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SHRM Intern, Research in Alexandria, Virginia

Intern, Research

1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Req #720

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things works, workers, and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener, and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With nearly 325,000 members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 235 million workers and families globally.


SHRM’s paid internship program enables students to participate in valuable real-world work experience through various tailored assignments within their areas of interest and fields of study. Students will be tasked with different team-specific projects, and tasks, and participate in professional development projects and events to prepare them for their future careers. This role is responsible for providing research support to SHRM research teams in the areas of survey research, data analysis, research communication, and data visualization. The intern will be providing support to ongoing research projects. Specific responsibilities may include survey design, survey programming, data analysis, and literature review.

This is a paid internship starting at $20.00/Hour.

This is a 10 week, summer internship from May 27, 2024 - August 1, 2024.


  • Program and field surveys, analyze and synthesize data, and summarize research findings

  • Oversee sample list procurement activities, ensuring the sample is accurately pulled and meets research study criteria

  • Collaborate with internal research and analytic resources

  • Manage project schedules by following specific and well-defined processes and procedures

  • Analyze and synthesize global market and competitive intelligence information for internal dissemination

  • Prepare literature searches from academic and business press/consulting sources

  • Collaborate in research projects and questionnaire design.

  • Carry out division-specific tasks/activities as assigned by the supervisor throughout the internship

  • Manage deliverables and provide regular updates

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a master’s or Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Organizational Sciences, Management, HR, or other related fields

  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency with IBM SPSS or R including cross tabs, frequencies, correlations, and regressions

  • Ability to distill large amounts of statistical and quantitative data into actionable recommendations

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including excellent writing, grammar, and editing skills.

  • Ability to consolidate data findings into concise, actionable, and easy-to-understand formats.

  • Comfortable working in a high-paced, demanding environment.

  • High levels of commitment and initiative

  • Ability to successfully work in a team

  • Ability and willingness to follow directions

  • Professional demeanor

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment

  • Expert proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook

  • Understanding of current and emerging data analytics tools

Additional Notes

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.

  • Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribe, view a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Work environment

  • SHRM does operate under a hybrid work schedule and will require you to be in SHRM’s headquarters in Alexandria, VA on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. On Mondays and Fridays will be working remotely.

  • Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Other details

  • Job Family Intern

  • Job Function Business Development & Support Functions

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA