Chamber of Commerce - Economic Development Intern

Company Description

The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping community members build relationships, build business, and build success in Greensboro and Guilford County. The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce focuses on fostering engagement, leadership development, and business education through events, programs, and advocacy initiatives in K–12 education and workforce development. 

Intern Responsibilities

The intern will work directly with the Economic Development (ED_ team on a research project

Other duties as assigned

*The results of the research project will be useful when attracting new businesses and retaining Greensboro businesses.

Pay Rate

$15/hour
Hours/week

Up to 30 (flexible)

Schedule

TBD

Start Date

June 5, 2018
End Date

August 12, 2018

Start / End date flexible?

End date flexible, but must be able to complete all Fellows Programming throughout first week of August 2018
Please note: all Fellows will attend the Leonard Kaplan Leadership Institute at the Center for Creative Leadership on either June 11 & 12, 2018 or June 18 & 19, 2018. If hired as an intern through the Fellows Program, you will attend one of the sessions in June.

Our organization is interested in hiring:

Undergraduate students
Students seeking a master's degree


Work Authorization: Our organization will consider hiring interns with the following work authorization:

U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
International student legally authorized to work on a F1 Visa
International student legally authorized to work on a J1 Visa

Majors Seeking:

Economics, Statistics, Business Analytics, Information Technology, Finance (or related fields will be considered)
Address of Internship location

111 W. February One Place
Greensboro, NC 27401

Required Qualifications:

Experience with Research Methods REQUIRED, Interest in research, data analysis
Preferred Qualifications:

Personal Vehicle

Work Environment

The Chamber of Commerce is located downtown, which is great exposure to the Greensboro community. The office space is brand new (as of August 2016).
Additional Internship Perks

Working in downtown GSO and meeting a variety of community leaders

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You have successfully submitted materials for one internship in the Opportunity Greensboro Fellows Program. To apply for additional internships, please revisit the INTERNSHIPS page. Each internship requires separate materials, as noted on each individual internship page.

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1. Complete the application on the APPLY page (you are required to submit a professional letter of recommendation as part of the application).

2. Apply for individual internships on the INTERNSHIPS page.

You must complete both steps by the deadline of Monday, February 26 at noon for consideration.

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