Research and Policy Analysis Intern

Posted on8/24/2017
Job typeHalf-time
Reports toDirector, Research and Policy Analysis
Reports in officeAdvocacy, Research, and Communications (ARC)
Application due dateSeptember 1, 2017
Job start dateNegotiable
State/ProvinceDistrict of Columbia
Institution descriptionThe National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) is a membership organization representing more than 1,900 colleges and universities across the country.
NACUBO specifically represents chief business and financial officers through advocacy efforts, research, community service, and professional development activities. The association's mission is to advance the economic viability, business practices and support for higher education institutions in fulfillment of their missions.
Job dutiesThe seasonal intern serves in the association’s Advocacy, Research, and Communications department, and works collaboratively with staff throughout the organization to deliver innovative, high quality programs, products and services for the membership and other stakeholders. The intern supports the association’s knowledge management function by coordinating the distribution and collection of NACUBO surveys, compiling and analyzing data from primary and secondary data sources, examining the initial outcomes of data and information collected by the association, and facilitating the completion of the analysis and dissemination of research results.
Qualifications• Full or part-time student in a master’s or doctoral degree program at an accredited four-year college or university with coursework in higher education, business and finance, economics, statistics, or qualitative/quantitative research methods.
• Interest in issues related to higher education finance and policy.
• High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint; working knowledge of statistical analysis software (such as SPSS, STATA, etc.) and Web-based survey software preferred. 
• Prior work experience in using traditional library references, the Internet, and other primary and secondary sources of data and information in the conduct of research projects.
• Demonstrated ability to use data collection tools to effectively manage survey projects and interpret statistical data, charts, and tables.
• Excellent organizational, problem solving, and multitasking skills.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsThis is a paid internship but no benefits are offered beyond salary.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.