Fall Co-Op (starts July) - Data Analyst - CR

  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Part-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie

Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

Hear what our team has to say about working with us:


We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  

Job Description

Job Description

Wood Mackenzie is seeking a Co-Op student researcher to join our team as part of our Energy Transition Practice. We are looking for individuals who have started their degree and are driven, intellectually curious and passionate about the energy industry. Working hours will be by agreement, but with a minimum of 32 hours per week.

The successful candidate will join our research team to help drive and build upon a successful power forecasting platform and product.

This role is an opportunity to work with Wood Mackenzie Power Market Analysts and Meteorologists and create features and products to be used by the analysts. The goal is for easier data collection, and new or improved visualizations and content for analysis and customer deliverables. The individual will participate in industry briefings to contextualize data collection and will produce written content for client reports. The student will have the opportunity to connect with the broader ETP research groups on solar, energy storage wind, power markets to understand research deliverables and job functions.


Energy Transition Practice

Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition Practice provides integrated subscription, research and advisory services to enable clients to make the best strategic decisions in a rapidly evolving global energy market. Our cutting-edge research ranges from real-time data provision to long-term market outlooks, we offer global coverage covering power markets, solar, wind & energy storage, plus additional cross sector research in areas such hydrogen and other emerging low carbon technologies.


  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program that allows you to participate in a Co-Op
  • Available minimum of 32 hours/ week
  • Microsoft excel
  • Preferred Relevant knowledge: statistics, algorithms, data structures, energy, databases, energy engineering
  • Relevant programming languages: Python, C++, C#

The Co-Op Program is not eligible for work visa sponsorship.  If you will require work visa sponsorship after completing your degree, you do not meet the basic requirements of the role. 


About you and how you can excel in this role

You have an analytical mindset, which has been proven in your academic studies. Have an eye for detail and are well organised. You have exceptional data collection and management skills to process and structure large amounts of information, from a range of sources. You are a team player with excellent problem-solving skills. You have strong written and verbal communication skills in English. This is a great opportunity for students in an Energy Science and Technology academic program, or those studying other quantitative subjects (e.g. sciences, engineering, mathematics, economics). A background in power generation would be an advantage.

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.


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