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Position Description

Summer Internship
LOCATION VA - Falls Church
Number of Openings 12
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ANSER enhances national and homeland security by strengthening public institutions.  We provide thought leadership for complex issues through independent analysis and we deliver practical, useful solutions.  ANSER values collaboration, integrity, and initiative and we are client focused in all that we do. Because we were established for the purpose of public service and not for profit, we measure our success in the impact of our service. 


ANSER is seeking undergraduate and graduate students to provide support enhancing and applying analytic skills in ways that make a difference to vital National-level, science and technology missions. To qualify, candidates must have a demonstrated history of exceptional performance in school and prior internships/jobs. Evidence of a rich portfolio of academic and personal achievements that reflect a strong tendency towards analytic thinking is a plus.

Successful candidates will thrive in fast-paced environments, adapt quickly to various leadership styles, and creatively employ methods and techniques learned in school. They will approach difficult tasks and problem sets with positive attitudes and a solution-oriented mind set and will always extend professional courtesies to their clients and colleagues.

Our internships offer you the opportunity to:

  • Explore Career Opportunities - by working in the field you have chosen, you can receive an inside look at your potential career path

  • Network - meet a variety of people in your chosen profession through your internship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future

  • Find Mentors - certain individuals can help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire



  • Real world working knowledge

  • Hands on strategizing and planning

  • Participation in regular staff meetings


  • Shadow multiple office positions and train in a variety of tasks

  • Assist in brainstorming and idea planning

  • Participate and take notes in client meetings

  • Perform analytical reviews, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and conduct research on a variety of clients across multiple industries


  • Pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. Degree in the S.T.E.M. field

  • Strong analytical and quantitative abilities with excellent written and verbal communications

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with a general understanding of data analysis techniques

  • Ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team as well as acting autonomously as appropriate

  • Must be motivated, organized, and possess good communication skills

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with ANSER, please call 703-416-2000 or e-mail
ANSER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek individuals from a broad variety of backgrounds with varying levels of experience who have a desire to do meaningful work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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