Remote Research Internship Fall 2021 - APCO Insight

Interns Washington, District Of Columbia New York, New York Chicago, Illinois San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington Raleigh, North Carolina United States

APCO is hiring current students and recent graduates to join our full-time, fully remote, competitively paid internship program.

APCO Insight is a team of research professionals who work in collaboration with our communications colleagues worldwide. We work with many of the world’s leading companies, associations, nonprofits, and public-sector organizations on a diverse range of challenges. Our core research capabilities include: reputation management and corporate communications strategy, issues management and message testing, and thought leadership (public release) research. APCO provides stimulating experiences including lunch & learns and hands-on experience in the industry.  

Now that we’ve got your attention…what does it take to become a part of the APCO Internship Program?


  • Editing reports and other written communication;
  • Conducting basic data analysis;
  • Participating in the development of client proposals and deliverables;
  • Testing survey programming;
  • Editing and coding datasets (qualitative and quantitative);
  • Performing other duties as assigned. 


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university or college as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, or graduated from an accredited university or college within the last year;
  • The ideal candidate will be attentive to detail, enthusiastic, and interested in the research process;
  • Applicants are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as basic experience handling and processing data;
  • Working knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics (experience with statistical software, especially SPSS, STATA or R, is preferred but not required);
  • Working knowledge of Excel formulas and data processing;
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint;
  • Previous experience in research and familiarity with crosstabs are a plus;
  • Available to work 40 hours per week from your remote home office.

About APCO

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and six of the top 10 companies on the Fortune 500. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for five consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and competitive compensation.