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Hallmark 2023 Internship (Feb-Dec 2023) -- Data Science in Kansas City, Missouri


ABOUT HALLMARK’S INTERNSHIP PROGRAMWe need sharp, energetic people to help us create, engineer, market, and deliver our products worldwide. Hallmark offers summer internships for students pursuing degrees in areas such as Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Communications, Engineering, Psychology, Statistics, Physics, Data Science, Computer Science and more! Hallmark’s internship program is held annually, starting late May and ending in early August, and provides the valuable opportunity to apply your classroom knowledge to meaningful projects in a corporate environment. In addition, you will gain exposure to Hallmark leadership, learn more about our products and initiatives, connect with employees and interns from other disciplines, and for hybrid or on-site internships, enjoy what life is like in the Kansas City metro area.

POSITION OVERVIEWThe Data Science Intern will perform data analyses to derive insight, patterns, and correlations from Hallmark’s data and other external data that can inform revenue growth opportunities, identify cost avoidance opportunities, and shape strategy. Analysis will include applying quantitative data methods, database development, some data mining techniques. The analyses will need to be translated into key insights and interpretive summaries where easily interpreted by decision makers leveraging a variety of visual approaches. Past intern projects have included:

  • Building out automated modeling technology to quickly predict future behavior of millions of consumers.

  • NLP work on analyzing text data inside the Hallmark writing collection to label it with tone and predictive attributes.

  • Predicting product category cross-propensities.

In addition, our interns will work with various technologies which may include Java, JavaScript, Visual Basic, C/C++, .net, Python, R, Teradata, SAP, AWS, Docker, MySQL, MSSQL, PySpark, Amazon Sagemaker, Amazon Athena, TensorFlow, NGINX, PyTorch, and mobile applications.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONSThe following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Pursuing a masters degree or higher with a graduation date of December 2023 or later.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (must be stated on your resume).

  • Experience using at least one of the following: Python, R, or SQL.

  • Available to work up to 20 hours per week (with flexibility) during the school year February through December 2023 and 40 hours per week late May – early August 2023.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSYour resume and application will stand out if you have:

  • Pursuing a degree in a quantitative discipline – Statistics, Math, Engineering, Economics, Data Science, or Computer Science.

  • Applied experience using at least 2 of the following: Python, R, or SQL.

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in major (must be stated on your resume).

  • Strong curiosity and learning agility.

  • Demonstrated application of analytics skills.

  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Permanent authorization to work in the United States without company sponsorship preferred.

ADDITIONAL DETAILSThis internship will be virtual, beginning February 2023 and continuing through December 2023. The selected candidate is expected to work up to 20 hours per week during the school year (with flexibility), a full-time, 40 hours per week between late May and early August, and resume the part-time schedule through December 2023.

APPLICATION DEADLINEThe final deadline for all applications January 30, 2023.

Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment.

Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. Principals only please.

ABOUT HALLMARK – Because Connecting With Each Other Has Never Been More ImportantFor more than a century, Hallmark has been bringing people together and improving the relationships that matter most. That’s why millions of people all over the world connect with the Hallmark brand (https://www.hallmark.com/) . It has always been a mission so much bigger than any one of us who work here. Today, we need empathetic learners, strategic thinkers, and enthusiastic visionaries with diverse experiences and skills to help us create the rest of Hallmark’s second century as we shift to a more digitally savvy, unified approach that combines the best of brick-and-mortar retail with the efficiency of dot-com spaces. Help us imagine what our next hundred years could look like!

When you join Hallmark, we will go out of our way to make you feel like part of the team, even in a remote/hybrid work environment. In the day-to-day, we’ll make the best use of the skills and talents you already have. We’ll also give you leadership opportunities and show you multiple potential pathways to future success.

Our culture (https://corporate.hallmark.com/culture/hallmark-family/) of care for our consumers and for one another shows in the way we embrace different backgrounds, identities, and working styles, deliberately seeking out ways to be more inclusive both internally among our work groups and externally through the things we make and sell to our retail partners and consumers. We believe that a broadly inclusive, equitable approach is also our best path to future success. We’re seeking out those who can bring a fresh perspective to our business and would love your input as someone new to our team! We can only change and grow when we intentionally include new perspectives–like yours.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)