Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Paid Summer Data and Research Internships with National Association of Counties

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has an opening for two interns in its Research Department for Summer 2016, with a possible extension into the Fall. Both interns will provide technical and administrative support for the Research Staff in the daily operation of the Research Department as well as in completing major on-going research projects. See below for description of skills needed for each:

1. Data Intern:
- Strong data and analytical skills necessary
- Proficiency with statistical software packages such as STATA or SAS
- Comfort in handling large database of county data
- Background in Economics, Statistics/Mathematics, Public Policy, or related field
- Eye for detail; strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

2. General Research Intern:
- Strong research and organizational skills
- Interest in local government policy
- Background in Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, other Social Science, or related field.
- Eye for detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Undergraduate students (especially upperclassmen), graduate students, and recent college graduates majoring in economics, statistics/mathematics, public policy, geography, other social sciences or related fields of interest to NACo are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to students with an interest in local/state government careers.

Interns typically work at least 2-3 full days, up to 24-29 hours per week, depending on the Department’s needs and the intern’s availability.
Paid internship.

Application Procedures:
To apply for an internship, please send a resume to research@naco.org.

In your email indicate your availability (approximate number of hours per week available to work and approximate start and end dates), as well as for which internship you are applying.

Applications are processed on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled, so early application is encouraged.

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