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Heathrow, England

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Graduates & Business Placements



Job Description

Data Science Internship

Duration: 3 months

Location: London Heathrow

Salary: £18,000 (Pro-rata)

Application Closing Date: 25th November 2019  (Please Note: You must complete all sections of your application, including all online tests by 3:00pm on 29th November 2019. If you fail to submit by the deadline, your application will be automatically withdrawn).

If you are successful at online tests, we will invite you to complete a short video interview and some application questions within a given timeframe. If you fail to submit your video interview and application questions within the given timeframe, your application will be automatically withdrawn. Applicants may only apply for one graduate programme per year, and only your first application will be considered.

Start Date: June 2020


This is your introduction to the potential of data and its power to transform a business. British Airways has size, scale and ambition to match. When paired with the fast pace of the industry we operate in, unique challenges are born. Challenges that you’ll need to answer based on the data. And the rewards are huge. You’ll get an unparalleled insight into our business and gain a perspective no one else has. On top of that, you’ll have real influence. Because it's your insights we’ll rely on for our success and for delivering the quality customer experiences we pride ourselves on.

Sound like something you could enjoy? This is your opportunity to get a taste for it.

Principal Accountabilities

  • To deliver on all placement tasks and accountabilities
  • To take ownership of individual development, identifying areas for skills development and proactively acting upon these needs
  • To develop a Business Placement and graduate network and to support opportunities for individual learning and business networking

Candidates MUST have all of the following to apply:

  • Must be predicted a 2:2 BSc, MSc or PhD degree (or equivalent*) with significant Operational Research/ Business Analytics/ Applied Statistics/ Advanced Analytics content.

  • Must also have an A-level in mathematics at grade A or B (or equivalent*)

  • Numerical skills with the ability to think logically and practically to deal with complexity.

  • The right to live and work full-time in the UK indefinitely without sponsorship from British Airways.

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