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Angelou Economics, Economic Development Intern, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 8996

Fri, September 5, 2014

Explore this position and how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 8996

 

Are you detail oriented? Do you enjoy digging for data? Is information or data design in your DNA?

AngelouEconomics (AE) is a highly-respected, economic development and site location consulting firm based in Austin, TX. Our dynamic team of consultants and researchers apply their extensive knowledge of Economics, Urban Planning, Business and Data Analysis to create customized strategies for public and private sectors. This includes helping communities attract new businesses for expansion, conducting economic impact analyses for various clients, and developing comprehensive economic development strategic plans for communities (cities, counties, states).

Our team is currently looking for enthusiastic, creative individuals to join its Fall 2014 Internship Program. As an intern, you will work under our team of Project Managers to learn the ins and outs of economic development while gaining real-world experience under a professional yet relaxed setting. Responsibilities of the Economic Development Intern position may include but are not limited to:
• Gathering and analyzing data from various sources relating to demographic and economic information
• Conducting competitive market intelligence on industry trends and developments
• Researching and writing summaries on projects, programs, and organizations
• Project shadowing through client and internal staff meetings
• Contributing and managing content for the AE blog and social media
• Completing and presenting an end of term project

AE prides itself on helping its interns apply their academic knowledge to real-world situations while providing professional feedback and other job-enhancing opportunities. Interns applying to the fall program can expect to experience all facets of our office and participate in a range of opportunities, including AE’s meetings and sharpening professional skills.

As an AE intern, you’ll be able to participate in the perks of life at AE, including regular training sessions and webinars, professional development seminars, group lunches and other fun activities.

Interns are expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during the fall semester.

Requirements:
- College Graduate (BA or higher) or in process of earning your College degree
- Independent worker
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to understand and organize data
- Internet research savvy
- Comfortable with phone interaction with clients
- Previous internship or related work experience a plus

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