United States Council for International Business - Policy & Program Intern

Organization Description

The United States Council for International Business promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and regulatory coherence.  USCIB’s vision and strength are provided by an active membership of leading corporations and organizations, while our unique global network helps turn the vision into reality.  USCIB also provides a range of valuable services to facilitate overseas trade and investment.

Job Description

The Policy Intern will have three main areas of responsibility:

  • Support policy staff in implementing projects involving the development and dissemination of USCIB policy positions on international business policy issues, particularly related to trade, investment, customs, information and telecommunications, and cyber security, including research, analysis and drafting policy papers, blog posts and other website content and social media outreach.
  • Provide administrative assistance to multiple managers in support of outreach to members and other audiences through emails and social media as well as convening meetings and public events related to the policy areas identified above.
  • Additional miscellaneous projects as needed, including basic administrative tasks.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research related to trade barriers, production of documents and publication.
  • Coordination of member comments on international affiliate papers and drafts, as well as drafting of other papers and documents.
  • Assist with management of documents and communications with USCIB members, international affiliates and international organizations related to this work and as needed.
  • Provide basic administrative support, including database management and data entry and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Undergraduate or graduate level education is required with a background in international affairs, international economics, or other related areas. Law degrees, MBAs and Masters are also welcome. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as well as computer proficiency are essential. Must be detail oriented, have strong interpersonal, administrative and organization skills with interest in international business policy issues, particularly related to trade or information and telecommunications.

How to Apply - resume@uscib.org

Deadline – Summer 2015