Research Assistant Intern

internship - part time, unpaid

American Institutes for Research
Virginia Beach, VA
Closed
Posted 36 Days ago
American Institutes for Research
Virginia Beach, VA
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 36 Days ago
Closed

Description

American Institutes for Research Logo Research Assistant Intern - Summer Applied 31/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save 3.0 AIR (The American Institutes for Research) Virginia Beach, VA Research Assistant Intern - Summer AIR (The American Institutes for Research) Applied 31/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save Applied 31/05/19 Apply on Partner Site Save Job Company Rating Reviews Job Location US-VA-Crystal City Job ID 11097 Job Location United States Category Internship Overview The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects in the areas of education, health, public health, human services, workforce, and international development, among others. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for federal and state government organizations, school districts, foundations, and the private sector. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving, policies, and practices can improve the lives of all people. We are seeking a part-time Research Assistant Intern to join our Professional Services team, focusing on projects related to youth and youth-serving organizations. This position is based in our Rockville, MD, office. Responsibilities Researching and drafting web content for youth and youth-serving organizations. Examples include creating: Profiles highlighting organizations that effectively engage young people using a positive youth development approach Summaries of topics of interest to youth and adults who work with youth 'Evergreen' content (e.g., images, editorial calendar), including blogs and social media posts that educate youth while engaging and encouraging them in making a difference in their personal lives and in the world around them Researching, recommending, and implementing improvements to project websites and related social media. Examples include: Identifying and testing new tools and strategies for engaging young people via social media platforms Reviewing web analytics data to identify opportunities to better serve youth and youth-serving organizations online Creating and testing new content types for the web and social media, including building out prototypes of content and conducting usability tests on different content types (content types may include video, photo, text-based, or other ideas) Qualifications * Currently seeking a Bachelor's degree in such fields as psychology, sociology, communication, public policy, public health, health promotion, or other social science related fields. Focus in youth development a plus. * Strong social media content and marketing skills on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. * Experience developing and implementing social media, digital communication strategy, and writing substantive content for the web. Prior web content writing experience strongly preferred. * Experience communicating research to practitioners in writing a plus. * Strong writing and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills * Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines and produce high-quality work. Options Overview Website www.air.org/page/careers Headquarters Washington, DC, United States Size 1001 to 5000 employees Founded 1946 Type Non-profit Organisation Industry Non-Profit Revenue 10 to 50 billion (INR) per year Competitors Mathematica, Abt Associates, Impaq International American Institutes for Research Photos American Institutes for Research photo of: Presenting at AIR's Asian Heritage Event American Institutes for Research photo of: Intern learning at AIR's intern panel discussion American Institutes for Research photo of: Employees participating in food and discussion during an intern networking event American Institutes for Research photo of: Interns winning noise cancelling headphones at AIR's intern networking event American Institutes for Research photo of: Supporting AIR's PRIDE Event American Institutes for Research photo of: Speakers at AIRs PRIDE Month Panel Discussion American Institutes for Research photo of: Creating sundaes at one of AIR's ice cream socials

Skills

research, science, mathematica, international development, sociology, microsoft word, social media, psychology, public health, marketing, problem solving, event management, facebook, organization, public policy

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