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Research for Action

Quantitative Research Intern

June - December 2019 • Philadelphia, PA

What I liked

Everyone at RFA is patient and wants you to get the most out of your experience. They help refine various skills you need for your given position and also emphasize various professional development skills throughout the internship.

What I wish was different

Advice

Ask lots of questions!
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Research Intern

January - August 2019 • Philadelphia, PA

What I liked

They LOVE interns. They are very patient, will teach you real things, and give you real, meaningful work.

What I wish was different

Sometimes I was at a computer for a long time. I would've loved more client contact.

Advice

Do not be afraid to ask questions. The staff there are truly some of the most helpful and passionate people I've met in the field. They love to share their expertise and learn from yours.
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Quantitative Intern

May 2017 • Philadelphia, PA

What I liked

They really emphasize learning rather than just working. You will always do something meaningful; you will never be getting coffee or assistant work.

What I wish was different

Nothing!

Advice

Be willing to take on new challenges; they like to throw you into projects.
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