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CPG Insights Intern - Summer 2023

Innovate. Disrupt. Challenge. Grow. Work with the best.
IRI reinvents how people make decisions, take action and optimize performance by unifying technology, analytics and data. Our clients are among the largest, most respected and most innovative manufacturers, retailers, agencies and consultancies in the world, and they use our solutions and cloud-based leading technology platform to drive greater growth in their business. Our data is also used from Wall Street to The White House – by anyone who wants the most accurate and current market information.

Summer Intern Experience
IRI offers a full summer intern program to ensure ALL of our intern’s gain…
  • Knowledge about the industry we exist in and the clients we serve;
  • Experience working on active projects that have actual impact on our business;
  • Training on technical tools and behavioral skills that are critical to an employee’s success;
  • Networking and mentor opportunities that can create personal connections lasting far beyond the summer.

The Summer Intern’s role with the Client Insights Department may include
This internship is designed for students to get hands-on, real-world experience working with our Client Insights Team during Summer 2023. The internship is for rising Seniors interested in pursuing a career in Insights, Analytics, Market Research, CPG or Retail post-graduation.

At IRI lateral, promotional, and cross-functional moves are encouraged and part of our culture. While your initial role will be in one of these groups, you’ll have the chance to grow your career both within your initial assignment and into other opportunities that meet your career goals.

Key Qualifications:
  • Ability to break down complex problems into their fundamental parts, to ask meaningful questions to understand root causes and analyze data to uncover new insights
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate your work and resources to respond to requests
  • Ability to be flexible and accountable as you manage project goals/timelines
  • Technology aptitude and willingness to learn and work on new solutions and platforms
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to convey a tight, compelling story
  • Someone who is efficient, accurate and detail oriented; remembering how crucial the insights we deliver are to our clients
  • Someone who will speak up when they identify opportunities to improve systems/processes
  • Above all else considers the impact on the external or internal customer when taking or not taking action
  • BS/BA with GPA of 3.0 or higher with an interest in Insights, Market Research, Analytics, CPG and Retail

About Us
IRI is a fast-growing, leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG, OTC health care organizations, retailers, and financial services and media companies grow their businesses. With the largest repository of purchase, media, social, causal and loyalty data, all integrated into an on-demand, cloud-based technology platform, IRI is empowering the personalization revolution, helping to guide its more than 5,000 clients around the world in their quests to remain relentlessly relevant, capture market share, connect with consumers, collaborate with key constituents and deliver market-leading growth. For more information, visit

Our Values
There are seven key values embedded in our DNA and that embody everything we do:
  • Integrity
  • Servant Leaders
  • Inclusive
  • Accountable
  • Disciplined
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Respect

Our Culture
We’re thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new “aha moments!” by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Integrity, Servant Leadership, Inclusivity, Accountability, Discipline, Entrepreneurship, and Respect.
IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster can we insert a link to the poster that works or is this line necessary? IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.