NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND EMPLOYERS
INTERNSHIP – RESEARCH DEPARTMENT
Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that
connects over 9,700 college career services professionals; over 3,300 university relations and recruiting professionals;
and over 300 business solution providers that serve this community.
NACE is the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated, and forecasts hiring and trends in the job market; tracks starting salaries, recruiting and hiring practices, and student attitudes and outcomes; and identifies best practices and benchmarks.
NACE provides its members with high–quality resources and research; networking and professional development
opportunities; and standards, ethics, advocacy, and guidance on key issues.
As the voice of the profession, NACE stays ahead of the curve by amplifying its membership, conducting leading edge
research, and resources that empower its members to severe stakeholders leveraging the most current data. This is an
opportunity to with members in the association on real projects that impact the fields of Career Services and Early Talent Recruitment.
What are we looking for?
NACE is currently looking for an intern to assist with project in the department of Research. NACE has a long–standing
history of supporting its field with rigorous research; forecasting hiring trends in the job market; tracking starting salaries of recent college graduates; providing operational benchmarks; unpacking equity and diversity; and driving national first–destination initiatives. Our members depend on our research for the career development of college students on their campuses and the hiring of the next generation of the workforce. It is critically important to the future of the profession that our members understand and have access to the latest research to inform their work; and we are dedicated to providing that data.
Reporting to and working closely with NACE’s Associate Director of Research and Public Policy, you will assist the department’s team of researchers in preparing data and reporting results. Specifically, you will: (1) Assist the research
team in collecting data and preparing reports for NACE’s First Destination, Internship, Career Services Benchmark, and/or student surveys; (2) Participate in strategy and planning meetings; (3) Have opportunities for the professional
development of your research skills.
The successful candidate(s) will be:
• On track to earn bachelor’s degree in a social science or in a social science graduate program
• Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and SPSS (or other statistical software).
• Ability to use SPSS and Excel efficiently, including formulae and matching up data templates
• Strong written, data, and oral communication skills.
• Ability to develop and make presentations.
• Ability to work cooperatively and expeditiously with staff, volunteers, and members.
• Ability to work independently and efficiently in a remote setting
• Good organizational and project management skills.
• Detail Oriented
Your intern responsibilities will include:
• Basic data functions, such as: compiling, aggregating, and cleaning datasets
• Assist in compiling data from past reports and preparing PowerPoint presentations
• Assist in writing reports and dashboard creation, including preparing tables and pivoted tables, and excel sheets
• Cross reference data to national reporting databases to ensure accuracy
• Assist in research presentations as needed
• Perform other duties that may arise from time to time that are related to the above responsibilities and are
necessary to complete the work of the department and of NACE.
What is in this for you?
• Experience a culture of inclusion
• Exposure within the largest convener of early talent recruitment professionals and career services professionals in
• Opportunities to work on research projects that directly connect with the constituents that make up NACE membership
• Meaningful experience that you can build on throughout your career
• Mentorship and Professional Development to leverage existing skillsets and develop new ones
When: Spring 2023 Semester (Mid–January, 2023 to Mid–May, 2023)
Where: This is a remote opportunity. All meetings, contact points, and deliverables will be in Eastern Standard Time
(EST). Hours will be somewhat flexible and will require about 10 hours per week. A computer with all required hardware
and software will be provided. Please note, even though this is a remote internship, the intern must reside in
Pennsylvania, Maine, New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Indiana or Virginia.
PAID: This is a temporary part–time hourly position and as such you will be paid on a bi–weekly basis through our payroll company and receive a W2. This internship will be paid within the range of $16 to $20/hour.
How to Apply:
Send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Josh Kahn at Research@naceweb.org by January 6, 2023
To apply for this job email your details to Research@naceweb.org