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Business Analytics Intern (Summer 2022)

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Weber Shandwick, a leading global communications agency, is seeking a talented and an enthusiastic Summer 2022 Intern in Washington, DC, to work with our Analytics practice. 

Our Analytics internship is a full-time, paid program designed to complement and enhance academic studies through participation in a variety of assignments and professional responsibilities. Interns work side by side with the firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators.

The intern assigned to our analytics team will work on a range of projects from communications reporting and automation to machine learning, and big data integration. You’ll work on clients of all types, using diverse data sets to solve strategic business and communications problems. Our strategy Analytics interns typically meet the following profile:

  • Data Strategists: business analysts with basic understanding of statistics, digital analytics, and data visualization with a focus on how to use data to tell stories and build business cases

General Responsibilities:

  • Conduct, compile, and present analyses to inform the strategic direction of integrated campaigns
  • Carry out social media listening research to identify trends in online conversations and to pinpoint key influencers; should have basic comfort with Boolean queries or an interest in learning
  • Use web and social media analytics platforms to measure campaign and content performance and provide data-backed recommendations for optimization
  • Understand client background and needs, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace
  • Participate in strategic brainstorming sessions when invited by account leads or supervisors
  • Sanitize raw data inputs and perform quantitative analysis in Microsoft Excel

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Availability: 40 hours a week throughout the duration of your internship. Our spring internship program runs from June 6, 2022 to August 19, 2022

Additional Qualifications: Ideal Analytics intern candidates will possess some combination of the following. Please note: you do not have to have ALL of these qualifications, just some combination of them, in order to be a viable Analytics candidate.

  • Interest in data-based storytelling or data journalism
  • Basic understanding of intersection of traditional and digital media platforms and familiarity with developments in the media industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication, organizational, time-management, and critical-thinking skills
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily in Excel and secondarily in PowerPoint
  • Experience working with or interest in web analytics, social and traditional media monitoring, and social media analytics platforms
  • Experience working with or interest in data visualization tools and creative ways to display information
  • Keen eye for data trends and the ability to solve strategic business and communications problems
  • Familiarity with developments in the media industry, plus knowledge of a variety of social platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) and the latest news and trends affecting these channels
  • Basic understanding of statistics, digital analytics, data engineering and data visualization with a focus on how to integrate analytics into marketing and communications strategies

How to apply:

Candidates are required to submit the following supplements. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration. 

  1. Resume
  2. In lieu of a cover letter, please upload a response to the writing prompt below

Prepare a one-page written response to the following question:

Multiculturalism, gender equality and age diversity are important for campaigns and the communication industry as a whole – and it's these things that help us produce award winning work! 

In no more than one page double-spaced, tell us about yourself, your views on diversity in our industry, and which practice(s) you want to join during this internship. Give us a sense of where you’re best positioned to contribute to our work. And while we respect modesty, don’t be bashful – this is an application to the world’s leading communications agency, so we’re keen to see your creativity and strength as a storyteller.

Be a part of one of the world’s leading communications firms, Weber Shandwick, as we activate bold, data-driven ideas that earn attention and solve our client’s complex business and communications problems (

Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination prior to start date, unless eligible for a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation required under applicable law.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.



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