Intern, Research

About NMHC

About the National Multifamily Housing Council Based in Washington, DC, NMHC is a national association representing the interests of the larger and most prominent apartment firms in the U.S. NMHC advocates on behalf of rental housing, conducts apartment- related research, encourages the exchange of strategic business information, and promotes the desirability of apartment living. NMHC's members are the principal officers of firms engaged in all aspects of the apartment industry, including ownership, development, management, and financing. More information about the Council is available at

  • Assist in collection of data from NMHC surveys;
  • Maintain, update, and analyze current apartment market and economic indicators;
  • Respond to research and data inquiries from NMHC staff, members, the media, and the public;
  • Conduct research on important aspects of the apartment industry, relating to workforce and affordable housing for publications ranging from academic journals to trade press;
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
  • Attend meetings as necessary. Some travel may be required

Skill and Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of economics and finance;
  • Familiarity with research techniques;
  • Proficiency with Excel, Windows, Microsoft Office, and internet access and utilization;
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to be an excellent team player as well as work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate, both written and orally, with diverse audiences, including industry executives and analysts and the public;
  • Confidentiality of NMHC and NAA legislative strategy and database information;
  • Enrollment in a current undergraduate program; real estate, urban planning, finance, or economics major preferred.

Reports To

This position reports directly to NMHC's Senior Director, Research

Competitive salary, depending upon experience. NMHC offers a professional work environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Send materials electronically to

Please use the following subject line when submitting materials: Research Intern - [Your Last Name]

Only email applications will be accepted. No phone calls please. You will be contacted only if selected for an interview.


The National Multifamily Housing Council is an equal opportunity employer.