Find 2024 Research Internships
Are you looking for paid 2017 research internships? Researchers are inquisitive, creative, and are able to process and make sense of large quantities of data. Research is critical to the advancement of all industries, so no matter your field of interest, you can find research opportunities. Government agencies, industries, universities, and private sources such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation invest in research and development, and the U.S. leads the world in money invested in research.
A summer research internship will not only give you the chance to develop your analytical, critical thinking, technical writing, and verbal communication skills, but it will also give you the opportunity to contribute to scientific and technological advancement.
You could carry out tasks such as gathering data on consumer demographics for marketing research or evaluating data using statistical techniques and software. You could also create visual aids to interpret research results and participate in meetings where senior researchers interpret data for a client.
Be sure to use your research internship opportunity to become familiar with common office software packages including Microsoft Excel and other modeling software and languages used by the company such as SPSS and R.
The Career Options
No matter your field of interest, there are plenty of research opportunities from market research, to clinical research, to archaeological research. The exact work you do will depend on the field you choose to enter. For example, market research analysts study market conditions and advise companies on what products to produce, for whom, and at what price. Operations research analysts are mathematical whizzes who use analytical methods to help organizations decide how to allocate resources, manage the supply chain, and solve problems.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the research field is projected to grow over the next decade at different rates depending on specialty. For example, employment of market research analysts is projected to grow by 19%, and employment of operations research analysts is projected to grow a whopping 30%!
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Biological Research Assistants
Arthrex | Naples, FL
Job Title Orthobiologics/Vet Research Co-op Job Location Naples, FL 34108 Job Overview Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company located in sunny Naples, FL. We are seeking a co-op to support our Orthobiologics Research team. The ideal candida...
CDC Global Tobacco Control Research, Evaluation, and Translation Fellowship
ORISE | Atlanta, GA
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.CDC Office and Location: A research opportunity is available with the Global Research, Evaluation, and Translation Team in the Office of Smoking and Health (OSH) within the National Cen...
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USFS Forestry Research Fellowship
ORISE | Olympia, WA
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.USFS Office/Lab and Location: A research opportunity is available with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS), Pacific Northwest Research Station (PNW) loc...
- Paid Internship
Summer Research Associates
ICF International | Reston, VA
Job Title 2024 Summer Intern, Research Assistant (Remote; Bachelors) Job Location Reston, VA Job Overview As a 2024 Summer Intern, Research Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting with the development of data collection instruments and liter...
Fresenius | Waltham, MA
Job Title Statistical Intern Job Location Waltham, MA, USA Job Overview As an intern with Fresenius Medical Care, you will have the opportunity to apply your classroom-based knowledge to real-world experience. You will learn and gain valuable experie...
Research Regulatory Specialists
Norton Healthcare | Louisville, KY
Job Title College Intern PRN, NHC Research Office - Research Regulatory, As Needed Job Location Louisville, Kentucky Job Overview This position is for students currently enrolled in an associate or bachelor degree program, completing an internship th...
Fellowship in Clinical and Translational Epidemiology
National Cancer Institute, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program | Rockville, MD
Job Title Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow in Population Health Research Job Location Rockville, Maryland, United States Job Overview The Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Science...
Tobacco Treatment Specialists
American Cancer Society | Washington, GA
Job Title Intern, Tobacco Control Research Job Location Washington D.C., District of Columbia; Atlanta, Georgia Job Overview At the American Cancer Society, our employees and volunteers are dedicated to the fight against cancer. We are currently seek...
The Good Food Institute | Washington, DC
Job Title Research Fellow Job Location Remote; United States Job Overview The Good Food Institute is seeking a Research Fellow to join our Advancing Solutions for Alternative Proteins (ASAP) initiative. As a Research Fellow, you will propose and expl...
CDC Research Associate Fellowship: Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
ORISE | Atlanta, GA
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.CDC Office and Location: A research opportunity is currently available in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP), within the National Center for Chronic ...
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Transit Research Intern, Summer 2023
Institute for Transportation & Development Policy | Washington, DC
Job Title Transit Research Intern Job Location Washington, D.C. Job Overview The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) is seeking a Transit Research Intern to support their Global Program. The intern will assist in data collectio...