Research Intern 10/12/2017
IMPAQ International LLC
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IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector. IMPAQ s goal is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).
The Student Research Intern will support the research team to conduct project work and proposal writing through literature searches, project and evaluation design, quantitative and qualitative analyses and deliverable preparation in the areas of labor/human services (e.g., workforce investment programs, unemployment insurance, dislocated workers), health (e.g., government health care programs, such as Medicare/Medicaid, areas of long-term health care and quality measurement), education (e.g., elementary and secondary reform, adolescent literacy, high school dropout and graduation, English language learners, teacher professional development, youth development, and school career and technical education ), survey research and/or international development.
Conduct qualitative and quantitative data cleaning and data analysis
Prepare presentation-quality charts and tables to include in project reports
Assist with writing and proof-reading proposals and project reports
Review professional publications from various sources to extract and summarize information relevant to assigned project and proposal work * Other duties as assigned
Education, Knowledge and Experience
* Some research experience in public health, public policy, economics or related fields preferred
* Some experience with research proposal and report preparation a plus
* Knowledge or familiarity with data analysis using SAS, STATA, and/or database applications a plus
* Advanced expertise of Microsoft Office Suite highly desirable
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Strong organizational skills
* Able to learn quickly, take direction and work independently
* Use creative, collaborative and consultative approaches to resolve issues
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