Vancouver, BC: Summer Paid Research Internship


Internship Details


Mid-April (or May 1st) to August 30th  


The HIVE, 128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC


16-20 hours per week; flexible allocation


3 months with possibility of extension


$20 per hour


Applicants must be Master’s Degree, MBA or PhD candidates 

Role Profile: 

  • Research support: providing assistance to Nordicity consultants in support of projects (e.g. desk research, phone interviews, survey development etc.) and/or business development initiatives with desk/secondary research;
  • Economic analysis: providing assistance to Nordicity consultants with regards to developing and undertaking economic analyses based on a variety of sources from Statistics Canada to survey data for projects or proposals;
  • Data Management: organizing, collating and/or cleaning data gathered via survey questionnaire and/or interviews;
  • Reporting: contributing written content to Nordicity project and/or business development initiatives (such as research or interview summaries, case studies), proofreading and editing of Nordicity reports and/or proposals, blog posts as needed;
  • Logistical Support: supporting projects and/or business development initiatives by arranging interviews, focus groups and/or other stakeholder engagements, as well assembling proposal packages for delivery;
  • Copy Editing: proofreading and editing of Nordicity reports and/or proposals;
  • Administration: assisting, as needed, in the operation of Nordicity’s Vancouver office and/or corporate processes.

Nordicity’s Research Interns are assigned to support consultants on Nordicity projects as needed, requiring self-motivation, multi-tasking and flexibility. They must have excellent time management skills, sound judgment, strong organizational skills and a commitment to research. 

Application process and deadline: Please submit your up-to-date CV to by Thursday, April 11th, 2019. Please include a cover letter describing your interest in the internship role, as well as your relevant strengths and skill-sets.

Nordicity is a leading international consulting firm providing private and public-sector clients with solutions for Economic Analysis, Strategy and Business, and Policy and Regulation across four priority sectors: arts, culture and heritage; digital and creative media; information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation; and, telecommunications and spectrum. With offices in Ottawa (HQ), Toronto, Vancouver and London, UK Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.