People Analytics Co-op
January 2024
Posted on 9/1/2023

10,001+ employees

Online home goods retailer
Company Overview
Wayfair's mission is on a mission to help everyone, anywhere create their feeling of home. Wayfair is an online retailer that offers a wide selection of home furnishings and decor.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • To be a current Sophomore, Junior, or Senior student pursuing an undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Business/Economics, Information Systems, Analytics)
  • The ability to commit to working 40 hours/week (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday) from January 8 to June 21, 2024
  • Scope, develop and manage end-to-end analyses (gather requirements, establish key metrics, test hypotheses) to address difficult business questions and improve the recruiter and candidate experience
  • Present analyses and insights to teams across Talent and the Business
  • Navigate our People Analytics platform (Visier) to answer questions and build customized views for various business leaders
  • Leverage or learn Good Big Query to extract and manipulate talent data for ad hoc requests and projects
  • Cultivate relationships and collaborate with cross-functional partners to identify opportunities and learnings, and create efficiencies through new tools and recommendations
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong academic record, exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Creative and innovative approach to solving problems; a desire to understand talent business processes and make them better
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a demonstrated self-starter mentality
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interest in working hard and being challenged in a fast-paced environment
  • Curiosity, a creative mindset, and the ability to quickly learn new technical tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, people-oriented, and enthusiastic attitude
  • Proficient with advanced MS Excel/Google Sheets
  • Experience with a programming language (SQL, R, or Python) is a plus
  • Integrity, maturity, and respect to handle confidential and sensitive talent data
  • Demonstrated leadership through campus involvement; former internship, summer job, or co-op experience is preferred