Internship (6 months) Geospatial Data Scientist

  • RobecoSAM
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 08/02/2023
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Statistics Biostatistics

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Robeco Switzerland Ltd. is a leading asset manager in the field of sustainable investing (SI). The SI Data Engineering department is responsible for transforming SI data into decision useful information for workflows including sustainability research, idea generation, and reporting. We are currently looking for motivated, young professionals to join our team of data scientists for a 6 month internship based in Zurich, preferred start May 2023.
We are searching for people who are passionate about sustainability and data analytics, and would like to join an asset manager that drives sustainable business practices through financial markets. You will join our team of highly-skilled and dedicated data scientists, who make huge volumes of data digestible and useful for teams across the organisation in the form of research and in-house developed applications.
You will contribute to the introduction of cutting-edge geospatial analytics into our investment processes. By working in partnership with our data science and subject matter experts, your research will help determine how to translate geographic data into decision useful information for Robeco colleagues.
Requirements and technical skills
  • Experience working with GIS software (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS)
  • Knowledge of statistics and geospatial analysis, proficiency in Python is highly desirable
  • Completed bachelor, or preferably masters, study in a relevant field, such as earth, environmental or geospatial sciences
  • Ability to work independently and in an organised manner
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills
  • Basic knowledge of the financial markets is a plus
This roles includes tasks such as
  • Profiling and evaluating the tools available on the market
  • Creating prototypes of investment focused geospatial analytics
  • Researching and documenting use cases
  • Presenting findings to colleagues
  • Data processing and cleansing
Please note as the legislation for work permits in Switzerland is very strict, we can only consider applicants who are either Swiss or EU/EFTA citizens and already have a valid work permit for Switzerland.
Applications from candidates who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.
About Robeco
Robeco is a pure-play international asset manager founded in 1929 with headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and 16 offices worldwide. A global leader in sustainable investing since 1995, its integration of sustainable as well as fundamental and quantitative research enables the company to offer institutional and private investors an extensive selection of active investment strategies, for a broad range of asset classes. As at 31 December 2021, Robeco had EUR 201 billion in assets under management, of which EUR 195 billion is committed to ESG integration. Robeco is a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation Europe N.V. More information is available at
Robeco Switzerland certified equal pay employer
Robeco Switzerland Ltd has been issued a “Fair-ON-Pay” certificate of equal pay for women and men by the global quality controller SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance).
Robeco is committed to promoting diversity, equal opportunities and inclusion amongst its employees. We consider this to be a core value in the way we build our strategy, how we operate, how we recruit and how we shape our culture.
The “Fair-ON-Pay” certificate recognizes Robeco Switzerland Ltd as a fair employer on gender equal pay and underlines its ongoing commitment to equal pay.
All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. An assessment and integrity test may be used in the selection procedure.
Robeco Recruiting Team
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All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. An assessment and integrity test may be used in the selection procedure.
Robeco Recruiting Team