NOW HIRING: (Paid) Research Intern
ION studios is a design consultancy with an impact-centered approach to service, learning, experience and venture design. We design strategies and services that maximize social impact for Non-Profits, NGOs, Foundations, Corporates, Startups, and Investors.
We will be hosting a (paid) intern to assist on two projects in the coming months: a set of social impact design tools, and a report on the state of social impact around the world. We are looking for someone with the skills and knowledge to help us investigate a comprehensive global landscape of social change (across Non-Profits, NGO’s, Foundations, Social Enterprises and Governments).
While you bring your skills and passion for research this is an opportunity for you to learn and practice Human Centered Design, get your hands dirty in applied theory and knowledge, and contribute very directly to work that will help people change the world for the better.
Landscape Research on methods,missions of social change and impact
Co-Create and manage two surveys of global change makers
Assist with synthesis and presentation of results
Experience in survey design
Well versed in social science research methods
Advanced coursework in two or more areas of social science including but not limited to: History, Information Science, International Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Comfort with ambiguity
Self-starter who can work equally well independently and as part of a team
Ability to spend at least one day per week on premises at our office in the Oakland Hills.
Information Design Skills
Passion for social change
Knowledge of or experience in Human Centered Design
20 hours per week (average), $22.50/hr
Please send Cover Letter & Resume (or LinkedIn Page) to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Research Intern Application” in the subject line.