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StartCredits is a dynamic, high-growth financial technology organization. Our commitment to quality continues to propel our growth and success.

Data Science Intern

This is a unique opportunity to join a new, multidisciplinary team of creative and passionate individuals destined to change the face of lending in Nigeria. We are focused on the company’s agenda, and work on high-impact projects utilizing big data analytics and machine learning to improve credit decisions in Nigeria.

What you’ll be doing:

You will support the developmet of credit risk models that help our customers reduce their loan impairments

You will provide insight into leading analytic practices and help to identify drivers of loan default in Nigeria.

You will work with cross-functional team members to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights across a variety of core business areas.

You will research, design, implement and validate cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You have a Bachelors’ degree in operations research, applied statistics, data mining, economics, finance or a related quantitative discipline.
  • You have a deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms.
  • You solve complex analytical problems using quantitative approaches with your unique blend of analytical, mathematical and technical skills.
  • You are able to analyze large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets with a variety of tools.

Great communication skills (written and verbal), an analytical results orientated mentality and the ability to work with others as part of a team are expected.

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University Brand Ambassadors

StartCredits is set to engage and empower students in campuses across Nigeria by signing them up as campus brand ambassador for this fantastic brand

What you’ll be doing:

The Brand Ambassadors will serve as liaison between their campuses and StartCredits. They are required to come up with interesting and resourceful engagements within their campuses, advertise StartCredits to the students as a great Brand and serve as a point of contact between the students and StartCredits.

  • Help StartCredits to better understand your campus culture
  • Track customers’ preferences and suggest advertising and positioning ideas
  • Build relationships on campus with faculty and student groups
  • Spread StartCredits goodwill to your fellow students
  • Work closely with StartCredits Employer brand team
  • Host and organize events to bring awareness to StartCredits brand


Who we’re looking for:

  • Currently enrolled in a Nigerian University
  • Pursuing a BA/BSc or MBA/MSc degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional attitude
  • An outgoing, friendly personality, and a desire to meet new people
  • Strong social media presence on multiple platforms
  • Sociable and actively involved in student life on campus
  • Good relationship with school authorities
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Why work with us?

As a company built with a purpose to increase access to credit, we ensure that the considerable amount of time we spend with our employees is as engaging as possible. We are proud of our values and our culture which are at the heart of our company and set the standard for how we behave.

Other skills?

We are always looking for talented and passionated people. If you feel you can add value to StartCredits, please get in touch.

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