National Journal Research, a leading government affairs research and insights organization under the Atlantic Media Company, recently launched its latest venture, the Network Science Initiative. The new service focuses on identifying connections between individuals and entities that shape public policy in industries like Healthcare, Energy, Tax Policy, and others. Our team of analysts partner with corporations, associations, and non-profits to create comprehensive network maps that highlight connections among the top 1,000 to 2,000 significant shapers of public policy in a particular terrain, as well as concise executive summaries that provide actionable insights to policy leaders.
Position in Brief
National Journal interns play a key role in supporting Network Science engagements by conducting core qualitative research on policy stakeholders, identifying patterns, helping us refine the product, and delivering value to our member organizations. Interns will work closely with members of the Network Science Initiative team, and help provide insight to the most influential government affairs professionals in Washington.
This is a paid internship, with compensation commensurate with qualifications.
Attributes Particular to this Position
A highly analytical, natural problem solver
A balance of strong individual research skills, innate curiosity, and the ability to work well on collaborative research projects in a team environment
The ability to highlight key insights within a complex set of data and information, and then clearly explain these insights to clients
An interest in intellectually rigorous work focused on the business of Washington government affairs offices
A strong writer able to clearly frame issues for a variety of audiences
Atlantic Media Values
Force of Intellect - Atlantic Media seeks a discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance and, later success in a professional environments.
Spirit of Generosity - Equally, Atlantic Media seeks what we term a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct.
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