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  • 300 South Riverside Plaza
    Chicago, IL 60606
  • Bernadette Nguyen

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Food Industry Research Intern

Technomic, Inc • Chicago, IL

Posted 13 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - None
Research, Entry Level
Relocation - No


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Job Description

About Technomic

Technomic delivers a 360° view of the food industry. We impact growth and profitability for our clients by providing consumer-grounded vision and channel-relevant strategic insights. Technomic, Inc. is a division of Winsight.


We have an exciting opportunity to have an intern join our Research and Insights team!  We're seeking for a strong individual who likes conducting market research and wants to learn about the foodservice industry.   This is a great opportunity for an Intern to get their foot in the door as this position could lead into a full-time permanent opportunity after graduation.  

The Research Intern will work within Technomic’s Research & Insights division, supporting both proprietary studies and syndicated research programs.  The individual will coordinate research requests, conduct secondary research and information gathering, participate in both qualitative and quantitative research, and create written deliverables based on research findings.


Internship Responsibilities

  • Conducts secondary research/internet searches on given industry topics
  • Uses Technomic’s proprietary business intelligence tools to pull information
  • Pulls industry information and industry contacts for use by analysts and project managers
  • Conducts interviews with foodservice industry professionals to gather data and trend information
  • Tests consumer and operator surveys for quality, routing, timing and ease of use
  • Codes open-end responses from online survey data
  • Assists R&I team members with data entry from field-research
  • Summarizes information gathered through research
  • Adheres to timelines created by project managers
  • Communicates with the group manager on an ongoing basis regarding workflow, timelines and schedule conflicts

Job Requirements

Additional Requirements:
  • Able to communicate in a professional manner (both written and verbal)
  • Exhibits professionalism and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in marketing, economics, psychology, sociology, hospitality management or other business or social science fields
  • Culinary background or knowledge of foodservice or restaurant industry a plus
  • Experience with social listening data and tools also a plus
  • 3.3 GPA or higher 
  • Must be a Junior, Senior or Graduate student status
  • Commitment of 20 hours/week during school semester
  • Must currently attend Chicago based local Universities
  • Must be a US Citizen or US permanent resident

Technomic is an EOE

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