- Center Economic Development Research (CEDR)
This position will be assisting the research professionals at CEDR with gathering and analyzing data related to various community-level contract research projects. Typical projects include labor force analysis, strategic planning, economic and/or fiscal impact analysis, and community resilience. Examples of tasks may include working with spreadsheet data, GIS analysis, data visualization, demographic analysis, and survey evaluation. Additionally, data visualization is a key component of our deliverables to communities. The CEDR intern will collaborate with staff to develop customizable infographic templates, maps, and an image catalog for use in developing proposals, presentations, and final reports for clients.
- Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2)
The Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive university-based economic development organization. Our organization is focused on developing a dataset and algorithm to compare economic development organizations among U.S. and international universities. This algorithm will be utilized to create an annual monitor to be published by an impartial university-based economic development organization. innovate.gatech.edu
- Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) – Data
The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) at Georgia Tech is looking for a student for the summer of 2023 that is interested in delving into data. We have a robust database, kept in Salesforce, that needs some important clean-up. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Researching companies to identify Department of Defense suppliers.
- Researching companies to identify minority, women, and veteran-owned companies.
- Researching companies to determine industry types.
- Researching companies to determine employee size.
- Making updates to the database as research is completed.
Additional projects around data may be explored, such as analyzing data, pulling lists for the team’s migration into a marketing automation tool, and setting up reports within Google Analytics.
The ideal student should be detail-oriented and have experience manipulating data in Excel. gamep.org
- Innovation Ecosystems
The position entails performing various research and analysis tasks as part of the Innovation Ecosystems team. Under the direction of a project manager, the successful candidate will focus primarily in collecting data from internal and external sources, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and summarizing the findings in draft reports. A candidate with the ability to analyze data and communicate its narrative will excel in this position. This position is open to all majors, but because of the societal impact and global nature of the team’s work, students with an interest in the following fields may benefit the most from the experience: International Affairs, Global Development, Public Policy, City and Regional Planning, Economics, Business, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability. grow.gatech.edu
- Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) – Cybersecurity
The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s Technology team seeks a student to support a variety of high-value projects focused on Georgia’s Industry 4.0, Advanced Manufacturing, and Cybersecurity industry base. This intern position will support GaMEP project managers in field research and data analytics for technology transfer and adoption in several areas such as sensors, edge computing, digital factory, cybersecurity, and advanced manufacturing. This dynamic opportunity to observe and assist project work in real time through a technology ecosystem will culminate in client engagement opportunities. gamep.org