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Position Function

If you consider yourself curious about consumer behavior, like to know why people do the things they do, or even dub yourself an avid “people-watcher,” this role would be a great fit for you! 

C+R Research, a top-rated marketing insights agency in Chicago, is looking for a full-time, Summer,  Qualitative Research Intern. The intern will assist in executing online research projects, both ad-hoc and ongoing online communities that C+R manages.  

Position Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Learn the basics of market research, specifically online qualitative tools, and processes 
  • Work closely with Analysts and qualitative services team on various aspects of project.
  • Collaborate with Analysts on project set-up, including:
  • screener writing
  • profiling respondents
  • guide writing and programming (no coding experience required)
  • Assist in moderation and note-taking of live activities and open forum discussions, with analyst assistance 
  • Sit-in on internal brainstorming sessions, client workshops, and debriefs 
  • Contribute to analysis and reporting by generating summaries and/or gathering supporting materials 
  • Sit-in on virtual report presentations 

Other Duties:

  • Keep abreast of industry changes
  • Keep up-to-date and knowledgeable about clients’ businesses, industries and/or customers
  • Special projects as required
Skills & Experience
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Is comfortable handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Hands-on experience using Microsoft Office products
  • Is between Junior Year and Senior year academic standing
  • Is graduating from an accredited college/university in Winter of 2023 or Spring of 2024.
  • Is able to work for any US employer indefinitely, without sponsorship.  (Not F-1 OPT eligible.)
Studying for Bachelor’s in Marketing, Marketing Research, Psychology, Sociology, Communication, or other related field.
Working Condition & Benefits

Office environment.  

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume to and include the job title in the subject line. 

No 3rd party applications will be considered.

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