Data & Analytics Co-op Student

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term Length: 8-Month Term (May 2023-December 2023)
Closing Date: March 22, 2023


We are more than just airplanes and tarmacs. 
Our purpose travels beyond our runway into the communities we serve. We are about connections, stories and life defining adventures made possible by the work we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where our people are rewarded through meaningful work experiences inspired by purpose. 

The Calgary Airport Authority is committed to creating an environment where our students are rewarded through meaningful work experiences and numerous opportunities to connect with employees, stakeholders, and other students just like you. Our program offers students an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, knowledge, and contacts through full time work in their chosen field.

The Calgary Airport Authority is looking to hire a Co-op Student to assist in refining our data, specifically with regards to baggage handling.  The successful candidate will report to the Manager, Baggage Systems with a dotted line report to our Data and Analytics team.

The Data and Analytics Team will provide direction and guidance on process and governance and the Baggage Team will provide direction/feedback on reports and requirements. If you are an energetic, self-starter who is passionate about understanding the processes, business, and all the data surrounding it. – you will fit right in with this team! 

Reporting to the Manager, Baggage Systems, the Data & Analytics Co-op Student will use their data skills to help sort through this data rich environment and produce meaningful and accurate reports to drive decisions and monitor performance. 

  • Creating reports from data using statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, or R
  • Identifying trends and opportunities within data sets to support business decisions
  • Creating scripts or programs to automate repetitive tasks
  • Developing and maintaining a company’s database by designing, creating, and modifying tables, fields, and relationships between tables
  • Developing new applications or modifying existing applications to add functionality or improve efficiency
  • Designing and developing software applications by studying user needs, anticipating potential problems, and making sure the application is secure, error-free, and user-friendly
  • Analyzing data to identify patterns, trends, or other significant information
  • Supporting all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, implementation, testing, and documentation
  • Data validation to ensure the most accurate data is available and in use

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Analytics, Computer Science, Software Engineering or Data Science 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Inquisitive mindset and keen curiosity
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong team player

  • Experience with data and analytics will be considered an asset. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a restricted area identification card (RAIC)
  • To qualify as a co-op or internship student, you must be enrolled in a co-op program through an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work model with a combination of in-office and remote work.


We are ACCOUNTABLE. We take ownership and step up to get the job done.

We are CUSTOMER-FOCUSED. We consider the customer in all that we do.

We are COLLABORATIVE. We are stronger when we reach out and work as a team.

We are RESILIENT.  We are able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

We are CREATIVE. We strive to find new and better ways of doing things.

The Calgary Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas. 

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