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REAL Insight is a research company based in Minneapolis that specializes in qualitative, in-context research due to its ability to elicit more honest and predictive insight.  A highly collaborative environment, REAL Insight is committed to building and maintaining a team that brings diverse perspectives and talents to the mix while operating with the cohesiveness that can only come from a team of people who genuinely like each other.

Current Openings

Research Assistant


Position Overview

As a Research Assistant, you would be a vital member of the research team, assisting Project Directors in all aspects of project planning, execution, and reporting.  The demands of this position require someone with a strong attention to detail, collaborative & outgoing personality, and internal drive.  This position is designed as a career entry point with opportunity for development and advancement.

This is a full-time position in our NE Minneapolis office.


  • Being the go-to support for the project directors, which could include attending meetings, preparing project materials, note-taking, and other duties as assigned
  • Document preparation for in-field and specific project needs
  • Working with Project Directors to design creative reports that present information in a visually compelling way
  • Participating in a field support capacity (in-store screening and/or product guard) for research projects, which could involve occasional evening and weekend work, and up to 25% travel


  • 4-year college degree required, preferably in social science or with a business focus
  • Interest in a career in qualitative research
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Must be adaptive and have a willingness to be flexible
  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Driven by desire to do excellent work, and not satisfied with “good enough”
  • Excellent listening and communications skills and naturally curious
  • Outgoing personality, enjoys challenge of meeting new people
  • Demonstrable proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel
  • Ability to work occasional evenings/weekends and travel up to 25% of time


REAL Insight offers a complete benefits package & competitive salary with potential for earning a year-end bonus.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to We look forward to hearing from you!