Data and Technology Department Intern


DURATION OF INTERNSHIP:  January 2018 through May 2018. This is a part-time internship. Part-time academic year interns will work a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Service Employee International Union (SEIU), the nation's fastest growing labor organization representing more than 2 million workers, is seeking part-time intern in the Washington, D.C. office’s Data & Technology Department.

SEIU’s Data and Technology Department is responsible for database and technology management of SEIU’s membership data. The Department is currently pioneering innovative technological solutions in the labor movement, relying on cloud platforms such as AWS to build an effective and agile membership program. This internship offers an opportunity for someone to work closely with ETL data processes and data hygiene work in the Data & Technology department.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist SEIU's Data & Technology Department staff on various data standardization and hygiene efforts, integrating data from different database sources. Some aspects of this project include:

  • Analyzing data from SEIU affiliates and various external databases to establish best practices on data integration
  • Assist with data clean up and data standardization
  • Review files for small details and errors
  • Assist Department with manual data entry from various file types, including non-tabular data in PDFs or Word documents

Primary Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school and currently enrolled in an academic program.
  • Interest in labor and membership organizations, data hygiene and database applications
  • Comfortable with long periods of concentration paying attention to the smallest details in the data
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments in a timely manner
  • Ability to work well in groups and individually
  • Positive Attitude
  • Ability to take instructions well

SEIU's Data & Technology Department interns will work in Washington, D.C and will receive a stipend.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a resume, cover letter that includes your availability and a writing sample. SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Where is the role?

Washington DC

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