Summer Internships Lux Research
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Lux Research seeks research interns for our Boston or New York offices to help develop groundbreaking analyses of how emerging technology will impact businesses, the economy, and society.
Interns, typically undergraduate and graduate students, work on a project basis typically part-time during a semester or full-time during the summer months. In return for their participation, interns receive a hands-on education in emerging technology from a business perspective as well as an authorship credit on the research studies they contribute to, which have been widely cited by press outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, and CNBC.
Conduct secondary research through Web, information service, publication database, and patent database searches.
Conduct primary research for publications. Identify, contact, and interview executives in the materials, manufacturing, electronics, engineering, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices sectors.
Assist analysts with ad hoc research tasks in the course of report development. --?-Present data in a visually compelling fashion in figures, tables, and charts.
Collaborate with a team of senior researchers and emerging technology visionaries to develop analyses of how emerging technology will impact businesses and the economy.
Typical candidates will be undergraduates with coursework in areas of the physical sciences and engineering.
Advanced candidates will include MBA students with a specific interest in innovation and emerging markets and Ph.D. candidates interested in applying their scientific knowledge in a business context.
Pursuing a degree in the physical sciences or engineering.
Intellectual curiosity about emerging technology and its impact on business, economies, and society.
Effective written and spoken communication skills.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and ESPECIALLY Excel.
A well-organized, detail-oriented approach to work.
Self-motivation and a commitment to doing things right for its own sake.
A high degree of intensity, follow-through, and collegiality.
The ability to juggle multiple tasks effectively.
A dedication to excellence.
Ability to work in either the Boston office or the New York City office.
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