The Chamber’s International Division works to provide its corporate members with advocacy, business development, and government relations support to successfully compete in the global marketplace through a wide variety of programs focused on international policy development and strategic initiatives.
The International Affairs intern works across the division with regional teams to promote joint fundraising efforts. Support and projects will be focused on the geographic regions of the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East or policy-specific issues such as international trade, global health, data regulation, business development and sustainability. The intern will assist teams in an administrative, organizational and technical capacity. This includes tasks such as virtual event management, social media engagement and corporate research when needed. This position will be 100% virtual and only offers academic credit in place of monetary compensation. Multiple positions are available.
- Manage databases and support fundraising strategies through corporate research and brainstorming creative ways to market programs to prospective members
- Research relevant policy topics for teams and business executives, including sectorial information and trends in regional regulatory issues; Compile newsletters and briefs
- Help to organize, coordinate and promote virtual events featuring top-tier government officials from the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East (Heads of State, Ambassadors, ministerial meetings, etc.)
- Support policy dialogue through social media engagement, including graphics creation, and campaign development
- Team coordination and administration, including operational duties
- Excellent research, writing, proofreading, and editorial skills
- Exceptional interpersonal skills and attention to detail
- Advanced skills in MS Office
- Rising junior or senior with prior work experience (including internships) is strongly preferred
- International Relations, Economics, and Political Science majors preferred
- Must be eligible to receive academic credit
- Able to work between 15 – 25 hours a week (minimum of 20 preferred)
- Additional language skills preferred (especially Spanish, Portuguese, or Chinese)