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Research Internship

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This research business is growing steadily and there’s a need to employ more staff who will participate in the research and analysis of retail companies in Europe, Australia and Asia; and effectively communicate insights with an editorial team.

Working with other members of the team, the role is to research retail companies and the individuals who work there, contributing to the database ecosystem of the InternetRetailing UK and Europe Top500 reports. Furthermore, the role entails the analysis of data – both a creative and quantitative task. The apprentice’s involvement in data analysis will increase vis-a-vis research as his or her skills progress.

The role includes learning and applying best-practice database maintenance, including the continuous development of procedures and systems to verify accuracy, assess coverage relative to other databases; and, to the full extent possible, automating these processes. The successful candidate would regularly brief the Senior Researcher on progress and would be required to collaborate with other staff on shared projects.

We are a broad team producing market-leading competitive analysis of retail companies in the UK and Europe; and, from time to time, the Research Intern may be required to perform other roles within the department. Communication skills are highly valued and the role provides opportunities for the intern to develop these skills when relating the insights of his or her analyses.

Role and Responsibilities

Through original research and data input, research and record details of retail companies by:

Browsing company websites
Using off-the-shelf and custom software to scrape and monitor websites (training provided)
Searching LinkedIn, Twitter, and other online resources
Recording details in a spreadsheet or database program (training provided)
Helping build and maintain the internal taxonomy of retailers

About Kape Internships

We are internship specialists. We collaborate closely with companies that offer exciting internship opportunities where interns can learn and develop vital skills that are needed in the job market. Our program will guarantee your internship; and most of our internships become permanent positions.

What is included in our internship program:

Helping you build a strong CV and cover letter with the assistance of a career specialist
Asking you for details about your internship / company requirements, your needs and expectations
Gradually introducing your profile to relevant companies and arranging interviews. We will work until your internship is 100% confirmed

Please contact us for more information about prices and timelines.

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