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Internships at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce

Position: Event Planning and Promotion

Area of Focus: Event Planning and Promotion

Compensation: Paid 

Position Dates: Flexible

Hours: 2-3 days a week, 17-22 hours per week. Flexible.

Prerequisites: Student currently enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate level program in marketing, communications, business, hospitality management or other related field.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, make site visits (with Chamber staff), and find resources to help staff make decisions about event possibilities
  • Assist in identifying event opportunities and generating interest
  • Works closely with other staff members in promoting Chamber events to target audiences
  • Assists in preparing a variety of publications, materials, and programs for events
  • Assists in maintaining the Chamber website ensuring that event and program updates are made on a timely basis
  • Attends signature events
  • Assists on the “day of” in set-up, preparation, hosting registration table and troubleshooting
  • May be asked to assist with social media, pre-and post-event coverage
  • Assist with event registration 
  • Aid in database management

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking
  • Excellent organization skills and experience with project management
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and work assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers 
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision
  • Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Nyki Robinson, nrobinson@mdchamber.org.

 


Position: Government Affairs Intern

Area of Focus: Government Affairs

Compensation: Paid

Position Dates: Immediately/ASAP

Hours: 2-3 days a week, 17-22 hours per week. Flexible.

Prerequisites: Student currently enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate level program in marketing, communications, business, hospitality management or other related field.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Providing administrative support to the lobbying team in order to provide timely and accurate reports, position papers, testimony, fax/emailing of legislative-related documents and correspondence to legislators, members and other constituency groups;

Supporting the Legislative, and other policy committees of the Maryland Chamber with regard to preparing, updating, and maintaining committee lists, agendas, meeting notices, RSVPs, materials and correspondence;

Other duties as assigned.

Aid in database management

 

Skills Required:

Outstanding computer skills, including database management

Good writing skills as well as a strong ability to work within strict timelines

A professional demeanor coupled with a good work ethic.

A general understanding of the legislative process is preferred.

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to krudolph@mdchamber.org