US Foods Intern – Insights & Analytics – Decision Sciences in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The Insights and Analytics Decision Sciences Intern is responsible for helping provide analytical support to internal business partners within US Foods which includes data extraction, preparation and manipulation, and conducting & delivering statistical analyses to support strategic business initiatives.


TheUS FoodsSummer Internship Programprovides a forum for students to apply classroom skillsand academic trainingin a real world business environment. In addition to being assignedbusiness-impacting projects throughoutthesummer, students will be matchedwithamanagerwho will meet withthemon a regular basis toprovide direction on assignmentsas well as deliverperformance feedbackand a mentor who will be available to offer day-to-day guidance and support.

Embracing the organization’s core values, the US Foods Summer Internship Program Mission is to TEAM UP to build a supportive learning environment where we TALK STRAIGHT about performancedevelopmentby delivering constructive feedback and positive reinforcement to deliver SECOND TO NONE program experiences to those students who spend their summers with us.

Interns will also get exposure to US Foods executive leadership; have an opportunity to participate in learning and social events with other interns across business functions within our Corporate HQ; and have an opportunity to deliver an end-of-summer presentation to showcase their accomplishments with key business leaders.Dependent upon critical business needs and overall performance during the summer, there may be opportunities for students to continue working as a part-time intern during the school year.

US Foods internships are full-time paid positions (40 hours per week from May - August) with the possibility of transitioning to a full-time position post-graduation dependent on availability and overall performance.

Please note: We are unable to provide internships to students that require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status). Candidates who possess the unqualified right to work in the United States are eligible to apply.

Local candidates are encouraged to apply. For qualified students whose permanent home of record is located outside 50 miles from US Foods Corporate HQ, a stipend will be offered to partially offset housing costs for the summer.

# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status  


•Conduct data extraction, validation, cleansing and manipulation that is critical in designing efficient data sources. Development of new/modify existing queries from multiple data sources for reporting and analytics, using SQL and open source code.

•Conduct statistical analysis for specific analytics project to provide insights and develop customer scoring and data assets for future marketing and sales initiatives. Support presentation of analyses to internal business partners; may present with oversight and supervision.

•Documentation of process and code used for scoring or data asset development and collaborate on implementation for future scoring.

•Provide recommendations on analytics and libraries for open source coding for analysis and data manipulation.

Possible project may include:

•Analytical support for the marketing and local sales programs through analysis of past campaigns and promotional response

•Customer behavior pattern analysis and segmentation based on web usage identified from click-stream data

•At the conclusion of the program, intern will present projects and internship experience within I&A demonstrating how analytics supports marketing and sales



•Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or related discipline degree program

•Must be enrolled in school during time of internship

•Typically, students currently between their Junior and Senior years or between their 1st and 2nd years of graduate school will be considered for internships

•Enrolled in courses/coursework pertaining to modeling (including regression), segmentation, econometrics, time series analysis, survival analysis or other coursework quantitative in nature


•Experience in SAS or open source statistical programming. Ability to quickly understand and modify existing codes, and outline program flow

•Experience in SQL to develop queries and extracts from multiple data sources

•Experience with R or Python and especially using cloud based databases (such as Snowflake) is preferred

•Tableau or related visual presentation/reporting tool a plus

•MS Office Proficiency including PowerPoint

•Works well in a team

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Excellent organizational & mulit-tasking skills


•Must have regular, reliable method of transportation to commute to US Foods’ location

Primary Location: Rosemont-IL

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Office/Clerical

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No