SHRM Intern, Market Research in Alexandria, Virginia

Intern, Market Research

Tracking Code

208717-075

Job Description

SHRM offers a summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while exploring a career with member associations. This internship is for full-time students enrolled in an accredited university.

The Market Research Intern will help support the Manager of Market Intelligence and the Market Research team in conducting as aspects of primary market research. These market research projects will produce insights to help inform decision-making throughout the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Document internal client requirements in research briefs

  • Devise sampling plans in accordance with research best practices

  • Develop questionnaires

  • Program surveys utilizing Decipher Beacon’s software platform

  • Conduct data analysis and quality checks in SPSS (including frequencies, crosstabs, regression models)

  • Create reports of findings in PowerPoint (e.g. charts, graphs)

  • Be present for meetings to discuss research findings with clients

  • Coordinate and schedule internal meetings as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Knowledge/ability to use software programs: Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SPSS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Ability to interact in a positive manner with internal and external contacts

  • Ability to complete tasks with critical deadlines

  • Precise attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Required Experience

  • Must be actively pursuing a Master’s degree in market research, marketing, statistics, or I/O psychology

  • Knowledge of basic statistics including regression analysis

  • Past SPSS experience either through class work or internships

  • Experience with survey software programming a plus but not required

SHRM'S SUMMER INTERN PROGRAM IS FOR ACTIVELY ENROLLED STUDENTS PURSUING A BACHELOR'S, MASTER'S, OR PHD. RECENT GRADUATES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

INTERNS ARE NOT PROVIDED HOUSING OR TRANSPORTATION/PARKING BENEFITS.

START DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 30TH, 2018

SALARY: $15.00 - $23.00 PER HOUR, DEPENDENT UPON DEGREE LEVEL.

APPLICANTS MUST BE CURRENTLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES ON A FULL-TIME BASIS. SHRM WILL NOT SPONSOR EMPLOYMENT VISAS.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk and hear, use hands to type, file, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: accessibility@shrm.org or TDD (703) 548-6990.

Job Location

Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Position Type

Intern

Salary

15.00 - 23.00 USD

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