Socio-Economic and Real Estate Research Internship

Experience Level: Entry
Hourly wage of $15 to $20

About Development Strategies

We are a multidisciplinary planning and advisory firm that improves communities by guiding and shaping investments in real estate, economy, community, policy, and place. Our team of planners, designers, analysts, and strategists collaborate to advance our holistic approach to creating plans for downtowns, districts, corridors, cities and private development.

We have a passion for cities, innovation, storytelling, and equity that permeates our practice and our plans. We blend the experience of place with practical analytics in a way that deepens understanding of a community’s assets, opportunities, and challenges. With this deeper understanding, we work with communities to shape strategies that are informed, impactful, and implementable. Throughout our planning, we strive to always tell the story of why things are the way they are, to give meaning and foundation to how to make positive change.

Job Description

Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Development Strategies has a diverse portfolio of successful projects throughout the United States.

Development Strategies offers a paid research internship for a recent graduate or graduate student to assist our team of experts with demographic, economic, finance, and real estate data and related information.

The intern’s responsibilities include gathering economic and real estate data, telephone research and interviews, and downloading, entering, organizing, and formatting statistics and related information into tables, graphs, and summary points. Microsoft Office products are used.

Scheduling is flexible, but we expect interns to be in the office at least four to eight hours for three or more days a week. Part-time during spring and fall semesters and full-time during summer is ideal.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to: or mail to:

Brad Beggs
Development Strategies
10 South Broadway, Suite 1500
St. Louis, Missouri 63102-1743