December 14, 2017
Research Intern

Unique opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic and research-oriented individual to work on a number of the Asian American Federation’s research projects focused on the Asian American community. The individual will support a variety of research projects that utilized Census Bureau data to inform policy makers, community organizations and other stakeholders on the state of the Asian American community. Support is also needed to respond to data requests from the community through the Federation’s Census Information Center.


Hours are part-time and a minimum of 10 hours per week. Position is ideal for current graduate student looking to gain some exposure to policy studies at a non-profit organization or to learn about the Asian-led non-profit community.


  • Analyze Census and other relevant data on Asian Americans;

  • Create content for demographic profiles and reports, includes compiling data; creating graphs, tables and maps; writing reports; and designing report layouts;

  • Respond to requests for data on Asian Americans, especially covering the New York metro area;

  • Provide customized data and mapping services;

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with statistical analysis software, such as SPSS or SAS, or ability to use statistical features of Excel;

  • Experience with GIS software, such as ArcGIS;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Critical thinking/analysis, initiative, creativity and flexibility;

  • Ability to work independently and in a team;

  • Interest in working with the Asian American community.

Please send cover letter and resume for immediate consideration to:

Human Resources
Asian American Federation
120 Wall Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10005
(212) 344-5636 [fax]





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