Internship Opportunities

Research Intern – Summer 2022

Posted: February 21, 2022

Commitment: Part Time (20-25 hours/week)
Time Frame: June 2022 – August 2022
Compensation: Unpaid – Accommodations and flight costs covered for In-Person interns; Team lunch every Friday
In-Person (preferred) or Remote

The Park is seeking research interns to assist with collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data to gain better insights into The Park programming impact and efficacy in the communities we serve. If you are passionate about adoption community support education and networking, we encourage you to apply. Ideal for college students seeking a rewarding learning experience that offers meaningful, practical research work that directly improves and expands adoption support dialogue and programming.

Applicants should possess a strong understanding of mixed research methodologies. Candidates will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge around pre-adoption and post-adoption support resources and needs, and play a part in improving The Park’s programming. Ideal applicants will possess a personal understanding of and a desire to support the adoption community.

This internship can be completed in-person or remote and is for a minimum period of two months with the possibility for extension contingent on performance and availability.

Internship Objective:

Research, evaluate, and curate mixed medium pre- and post-adoption support and education resources for The Park.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, evaluate, and curate mixed medium pre- and post-adoption support and education resources for The Park
  • Identify, plan, and conduct qualitative and quantitative research on program impact and community needs
  • Monitor strategies to maintain engagement and build community

Key Qualifications:

  • HS diploma or higher
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a strong interest in adoption community programming
  • Experience with mixed research work
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to manage multiple projects/project deadlines
  • Strong teamwork skills and works to empower others
  • Self-starter who can complete assignments with minimal guidance