Summer Associate Job Description
As a Summer Associate at NPD you will gain a winning advantage. Our Associates learn through immersion, what it means to be innovative, client-centric, and continuously growing.
This is a ten-week program designed to give participants an opportunity to broaden their knowledge and develop a solid foundation in the field of market research through a variety of disciplines: consumer research, custom research, quantitative analysis, strategy, and broader market insights. The program consists of one week of classroom training followed by placement in a specific business unit, where you will learn the day-to-day responsibilities and activities of that department. The program features senior management speakers, networking events, a performance evaluation, a mentorship program, and a business project.
On The Job
As a Summer Associate, you will be placed with an experienced business leader who you will work with side-by-side. You will quickly become an integral member of the team, contributing to real world business challenges with your own day-to-day responsibilities. Regardless of where you are placed, you will have the opportunity to work with both internal and external clients.
Your training experience will begin with a one-day orientation focused on getting you acquainted to the company and our business. The remainder of your first week will focus on developing the essential knowledge and skills needed for a successful summer. The curriculum includes basic product knowledge, business-specific overviews, technical and professional skills training and career development.
- You are pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree as a junior with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- You have advanced knowledge of Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups & advanced formulas)
- You are analytical, innovative and insightful, possess a growth mindset and are a collaborative team player with strong verbal and written communication skills.
- A market research background is not necessary as we are looking for distinguished students from various academic disciplines, and are interested in your potential, mindset, and passion for the industry.
Details on 2018 Application Coming Soon
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