Research & Analytics Internship

Open date: 03/05/24

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Researches, reviews, compiles, and processes data and information on a broad range of topics related to economic development, industry sectors, and technology.
  • Collects and analyzes data and information. Reviews and organizes relevant data and documents from various sources, including electronic databases, academic journals, and government documents. Analyzes firm- and industry-level information and develops profiles and summaries.
  • Writes summary reports and briefing memos. Assists with drafting and editing concept notes, memos, briefing documents, and reports.
  • Monitors and summarizes current events and news as they pertain to specific research topics.
  • Create maps and use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – Baisc GIS training provided.


  • College students in their junior or senior year. Master students preferred.
  • Major in economics, public policy, science and technology, business, finance, planning and urban development or related areas. Strong academic record.
  • Previous work experience desired.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Excellent attention to detail. Team player and fast learner.

Internship Details

Hourly wage begins at $15 per hour and increases after 6 months. We prefer commitment of 20 hours a week for at least 6 months.

Application Information

Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

About the Greater Phoenix Economic Council

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), globally recognized as a top economic development organization (EDO), works to attract and grow quality businesses and advocate for the competitiveness of Greater Phoenix. A data-driven regional EDO, GPEC works with 22 member communities, Maricopa and Pinal counties, and more than 200 private investors to accomplish its mission and serve as a strategic partner to companies across the world as they expand or relocate to Greater Phoenix. Over the past 34 years, GPEC has fueled the regional economy by helping over 980 companies, creating nearly 182,000 jobs and more than $65 billion in capital investment. Greater Phoenix is in a relentless pursuit of innovative and entrepreneurial-focused companies looking to thrive and scale in a vibrant, dynamic region. There is an undeniable spirit about Greater Phoenix; one rooted in strength, collaboration and resilience. Greater Phoenix is Greater Together. For more information about GPEC, follow us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook or Instagram.

GPEC Values

  • We are an inclusive, diverse family
  • We lead from the front
  • We are change agents
  • We promote intellectual curiosity
  • We remain on the edge
  • We are agile and adapt to change
  • We are tenacious
  • We are committed to selfless service

GPEC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national, social or ethnic origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.