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International Intern

Internship Responsibilities

Intern will assist OIIT with the following projects:

·         Support event planning and preparation for overseas trade shows, the SelectUSA Summit, and local export/international events

·         Conduct research for clients to answer a wide range of questions. This may include research on specific industries, identifying appropriate contacts within government or industry, or using existing Commerce databases to compile information.

·         Assist with data entry to the Salesforce system.

·         Prepare briefing documents for leadership as needed.  

·         Participate in meetings and events to learn more about international economic development

·         Semester-long project will be an update of the foreign company list

Additional tasks may be assigned as required.

Skill Set Required

The ideal candidate should have:

  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Major in a relevant field (see below)
  • Demonstrated interest in international activities through projects or activities, such as volunteer work, previous experience with an organization doing international work, participation in clubs with an international focus, etc.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language strongly preferred
Ability to provide recommendations from previous employers/professors indicating strong work ethic

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Foreign Language, International Studies, Business, Economics, or a related field.

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Ongoing
Year: 2020
Hours per week: 10-15 hours per week
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: December 13, 2019
Required Documentation: Resume, Other - transcript
Application Instructions

Name:

Deb DeFazio

Street Address: Department of Commerce

Office of International Investment and Trade

World Trade Center
401 East Pratt Street, 7th floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-767-3393

Email Address: deb.defazio@maryland.gov

Headquarters

401 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

About Maryland Department of Commerce

As, the state primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies.  The Department also promotes the state's many economic advantages and markets local products and services at home and abroad to spur economic development and international investment. trade and tourism.