Monday, May 16, 2011

Paid Summer Internship for Student with Programming Skills

Possible job opportunity for a student with some programming skills…

Summer Intern
Mission Analytics Group, Inc. is a new, non-advocacy policy consulting company based in San Francisco. We seek a smart, highly motivated undergraduate or graduate student to help our over-booked team this summer. This paid intern position can be structured to meet the abilities and interests of the selected candidate, but will focus in the areas of developmental disabilities, long-term care, HIV/AIDS or family services. The intern will work with an established team of researchers and analysts. Example responsibilities include statistical programming and data analysis, web-based research, literature review, proposal writing, and development of tables and reports. Skills in other areas such as website design (Drupal highly desirable), graphic design, copy-editing, or geographic information systems (GIS) are highly desirable.

Required Qualifications:
  • Coursework in economics, statistics, public policy, biostatistics, public health, or related subject
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Background in one or more of the following areas: social services for children and youth, developmental disabilities, aging, Medicaid-funded long-term care (institutional and/or community-based)
  • Experience in policy research and evaluation or prior work in government
  • Experience in statistical programming using SAS or Stata
This is a full-time, temporary position. Time period to be determined, but is expected to fall between April and September. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Cover letter should indicate preferred start and end dates. Mission Analytics Group runs pre-hire background checks, including employment verification and searches of criminal and civil records. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.