Research Assistant Summer Intern (Bachelor’s Students)

  • Internship
  • Remote
  • $22 USD / Hour

Website American Institutes for Research

AIR is currently seeking a Research Assistant Intern to join AIR’s Health Division during our 2024 Virtual Summer Internship Program.

AIR’s 2024 Virtual Summer Internship Program is designed to identify, attract, and hire the best collegiate talent that will drive creativity and innovation, while enabling the organization to create a diverse and skilled talent pool. Spanning 10 – 12 weeks, AIR’s paid summer program provides Interns with various learning and networking opportunities that enhance their skillset and build lasting professional connections.

The responsibilities for the position include:

  • Conduct literature reviews to support projects and proposals
  • Develop spreadsheets and databases to support project activities
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative research data and contribute to the reporting and interpretation of findings
  • Assist with writing and proof-reading proposals and project reports
  • Support the annual qualified health plan (QHP) certification process for issuers participating on the Marketplace exchange
  • Support learning network activities for health systems to share and disseminate lessons learned related to implementation of research findings to improve the quality of care and health outcomes
  • Provide note taking support during client engagement meetings

Education, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Must be a current student (for the duration of the internship) pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, economics, or related field
  • Some research experience in public health, public policy, economics, or related fields is a plus but not required


  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate efficiently in a virtual work environment
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy when writing
  • Effective communicator that can work with individuals at all levels and from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to learn quickly, take direction and work independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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