Toronto, Ontario

Data Science Analyst- 4 month Co-op/Internship (Summer 2020)

Various Locations, Quebec
Internship, Co-op

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It's about people.  It's what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It's why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.

As Canada's largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we're not only leading our industry, but we're redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we're committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.

Your Job

Interested in joining a team of data scientists and developers?  We are currently looking for interns for our Data Lab - R&D department !  You will take on challenging projects that provide tremendous opportunities to learn and grow, surrounded by a multi-disciplinary team that constantly pushes to develop and implement innovative products.

Why join us? In a world where data is changing the way we live, the Data Lab team leverages a variety of sources of information coming from all touchpoints with our customers. We also use state of the art technologies to explore new possibilities and help us become one of the smartest players in the game. From analyzing our customers driving behaviours to state of the art technology for determining accurate prices on intangible products, the opportunities stemming from being the largest P&C insurer in Canada are endless. WORKPLACE: Montreal (downtown)

Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:

  • Stay current on new approaches or opportunities, and bring them to the solutions you design
  • Transform complex data sets into meaningful conclusions and recommendation
  • Develop novel and innovative solutions for pattern recognition using machine learning and statistical approaches
Your Skills
  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in progress related to artificial intelligence, computer science or data science
  • Open-source frameworks: Python, R, Spark, Hadoop
  • Work environment: GitHub, Git, Agile, Scrum
  • Understanding of the underlying Machine Learning theory an asset
  • Understanding in any specific field: Computer vision, Natural Language Processing or Artificial Intelligence an asset
  • Practical experience with machine learning or deep learning framework an asset
  • Ability to concentrate on loosely defined problems which require application of creative approaches
  • Strong communication, time-management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Understanding of data science approaches in consumer research domains an asset
  • Cooperative team player

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • Flexibility in how and where you work
  • A casual 'dress for your day' culture that encourages you to be yourself
  • Open, collaborative and tech-driven workspace
  • Possibility to build a career
  • Competitive salary
Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That's why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us.  We want Intact to be a great place to work!  This means that you'll be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.


It's important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

Our Intact Lab - Data Science team is also hiring interns at our Toronto office. If interested, please CLICK HERE to apply directly to the posting.

How to Apply