Research Assistant Intern
Chicago, IL US / Washington, DC US
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Research Assistant Intern
Job LocationUS-IL-Chicago
Job ID10311
Job LocationUnited States
Alternate locations DC5
CategoryProfessional Services
Overview
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects in the areas of education, health, workforce, and international development, among others. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for federal and state government organizations, foundations, and the private sector. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are seeking two Research Assistant Interns to join our Professional Services team. These positions may be based in our Washington, DC or Chicago, IL offices.
Responsibilities
*Conduct literature reviews to support projects and proposals
*Assist staff in the review, identification and development of scholarly information describing research findings
*Participate in the collection, analysis, and review of research and evaluation data
*Develop spreadsheets and data bases to support project activities
*Provide Communications and event support
*Assist with cleaning and coding qualitative research data
Qualifications
*Currently seeking a Bachelor's degree in such fields as economics, psychology, sociology, statistics, computer science, public policy, public health or other social science related fields.
*Experience with and / or knowledge of data collection and analysis methodologies and techniques, such as survey design, analysis of program administrative data, and conduct of structured interviews, observations, and focus groups
*Ability to use statistical software programs such as R, SPSS, or Stata to analyze data - a plus (not required)
*Strong writing and oral communication skills
*Attention to detail
*Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite or the equivalent (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software)
*Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

AIR is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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