Analytics Summer Practice 2024

  • Full-time
  • Employee Status: Fixed Term
  • Role Type: Hybrid
  • Department: Analytics
  • Schedule: Full Time

Company Description

Experian unlocks the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. At life’s big moments – from buying a home or car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business exponentially by connecting it with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence so they can maximize every opportunity.

We gather, analyze and process data in ways others can’t. We help individuals take financial control and access financial services, businesses make smarter decision and thrive, lenders lend more responsibly, and organizations prevent identity fraud and crime. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

Our 22 000 people in 32 countries believe the possibilities for you, and our world, are growing. We’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow.

Job Description

We are currently looking for ambitious students to join our 2-weeks Experian Summer practice initiative organized by the Sofia Analytics Team.

As a Summer Practice Participant, you will have the opportunity to apply your analytical skills, while obtaining modelling insight and creating a standardized scorecard using Experian’s solution in Python environment. The final goal is to develop a financial model estimating credit risk using real data. The training provides the chance to develop a business strategy and find statistical relationships when analyzing data, allowing you to apply your knowledge in mathematics and statistics.

Experian Summer Practice consists of 10 sessions starting on 8th July and ending on 19th July (4 hours each day in a remote environment) covering the topics:

  • Credit scoring and modelling overview
  • Introduction to Python toolbox for modelling
  • Evaluation and analysis of provided data
  • Development of main modelling stages for a standard application scorecard
  • Building and assessing final model
  • Calibration, validation, and cut-off strategies


  • 2+ year Bachelor ‘s or Master ‘s students in Mathematics, Econometrics, Statistics, Finance or related field
  • Excellent command of English is required as all materials provided are in English
  • Good analytical skills, and a desire to learn
  • Basic understanding of Python, including Pandas and NumPy packages
  • Personal Windows-based computer with internet access where you can install and use Python and Experian’s solution. You must also be able to join Teams online conference calls from this machine

Additional information

To apply for Experian Summer Practice, you must submit your CV. Please note that the deadline for applications is 9th June 2024; the successful participants will be notified by 28th June 2024.

Based on the received applications, you may be asked to complete an online test assessing your Python knowledge and analytical mindset to secure a place in the Experian Summer Practice.

Additional Information

Why Us?

No one makes sense of data like Experian. We are on a mission to deliver the full power of data, analytics and technology in ways that transform lives. As a team, we’re committed to working together. So, we work in an inclusive environment that welcomes people with lots of different perspectives. We put people first and care about work that works.

We like to strike a balance between how much time we spend on work and how much we keep for ourselves. After all, we’ve all got commitments and interests outside the office. So, talk to us about how you’d best like to work with us. We’re flexible and interested in helping you to get the best out of working with us.

What you will get:

  • Work environment - excellent work conditions with friendly environment, recognized strong team spirit, and fun and quality recreation time.
  • Social benefits package including life insurance, food vouchers, additional health insurance for you and a family member, monthly flex allowance including internet bill coverage, sick leave allowance, corporate discounts, marriage and childbirth / adoption allowance, Multisport card, Sharesave plan, Employee assistance program, а birthday gift and many more!
  • Work-life balance - 25 days paid vacation, 1 additional day off for your birthday and extra 3 paid days for participation in social responsibility events.
  • Opportunity for flexible working hours and home office.
  • Personal Development - career pathways for professional growth supported by learning and development programmes and unlimited access to online educational training courses, learning materials & books.

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