Title:                    2024 Summer – Analytics Internship
Position:             Hourly/Non-Exempt
Reports to:         Business Analyst
Location:            Paducah, KY
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, KY and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services.  Our Company operates over 135 tow and tugboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market.  In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges.  The Company has additional offices in St. Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and Houston, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. Various technologies, data, and intellectual capital are all invaluable resources that keep Marquette at the forefront of the transportation and logistics world.
Position Summary:
The Analytics Intern will work closely with business analysts to mine, transform, visualize, and present data that will empower decision-making across the company. Researching new technologies and ideas will ensure the analytics team has the tools to remain highly efficient. The role provides exposure to financial and operational data analysis, database management, data modeling, SQL, and Python. The intern will balance recurring reporting and ad hoc reports that vary in scope as well as one or more ‘capstone’ projects (more sizeable projects to employ skills learned throughout the internship).

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Be an energetic member of the Analytics team, performing duties including:
  • Geospatial analytics
  • Data visualization
  • Business intelligence
  • Data workflow optimization
  • Machine learning model developments
  • Specific projects will be identified near the beginning of the summer term
  • Software employed will involve PowerBI (Microsoft), various SQL editors, database systems, Excel, and a machine learning library (Python, R, and/or Azure)
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a Data Science related field
  • Interest and desire to develop mastery of Excel, SQL, Python, and statistics
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail
This is a paid summer internship opportunity located onsite at the corporate headquarters in Paducah, KY.