Job Posting: Miami Marlins – Baseball Analytics Intern

Baseball Analytics Intern

Position Summary:
The intern will assist Baseball Operations decision-making through the analysis and facilitation of baseball information. The specific day-to-day responsibilities of this position will vary depending on the baseball calendar, but will revolve around analyzing and troubleshooting baseball data. A competitive candidate will be an excellent communicator and possess an established foundation of analytical skills. The position will report to the Director of Analytics.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitate information and effectively communicate analytical products across departments. 
  • Expand upon Marlins analytical strategy by creating new applications and reports. 
  • Improve and refine existing processes for the Baseball Operations Department.  
  • Perform ad-hoc research projects as requested. 
  • Present analysis and research results in a complete, concise, and engaging manner. 

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and ability to self-direct. 
  • Demonstrated baseball research, experience visualizing data, and/or strong technical acumen. 
  • Ability to communicate baseball analytics concepts to individuals with diverse baseball backgrounds, including coaches, scouts, and executives. 
  • Understanding of and passion for the game of baseball. 
  • High level of familiarity with the current state of baseball research. 
  • Ability to work extended hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays throughout February – October 2024 

Suggested Education & Experience:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in a field that emphasizes technical and analytical problem solving skills, such as mathematics, computer science, engineering. 
  • Understanding of advanced forecasting techniques is strongly preferred. 
  • Meaningful work experience with Tableau, SQL Server, R, and/or Python is strongly preferred. 
  • Ability and desire to learn other programming languages as needed. 
  • Baseball/softball playing experience is a plus. 

To Apply:
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