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The World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) offers one- and two-semester internships related to accounting, marketing and communications, program management, operations and human resources, business development and professional exchanges. The internships are a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to learn about global business, as well as to network with peers and potential future employers. 

Open Internships

 Accounting
  • Description: Assist in finance-related activities, such as accounts payable/receivable; assist in the preparation of quarterly expenses analysis and weekly financial reports; assist in IT related activities as needed; attend WTCI networking events; perform other miscellaneous duties. 

  • Skills needed: Professional communication and attitude; comfortable with working in a small office environment; general understanding of financial operations; attention to detail; knowledge of QuickBooks preferred but not necessary; knowledge of graphic software a plus. 
Program Management 
  • Description: Participate in the process of developing and executing the Emerging & Developing Global Executives (EDGE) Program sessions management and logistics; research and learn about the Mid-Atlantic’s top international companies and industries; utilize client management database, such as Salesforce and Access; perform research on strategic alliances and potential new sources of revenue building for EDGE program; assist with EDGE participant retention and composition analysis; communicate with potential participants and sponsors; attend WTCI networking events; other miscellaneous duties related to WTCI networking events or EDGE sessions. 
  • Skills needed: Interested in working with emerging global executives and learning about the Mid-Atlantic’s international business community; good interpersonal skills; professional communication and attitude; analytical skills; detail oriented; ability to multi-task; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; comfortable with working in a small office environment 
Communications and Marketing
  • Description: Assist in marketing, communications and event planning activities. For example, help with 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; strategize best practices; participate in event preparation, management and logistics and update website. Intern will also 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 is 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. 

Internship Information

Interns are expected to work a minimum of 15 hours per week. Positions are unpaid but a stipend of $85 per month is granted for parking expenses. All interns make a presentation about their experience to WTCI staff at the end of their internship. 
 

Internships at WTCI are 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 let applicants know if they have or have not been approved for an internship. 

Have Questions?

For more information about full-time positions and internships, contact Senior Manager of Human Resources Jennifer Hood.