National Journal is looking for dynamic researchers to help launch its newest product offering.
What is National Journal’s newest product?
We are Washington’s go-to resource for research on the most influential people in policy and politics, producing content exclusively for senior public policy practitioners and government affairs executives. Our diverse membership includes policy practitioners and senior professionals from the world’s leading companies, nonprofits, and associations.
Our newest product will serve as an unparalleled repository of knowledge and insight on the people shaping policy discussions and political discourse and will serve thousands of professionals across Washington. The team building the product will research the most influential individuals, from public officials to policy professionals, researchers, advocates, media voices, and beyond. Using this baseline knowledge and our expertise, we will also create content tailored to members’ needs, delivering customized profiles, executive briefings, and programming to top tier Washington advocates.
We are hiring part-time interns for the 2020 Spring semester.
You are excited about helping National Journal launch its newest offering and contributing to a new product model
You are a meticulous researcher and apply a high level of analytic rigor to all phases of work
You know when to shift gears, balancing deep dives into data exploration and distilling the information gathered to produce actionable insights
You listen and quickly adapt when requirements change, exhibiting a willingness to go above and beyond in service to others
You are a policy wonk or politics guru and while you may be deep on one topic, you are conversant and knowledgeable across a diverse range of subjects
Conducts intensive and thorough research on the people shaping policy and politics at the federal and state level
Synthesizes and analyzes qualitative data into a professional product, contextualizing and interpreting findings to provide a holistic and nuanced characterization of an individual
Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:
Experience conducting qualitative research; an excellent academic record
Meticulous researcher with unflagging commitment to objective, thorough work
Ability to distill large amounts of information into concise summaries and takeaways
Excellent time management and judgment
Interest in public policy and politics, with an appetite for unpacking diverse or niche policy topics
Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in its candidates. In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions.
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