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Nordstrom Data Science - Corporate Internship (Master's Level) in United States

Job Description

At Nordstrom, we apply data science across a complex and rapidly evolving retail landscape to develop innovative business processes and improve the customer experience online and in our stores. Our teams are composed of interdisciplinary contributors with a broad scope who work in an energizing and collaborative atmosphere. We deliver predictive models to identify and prevent fraud; design the machine learning-driven search and browse algorithms that power our site; and create inventory forecasts that drive purchasing decisions at the core of our business.

We are committed to building teams that reflect the diversity of our customers and active inclusion is core to how Nordstrom wins . We’re an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter and strong technical contributor who is always looking for new opportunities to solve business problems with data-driven tools.

As an Analytical Sciences Intern, you’ll …

  • Build predictive models and algorithms and apply them to solve business problems.

  • Work collaboratively with other data scientists and analysts to research, design, and implement production-level, scalable code , and algorithms.

  • Conduct exploratory data analyses, apply statistical methods to data outputs, and visualize your findings in a compelling way.

  • Communicate insights and recommend areas for improvements to stakeholders to drive impactful business results.

  • Gain direct experience working with large enterprise data sets across web, point of sale, supply chain, and customer.

  • Get an up-close, behind-the-scenes view of the retail fashion industry that you won’t find in a classroom.


  • W orking towards a master’s degree equivalent in math, statistics, computer science, analytics, or related field ( e.g. MBA with quantitative focus) .

  • 2 + years of full-time industry work experience, which occurred between the graduation date from your undergraduate program and prior to starting your master’s program .

  • Experience with languages used for querying ( e.g. Hive/Presto/SQL), preprocessing ( e.g. unix /python), and statistical analysis ( e.g. R/Python)

  • Experience with regression modeling, prediction, forecasting, and time series analysis. Experience in machine-learning methodologies preferred (e.g., supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, etc.)

  • Skilled at communicating technically, at a level appropriate for the audience.

  • Proven ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent work environments.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and ever-changing environment.

    What’s next? We’re glad you asked…  

    The summer internship program is 10 weeks and will take place in Seattle, Washington. Housing will be provided for the duration of the internship. We anticipate hiring decisions being made by November 202 3.

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away

  • Life Insurance and Disability

  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points...

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com .

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Pay Range Details

The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

Seattle, WA: $46.45/HR

This position may be eligible for performance-based incentives/bonuses. Benefits include 401k, medical/vision/dental/life/disability insurance options, PTO accruals, Holidays, and more. Eligibility requirements may apply based on location, job level, classification, and length of employment. Learn more in the Nordstrom Benefits Overview by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser: https://careers.nordstrom.com/pdfs/Ben_Overview_07-14_Full_Time_ES-US.pdf

About Us

We’re a fast-moving fashion company that started as a shoe store in 1901. This heritage of service is the foundation we’re building on as we provide convenience and true connection for our customers. We empower our people to be innovative, creative and focused on providing the best service to our customers. Through it all, we remain committed to leaving the world better than we found it.

Whether you’re a genius engineer, a phenomenal salesperson or a supply chain pro, we invite you to bring your unique talents and join our team. We reward great work, promote from within and celebrate diversity.

CUSTOMER OBSESSEDWe strive to know our customers better than anyone else. We listen, anticipate, build trust and move with speed to deliver on their needs.

OWNERS AT HEARTWe treat every interaction as an opportunity to make an impact and deliver excellence.

CURIOUS AND EVER CHANGINGWe approach problems with curiosity and create solutions. We unlock potential to be bold, think big and inspire innovation.

HERE TO WINWe’re committed to delivering results, both today and tomorrow. We win as a team by supporting and challenging one another to be better every day.

WE EXTEND OURSELVESWe treat each other with respect and kindness. We do the small things that make a big difference. We create a welcoming environment, helping people feel connected, valued and part of one community.

Come on! Join us!