Employer: The New York Times
Job DescriptionAbout UsThe New York Times is seeking inventive and motivated interns to join the Audience Insights team. In this role, you will engage in audience and product research across the company.About our Team The Audience Insights team is looking for a Summer Intern to work on research studies that will inform and optimize several user experience, product, and marketing initiatives.As a Audience Insights intern, you will:Within the Audience Insights team you will work on qualitative and quantitative research to inform product development and marketing. You will help our team surface user-centered insights focused on enhancing the audience experience with apps, video, and social media feeds. About YouAre you passionate about user research? Our work is all about understanding our audience. We uncover and tell stories about why they behave as they do, how they feel and why. Requirements:Graduate level candidates preferred or relevant experienceBackground in applied social sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, economics) as well as statisticsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExperience in research interviewing (or observing interviews, note-taking, synthesis)Experience in survey development / writing (or at least some familiarity with the general process)Extensive experience creating Powerpoint-type presentations (report writing and table/chart development)Proficiency in Excel and Google Sheets, Docs, and SlidesStrong interest in digital media and cross platform experiencesPassion for The New York TimesThe ability to communicate and collaborate well with a smart, diverse team is a mustDesign experience a plusAbout Our Summer InternshipsOur internships are paidIt is 10 weeks long, starting on or around June 1, 2020You will work from our midtown NYC headquartersThe New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local “Fair Chance” laws.