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  • Location:
    Waterside, British Airways Head Office, London
  • Career Area:
    Graduates & Business Placements
  • Salary:
    £18,000 (pro-rata)

Job Description

Data Science Internship


Duration: 3 months

Location: London Heathrow

Salary: £18,000 (Pro-rata)

Application Closing Date: 25th November 2019  (Please Note: You must complete all sections of your application, including all online tests by 3:00pm on 29th November 2019. If you fail to submit by the deadline, your application will be automatically withdrawn).

If you are successful at online tests, we will invite you to complete a short video interview and some application questions within a given timeframe. If you fail to submit your video interview and application questions within the given timeframe, your application will be automatically withdrawn. Applicants may only apply for one graduate programme per year, and only your first application will be considered.

Start Date: June 2020


Programme Highlights:

This is an exciting opportunity to combine technical skills from your university course with a complex business problem, to improve decision making at British Airways. It could be anything from developing algorithms which improve punctuality to creating passenger forecasts using machine learning techniques. The complexity of the airline business means that, for analytics professionals, it can be one of the most varied and interesting areas to work. Not afraid of exploring new ways of doing things, we’ll look to your analytical skills to generate a huge range of creative solutions. And the collaborative nature of the work means plenty of opportunity to learn from experts and build your network.


Candidates MUST have all of the following to apply:

  • Must be predicted a 2:2 BSc, MSc or PhD degree (or equivalent*) with significant Operational Research/ Business Analytics/ Applied Statistics/ Advanced Analytics content.

  • Must also have an A-level in mathematics at grade A or B (or equivalent*)

  • Numerical skills with the ability to think logically and practically to deal with complexity.

  • The right to live and work full-time in the UK indefinitely without sponsorship from British Airways.


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Waterside, British Airways Head Office, London
Waterside, Speedbird Way, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, United Kingdom, UB7 0GA
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