Research Associate (Intern)

  • 200 Portland St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

The Sports Innovation Lab evaluates and identifies the technology products and services that will power the future of sports. The Boston-based, market research and advisory firm uses data analysis to reveal compelling stories that mobilize global partnerships among startups, investment capital firms, and corporate influencers.

The Lab derives additional insights from a world-class network of international advisors across a wide range of industries and through strong partnerships with leading universities. With a deep focus on the ever-changing world of sports technology and innovation, the Lab showcases what is possible today so its clients move with clarity and confidence into the future.

Job Description

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated a strong willingness to do primary research, which includes processing data and analyzing data & content. You will be gathering data from various sources, entering information into our research platform, and auditing/performing quality control.

During the internship, the candidate will be responsible for contributing to research and consulting projects, extracting data from various sources to support the development of client deliverables, and assisting with other on-going project work as needed.

Candidates must be able to work with technology. This does not mean you need to know how to program code, but you cannot be shy about diving into the web platforms and tools we use to deliver our market research – it's all done online.


Ideal candidates demonstrate curiosity in exploring market trends as well as paying close attention to details of specific companies, products, and services. More specifically, we are looking for candidates with the following profile:

  • College graduate or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent communication skills (English verbal and written)
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong attention to detail, clarity, accuracy, and conciseness
  • Self-motivated and proactive in taking on new responsibilities
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a complex, dynamic environment

Additional Information

We are interviewing candidates for the Research Associate (Intern) position for an immediate start date. Interested candidates should know that we are an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and we expect a lot from our team. If you're driven to learn a lot about the sports technology market and you have the energy to be part of a high-powered team, please submit your resume for consideration.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.