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 and business cards 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.
Marketing & Communications
Assist in Marketing, Communications and Event Planning activities including: Assist in development and design of marketing materials and advertising; Research various companies and countries to assist in developing marketing language; Use Google Analytics to increase web traffic; Update WTCI’s Social Media and strategize best practices; Participate in event preparation, management and logistics; Perform website updates; Attend all WTCI networking events
Skills Needed: Professional communication and attitude; Comfortable with working in a small office environment; Attention to detail; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (ability to write Press Releases a plus); Creativity and flexibility; Ability to complete assignments on deadline; Must be able to work independently with strong project management skills; Knowledge of Adobe programs and advertising classes a plus; Knowledge of html and/or WordPress is a plus.
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
– College Credit
– 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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