Market Research Intern

  • Job Tracking ID: 512155-558963
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Student/Internship
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Date Updated: December 22, 2016
  • Years of Experience: College
  • Starting Date: January 3, 2017



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Job Description:

Market Research Intern

Company Overview

Technomic delivers a 360 view of the food industry. We drive growth and profitability for our clients by providing the most reliable, consumer-grounded, channel-relevant data, with forward-looking, strategic insights. Our services range from major research studies and management consulting solutions to online databases and simple fact-finding assignments. Our clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants and retailers, other foodservice organizations, and various institutions aligned with the food industry.

We have an excellent brand new Chicago loop location, just steps from many public transportation systems.

For additional information on Technomic please visit our website at: www.technomic.com

Overview

We are looking for a part-time Marketing Research Intern to be part of our year round internship program. The Interns will be involved in market research centered around key industries and customers that are within the foodservice industry. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in working on special projects directly with various clients. The internship program pays $13.00 per hour.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties include, but may not be limited to:

  • Collecting and analyzing foodservice industry research by phone, website or secondary sources
  • Conduct special projects and make direct contacts within the food industry
  • Participate in data analysis, project ideation and other activities that will help build knowledge and expertise about the market research process
  • Adhering to the schedule and deadlines for various projects assigned

Technomic is an EOE.

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled in college as a freshman, sophomore or junior
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business (Finance, Management, Marketing, etc), Economics, Journalism or Social Science (Psychology, Sociology, etc)
  • Must be willing to work 20 hours per week during the semester
  • Exhibit confidence over the phone
  • Proactive in nature and have the willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)