Market Research Remote Externship

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Market Research
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Overview

In this externship program, students will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, professionals from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) will provide mentorship and coaching.

The Experience

  • Learn about the strategy consulting process and how to help create value for a non-profit client based on their vision and mission
  • Research and develop an understanding of a given field
  • Analyze complex problems ranging from fundraising and development, stakeholder management, impact measurement, as well as use consulting frameworks to help identify problem areas and propose solutions
  • Learn to gather, analyze, and visualize data to inform problem areas and possible solutions
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to a non-profit client that incorporates valuable insights, trends, and recommendations

Qualifications

  • Ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in consulting, strategy, and non-profits. This program is for students who would like to understand the consulting profession while generating ideas to help impact non-profit organizations.

Program Overview

In today's data-driven world, business leaders constantly gather intelligence to inform their strategies. Whether you aspire to work in consulting, marketing, product development, or any analytical role, market research skills will boost your impact and career advancement.

This hands-on externship equips you with the tools and frameworks to capture meaningful insights and build your market research skills...the superpower that drives smarter decisions. You'll learn to uncover real customer needs, validate ideas early, pinpoint targeted messaging, and spot new opportunities.

With these versatile abilities, you'll be prepared to excel in any analytical role while making a real impact on business strategy and product development. Join us and build both your skills and career as an insight-driven decision maker who can turn data into strategic advantage. The knowledge you'll gain is invaluable at any stage, whether you're starting your journey or looking to take the next step.

What you will do during the Externship

During this project, you will:

  • Learn methodologies for conducting secondary market research and competitive analysis.
  • Gather data on industry landscape and key players through secondary sources.
  • Collect first-hand data through primary research interviews.
  • Synthesize primary and secondary findings to develop recommendations.
  • Present research insights and analysis to stakeholders.

This Is Perfect For You If:

This program is ideal for those who are curious, analytical, and eager to solve real-world problems through research. No specific background is required, just an interest in building core skills that are invaluable across many fields, including consulting, marketing, product development, design, academic research, and journalism.

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Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

Rolling start dates

Submit your application as soon as you can.

Part-time and fully remote

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

This remote Externship will last 4 weeks.

Geographical Eligibility

This Externship is open to applicants all around the world.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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Submit your application as soon as you can.

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

Geographical Eligibility

Geographical Eligibility

About

Paragon One

Paragon One is the ultimate launchpad for Gen Z talent, bridging the gap between education and the workforce. Founded by a team from MIT, our mission is to empower underserved communities and unlock your potential through transformative work-based learning experiences.

We're not just about jobs; we're about careers that matter, which is why we've teamed up with industry giants like National Geographic, PwC, HP Tech Ventures, Beats by Dr. Dre, The Home Depot, Meta, HSBC, and HUGO BOSS. Together, we're changing the game.

We're pioneering new working methods, embracing cutting-edge technology, and setting trends. All while granting students unparalleled networking opportunities with Fortune 500s and leading brands, opening doors to a world of possibilities. Paragon One externs aren't just a part of the global network; they're influencing it.

Ready to be a part of something bigger?

Paragon One is not accepting or considering any applications for this Externship through other channels. Any effort to apply or reach out to Paragon One separately will adversely affect a student’s application.

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