Job Posting: Sports Info Solutions Research and Development Internship

Position: Sports Info Solutions Research and Development Internship

Location: Coplay, Pa.

Description:
Sports Info Solutions is looking for candidates to fill a paid internship in our R&D Department in the summer and fall seasons. Ideally, the candidate will be available in early-to-mid June through the end of the year. The intern will work out of our office near Allentown, Pa., and will assist our R&D team, supporting research for publications and future products. Recent R&D interns have landed internships and full-time jobs with major league teams.

The position requires a variety of skills including (but not limited to) an analytical mind, computer expertise, writing ability, and a passion for football and baseball.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Familiarity with contemporary football/baseball/sports analytics and research.
  • Analytical/Mathematical ability.
  • Proficiency working in Microsoft Office programs (or equivalents), especially Excel.
  • Experience with MySQL, SQL Server, or similar databases.
  • An ability to write and communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.
  • An ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Experience with other statistical packages (e.g. R), programming languages (e.g. Python, .NET), and/or graphical visualizations (e.g. Tableau) would be a plus.

To Apply:
Please apply here.

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Paul Swydan used to be the managing editor of The Hardball Times, a writer and editor for FanGraphs and a writer for Boston.com and The Boston Globe. Now, he owns The Silver Unicorn Bookstore, an independent bookstore in Acton, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @Swydan. Follow the store @SilUnicornActon.

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