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1 Apr 2024

Data Analytics Internship

馃嚭馃嚫 Washington, DC, USA
0+ years exp.

Data Analytics Internship

Position Summary:

The Data Analyst Intern at D.C. United will assist in enhancing processes and soccer operations efficiency through data-driven insights. This position involves collecting, analyzing, and interpreting large datasets related to player performance and league dynamics. The intern will work closely with the Strategy & Analytics team to develop actionable strategies and improve processes. This role requires a strong foundation in statistical analysis, proficiency in data visualization tools, and a passion for soccer, offering a unique opportunity to contribute to the success of D.C. United. This position is available for either in-person or remote work. This is an unpaid internship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

路 Assist technical staff with data-driven projects and provide support to existing and on-going projects.

路 Prepare and clean datasets.

路 Design and apply analytical methods to extract insight from existing datasets.

路 Research industry-leading practices to provide analyses and insights.

路 Analyze both event and tracking data to find trends and takeaways.

路 Create engaging, descriptive, and intuitive reports.

路 Provide support across the entire soccer department, including ad hoc requests from coaches and other department directors.

Desired Skills:

路 Coding and visualization skillsets preferred (R, Python, Shiny, Ggplot2, Matplotlib etc.).

路 Interest in working with and/or creating APIs.

路 Interest in package management (R, GIT).

路 Strong communication skills and willingness to learn.

路 Energetic and passionate when it comes to using data to solve problems.

路 Interest in data engineering, data science, and/or statistical modeling preferred.


路 Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and eligible for college credit.

路 Area of Study: Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Sports Analytics, or related field.

路 Available 20-25 hours per week.

D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.

D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

D.C. United is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). D.C. United reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. D.C. United is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. D.C. United is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.

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