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Entertainment Research Tracking Intern

Who We Are
National Research Group (NRG) is a leader in data driven insights and strategic consultation to the global entertainment and technology industries. Working at the confluence of content, culture and technology, NRG offers bold insights for storytellers everywhere on every screen. Our consultants have experience working across all facets of media and technology platforms.

Why You’ll Love It Here
We are inspired by working with storytellers that challenge us to think differently and see the world in new ways. As a result, our business is driven by creative, curious, and inventive people who have a passion for pop culture. We work as a collective across disciplines and geographies to bring together the best thinking for every assignment, delivering insights to bold storytellers everywhere.

The Opportunity
NRG is seeking a Global Tracking Intern to join us for our 2022 fall internship program. Our internship is an opportunity for students to be provided with a hands-on experience to work in research, shaping strategy for the world’s most powerful entertainment and technology brands. This intern will develop an understanding of our global entertainment content trackers business, primarily focusing on the SVOD industry.

The Role
  • Provide support for weekly quantitative tracking studies across 7+ countries, with a focus on original SVOD films and TV series.
  • Play a key role in all operational functions, including title list management, link checking, questionnaire edits, report design, and populating both PowerPoint and Excel deliverables.
  • Work closely with our internal field and data processing teams to ensure projects are being done to spec.
  • Provide thoughtful data-driven insights to team leaders on a variety of entertainment research projects.
  • Stay abreast of entertainment, pop culture, research and media trends.

Who You Are
  • Hyper focused on attention to detail.
  • Internally-motivated self-starter who continuously strives to get things done, regardless of challenges encountered.
  • Critical thinker.
  • Successfully manages time and multiple competing priorities in order to ensure deadlines are always met.
  • Team player who is able to work collaboratively and/or initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal oversight.
  • Curious problem-solver who is excited to dig deep into the data.
  • Passionate about data and can think strategically to draw out big picture correlations, predictions, and recommendations.
  • Entertainment geek who follows key industry players and trends across the media landscape.
  • Strong, concise technical writing skills.
  • Passion for research and flexibility to work on projects outside of the area of specialization.

Ideal Candidate
  • 1+ year(s) of relevant coursework and/or experience working in consumer insights, consumer research, or in analysis/strategy at an entertainment or digital media company.
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, written and visual communication skills.
  • Experience working with Tableau and SPSS preferred but not required.
  • Candidates must be actively working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree and must be eligible to work in the US. Graduates may qualify if they have finished school within six months of the start of the internship.

Position Type
This is a temporary non-exempt position. We require interns to work a minimum of 16 hours per week with flexibility to work between the hours of 9am-6pm.

Work Environment
NRG provides flexible work options – employees will be given the choice to work remotely, work out of a designated office (Playa Vista or New York) or a hybrid of the two. 

Required Application Materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
  • Why do you want to work at NRG?
  • Why are you interested in the entertainment industry?
  • What kind of training or experience have you had that has prepared you for this internship?
  • What do you hope to gain through this internship?