Value Penguin

Junior Research Analyst

New York, NY is a personal finance website that conducts in-depth research & analysis on a variety of topics from insurance to credit cards. 

We focus on providing high quality resources to help consumers understand the topics they're interested in. Whether its building visual tools to explain data or publishing in-depth research our goal is to provide objective analysis to help guide you to the best decision. In the process of developing our research, we focus on Value, assessing whether the return of a particular purchase or decision is worth the cost or risk of that option, and how this stacks up with the other possible choices you may have.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Junior Research Analyst to provide data analysis and research support across all verticals (credit cards, investing, insurance, careers, etc.). This role will work with senior analysts to identify, collect and analyze data needed for studies and consumer tools. This role will also assist senior analysts in researching, writing and editing articles within the different business verticals. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, analytical, and intellectually curious.


  • BA/BS in a quantitative or research field with previous research experience or internship desired
  • Outstanding academic achievement and high aptitude for quantitative analysis (command of math, science, or computer science, etc.)
  • Demonstrated history of being a self-starter with a strong work ethic and constant drive for improvement
  • Excellent attention to detail, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative team player with ability to work independently and manage multiple projects/tasks
  • Bonus: Demonstrated experience or interest in personal finance
  • Bonus: experience with visualization tools (e.g., Tableau) and statistical software (e.g., R)

Work Perks

  • 401k and health insurance
  • Catered lunch
  • A kitchen stocked with snacks and beverages
  • No cubicles; Sit/stand desks and a lounge area
  • Company happy hours, trips and activities (Six Flags, Escape the Room, and more!)
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