Research Analyst Intern Job Openings by Happy City in Vancouver

Job Title Research Analyst Intern Job Openings Vancouver Happy City
Pub Date 25 July 2020
Company Happy City
Location Vancouver

Happy City Jobs 2020 - Happy City present an opportunity to fill Research Analyst Intern, that will be placed in Vancouver. You will definitely get a better chance along with less dangerous life later on. Joining to this firm makes a person able to reach the aim simpler in supplementary to aid the current dream be realized.

To produce the corporation vision and mission happens on right Happy City will be wide started on fresh placement since August 2020. Everyone who are enthusiastic answering this particular vacant, remember to engage in this Research Analyst Intern recruitment. If you will be one that might fill up requirements, you can try to see further information about Research Analyst Intern Job Openings below.

Happy City Recruitment 2020

Research Analyst Intern Job Openings in Vancouver

Happy City is on a mission to make cities happier, healthier and more inclusive. To achieve this mission, we bridge the gap between wellbeing research and design practice.

We need the help of a research and data analyst in an internship position funded by the Digital Skills for Youth Program of the Government of Canada. We are looking for someone with critical perspective and ability to synthesize complex research that uncovers facts and stories about the intersection of the built environment and human wellbeing. We are looking for someone who is willing to join our journey of curiosity and experimentation, and who is ready to learn a unique, evidence-based approach to nurturing wellbeing through design.

Most of all, we want someone who really cares about empowering people to build better cities.

If you join our team, you’ll be part of a small group of planners, architects, mobility nerds and communications specialists. We’ve been changing lives in communities big and small, from East Van to Dubai. We also go the extra mile to take care of each other.


Your responsibilities in this role will be to:

  • Support our Housing Team in project proposals, research and delivery, including:
  • Conducting various desk-research tasks including literature reviews, and policy reviews
  • Conducting field research, sometimes with vulnerable populations in sensitive contexts
  • Identifying possible partners for research projects
  • Synthesizing and summarizing housing research and policy into accessible formats
  • Conducting data analysis that may include statistical regression analysis and ANOVA
  • Managing and organizing datasets
  • Supporting the submission of grant proposals and consulting proposals
  • Supporting the delivery of public engagement sessions and stakeholder workshops
  • Liaising with clients and collaborators to deliver project tasks
  • Conduct various research tasks for the entire team, including:
  • Conducting meta-analysis of academic papers and summarize learnings in accessible language
  • Visualizing research and data findings into tables, graphics and other mediums
  • Collecting data on cities that may include population data, mobility data, and other statistics
  • Conducting remote and in-person assessments of urban places


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the skills and temperament to work collaboratively with people from different disciplines and expertise levels:
  • Support team members by completing assigned tasks on time and to a high level of quality.
  • Take ownership of your work and help the team collect and analyze the research required to develop creative solutions.
  • Be ready to learn from the team’s different areas of expertise.
  • Show passion and dedication to your work and your team:
  • Be proactive in thinking of solutions to problems faced by our team.
  • Be critical of your own work and show an openness and desire to learn from your own mistakes.
  • Be an empathetic team player, collaborative and not competitive, seeking to be helpful and kind to your colleagues.
  • Be flexible, caring and sensitive:
  • Be capable of working with people and communities that face significant physical and mental health challenges.
  • Have the open mind required to work in a young, growing company that is not afraid to experiment with new systems and ways of working.
  • Be able to work under tight deadlines and while managing priorities.
  • Be ready to have difficult conversations about uncomfortable topics in an honest and transparent work culture.


Required qualifications include:

  • University degree in social sciences, public policy, architecture or planning. Graduate degree is an asset.
  • 1-3 years equivalent experience in urban planning, architecture or research environment.
  • Experience in research projects and methodology design
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis, such as regression analysis and ANOVA, is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite (especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of website programming and design.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Good graphic design skills for report and presentation design is a strong asset.

Funding for this position is in part from the Digital Skills for Youth Program of the Government of Canada. To be eligible you must:

  • Be a post-secondary graduate who is up to 30 years or younger at the start of this position.
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e. Canadian citizen, permanent Resident or person who has been granted refugee status); and
  • Self-assess as underemployed, meaning you are employed below your level of education, outside your field of study, or you hold part-time employment.

More information about this position:

  • This is a 6 month long position. The position is funded through a federal grant and guarantees a minimum of 30 hours of work per week.
  • Exemplary performance in this position will increase your chances for permanent employment with our team.
  • Future permanent positions require relocation to our Vancouver office. However, for this internship and given the current situation with Covid-19, we will consider remote candidates given they fulfill the eligibility criteria for DS4Y funding.
  • We are only considering candidates at the intern or Junior level. The minimum compensation is the Vancouver living wage of $19.50 per hour. The maximum compensation for this position is $25 per hour.
  • Position includes benefits such as vacation, health leave, and health benefits.


To apply, please send us the following information:

  • Resume showing your recent employment and a complete list of projects you’ve worked on. Please indicate your role on these projects (lead, co-lead, support, advisor, etc.)
  • A cover letter of maximum 2 pages. Please don’t repeat your resume. We want to get to know you. Tell us what you like, what drives you to build happy cities or even tell us a story. Don’t be afraid to be vulnerable. We respect emotional honesty.
  • A selection of your best research work. Please indicate the organization and/or supervisor this research was conducted under.
  • Please indicate the software you are able to use and your level of proficiency.
  • Any other samples of work you think might be relevant.

A note about our Equity & Inclusion policy:

We apply a rising weighted criteria for diversity in each hiring process. This means we give extra points when hiring or promoting individuals from backgrounds that are not represented, or are under-represented in our firm.

Application deadline: 2020-08-06

Job Types: Full-time, Internship, Contract

Salary: $19.50-$25.00 per hour


  • Flexible Schedule
  • Work From Home


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
At this time, full-time employees are working a reduced 32hr work week.


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

As one of the leading companies in Canada, Happy City offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. Happy City also offers a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to learn new skills and knowing through the company programs.

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