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Market Research Internship - Spring 2021

Market Research Intern Job Description  
SOFWERX is a venue operated under an agreement between the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and DefenseWERX, designed to increase collaboration and innovation in order to solve the most difficult warfighter problems. SOFWERX is a forum for accelerating delivery of innovative capability, and facilitating capability refinement through exploration, experimentation, and assessment of promising technology. SOFWERX is in the heart of Ybor City, at a neutral, easily accessible facility.  
Collect data on new technologies from scholars, private companies, or government sources and consolidate information into reports and presentations. Must be able to work independently or as a member of a team on assigned technology related topics.   
− Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree related to STEM or Business 
− Junior or Senior level, with a current GPA of 3.0 or above  
− Conduct industry research, staying ahead of industry news and trends. 
− Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)  
− Assist with identifying new areas of interest for the company for both qualitative and quantitative research. 
− Compiling and analyzing data using modern and traditional methods to collect information. 
− Experience working with a variety of STEM students  
− Effective written and oral communication skills  
− Good planning and organizational skills- A high level of integrity, accuracy, dependability, enthusiasm, and confidentiality.  
− Seek out new technologies and potential partnerships that would contribute to SOFWERX’s goals and projects.  
Time Commitment:   
− Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday  
− Position requires a minimum of 15 hours and a maximum of 20 hours during the Spring semester   
Rate of Pay:   
− $14 - $15 per hour depending on experience and year in school  
− Opportunity for follow-on internship based on performance    
 *Please be advised that this internship is intended to be in person & SOFWERX does not provide housing or relocation fees*