Employment Opportunities


Regional Research Internship

SUMMARY OF JOB: Provide assistance in data collection, statistical analysis, data visualization and data coaching relative to regional team projects. Confirm results of analyses meet specifications and deliver in a usable fashion. Direction and supervision will be given for the responsibilities provided and the time frame for which they need to be performed.

NATURE OF DUTIES PERFORMED: Receive task specifications and data requirements and communicate with team to resolve questions or issues. With guidance, develop databases and perform analysis. Review results for reasonableness. Assist with integrating material into project reports and presentations. Organize and maintain data sources. Proofread project reports as requested. Perform other duties as assigned to support additional Institute initiatives.

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES: Director, Regional Team

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Course work in the social sciences, economics, mathematics, statistics, or related field required. Experience in use of computer software such as Excel or Stata, as well as data visualization tools such as PowerPoint, preferred.

TYPE OF POSITION: This position is designed as an internship and is time limited in nature, based on the length of needs and resources of the organization.

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To apply please send a cover letter and resume to HR@upjohn.org.


Regional Communications/Visualization Intern

SUMMARY OF JOB: Provide assistance in data collection, perform quality checks of data, statistical analysis, data visualization and data coaching relative to regional team projects. Confirm results of analyses meet specifications and deliver in a usable fashion. Direction and supervision will be given for the responsibilities provided and the time frame for which they need to be performed.

NATURE OF DUTIES PERFORMED: Receive task specifications and data requirements and communicate with team to resolve questions or issues. With guidance, develop platform for content presentation and visualization. Review results for reasonableness. Assist with integrating material into project reports, presentations and website. Organize and maintain content. Proofread project reports as requested. Perform other duties as assigned to support additional Institute initiatives.

REPORTING RESPONSIBILITIES: Director, Regional Team

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Coursework in the communications, media, graphics, advertising, or related field required. Experience in use of computer packages such as Excel as well as data visualization tools such as PowerPoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign preferred.

TYPE OF POSITION: This position is designed as an internship and is time limited in nature, based on the length of needs and resources of the organization.

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To apply please send a cover letter and resume to HR@upjohn.org.


Internships

Institute internships are paid, time limited, educational opportunities that develop out of the project work of our research staff. Internships typically occur during the summer months but do occasionally become available at other points in the year. If you are interested in an internship with the Upjohn Institute, please submit a resume to hr@upjohn.org.


About the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Since 1932, the Upjohn Institute has functioned as one of the world’s leading independent labor economics research organizations, seeking to research the causes and effects of unemployment and to devise ways and means of alleviating unemployment. The Institute has an outstanding research staff, and it houses the administrative arm of the local workforce development programs. The combination offers a rich source of data and opportunities for operational experimentation.  

Application Instructions

Submit CV/resume and letter of interest to hr@upjohn.org.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Upjohn Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, is committed to affirmative action steps to help achieve a goal of equality in the treatment of employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age height, weight, national origin, veteran or disability status in hiring, promotion training and development, compensation, transfer, termination, disciplinary action, and all other personnel actions and Institute related functions and activities.