Guidepoint

Survey Intern (Summer 2018)

US-NY-New York
2 weeks ago(12/1/2017 10:52 AM)
ID
2017-1307
# of Openings
1

Overview

The intern will work alongside Senior Analysts in the market research group which conducts online surveys and produces comprehensive survey reports and will get the opportunity to understand and help with the entire lifecycle of a survey. The intern will also work on a wide variety of survey topics ranging from healthcare to consumer goods to technology and telecom sectors.

What You'll Do

The intern will have the opportunity to work on the following aspects of survey research:

  • Research and identify appropriate respondents for surveys
  • Recruit survey participants by different communication modes such as email and phone
  • Work with programming team to convert survey questionnaires into online surveys
  • Test and perform quality control measures of surveys by checking programming logic
  • Assist with management of survey during the fielding process
  • Synthesize large quantities of data using SPSS

What You Have

Preliminary Qualifications:

  • A science or science-related degree from a top-tier university w/a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. 
  • Research experience or data management. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and textually.
  • Work experience in investment banking, strategy consulting, healthcare consulting, private equity, equity research, asset/portfolio management, is highly valued but not necessary.
  • Proficient in the use of the internet for research.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

 
Favored applicants will have:

  • Ability to think creatively and focus on opportunities for growth 
  • Initiative and ability to handle increasing responsibility over time 
  • Ability to utilize superior analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Positive attitude and interest in learning survey software
  • Exceptional web-based research skills 
  • Solid organizational skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to learn quickly 
  • Desire for upward mobility

What We Have:

 

  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Friday happy hour and “Summer Fridays”
  • Year-round corporate athletic league
  • Casual work environment

About Guidepoint:

Guidepoint, a leading expert network firm, connects clients with vetted subject matter experts—Advisors—from their global professional network. Guidepoint clients leverage the insights and perspectives shared by Advisors to stay informed and make better business decisions. Its slate of services, including phone consultations, surveys, events and proprietary data insights products, help professionals gain comprehensive understanding of a topic before making strategic or investment decisions. Guidepoint's multinational client list includes 9 of the top 10 consulting firms and some of the largest hedge funds, private equity firms and Fortune-ranked public companies. For more information, visit www.guidepoint.com.

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