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Beats by Dr Dre Consumer Trends Research Externship for Community College Students

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Market Research
Execute end-to-end consumer research to drive innovation


In this externship program, students will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, professionals from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) will provide mentorship and coaching.

The Experience

  • Learn about the strategy consulting process and how to help create value for a non-profit client based on their vision and mission
  • Research and develop an understanding of a given field
  • Analyze complex problems ranging from fundraising and development, stakeholder management, impact measurement, as well as use consulting frameworks to help identify problem areas and propose solutions
  • Learn to gather, analyze, and visualize data to inform problem areas and possible solutions
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to a non-profit client that incorporates valuable insights, trends, and recommendations


  • Ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in consulting, strategy, and non-profits. This program is for students who would like to understand the consulting profession while generating ideas to help impact non-profit organizations.
Program Overview 

Are you a community college student eager to gain experience with a leading audio brand? Extern, in partnership with Beats by Dre, is looking for you!

Beats by Dre, renowned for its iconic over-ear Beats Studio headphones since 2008, is now venturing into the speaker market. And you can be part of this exciting journey!

Explore consumer markets and learn to conduct insightful interviews that drive innovation.

Enhance your market research and presentation skills while learning the ins and outs of introducing a new product to the market. Don’t miss this opportunity to grow with a brand that's always ahead of the curve!

During this externship, you'll cultivate a diverse skill set, including:
  • Public Speaking: Develop interpersonal skills and public speaking prowess, effectively presenting findings to live remote audiences with clarity.
  • Market Research: Conduct consumer trends research, focusing on the audio industry and GenZ behaviors, and identify driving factors.
  • Consumer Analysis: Execute end-to-end consumer research, from scoping to data analysis and participant engagement.
What You Will Gain
  • Professional Network: You will connect with industry experts and peers to broaden your professional circle.
  • Hands-On Experience and a Comprehensive Skill Set: From mastering market research to exploring consumer trends, you'll acquire a skill set that is highly valued across various industries.
  • A Competitive Edge: The insights and experiences you gain from this externship will provide you with a competitive edge in your job search, helping you stand out to recruiters in market research, strategy, and more!

Why This Is Perfect for You
  • Ideal for those passionate about market research, strategy, and more.
  • No specific background required—bring your critical thinking, market research skills, and eagerness to learn.

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Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

Apply by July 1, 2024

Submit your application as soon as you can.

Part-time and fully remote

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

July 8, 2024

This remote Externship will last 5 weeks.

$500 stipend

Students who successfully complete their externships will receive their educational stipends at the end of the program

Required Academic Standing

This Externship is open to Community College Students based in the United States..

Geographical Eligibility

This Externship is open to applicants based in the United States.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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Beats by Dr Dre

Beats by Dr. Dre (Beats) is a leading audio brand founded in 2006 by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Through its family of premium consumer headphones, earphones and speakers, Beats has introduced an entirely new generation to the possibilities of premium sound entertainment. The brand’s continued success helps bring the energy, emotion, and excitement of playback in the recording studio back to the listening experience for music lovers worldwide. Their purpose is to connect consumers to the music, the people, and the culture that inspires them and inspires every individual to find their voice. Beats was acquired by Apple Inc. in July 2014.

Beats is not accepting or considering any applications for this Externship through other channels. Any effort to apply or reach out to Beats separately will adversely affect a student’s application.