Program Management Intern - Fellowships

Programs · Baltimore, Maryland
Department Programs
Employment Type Seasonal
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Jump-start a career in foreign affairs, international relations and global business! Internships at the World Trade Center Institute offer unique hands-on experience and unparalleled networking opportunities. As an intern, you will gain insight into the world of non-profits and international business, learn from industry leaders and get to know about the local professional and business community. All interns are assigned real life tasks and given professional titles to be used throughout the semester. WTCI’s interns attend all of our prestigious events and get a chance to practice valuable networking skills. Some of our best interns go on to full-time positions with many of our clients – some of Maryland’s most prestigious institutions.

Fellowship Program Coordination:

  • Confirm location dates and times for fellowship sessions, field trips and tours. 
  • Submit website updates and changes to the Marketing & Communications Department using Asana’s Website Punchlist project tracking. 
  • Research and compile list of venue and restaurant ideas for fellowship sessions (i.e. locations, costs, capacity, etc.). 
  • Review contact information for fellowship alumni using Salesforce, LinkedIn and update as needed.
  • Perform online research for fellowship recruitment efforts (i.e. schools, companies, etc.).  
  • Perform special projects for fellowship programs as needed. 
  • Compile correspondence and keep track of important information in WTCI network folders. 

Fellowship Session/Event Logistics:

  • Send reminders for upcoming fellowship sessions to participants. 
  • Make copies of name badges, itineraries, and agendas for sessions as needed. 
  • Use fellowships packing list to gather event materials and equipment to take to upcoming fellowship sessions. 
  • Obtain and download copies of speaker presentations on laptop in preparation for each session.
  • Attend fellowship sessions and other WTCI events to provide support with set-up and tear down of each session including evenings and weekends. 
  • Use Salesforce to input fellowship expenses purchases are made; run reports; and update campaign information. 
  • Compile survey responses received after fellowship sessions. 
  • Attend WTCI signature events to assist with set-up and break down including evenings.

Skills needed:

  • Interest in working with emerging global executives and learning about Baltimore’s international business community;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Professional communication and attitude;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. word and excel);
  • Comfortable with working in a small virtual environment.

How does it work?

Interns are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week. Positions are unpaid, however, a stipend of $85 per month is granted for parking expenses. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. This internship is not suitable for people with too much labor market experience. Longer than a semester internships are encouraged and arrangements can be made with the respective manager depending on the department’s needs. All interns will design an end-of-semester presentation which will be presented to WTCI staff.

Dates for the Internship:

Spring 2023:  Monday, January 23, 2023 - Friday, June 2, 2023

Summer 2023:  Monday, May 29, 2023 - Friday, September 1, 2023

Fall:  Monday, August 28, 2023 - Friday, December 15, 2023

Other Benefits:

–       College Credit
–       Mentorship
–       Professional references upon good performance
–       Unique networking opportunities
–       Participation in all WTCI events
–       Personalized Business Cards
–       Interaction with business executives and foreign diplomats
–       Access to the Top of the World Observation level

The Application Process:

Intern Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and answer the questions below via the application. The cover letter should clearly state the position the applicant is applying for, the semester of interest, the approximate date on which he/she would be available to begin work, if selected and why you would be a good fit for the position desired. WTCI will invite 3-5 applicants for each position for an interview. After the interviews, WTCI will notify all interns regardless of the outcome.

Internships at WTCI are quite competitive. The top three to five applicants will be invited for an interview by each manager in charge of the different departments. Each manager might interview at different times, so there is no set interview week. After the interviews, WTCI will notify selected interns.

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