms to find out if we can classify our users in different data-driven personas, and create meaningful insights to add value to the proposition.

Your responsibilities

Deliverables :

  • Understand the analytics data collected in the app and shaver

  • Create hypotheses for meaningful classifications and predictions

  • Test and refine hypotheses

  • Propose recommendations to optimize the connected shaver or supporting app

  • Present results to the business

You will gain experience in working with Data Science in a business context, with real-life data. You will also have the opportunity to develop soft skills like documentation, presentation, communication.

Your team

You will be part of the Digital Innovation department at Philips Consumer Lifestyle in Drachten, which is a dynamic bunch of tech-enthusiasts. Our department is responsible for creating digital propositions in the Male Grooming category, from initial concept to implementation and launch. You will work very closely with the Data Analyst in Male Grooming, and you will have the opportunity to learn from the other Data Scientists in Philips. You will visit the Amsterdam headquarters to meet with the business and central Data Analysis group.

Our offer

  • This internship assignment is not suitable to perform your graduation

  • Duration: 3-5 months

  • Available: We prefer students able to start as soon as possible, no later than July/August 2017

Internship conditions:

  • Students on work placement or final-year study assignment are paid a work placement or final-year study assignment allowance.

  • A student on a work placement or final-year study assignment is paid an allowance towards rented accommodation, depending on his/her situation. This will be determined setting up the Intern Contract.

  • A student on work placement or final-year study assignment who can prove that he/she is not entitled to a student card for public transport (OV-studentenkaart) is paid an allowance to cover the cost of travel between home and the place of work in accordance with the Conditions of Employment Guideline.

  • The student is entitled to paid leave on the basis of 1 day per month.

  • Opportunity to buy Philips products with tax benefit (Philips MyShop)

We are looking for

To be successful in this internship we are looking for you:

  • Currently studying towards your University Bachelor of Science (Bsc.) in:

  • Business Informatics

  • Computer Sciences

  • Engineering Software

  • Mathematics

  • Software Technology

  • Are fluent in oral and written English

  • Are able to use Big Data algorithms to classify and predict behaviors (should be an Excel savvy)

  • Possess one or more of next competences: Programming R, Python.

  • Are independent, proactive, result-driven and flexible

If you recognize yourself in this profile and would like to take this challenge, we invite you to apply as soon as possible. This position will be removed from the internet per 04-06-2017!

Notes

Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Student registration form (Proof of enrollment at your current education)

  • Resume

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, it should be compulsory (for students outside EU/EER) by your education and you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time.

Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.