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Intern - Market Research at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings

Posted in Public Relations 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:

Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.

Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edelman Intelligence is the strategic research arm of Edelman – the world’s largest communications marketing agency – where we serve as strategic partners and consultants to a wide range of top-tier clients. Using the power of customized market research, Edelman Intelligence works closely with Edelman teams and clients to optimize their communications and marketing approach every step of the way.

We are seeking a highly motivated, hardworking individual who is interested in learning the ins and outs of market research (both qualitative and quantitative). Candidates must be naturally curious and have a passion for understanding human behavior while becoming an expert with our tools of measurement, customized surveys and communities. 

This is a truly unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and exposure with a cutting-edge, rapidly growing, dynamic team within Edelman. You will be working for high-profile clients, on a broad array of interesting research projects.


  • Support Edelman Intelligence analysts on a wide variety of research projects

  • Compile, synthesize and analyze research collected from secondary sources

  • Quality control measures for survey links and presentation documents

  • Assist with report creation (for both qualitative and quantitative research projects), including analysis, data entry, and chart/table creation in Excel/PPT 

  • Run basic quantitative analyses and be very comfortable working with numbers

Ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Quick learner with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively

  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-past environment

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Competent in Microsoft Office

  • Communication and writing skills

  • Data and statistical knowledge

  • Familiarity with SPSS Statistics is not required, but would be a significant plus

Basic Qualifications:

You must have an interest in communications and/or research and possess good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with others.

About our internship program:

  • The duration of the internship is a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 6 months

  • Interns are paid $12.50 per hour and are eligible for overtime 

  • Most of our interns are post-graduates and work a full-time schedule (Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)