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Data Management Internship (multiple)

Location: Little Rock, AR.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,500 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network.

Job Description:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.  Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Submit an application to be considered for any of these internship positions. Exact position will be determined during the interview process. Internships have the possibility becoming full-time permanent positions upon the intern's graduation.

*Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college degree program and able to work in our Little Rock office throughout the school year.*

Database Developer Intern

The Developer Intern will develop the skills to design and implement multi-terabyte operational marketing databases that integrate our client's data with demographic data for prospects and consumers. Our databases typically house a hundred million individuals and billions of transactions. The Developer Intern will be immersed in the development and maintenance of Microsoft SQL Server database solutions to meet client business objectives.

Operations Analyst Intern

The Operations Analyst Intern is a member of an operations support team focused on providing operational excellence and delivery to a world-class commercial clients or non-profit organizations. The Intern supports the clients’ production marketing database and database processes which the client uses for various direct marketing efforts and/or data analysis. The Intern will interact regularly with a wide range of internal Merkle teams to support the transition and ongoing maintenance of a solution.

Business Systems Analyst (BSA) Intern

The BSA Intern is a key liaison between high profile clients and the Merkle Technology team. This is an extremely visible position, as the BSA elicits and drives requirements at multiple levels of detail for Merkle clients. The BSA should have a strong attention to detail and is entrusted with providing internal and external consultative expertise, accurately documenting requirements, and defining acceptance criteria for the project. Solutions may incorporate traditional marketing data and platforms, digital marketing data and platforms, and integration of various offline and online media and channels.





  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related IT field
  • Able to work onsite in our Little Rock office at least part-time during the school year
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional database concepts
  • Knowledge of SQL, database programming, ETL concepts and file management concepts
  • Desire to learn SQL
  • Ability to understand and break down complex information in consumable portions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills



Additional Information:

Merkle fosters a diverse environment that encourages original thinking about our business and empowers us to communicate with a global world of customers. We embrace differences of opinion and diversity of thought as they help us challenge and refine our solutions. Merkle, as a best-in-class marketing agency, welcomes big ideas, and believes they can come from anywhere. 


More Information:

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