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Data Analyst Intern

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19d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You must have a numerate degree, penultimate or final year status, a 2.1 or above, strong analytical skills, expert in R/SQL/Python/Excel, excellent communication, and UK work authorization.
  • You will conduct data analysis, track merchant performance, support sales team decisions, and create automated dashboards using R/SQL/Python/Excel at PayPal.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Data Analyst Intern is accountable for supporting the Business Operations team in strategic and tactical decision making, performance monitoring and delivering actionable customer insights.
  • The Business Operations team identifies opportunities across the UK business. This may be through finding new sources of revenue, unlocking unmet customer needs within the existing merchant portfolio, or driving upsell opportunities. The team works cross-functionally with other PayPal teams in the UK and internationally to deliver on the business priorities.

Your way to Impact:

  • Opportunity to work on projects that involve some of the largest eCommerce businesses in the UK. Your work will directly impact the bottom line of the UK business and strengthen PayPal’s market leading position in the Payments space.


  • Currently studying for an Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Engineering, Science or other numerate degree
  • Enrolled on a university course in your penultimate year, final year with a predicted or achieved 2.1 or above
  • Commercial mindset coupled with analytical mindset and high attention to detail
  • Exceptional at interpreting and drawing business insights from data and analysis
  • Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of R/SQL/Python/MS Excel – ability to run queries to extract data from multiple systems – preferred
  • Work authorization for the United Kingdom required

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Conduct data driven deep dive analysis on strategic topics e.g. new vertical analysis, merchant churn and other strategic themes as identified by the business.
  • Track performance of our merchant business against goals, identify where and why we are over or under-performing
  • Support the Enterprise Sales team with strategic and tactical decision
  • Use various data / extraction manipulation techniques (using R/SQL/Python/MS Excel) to understand past trends
  • Write code that automate dashboards allowing Sales Teams to find new opportunities


Work type

Full time

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