TRSS Analyst Intern in McLean

TRSS Analyst Intern
Thomson Reuters
Mclean VA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-07-09
Job Description

OVERVIEW
Thomson Reuters Special Services (TRSS) brings leading data sets and expert insight to intelligence challenges. Our customers include worldwide defense organizations and their private partners. Each summer, TRSS offers ambitious students an opportunity to enhance their professional skills and make a difference in global security. The internship program includes training with TRSS’s unique resources, data science applications, and close collaboration with senior subject matter experts.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
During a 12-week internship all interns will complete an independent research project, with the assistance of specially selected mentors at TRSS. The research project will be presented to the company and senior leadership at the end of the 12-week period. In addition to their research work, interns will contribute to other elements of TRSS’s intelligence, law enforcement, and due diligence missions. These duties typically involve assisting with analysis, reporting on data from a range of sources, developing incident briefs and threat assessments, and conducting open source research.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conduct research for intelligence and law enforcement-based applications (e.g. predictive analysis, trends, forecasting, and early warnings).
• Examine sources and create summaries of pertinent data.
• Contribute to TRSS’s work in areas such as open source research, proprietary datasets, foreign language resources, and international and domestic crime and law enforcement.
Individuals with a strong technical background are encouraged to apply. Technical interns will contribute to TRSS’s data science, product development, and integrated technology departments. Their duties may include writing scripts to automate analytic processes and creating applications to assist analysts in completing assessments. Students with knowledge of statistical techniques or graph-based visual analytic software may have an opportunity to work on special projects.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program pursuing a related degree at an accredited college or university.
• Minimum GPA of 3.2
• Student must be 18 years old, meet the same employment standards as permanent employees, and be able to provide his/her own transportation.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability and experience developing formal presentations in a professional manner
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Office suite
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality with sensitive information
• Foreign language skills desirable

LOGISTICS
• Monday - Friday, 20-40 hours a week
• 12+ week internship (May-Sept)

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Locations
McLean-Virginia-United States of America
TRSS Analyst Intern
Thomson Reuters
Mclean VA USA