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Data Science Internship 2019

Scheme at National Audit Office

Data Science Internship 2019

Scheme at National Audit Office

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelScheme
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  • Application deadline iconApply by 16 Nov, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 20,000.0 per year

About the internship

We are looking to recruit up to three people to participate in our year long, data science internship scheme starting from September 2019.

We expect you will spend most of your time applying strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills to build and implement analytical tools to support our range of assurance work.

In addition, we also expect you to spend some of your time collaborating with our financial auditors to review high value, high risk quantitative models which underpin accounting estimates. For example, the value of the student loans book, the rate of fraud and error in tax credit and benefit payments and the money needed in the future, to compensate people who have experienced clinical negligence.

Key skills/competencies required

No previous experience of audit is necessary and training will be provided in key Data Science skills such as R, SQL and Tableau dashboard building.

But we have some minimum criteria which you will need to meet:

  • 120 UCAS points (from the 2017 tariff) from your top 3 A Level grades (or equivalent) including Maths. General Studies does not count. If you have 104 UCAS points from the 2017 tariff (or equivalent) you may still be eligible to apply.
  • Took an undergraduate degree course with a substant

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