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Intern, Business/Legal Research, Analysis Group, Inc., Boston, MA

Analysis Group, Inc.

Research Internship Description 

Headline:                    Business/Legal Research Internship (Paid)

Job title:                     Research Intern

Department:              Marketing

Office location:          Boston, MA (111 Huntington Avenue, 14th Floor)

Time commitment:    10-15 hours/week (2-3 month commitment) hours available all day Monday, Tuesday afternoon, and Wednesday morning

Hourly rate:               $20.00/hour

 

Summary:

This position is structured to provide the Research Intern with an opportunity to learn how research can inform the business development process. The Research Intern will work closely with and under the guidance of the Marketing Department's research team at Analysis Group, a Boston-based economic consulting firm.  Analysis Group has been recognized as a best place to work in several top surveys and received a 2015 Employees' Choice Award in the small and medium business (SMB) category of Glassdoor.com's national Best Places to Work listing.

 

The team's researchers are librarians embedded within the firm's Marketing Department, where they provide legal, marketing, and business research support to the firm. The Research Intern will be trained by the research team on our approach to searching legal and business sources. Primarily searching online databases such as LexisNexis, CourtLink, Bloomberg Law, and select news/online sources, this Research Intern position offers the opportunity to assist with ongoing and new marketing projects, including our Attorney Alerts Program and other initiatives to identify business opportunities. The Research Intern will also support efforts to capture background on Analysis Group's affiliated experts, competitors and potential experts; prepare dossiers on potential clients and connections; and assist with lead generation efforts. Typical assignments will include: researching court cases, searching for and reviewing expert reports/testimony submitted in various court matters; retrieving relevant decisions and other court filings, and organizing and storing the results; assisting the research team in identifying news or research resources and summarizing findings; and preparing background on potential expert witnesses as well as clients in support of various marketing projects.

 

The Research Intern would have the opportunity to attend our weekly research team meetings as well as select Marketing Department team meetings. The Intern will also have the opportunity to shadow team members as they conduct various legal, company/industry, and business development-related research. This internship also provides the unique opportunity for students to observe firsthand how research can help direct and further business development initiatives.

 

This role is ideal for a candidate who is intellectually curious; enjoys searching; is tenacious about looking for information; understands the importance of using only the most authoritative resources; is capable of filtering through/reviewing large amounts of data; and has the ability to problem-solve with a very high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

 

Relationships

  • Report to the Business Development Research Manager
  • Support the Research Team in fulfilling research requests from consulting staff and the marketing team

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent written/spoken English
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to organize, plan and work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize work, meet deadlines, and be flexible in order to respond to shifting demands
  • Exhibit a desire to learn, participate and take ownership for workload
  • Familiarity searching databases
  • Interest in legal and/or business research

 

Application Process:

Please send a cover letter and resume to Rosemary Zankiw at rosemary.zankiw@analysisgroup.com

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