Fields: progressive, policy, research, statistics, politics
About the Organization: GBA Strategies is a progressive public opinion research firm that offers broad expertise in survey research and strategic consulting in corporate communications, branding strategy, international relations, and political campaigns at all levels of government. From Democratic candidates for office to socially conscious small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, labor unions and progressive ballot initiative campaigns to world famous cultural institutions, think tanks to advocacy groups and civic organizations, we delve deeply into our clients’ issues and audiences, conduct high-quality research, and develop winning game plans.
About the Position: GBA Strategies, a progressive DC-based public opinion research firm, is seeking a talented intern for a paid internship starting in May. This is a great opportunity to learn about public opinion research from a team of experts with decades of experience in the field. Responsibilities include: Conducting background research on issues, candidates, and districts; Proofreading and copy editing of documents such as questionnaires, memos, and presentations; Ensuring quality control of the research process, including survey design testing and live research monitoring. Minimum of 25 hours/week in our downtown DC office, mostly during the afternoon and evening hours.
Special Requirements/Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a junior or senior in college, a graduate student, or a recent college graduate who is hardworking, interested in progressive politics, and comfortable with Microsoft Office (particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). All candidates must demonstrate a strong attention to detail. Prior internships, political experience, a demonstrated interest in Democratic politics, and/or statistical backgrounds are preferred.
Estimated Salary: The intern is paid an hourly wage of $17, though college credit can be issued in lieu of, or in addition to, pay contingent on internship credit policies of the college in question.
Deadline: March 15, 2019