Data Analytics Intern

Analytics & Insights · Calgary, Alberta
Department Analytics & Insights
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

We are passionate about hiring students and helping to give them an edge up in their career.  Everyone should have the opportunity to build their skills and grow their career, and why not do this at one of Calgary’s fastest growing technology companies, who is changing the payments landscape.


We’re looking for a Data Analytics Intern to join our Data & Analytics team in May 2023 for either a 12 or 16 month internship. In this role you’ll be exposed to the life cycle of developing data products from building out scalable data pipelines to drawing insights out of our data. As an intern, we’ll train you to tackle some great projects.  You won’t just get your feet wet, you’ll get to do real work!  You won't feel like “just an intern" but be a part of a great team that you'll want to continue working with. If you have a growth mindset, you’ll also find yourself quickly taking on new challenges.

This internship is open to post-secondary students, currently enrolled and returning to post-secondary studies following their internship with us. Candidates must be located in Calgary or open to relocate. 

What You’ll Do

  • Have the chance to broaden your experience and use data in critical and insightful ways to contribute to the evaluation of  the company’s KPIs, as well as analyzing and planning initiatives, contributing to the overall success of the company. 
  • Build, orchestrate and maintain data pipelines from a variety of different sources, while ensuring data quality and integrity
  • Work with the business to develop automated reports or dashboards that clearly communicate insights and recommendations gained from the data and how they can be applied to different teams' processes and decisions
  • Develop a deep understanding of our vast data sources and know exactly how, when, and which data to use to solve particular business problems
  • Employ statistical modeling techniques to draw insights from our data
  • Support the implementation of data governance initiatives


  • Proven passion for data through work experiences, personal projects, or other avenues
  • Working on a bachelor's or technical degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, or other quantitative field
    • Other backgrounds will be considered if you are able to demonstrate strong quantitative research skills
  • Experience with the programming languages of our analytics stack (SQL, Python) or other related languages is an asset
  • Ability to effectively visualize and organize data through dashboards, charts, reports, etc
  • Deep understanding of numbers, as well as a strong business sense
  • Experiences with the following will be assets in this role:
    • Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and and their BigQuery Data Warehouse
    • Metabase or other business intelligence applications

Why Helcim?

Helcim is a payments company that gives small and medium sized businesses a better way to accept debit and credit cards. Thousands of merchants across Canada and the US choose Helcim for their payment needs because of our excellent customer service and innovative software solutions. We won the Canada’s Most Admired Award for Corporate Culture in 2021 and 2022, ranked number 91 on the Globe and Mail’s 2019 list of Canada’s Top 400 Growing Companies, and we have big plans to redefine the payments industry. To accomplish this, we need a talented team of people who are passionate about working in fintech. Learn more about working at Helcim in our culture book The Way of the Helcim

At Helcim we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. You’ll also enjoy company provided snacks and team lunches to keep yourself fueled and the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.

We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services. We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company - we want to hear from you!

Join Our Team

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter through the "Apply for this Job" button at the link below.

Candidates must also be eligible to work in Canada. Helcim uses a hybrid work structure where team members can work 3 days in the Calgary office and 2 days at home. 

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  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Department
    Analytics & Insights
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience