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Research & Development INTERN

LOCATION: Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; New York, NY; Oldsmar, FL

The Research and Development (R&D) team at NCS is focused heavily on internal clients and capabilities research to improve existing methodologies and develop new products, as well as to execute custom research for external clients. All of this tends to be within the marketing return on advertising spend (ROAS) and or audience targeting space.

As an R&D Intern, your objective is to help a) drive the company’s constant effort to create new products and improve existing offerings, and b) drive client value by assisting in the analyses and preparation of highly custom client deliverables. To do this, you will have a set of powerful analytical tools, comprehensive job training, a supportive peer network and an experienced manager to help guide your work. You will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of NCS’s data, products and capabilities, and all steps of the analysis process and make modifications as needed to accommodate internal and/or external client needs.


  • Contribute internally to the ideation, development and validation of new, and continuous improvement of existing analytical products and processes
  • Contribute to custom client deliverables and develop integrated analyses using proprietary tools and processes
  • Perform due diligence on analysis results for accuracy and relevancy
  • Provide insights in response to client inquiries and deliver a high level of service
  • Become a subject matter expert on NCS methodology and capabilities
  • Participate in cross-functional teams/projects
  • Participate in knowledge sharing across the organization


  • 1+ terms in internships in a research role


  • Applicable progress towards a bachelor’s degree in STEM, business or ability to demonstrate equivalent skillset
  • Strong quantitative skills and statistical knowledge; experience working with statistical software (R, SAS, etc) a plus
  • Ability to learn and apply new analytical methods and tools
  • Curiosity, critical mind, and a self-starter; comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Ability to work under time pressure
 Position Name: Research & Development Intern