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Data Scientist Intern – Private Equity Firm at Tregaron Capital

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Employer: Tregaron Capital

Expires: 07/18/2020

Tregaron Capital is seeking one unpaid, full-time intern for the Fall and Spring semesters.Tregaron Capital is a Palo Alto-based private equity firm that provides buyout and growth capital to promising companies with $1 to $4 million EBITDA. Tregaron Capital is investing out of a $100 million second fund. All of Tregaron’s management have graduated from either Harvard or Stanford.Tregaron is looking to bring on a fall intern to be an integral member of Tregaron. This individual will play a key role in accelerating a data-driven evolution within Tregaron by using advanced analytics to drive incremental deal flow to the firm and quickly evaluate those opportunities.This individual needs to be dedicated to the application of data science to drive business impact, and intellectually curious about solving real-world questions from data. A data scientist will be responsible for exploring and working with a portfolio of datasets and have the opportunity to generate novel insight from the data and communicate them to business stake holders.You will be working with diverse sets of structured and unstructured datasets. Successful candidates are creative, strategic, self-motivated, and highly detail oriented for all steps of the data analysis process, including cleansing dirty and unstructured data, data tagging, feature engineering, and mapping. They also must be effective communicators of technical outcomes to non-technical stake holders, creating business-friendly outputs and visualizations.The skills and experience you’ll need to make an impact:Experience in a data-driven professional setting preferredProficiency in multiple programming and querying languages, including Python and SQLFamiliarity with big data analytical techniquesComfortable working with, and combining, disparate and diverse data sourcesA strong intuition for analytical methodologies and desire to solve novel technical challengesExcellence in balancing multiple projects and efficiently meet goals in a fast-paced environmentStrong written and verbal communicationAbility to work independently as well as on a teamNo previous experience in the financial services industry is requiredThis opportunity is designed for students who want to learn and build their knowledge base. The training that comes with this internship is designed and intended to solely benefit the intern. While Tregaron does not hire individuals to work full-time after completing an internship, we are eager to provide references for future employment opportunities for those who successfully complete the internship program. Following an internship with Tregaron, interns have had exceptional placement into both buy side and investment banking internships / jobs. Former interns have gone on to work at the following: Partners Group, JPMorgan IB, Credit Suisse IB, FT Partners IB, Deloitte IB, Peak Ventures and University Growth Fund.Select candidates will be provided references from former interns towards the end of the interview process.