Volunteer Internship with the U.S. Commercial Service

US Commercial ServiceJob Description :

The purpose of the volunteer (non-paid) internship is to offer selected candidates an opportunity to explore the inner working of an international trade promotion agency, and to gain experience in assisting Georgia based companies in exporting and expanding their global sales footprint. Interns will provide program and administrative support to a wide range of programs and services facilitated by the U.S. Export Assistance Center (USEAC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Duties :

The interns work assignments will provide exposure to our full range of activities and services, and every attempt is made to give hands-on experience where appropriate, including

  • Conduct market research under the direction of USEAC staff to support export strategies of Georgia based companies.
  • Review incoming trade leads and develop an automated system to disseminate & follow-up with appropriate Georgia companies.
  • Organize export capability building workshops for Georgia companies under the direction of USEAC staff.
  • Develop and maintain web content under the direction of USEAC staff for the U.S. Export Assistance Center and District Export Council websites.
  • Conduct follow-up with Georgia companies on export related projects.
  • Provide tactical support in promoting President Obama’s National Export Initiative.
  • Assist in other ad hoc projects under development by the USEAC staff.

Requirements :

Potential candidates must be United States citizens; able to work 20 hours per week for a three month commitment; and have attained rising Junior status in their field of study. All acceptances are subject to a security clearance prior to beginning work.

Apply :

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Eric Johnson, Senior International Trade Specialist, at the USEAC office via email (Eric.Johnson@trade.gov).”

US Dept of Commerce

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