At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Digital & Information Services Intern - Summer 2021

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 4314

Requisition Number: R2390

Position Title:

External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment.Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

What to expect:

The Polaris Digital & Information Services Internship Program (D&ISIP) offers you the unique opportunity to accelerate your career development, business knowledge, and leadership skills throughout your 12-week experience.

We lead the way in the powersports industry with technology that is driving new products, cutting edge manufacturing processes, and services that support the Polaris lifestyle. We are engaged with in-vehicle infotainment, machine learning, 3D modeling, and IoT integration. With today's advances in technology and information services, Polaris is committed to remaining an industry leader.

As a D&IS Intern, you will gain experience and exposure across the enterprise which may include the following areas:

Data Science

As a D&IS Data Science Intern, you will see a full range of enterprise functions translating their key decision-making processes into algorithm development opportunities. Placement could include being placed within a Business Unit to deliver value through data driven insights or working with the Data Science team on specific projects company wide.


As a D&IS Infrastructure Intern, you will gain exposure to Polaris infrastructure and network environments through:

  • Security Administration
  • Network Administration
  • Server/System Administration
  • Client Administration
  • Database Administration
  • Systems Support

Product Team

As a D&IS Product Team Intern, you will have the opportunity can gain exposure to a variety of Polaris Business Units the following discipline:
  • User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI) Design
  • Optimization and Testing
  • Full Stack Web Development
  • eMarketing
  • SEO/Analytics
  • 3D Modeling
  • Full Stack Web Development
  • Cloud & On-Premises Software Development
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Business Analyst/Product Ownership
  • Project Management/Scrum and Waterfall
  • Value Stream Manager

Internship location is determined by business need. D&IS - Data Science interns are typically placed in any of the following locations: Plymouth, MN and Medina, MN.

Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a passion to learn may be offered an additional internship or a full-time position, depending on graduation date eligibility.

Polaris offers both financial housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify. Intern responsibilities include:
  • Transportation to/from office
  • Securing housing for the duration of the internship
  • Attending Polaris' Development Training in Minnesota as an opportunity to meet with leaders and other interns from across the company

Required Qualifications:

Currently pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Statics, Analytics, Computer Science, Network Security, Computer Engineering, User Experience Research and Design, Human Computer Interaction, Social Computing, Software Development, User Interface, Infrastructure and Cybersecurity
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0, preferred
  • Able to complete full 12-week internship working 40 hours per week (May/June-August 2021)
  • Geographic flexibility
  • Proven strength in the following: analysis and creative problem solving, communication, interpersonal relationships, self-motivation, and leadership
  • The drive to actively contribute to both personal and company-wide goals through creative and innovative thinking

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous Internship/Co-op experience
  • Previous leadership experience in work, organizations, or classroom

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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State: Minnesota

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