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Market & Research Analyst Intern (Internship)

Market & Research Analyst Intern (Internship)
We are currently seeking a graduate student for the position of Market & Research Intern for the Private Partnerships Division, which will become available in our Korea Office based in Seoul, Korea.



Market & Research Analyst Intern (Internship)


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking a graduate student for the position of Market & Research Intern for the Private Partnerships Division, which will become available in our Korea Office based in Seoul, Korea.


The selected candidate will be responsible for the following key duties:


Ensure that all WFP employees, associated staff, stakeholders and partners, etc. have access to pertinent business information through timely research services in conjunction with the due diligence process; marketing, research and due diligence duties include:


  • Conduct extensive research on donor companies including background, reputation and CSR related activities for WFP standard due diligence. Translate and summarize Korean articles into English and upload to the WFP Sales Force system.
  • Produce reports, surveys, charts/graphs, forecasts, polls, statistics, focus groups, trend analyses, proposals, etc. in an honest and ethical manner on sustainability of potential partners
  • Actively participate in the development of partner/donor proposals with reference to the marketing goals and WFP’s needs
  • Assess, interpret and evaluate outcomes of multiple research projects and ensure that existing and future data is accurate, timely and complete
  • Identify and report on private sector industry trends and emerging topics
  • Assist with database entry and additional information systems reporting and enhancement
  • Perform other related duties as required


Qualifications & Experience Required



  • Enrolled in an active graduate level University degree program in communication, media, information management, business administration, marketing, psychology, law, economics, social sciences or other related fields.  Marketing/research related certification(s) is desirable.  Must have completed an undergraduate university degree.




  • Strong experience in conducting research and understands research methodologies and techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of technology and social media tools
  • Some experience with evaluating and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data


Technical Skills & Knowledge:


  • Ability to approach and interpret marketing/research and reporting skills from a new and innovative perspective
  • Excellent computer skills including full Office 2007/2010 suite and social media tools
  • Strong understanding of how technology can optimize the work of often geographically distributed groups and teams
  • Strong time/project management skills and ability to work under stringent deadlines
  • General knowledge of United Nations system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing the administration is an asset
  • Aware of ethical issues involved with marketing, research and related work




  • Excellent written, oral skills both in Korea and English, communication, presentation and problem solving skills
  • Excellent use of innovation and creativity to solve routine problems in relation to marketing/research projects
  • Strong research and organization abilities
  • Ability to actively listen and incorporate different perspectives into the work process
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality



Duration and Compensation:


  • Six-month paid internship





  • Fluent in Korean and English


WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Qualified female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are encouraged to apply




CVs and cover letter should be sent to, by no later than 22 June. 6 pm.