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Posted:
4/20/2017
Job Category:
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Market Research Intern
SRP | Phoenix, Arizona
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Job Description

Job Brief

The student intern will gain a general understanding of how market research is designed, conducted and applied in an electric utility. In addition, the intern will be part of a small team that will:

 

  • translate business problems into research objectives
  • design research to accomplish those objectives
  • program online surveys using in-house software tools
  • run data tabulations and statistical tests
  • analyze and interpret survey data
  • improve communication skills by presenting information in a way that is actionable
  • build a network of professionals and improve soft skills (listening, negotiation, business acumen)  

Job Responsibilities

The SRP Market Research department is charged with providing customer and employee research, data analysis and modeling to support SRP’s business objectives. The student’s responsibilities would include:

 

  1. Supporting the research team in the design and implementation of research studies.
  2. Testing surveys and providing data quality checks.
  3. Assisting with data analysis and report preparation. 

Desired Skills

  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Detail oriented 
  • Excel and PowerPoint or other data visualization skills     
  • Commitment to learning and applying new techniques
  • Focused on delivering outstanding customer service. 
  • Basic understanding of statistical methods and language (R, SAS or SPSS) is preferred 

Additional Information

Salt River Project, the nation’s third-largest public power and water utility is looking for a talented student currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Market Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Marketing, Analytics or a similar discipline.

 

This is a paid opportunity for a student working 15-20 hours per week.  Pay is dependent upon the number of college credits hours completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 

Applicant must be enrolled and attending a minimum of six (6) college credits per semester.

 

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 5402

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

 

 

About SRP

SRP is two entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona; and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a private corporation. The District provides electricity to more than 860,000 retail customers in the Phoenix area. It operates or participates in eight major power plants and numerous other generating stations, including thermal, nuclear, natural gas and hydroelectric sources. The Association delivers nearly 1 million acre-feet of water to a service area in central Arizona. An extensive water delivery system is maintained and operated by the Association, including reservoirs, wells, canals and irrigation laterals.

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