Global Opportunities Center - Triad Regional Export Initiative (TREI) Intern

Company Description

The Global Opportunities (GO) Center is a connecting hub that develops talent for growing businesses and creating a global identity for Greensboro and our region. By linking an extensive network of globally focused university students, businesses, and university, government and community partners, we are able to align strategic efforts to develop Greensboro's potential to develop as a vibrant and globally engaged community.

Intern Responsibilities

The TREI program will hire college students from local Triad colleges and universities as paid interns. They will work to assist rural companies in the initiative who are looking to begin or increase exports. We are specifically looking for students majoring in international business or related fields, with skills and experience in a number of areas including: research, data analytics, marketing, foreign languages, or export experience. Under the direction of GO Center staff, interns will work with local companies on a variety of projects related to exporting. Tasks may include, but are not limited to: website development, social media research/marketing, international market research, business analysis, data analytics, translating, and creating digital content.

Pay Rate

$2,500 for 10-weeks
Hours/week

15-20/week

Schedule

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm and the schedule is flexible within these hours. Some evening events may be required.

Start Date

6/5/2018
End Date

8/11/2018

Start / End date flexible?

Yes
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 or doctoral 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

International business/business, technology related, marketing, communication/media studies, or other related fields.
Address of Internship location

HQ Greensboro, 111 W. Lewis St, Suite 111, Greensboro NC, 27410

Required Qualifications:

Excellent written and oral communication, ability to network professionally.
Preferred Qualifications:

Foreign language skills, international experience, completed business coursework.

Work Environment

HQ Greensboro, located in downtown Greensboro, is a shared workspace designed to empower, foster, and cultivate businesses that produce long-term job growth and positive social impact. Our center has our own office space within the building, and interns will have the opportunity to work in communal spaces. Some local travel to meet with companies is also likely.
Additional Internship Perks

Free access to events, free coffee and tea, free bagels provided on Mondays, full kitchen (including espresso machine), entrepreneurial environment in downtown Greensboro, lounge chairs, standing desks etc.

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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.

As a reminder, applying for the Opportunity Greensboro Fellows Program has two steps:

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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