Research Intern, D3 Systems – McLean, VA

D3 is looking for a research intern to join our team! Work on public opinion research in an international context. With clients like Facebook and Pew Research Center, there is always excitement!

• Develop an understanding of the D3 research process
• Provide assistance to staff on formatting questionnaires
• Prepare Excel Codebooks and Trackers
• Generate SPSS syntax files for reading data
• Conduct thorough reviews of data sets, including quality control checking
• Create Basic Data Tables
• Prepare Topline or Marginals Reports
• Write and/or edit Executive Summary Reports
• Become familiar with Methodology Reporting
• Assist staff in reviewing deliverables for accuracy
• Conduct background research as needed
• Learn SPSS data management and analysis skills

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: (Minimum requirements for the position.)
• Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative social science research
• Capable of self-directed and independent research
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Able to communicate ideas and information effectively and professionally
• Excellent attention to detail, organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
• Desirable: foreign language skills in French, Arabic, Farsi, or Pashto
• Desirable: proficiency in SPSS

EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: (Minimum requirements for the position.)
• Minimum of one year of undergraduate education
• Exposure to and/or a strong interest in international social science research and technology

• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
• General office tasks including filing and using a computer in an indoor office setting


Application Instructions

Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to with the subject line “D3 Research Internship 2018”

Apply by April 1st.

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