Research Intern

Basis Policy Research (Basis) seeks a research intern for our Midwest office in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The intern will contribute to organizational success by providing research assistance to Basis staff including data coding and data entry. The role offers the opportunity to gain exposure to applied research methods within the education policy context. Qualified candidates will have a strong work ethic, the ability to prioritize activities, and the ability to self-direct.


  • Strong skills in Office Suite programs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Willingness to take on a variety of tasks
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Interest in education policy & reform


  • Able to work at least 20 hours/week during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Available March 2020 – August 2020 (flexible dates)
  • Experience working in Microsoft Excel

Posting Date

February 2020

Preferred Locations

Grand Rapids, Michigan



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We are an independent research firm specializing in policy research & program evaluation, delivering reliable data to inform policy & guide decision-making.