Red Lantern Strategy | Now Hiring – Internship
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About Us

Red Lantern Strategy is a research and strategy firm that illuminates a unique growth path for brands, businesses, and ideas. We offer custom market research & strategic planning services, blending traditional and innovative methods to deliver clear and impactful insights. Our work has helped some of the world’s leading brands make strategic decisions about product development, communications, brand positioning, innovation and growth.


At Red Lantern, we don’t do boilerplate, we don’t upsell or do research for research’s sake. Our enduring client partnerships are built on empathy, trust and transparency. Our clients value our efficiency and rigor, because with each project we lead with the ‘So What?’ It’s our guiding principle.


Strategic Marketing Research Internship

Red Lantern Strategy is looking for a summer intern to join our growing marketing research and strategy firm. We work as strategic research partners for a wide range of clients including American Express, L’Oréal, and NBCU. This is a paid internship, and work schedule is negotiable. Ideal start date May-early June.

All Red Lantern employees are currently working remotely, and this would be a remote/work from home role.


Internship opportunities are not limited to summer; this position has the potential to transition to full-time for the right candidate!


  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Attentive to detail (including grammar and punctuation)

  • Passionate and curious about why people do what they do, how brands interact and communicate with their customers, and how businesses can be stronger with a better understanding of consumers

  • Strong interest in consumer insights, market research, brand strategy and strategic planning

  • Outgoing and confident initiating conversation with research participants and clients

  • Able to work independently

  • Able to work on a Mac

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required

  • Comfortable learning and using new online platforms and technologies

  • Graphic design and/or video production skills are a strong plus, but not required

  • Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree, or working towards Bachelor’s degree (completed junior year preferred), and/or work experience in market research, business, marketing, brand strategy or adjacent field


  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including online discussion boards

  • Taking detailed notes in qualitative research sessions (e.g., focus groups, one-on-one interviews)

  • Assistance with online desk research

  • Assisting with development of proposals and presentations in MS PowerPoint

  • Identifying verbatim quotes for research debriefs and video deliverables

  • Occasional assistance with project management tasks such reviewing research participant profiles, reaching out to vendors for bids, scheduling interviews, etc.

  • Occasional administrative tasks such as shipping or printing research stimuli


  • A crash course in the marketing research business and diverse client experience across B2B and B2C industries

  • Exposure to qualitative and quantitative research methods as well as research design, proposal and report development

  • The opportunity to work directly with senior-level research and strategy experts

  • Experience working in a faced-paced small business environment

To apply for this internship, please send a resume and cover letter including why you’re interested in research and what you hope to gain from your experience with Red Lantern, as well as the date you would be available to start, to [email protected]