Data Science Working Student

Type vacature: Stage
City: Schiphol Centrum
Hours per week: 0-24
Education: WO Master
Apply before: 01-12-2021



Do you have strong data & analytical skills and a commercial mentality to innovate, drive and boost our air cargo business? Are you a team player and looking for a dynamic dual position

Then this might just be the one for you!


What are you going to do?

In the Business Development team we are responsible for a wide range of data driven activities, all supporting the commercial objectives of the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo Benelux market, and with the (potential) customer as the central focus.

As a dual intern you will be supporting some of these projects and executing some yourself. You can think of:

  • Create predictive models to improve targeted sales activities.
  • Analyze booking behavior and define opportunities to increase sales.
  • Perform (data) analyses to understand customer behavior and translate into opportunities to improve our customer experience.


Through your analyses and data driven tooling you will make sure that we are flying precious pharmaceuticals to save lives, our famous Dutch Tulips are to be found in Manhattan and vegetables are being flown all around the globe!



Where do you land?

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo is the air cargo business of the Air France KLM Group and offers a worldwide network via two hubs, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. We transport a wide variety of goods to all corners of the globe by means of the cargo capacity of passenger aircraft as well as via full freighter aircraft.
The commercial cargo organization sells the cargo capacity of Air France, KLM, and Martinair as well as some of our partner carriers. Our group is heavily investing in the digitization of the business. Our platform myCargo is key to this transformation.


The Dual Intern is part of the Business Development (BD) team in the Benelux market organization. The market’s organization also consists of Sales & Account Management, Customer Service, and Operations. Together we maximize (export) sales and customer experience of the customers located in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We also work in close cooperation with centrally organized teams at Schiphol East and Paris CDG. The BD team consists of young data driven professionals with a passion to boost business.


Your profile

You are a hands-on, motivated, independent, yet ambitious team player who wants to get relevant working experience while studying. When you hear Python, you do not think about a snake. Apart from speaking English and Dutch, it is a big advantage if you are already fluent in a programming language (like Python).

To sum it all up:

  • Master student in Econometrics, Business Analytics, Computer Sciences or similar at a Dutch University;
  • Speaking English AND Dutch is a big plus;
  • Proven analytical mindset;
  • Experience in applying statistical models;
  • Affinity with commercial activities;
  • Experience with programming;
  • Knowledge of Python, R and SQL is a big plus;
  • Accurate, proactive and independent way of working;
  • Available for at least 20 hours a week for a period of at least 12 months.


We offer

An inspiring and challenging job in a dynamic environment, with lots of opportunities to learn, you will help to improve the commercial Cargo results and its Sales processes – and have fun! In addition, we offer excellent primary, but also secondary employment conditions. Namely:


  • €1000 gross, based on 50% employment.
  • After six months, you will receive a substantial discount on airline tickets
  • End-of-year bonus
  • Holiday allowance (8%).
  • Phone subscription.
  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • 12.5 days off + 2.5 scheduled days off based on 50% employment.
  • Employment contract for at least 1 year, preferably 2 years.
  • Flexibility in working hours, so that you can combine your master's degree with your work for KLM.



Ready for your next destination?

Don’t wait any longer, send us your CV before the final boarding call on the 1st of December A motivation letter is no longer required; we will simply ask you a couple of questions during your online application. Within two weeks you will receive a message from us. Your application procedure consists of two interviews and possible an assessment.



If you would like to know more about the position, please contact the hiring manager. Call or e-mail the recruiter for questions about the application process. In both cases, don't forget to mention the vacancy number: #9502.


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