Data Analytics & Development Intern

New Zealand, Auckland /
ZURU FMCG & Toys – Digital /
/ On-site
ZURU is on a mission to disrupt across industries, to challenge the status quo and catalyst change through radical innovation and automation advances.  This is in play in different pillars of the company: ZURU Toys are re-imagining what it means to play; ZURU Tech are shaping a better future by leading the next building revolution; ZURU Edge is pioneering new generation FMCG brands to better serve modern consumers. 

Founded in 2003 by EY Entrepreneur of the Year and World Entrepreneur Hall of Fame brothers Nick and Mat Mowbray, ZURU ha quickly grown to a team of over 5000 direct and indirect members across more than 30 international locations.

One of the largest toy companies in the world, with globally recognised and award-winning brands include Bunch O Balloons, Mini Brands, XSHOT, Rainbocorns and Smashers. Our global FMCG brands include MONDAY Haircare, Rascal + Friends, NOOD, BONKERS and Dose & Co.


ZURU is a leading FMCG/CPG/Toys company committed to leveraging the power of data and analytics to drive innovation and strategic decision-making. We are currently seeking a motivated and talented Data Analytics and Development / Data Science Summer Intern to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity for a student or recent graduate with a background in data science or development to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, professional environment.


    • Assist with the collection, cleaning, and pre-processing of large datasets to support ongoing projects and initiatives.
    • Conduct exploratory data analysis to identify patterns, trends, and insights that inform decision-making and strategy development.
    • Develop and implement statistical models, machine learning algorithms, and data visualization techniques to analyse and interpret data.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into actionable insights.
    • Develop and maintain documentation, including data dictionaries, process flows, and project status reports.
    • Contribute to the development and optimization of data pipelines, data storage solutions, and analytical tools.
    • Participate in team meetings, providing updates on project progress and sharing new ideas and approaches.
    • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in data science and development.
    • Work within the AWS Cloud environment.


    • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or a related field.
    • Demonstrated experience with programming languages, such as Python, R, or Java.
    • Familiarity with data science libraries and tools, such as NumPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or Keras.
    • Knowledge of SQL and experience working with relational databases.
    • Experience with data visualization tools, such as Tableau or Power BI is a plus.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to think critically and creatively.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on collaboration and teamwork.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Self-motivated, proactive, and eager to learn and contribute to a dynamic team.

At ZURU, we have cultivated a high-performing culture that encourages excellence. Our team works towards ambitious goals, learning, performing, and improving together, all while having fun. We empower talented individuals to do their best work every day.

At ZURU, you get out what you put in. You are responsible for driving your own career and we provide the platform to achieve it. As ZURU is on such a fast growth trajectory, there are opportunities here that you won’t find anywhere else.

We recognise that ZURU’s success stems from our people and you can only be at your best when you are looking after yourself. ZURU encourages all our team members to invest in their wellbeing by providing an array of benefits and tools.

🌱 Culture for Growth
🧘 Health & Well Being Benefits (including an onsite 24/7 gym)
🌎 Global Opportunities
💡 Surrounded by an A Player Team
💰 Competitive Remuneration
🐶 Furry Office Friends
🍓 Lots of fresh fruit, coffee, pals fridge and more

ZURU – Tomorrow Reimagined