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Data Analyst Intern, Planetary Health

RA Capital Management

Boston, MA, US
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Industry: Life Science
  • Post Date: 12/04/2023
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  • Company Address: 200 Berkeley Street, 18th Floor, Boston, MA, 02116

About RA Capital Management

RA Capital Management is a multi-stage investment manager dedicated to evidence-based investing in public and private healthcare and life science companies, and private planetary health companies.

Job Description

The Planetary Health Data Science Intern will conduct proprietary research to extract insights from large datasets that will ultimately inform RA Capital’s investment decisions. This research will use AI/ML tools and data mining to create tailored and automated market
intelligence across several sectors important for climate change and environmental health. Interns will work side-by-side with Planetary Health Associates and members of the Investment Team. 
Understand the data needs of the team to identify how best to model large datasets and automate monitoring of key Planetary Health sectors.
Sift through large unstructured datasets and deliver quantitative and qualitative analysis to the broader Planetary Health team.
Work within a team to help drive technical innovation and collaborate with teammates to pressure test and validate key findings.
Background / Experience 
Demonstrated interest in AI, machine learning, and data mining tools.
Bachelor/Masters in a quantitative discipline with 0-1 years of professional experience.
Strong programming skills in Python (preferred), R, Spark, SQL.
Experience in data visualization tools (Qlik, Tableau, Data Studio) preferred. 
Ability to communicate complex analyses and results clearly.
Excellent attention to detail, organization, and project management skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Have questions? Take a look at the Planetary Health page.