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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Communications Intern

Department Description:
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. We educate the public on the conditions necessary for business and communities to thrive, how business positively impacts communities, and emerging issues and creative solutions that will shape the future.
Position Overview:
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Communications Intern will assist with signature events and programs taking place across its Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC), Center for Education and Workforce (CEW), and Emerging Issues (EI) teams.
Job Responsibilities:
This fall the U.S. Chamber Foundation will execute various programs and events with a particular focus on corporate citizenship, education, and workforce development, in support of the Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center, Center for Education and Workforce, and Emerging Issues teams. Qualified candidates will assist with the planning and execution of virtual events, support communications activities, and collect and analyze research to advance these efforts. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assist with marketing and communications efforts across the Foundation;
  • Develop content for website, blogs and social media channels;
  • Assist with event planning and logistics, and staff virtual events;
  • Help design web graphics, social media assets, and marketing material for major events;
  • Provide research and analysis on various topics related to the role of business in society as well as current news and media; and
  • Execute special projects as assigned.
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program at an accredited college/university, preferably in the field of marketing and/or communications.
  • Must be available to work virtually at least 25 hours a week.
  • Interest in corporate social responsibility, education and workforce issues is required.
  • Candidates should hold strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills; ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment; detail-oriented; self-starter; problem-solver; and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
This will be a hybrid internship and will be conducted in-person in our Washington D.C. offices and remotely. Applicants may select either monetary compensation or academic credit.
The U.S. Chamber requires all U.S.-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. The U.S. Chamber is an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable accommodations to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
The U.S. Chamber is committed to equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. The U.S. Chamber will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities in accordance with applicable law.