McCrindle Internships

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

At McCrindle we regularly provide opportunities for interns to participate in our team.

The McCrindle volunteer internship program is highly flexible and shaped to suit the needs and availability of the intern. We aim to create a positive work environment for interns as they gain invaluable experience in the field of social research.

The length and involvement of an internship is flexible- however the recommended involvement is for 1-2 days per week for a semester, depending on the interest and availability of the intern. The intern can decide to finish the internship at any point.

McCrindle internships are available at the Sydney office (in Norwest Business Park) and at the Melbourne office (in Wantirna). People who are interested in an internship at McCrindle are welcome to submit their CV and cover letter to the Research Director, and if an internship opportunity exists, may be invited to an interview.

What is involved:

Intern research assistants will be involved in a diverse range of tasks which may include:

  • Data analysis and forecasting
  • Development of survey questions
  • Analysis of quantitative data
  • Report writing
  • Assistance with qualitative research analysis
  • Note taking during focus groups
  • Assistance with research rooms hosting for focus groups.

“The McCrindle internship gave me experience in so many areas of research including survey writing, data analysis, report writing and qualitative research methods. The internship gave me the opportunity to really get involved in the research and assist with real projects. It greatly enhanced my skills in working in a collaborative team environment. An invaluable experience- I would recommend it to anyone!

-Kirsten

Intern experience

The McCrindle intern program exists to equip students with valuable experience in the social research field. A key goal is to expose interns to a diverse range of experiences and tasks to provide them with a comprehensive understanding of how social research is outworked in a business context. Skills that interns will be given opportunities to develop include the ability to:

  • Analyse data sets and conduct demographic analysis and forecasting
  • Develop effective survey questions
  • Analyse quantitative data and interpret the findings
  • Write business reports
  • Use Qualtrics software
  • Assist with qualitative research
  • Analyse qualitative data and communicate it
  • Understand the research process from initial briefings and proposals through to final report delivery, presentations and infographic output.

"My internship at McCrindle was an amazing experience, I learned so much about the research industry from some of the best. They offered excellent guidance and gave me a taste of a variety of projects throughout my time there. I learned so much about market and social research which was a perfect accompaniment to my university studies, and was a huge factor behind me being able to find full time employment so quickly after the completion of my degree.

It was definitely not a coffee-retrieving internship! I was given ownership over tasks and got to feel real responsibility while still being supported every step of the way by the amazing team. They were all so welcoming and helpful, I felt like one of the team from the very first day.

I would definitely recommend an internship at McCrindle, it was, without a doubt, the best kick start to my market research career I could have hoped for!

-Jade

McCrindle will provide a written reference for each intern at the completion of their internship.

Apply

To express your interest in a McCrindle internship, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to the Research Director:

Eliane Miles

eliane@mccrindle.com.au

02 8824 3422

A39, 24 Lexington Dr Bella Vista NSW 2153.

Welcome to our blog...

We have a passion for research that tells a story, that can be presented visually, that brings about change and improves organisations. And we hope these resources help you know the times.

Our Social Media Sites

Facebook | McCrindle Research Social Media YouTube | McCrindle Research Social Media Twitter | McCrindle Research Social Media Flickr | McCrindle Research Social Media Pinterest | McCrindle Research Social Media Google Plus | McCrindle Research Social Media LinkedIn | McCrindle Research Social Media Mark McCrindle Slideshare


Last 150 Articles


Tags

overcast pyrmont ABS urban taskforce social commentary financial careers unaffordable WA Northern Beaches Sydney keynote speaker society mortgage Myth keynote speaker data visualisation easy rider crime rule keeper teaching lalor park Queensland safe criminal medicine faux-cilise Christchurch baby name predictions wolloomooloo demographic transformations housing geomapping coffee living ACF case study tableau school satisfaction social shifts 24 million marriages community annual income aged care healthy future water career australians staying home more investing global keynote trends of 2016 divorce house prices research Geoff Brailey Love selfie australian communities trends report village plans work mates volunteers The ABC of XYZ ageing child care Caregiver builders children state rise of local university degree high school Australian Families debate house spend survey emerging generations identity low density Generation Y dessert education sector teacher research data women innovative professional speaker Tuesday Trends DIY professional TAS presentations aussie culture optimistic group session balance 23 million goals litter study office space daily telegraph shbc aged care puzzle acf15 media woolworths responsive earnings news mccrindle tea professional development society trends intern Christmas lunch university perth Births Deaths Australian demographics national wealth 1975 data analyst public holiday internet socialites online shopping stay home generations 10 years event mobile Australian Home suburb experience New South Wales communicate bureau forecasting click relevant wedding high density resilience teachers sustainable Gen X office Channel Seven families christmas housing trends change mccrindle research Canberra brisbane population growth wellbeing schools faux-cilising vegetarian Merry Christmas neutral bay the australian dream conference economic dreaming workplace social trends domestic organisations home owner 2020 cancel plans 1994 population map gen alpha Education Future Forum ease of travel manly meetings tv financial independence commute internship income mining boom google language debt transport national crime rates year 12 resource curiosity victoria media release earn fresh socialising australian social research networking unemployment optus work training stats futurist Northern Beaches Christian School jobs demographic trends supply and demand nfp housing affordability gender emerging technologies population milestone outsourcing forum property market menai middle class Australian schools participants wealth and income crows nest financial dreams sector Melbourne EFF social change hobart collaboration ageing population house price Population Clock personal growth sentiments staff HSC media commentary staying in church shopping environment tattoos research pack World Water Day leadership Do It Yourself hills shire offenders New Zeland brand experience Australian Dream winter blues Queensland: QLD dream demographic investor communication 1980 city non profit youth Tasmania January 26th eliane NSW hopes sydney speaker royal family tertiary education social life facts sector wide study global generations students Valentine’s Day easter buildings marriage thrive collaborative VIC baby name cash New Zealand student housing market typical australian kate middleton holidays McCrindle Speakers ipswich states environmental scanning Australian communities in depth interviews teach mccrindle in the media business wealth Hornsby Shire Council Australians ACT household Crime Rates educhat hello fresh cooking NEETs office opening visualisation australia cloudy days priorities Sydney South Australia Gen Y going out year 7 the changing face of Financial Planning Week business index pharmacies greatness future of work award twentyseventeen growth "know the times" analysis prince george program Word Up employment national private wealth Australian Census Netflix 2016 Aussie future proofing slideshare tea Mark McCrindle CBD February 16 newspaper potts point millenials engagement generation Z data shopper's pick social analysis optus my business awards trend tuesday education future report world youth day baby boom JOMO owning a home conference presentation Social Trend long weekend focus group deloitte sun seasons logan learning styles brand graphs land of the middle class wealth and income distribution ideas social media goal FOMO future-proof generational trends market research food toys young people video cartodb survey design insight average aussie world home ownership faux-ciliser local communities consumer parents proactive 2017 cars ACF 2016 moreton bay publication research services REIV National Conference happiness wage statistics mentor baby name trends economy real eliane miles NT schools students investment qualitative research panel poor shifts customer marrickville future Financial Planning Association of Australia events mythbusters fears report FPA workplace culture not for profit social researcher Australian Trends social royal baby australian communities forum paying to work educated relational entrepreneurs of today sports anzac post rationalism father's day learning media activity personalities divorce rate darwin home cancelling plans summer motivate census dare to dream social commentator 2014 1968 2013 baby boomers residents property affordability presentation REIV Conference tips future of education visual communications infographic wall bondi young australians conference speaker future proof cancelling event property price population community event mythbusting princess charlotte results social research demographics infographic communities thought leadership know the times sunny days meals narcissism leader Financial Planning Association generation alpha 2012 politics equip earning royal winter names celebration Wagga Wagga Channel 7 urban increasing densification renter of the future culture apartment households TDE generation capital cities 24,000,000 social lives trends analyst in the media Australia Day salary The Daily Edition small business rich parenting follow recap Wellington cold English workshop school social impact alpha omnibus poker master rent quote urban living index not-for-profit religion etiquette capital city Kiwi SMSF Generation X hornsby learn ashley mckenzie friendship government Australian Bureau of Statistics affordable focus groups Real Estate Institute of Victoria local authenticity Duchess of Cambridge suburban living social researchers suburbs mother's day Christmas season tuesday baby gold coast online SA growing population PSI rain clothing innovation life google for education education future education 2015 mateship ethnography budget millennials engage education research vegemite area internships housing growth holiday new york times leadership workshop huffington post cost DESTEL jobs of the future entrepreneur townhouses house price rise entertainment interactive high density living weekly earnings demographer group monarchy wealth distribution wages Adelaide research visualisation ultimo norwest Kirsten Brewer employers sunburnt country speakers couple Western Australia Northern Territory GPO energy rising house prices global financial crisis trend ashley fell teleworking youth unemployment Real Estate sydney event Australian Communities Trends lifestyle 40 million mover and shaker technology high density apartments mccrindle community engagement organisational culture sydneycity Assistant Store Manager renting rental stress public speaking social enquiry Wodonga Engineering Manager royal influence work-life daily commute Bathburst conferences Research Executive pharmacy consumerism researcher snapshot millionth Scouts friends Res Vis cost of living product school students brands megatrends insights blaxland marketing Charlotte moderators guide Northern beaches Event Australia Day 2017 weather sector wide new office Christmas presents repayments sydneysiders christianity challenge emerging trends urban living System's Architect entrepreneurial Royals storytelling men cultural diversity family charity list learner skills digital retirement baby names trends Territory define IT Specialists forecast financial future trends of 2017 Tuesday Trend grandparents finance Aussies waverton workforce gen z

Archive