John Deere Risk Analytics Intern 2017c in Johnston, Iowa

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Johnston

Function: Data Science & Analytics

Title: Risk Analytics Intern 2017c - 31581

Your Responsibilities

The 2018 Summer Internship Program is for students enrolled in major fields of study that align with full-time employment opportunities at John Deere. Students may enter the program during undergraduate or graduate studies. The majority of our internship experiences are offered in the summer months, usually lasting 13 weeks.

John Deere Financial might be just the place for you! We’re one of the largest equipment finance companies in the U.S. for agricultural, construction, forestry, lawn and turf care, landscaping, commercial, and consumer equipment purchases, as well as revolving credit and operating loans. We’re continually growing to serve customers around the globe and in many industries, providing retail, wholesale, and lease financing solutions that fit their business needs. We’re continually looking for eager professionals who are passionate about the opportunities and rewards of financial services.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and monitor statistical models, auto-decision processes, and other risk assessment tools for regulatory compliance

  • Assist with statistical model development, collaborate with the business groups, and assist in the implementation of these tools

  • Monitor the performance and potential risks associated with John Deere Financial products and communicate those concerns to management of the Risk Department

  • Collaborate with operations in order to analyze changes to underwriting credit policies and guidelines

  • Perform ad-hoc data analysis using SAS software and multiple databases to research underlying causes, credit decisions, and portfolio performance

  • Assist in special projects for the Risk Department that may include, but not limited to, process improvements and operational initiatives

What Skills You Need:

We need excellent communicators, who thrive on solving problems and working in a team environment. Ideally you will be pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree in an Actuarial Science, Agricultural Economics, Business Analytics, Data Science/Analytics, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Risk Management and Insurance, Statistics, or other related discipline; others may qualify. In addition we require:

  • Must be registered as a full-time student

  • Grad date – December 2018 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of (3.2) and above

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

Work Statement: US Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Practical experience with data and analysis software such as SAS or R

  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Interns receive competitive compensation and are eligible for many of the benefits offered to full-time employees.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.