Sacramento Kings is actively recruiting Basketball Analytics Intern who will contribute to the development of cutting-edge basketball analytics systems. This will be a full-time role that will last approximately 4 months in Sacramento, CA.
The day to day responsibilities of this role will vary depending on the basketball calendar. However, interns will collaborate with the entire analytics group to assist through the analysis and research of basketball information.
Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, or related field is highly desired. Recent graduates can also apply.
Sacramento Kings are an American basketball team located in Sacramento, California. It plays in the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association.
Interns will work at Sacramento, CA-based office.
The duration of this program is 4 months.
Interns will be compensated through company events, training, mentorship, real projects, great location, and networking opportunities and more.
The following eligibility requirements must be met in order to play this role:
- Current enrollment in, or within 4 months graduation from, an undergraduate or graduate degree program in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or related field required
- Familiarity with the current state of freely available basketball research required
- Knowledge of and experience working with basketball data strongly preferred
- Experience with R statistical software package required
- Experience with relational databases and SQL strongly preferred
- Experience with at least one scripting language (i.e. Python) a plus
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite strongly preferred
- Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines, and relate to and communicate effectively with people of varied backgrounds (programmers, analysts, outside data vendors, other front office members) required
- Knowledge of basketball analytics and the NBA more broadly is a plus
- Ability to work evening, weekend and holiday hours (as dictated by the basketball calendar) required
How to Apply:
You can apply through the Sacramento Kings career portal.
The deadline is currently open.