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Intern Human Resources People Analytics

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Intern Human Resources People Analytics
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Intern - Human Resources People Analytics

As a Gilead intern you will contribute to high-impact meaningful projects that will not only further advance our company's mission but will allow you to gain real world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network building activities, and local community volunteer programs.

Additional Information about the Role:

Gilead's People Analytics team supports more than 16,000 employees and an even bigger mission: helping the organization make better people-decisions so we can more effectively pursue innovative treatments for unmet medical needs. As a member of the team, you'll have the opportunity to learn from technologists, consultants, psychometricians, and product developers on a daily basis. Our diverse group also gets to work with employees across all levels of the organization and around the world. We are stewards of the data tasked with efficiently finding answers to business-relevant questions (e.g., "What's driving our turnover trends?", "How can we best listen to the input of employees?", "Why are certain hiring channels more effective than others?", etc.). The distinctive depth, breadth, and cleanliness of our people database allows us to explore unique and cutting-edge analyses.

Senior leaders, Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs), and other stakeholders often have questions that can be informed by analyzing our people data. This role engages with those stakeholders to understand needs, generate insights, and drive high-impact people decisions. Specifically, this role involves discerning business needs, pulling relevant information from our systems or other sources, checking the accuracy of the data, running appropriate analyses, drawing conclusions based on the results, distilling insights into a deliverable, and communicating your findings to stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Discerning business needs that could be informed by analysing people-related data
    • You'll have the opportunity to select from a diverse array of projects ranging from hiring data to our listening strategy to turnover, from comment analysis to survival analysis to machine learning and more. There's a panoply of potential projects and flexibility based on the talents and interests of the intern
    • Examples of previous business needs:
      • Understanding why people join Gilead: project involved internal and external data sources, quantitative analyses, demographic segmentation, and comment coding to produce a summary of our attractors, repellents, and recommended adjustments
      • Redesigning how we collect feedback from new hires and exiting employees: project involved interviews, analysis of multiple versions of archival data, consideration of external innovations, and crafting of a strategy with an execution plan
      • Researching the effectiveness of our rewards and talent designation practices: project involved pulling together longitudinal data from across rewards and talent programs to track the within- and between-person impact of various levers on different demographics, which led to the discovery of differential reward sensitivity by segment
      • Detecting turnover trends at scale: projected involved building a Python tool to automate the regular monitoring of turnover across demographics and use statistical analysis to identify trends that humans (e.g., leaders) would find attention-worthy
      • Conducting accurate statistical analyses to discover insights
        • Analyses may range from data quality checks and descriptive statistics to machine learning models, depending on the project and aptitude of the intern
        • Multiple data sources, methods, and slices will be used to identify the key features of the reality the data are reflecting
        • Distilling insights into impactful deliverables
          • Packaging insights and code into understandable products is essential to driving impact, so you'll learn design principles and story-telling techniques
            • Showcase your work with a final poster board presentation near the conclusion of your internship
              • We'll coach you on presentation techniques, influencing skills, and how to navigate conversations that don't go as smoothly as planned
                Required Qualifications:
                • Must be at least 18 years old
                • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
                • Authorized to work in the United States without Sponsorship now or in the future
                • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Masters/PhD program at an accredited US-based university or college
                  • Must be enrolled full-time in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship
                  • Must be able to complete a 10-12 consecutive week internship between May and August
                  • Must be able to relocate if necessary and work at the designated site for the duration of the internship
                  • Must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and first booster shot
                    Preferred Qualifications:
                    • Analytical mindset (e.g., fluency in metrics and statistics, visualization, survey methodology, data management, etc.)
                    • Hunger to contribute; opportunities here abound and we need someone who will make the most of that
                    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
                    • Ability to identify issues and seek solutions
                    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
                    • Concise communication style
                    • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace
                    • Efficient, organized, and able to handle short timelines in a fast-paced environment
                    • R, Python, or other analytics-related coding experience
                    • Machine learning or other advanced statistics (e.g., latent growth curve modeling) experience is a plus but not required
                    • People analytics and/or human resources experience is a plus but not required
                    • Experience with Tableau is a plus but not required
                      Gilead Core Values:
                      • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
                      • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
                      • Teamwork (Working Together)
                      • Excellence (Being Your Best)
                      • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
                        As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law poster.

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                        As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws . click apply for full job details

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