Research Intern

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Working at The Block is one of the most enjoyable, fulfilling, and challenging experiences you’ll have in your career.

The Block is the leading research, analysis and news brand in the digital asset space. Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block’s team is spread across 7 times zones, covering the global cryptocurrency and blockchain space 24/7.

Through The Block’s website + newsletter, the Genesis research brand, our podcast “The Scoop,” hosted + 3rd party events and community participation, we interact daily with tens of thousands of crypto natives, financial market participants, Fortune 500 professionals, global service providers, government leaders and more.

The Block delivers deep insight into how this emerging sector interacts with traditional finance, technology, governments and markets. The Block’s foundation is simple: we are the first and final word in digital assets.

Job Description

As a Research Intern at The Block, you will join our 7-person research team to contribute to and produce insights that top institutions and corporate executives need.
Candidates must have a deep understanding of the cryptocurrency landscape as well as the ability to explain complex topics in an understandable, yet comprehensive way. They must also be willing to commit for at least two months.
Required skills include:
- Excellent spoken and written communication skills
- Accuracy and strong attention to detail
- Familiarity with statistics
- Familiarity with Python and SQL
- Good organizational skills
- Ability to handle fast-paced work
- Ability to learn fast and work independently
Your research will be published weekly under your own byline and will be part of The Block Research, a premium membership-based product. You will also occasionally communicate with corporate clients on the current state of the industry and where the overall space may be moving.
On top of these responsibilities, you will also deal with other tasks connected to being a part of an early-stage company. The breadth of the role should be thrilling for any analyst focused on improving their analytical skills while building up their personal brand. Those who enjoy challenging themselves across multiple areas topics and types of tasks are best fit.
You will work hand-in-hand with the Director of Research, and a diverse research team to ensure that the team delivers a comprehensive suite of research to our clients. Your ability to synthesize and convey your ideas publicly will be important, as The Block is a high profile organization that receives numerous requests for public appearances, knowledge sharing, and community interaction.
In summary, this is an early-stage opportunity that combines aspects of both traditional research roles and emerging technology company-like pace in a client-facing environment.
📍 New York, NY
👶 Intern
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Posted on May 23, 2020

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