Ecumen

  • Research Project Management Intern

    Company : Name Ecumen Shoreview Home Office
    ID 2018-13377
    Posted Date
    4 days ago(10/11/2018 2:30 PM)
    Category
    Internships
    Type
    Part-Time
    Location
    US-MN-Shoreview
  • Overview

    Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work at Ecumen!

     

    We’re hiring a Research Project Management Intern to work at our headquarters in Shoreview, MN. You’ll enjoy a business-casual environment, employee gardens, flexible work schedule, volunteer options and career growth opportunities.

     

    Ecumen is over 150 years old and one of Minnesota’s Top 5 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. Every employee at Ecumen has the opportunity to empower older adults to lead fulfilling lives. Join us as we envision a world without Ageism!

    Responsibilities

    This internship will be both educational and practical with responsibility for completing a full market analysis, conducting research and contacting public officials to gather information that will help us complete strategic organizational projects. The position will work closely with our senior leaders, including the CEO and COO.

     

    This position offers a flexible schedule of 8-10 hours per week.

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

     

    1. Complete ad hoc research projects to support our Strategic Plans. Projects should be well-thought out, comprehensive and presented in an easy to understand manner.

    2. Research partner companies best practices and services. Utilize the research to present recommendations to leadership based on established criteria (e.g. applicability, scope, cost, future impact or potential).

    3. Provide research support for government agency projects/contracts.

    Qualifications

    Research Project Management Intern

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • Senior level undergraduate with a focus on public policy, political science or business
    • Ability to take complex information and present it in an easy to understand format (verbal, written, and group presentation)
    • High level of initiative that results in the ability to work independently and meet deadlines
    • Professional communication skills that encourage collaboration
    • Ability to anticipate the next step in a project, or the next question to be answered
    • Ability to represent Ecumen in a professional and positive manner to a variety of audiences
    • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet/charting programs

     

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Graduate level student with a focus on public policy, political science or business

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

     

    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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