Job Summary

Aptitive is a Chicago-based data & analytics consulting firm that helps companies uncover the power of their data. As an Aptitive Intern, you’ll work closely with our clients, technology partners, and team to develop tech-forward solutions for our client’s unique business challenges. Typical projects focus on areas such as:

  • Data Strategy
  • Data Modernization & Warehousing
  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Application & Data Integration
  • Data Science & Machine Learning
At Aptitive, we believe in hiring top talent, letting them push boundaries, and develop the career that supports their personal and professional goals.

Why Aptitive

At Aptitive, you’ll have the freedom to use your technical background and creative problem solving to make a direct impact on our clients. As an intern, you’ll get a unique, hands-on experience working directly with our consultants on client facing projects. We offer a mentorship program that helps you grow professionally with goal setting and a review process that ensures you’re given the tools to achieve those goals.

Local projects and flexible schedules are just small indications of our commitment to work-life balance. Aptitive offers unique benefits, like our helping hand program and unlimited PTO, that help you to do what you love.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with local clients throughout the Chicagoland area
  • Learn and work with cutting-edge technologies
  • Gain knowledge about industries such as; healthcare, retail, insurance, manufacturing, etc
  • Collaborate with a team to help design and architect robust data and analytical solutions for clients
  • Work directly with clients to understand and document their business and technology requirements
  • Design, code and test data centric solutions
  • Shadow other Aptitive consultants
  • Contribute significantly to the growth of Aptitive and our clients

Our Ideal Candidate

General Attributes

  • You’re an effective communicator
  • You’re curious and love to explore new technologies
  • You have a passion for personal growth and continuous learning
  • You can think through problems and come up with a creative solution
  • You have the ability to think independently while working in a collaborative environment
  • You can quickly adapt to new situations and are comfortable being uncomfortable
  • You have strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • You’re excited to share knowledge and expertise with other Aptitive software innovators and architects


  • Junior or Senior in College
  • Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in; computer science, information systems, or a related technical field
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • Desire to learn new and unfamiliar technologies
  • Polished written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to commute to client sites within the Chicagoland area
  • Fun and Enjoyable to work with
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Desired Experience

  • Previous technology and/or consulting internship experience
  • SQL and database development fundamentals
  • Experience working in a team setting

Select Technology Skills

  • Dimensional and Relational Data Modeling
  • Database and SQL Development
  • Dashboard and Report Development
  • ETL Development
  • Custom Application Development using object oriented techniques
  • Knowledge of AWS and/or Azure Technology and Architecture
  • Knowledge of AWS and/or Azure PaaS design patterns

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