Annual Survey Research Internship

Ventures empowers individuals with limited resources and unlimited potential to improve their lives through small business ownership.

Overview The purpose of this position is to support our Annual Outcomes Survey. Each summer we launch a survey to measure the long term impact of our work. By understanding the challenges many of our clients face in business ownership, we can better support the success of our entrepreneurs. The research intern will provide key, hands-on support for our annual client survey. Our research will include collecting demographic data, client satisfaction data, updates on our clients business status, and conducting interviews, in-person and on the phone. The position will work closely with the Impact and Data Specialist to map out our annual survey outreach activities as well as compile easy to access data on our clients.

Intern Responsibilities and Learning Objectives

  • Use a variety of research methods to measure the success of our entrepreneurs

  • Collect, compile, and enter data from survey responses

  • Conduct interviews on phone and in-person

  • Keep research data organized and in an easy to access format

  • Assist in the planning of a networking event for our survey respondents


  • Preferred: native Spanish speakers strongly encouraged to apply

  • Self-starter and ability to work independently

  • Good communication skills and must be comfortable speaking on the phone and gathering information

  • Preferred: individual with own laptop for project work

  • Small business marketing background a plus

Time Commitment

This is a 3 month internship running until September 30th, 2019. The minimum commitment is 10-15 hours per week; flexible hours allowed, mix of remote and in-office work. Schedule to be determined with the Impact and Data Specialist.

Internship Benefits and PERKS

  • You will be helping Ventures collect valuable quantitative data for the future funding of our programs, while gaining invaluable experience conducting research while working with diverse clients

  • Cell phone stipend will be reimbursed with a $30 VISA Gift Card

  • $20 Starbucks gift card

To Apply Please send your resume and cover letter to Deadline to submit: May 27th

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply please read the job description.