IMPAQ International, LLC

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Internship/Co-op - Advanced Analytics

Internship/Co-op - Advanced Analytics

Job Location 
US-MD-Columbia
US-DC
US-CA-Oakland
US-MA-Boston
ID 
1940

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Overview

IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, and technical assistance services to U.S. and international government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, Housing and Urban Development, Education, and Agriculture; the World Bank; the Millennium Challenge Corporation; and the U.S. Agency for International Development.  IMPAQ’s mission is to provide exemplary research and consulting services to its domestic and international clients. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V). IMPAQ was recently named in the Baltimore Sun’s list of Top Workplaces of 2011.  IMPAQ offers two corporate locations: one in downtown Washington, DC, and another in Columbia, MD, which was rated #2 on Money Magazine’s list of America’s Best Small Cities!

 

 

Responsibilities

IMPAQ International is seeking a student Intern/Co-op who will support the Advanced Data Analytics team to assist in the development of data-driven decision-making tools for various health-focused programs. The Intern will support the team with the following tasks: 

  • Construct, clean, and document large datasets for both internal and project-related use
  • Manipulate and manage very large data files in SAS
  • Perform statistical analyses as specified by research staff
  • Apply quantitative methods and techniques to manage and analyze research data
  • Create customized and presentation-quality reports from data analysis results
  • Participate in the design of research studies
  • Support the preparation of technical procedures and reports
  • Write, compile, and edit assigned portions of proposals and project reports
  • Review work products to ensure quality and consistency of content
  • Create presentation-quality data listings, summary tables, and figures
  • Conduct literature reviews of technical and professional publications
  • Performing other related duties as assigned
  • Support Developers and Systems Analysts in projects as needed
  • Attend and contribute to technical discussions and working groups with various stakeholders

Qualifications

Education

  • Must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Information Technology, or other Applied Science or Mathematics field

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Experience in data analysis using SAS, SPSS, STATA, Access, Excel, and/or other databases
  • Knowledge of data processing and management techniques
  • Some experience developing software programs or apps
  • Some experience working within a team involved in the requirements analysis life cycle
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word Excel, PowerPoint
  • Coursework in Java, C, .NET or other common software language
  • Course work or knowledge of data visualization, machine learning, and/or predictive modeling techniques
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to learn quickly, take direction and work independently
  • Demonstrated commitment to IT field

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