Student Information

Student Name

Brandon Hamer

Email

braham@ae.epsd.org

Academy

Law

Internship Information

Company/Organization: Perception Research

Mentor(s):Connie McCarry

Topic of Internship

Market Research

Background Information

Perception Research is a market research company located in Fort Lee, New Jersey. It was founded in1972 by a man named Elliot Young. He is still working there along with his son, wife and over 70 employees. The company does research and conducts surveys on products that can be found in supermarkets. Perception does studies on consumer products in many different countries and is the world leader in its field.

Summary of Internship

At my internship, my job consisted of buying items that the company needed for their studies, packing boxes for delivery, working in the copy room, and also delivering packages. Although my work was pretty simple, it was work that needed to be done in order for the company to function successfully. I learned a lot from watching the employees work and also talking with them. After interning there, I have a good idea of what goes on at Perception Research.

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