Internships

The World Trade Center Denver offers a limited number of unpaid internships to students on a trimester (Spring, Summer, Fall) basis.

Eligibility


Candidates must be a student in either undergraduate or graduate school. Recent graduates are also considered on a case-by-case basis. Candidates must possess a demonstrated interest in international business and written and verbal English proficiency. As projects vary every trimester, we are always in search of new and different skill sets that will fit with new projects. Interns must be able to commit 15-20 hours to the internship for the full term.

Internship Benefits


WTC Denver Network: Strengthen your contacts through various World Trade Center Denver networking opportunities.
Hand-on Experience: Enhance your resume and gain a competitive edge in the job market with hand-on experience through tangible projects.
Educational Training: Learn from the best instructors in international trade by taking advantage of the World Trade Center Denver's invaluable training programs and seminars.
International Business: Walk away with international business know-how and in-depth knowledge of key challenges facing Colorado companies in the global marketplace.
Dynamic Work Environment: Work collaboratively with a diverse and unique staff of four and typically 4 interns.

Duties


Interns take part in projects based on level of experience, education and current needs of the World Trade Center Denver. Projects involve exposure to international business trends and a degree of interaction with Colorado's international business community. Some duties include event preparation, membership services (marketing and communication), office and staff support, social media and blogging, graphic design, educational services, market research, grant writing, and membership sales and development.

How to Apply


Spring 2014 Session: The spring internship begins the first week of February and ends the first week of June. If you are interested in applying for an internship in the Spring of 2014, please submit your application materials (resume and cover letter) by January 13, 2014. Indicate in your cover letter the session for which you are applying.
Summer 2014 Session: The summer internship session begins the second week of June and ends the fourth week of September. If you are interested in applying for an internship in the Summer of 2014, please submit your application materials (resume and cover letter) by May 12, 2014. Indicate in your cover letter the session for which you are applying.
Fall 2014 Session: The fall internship session begins the second week of October and ends the fourth week of January. If you are interested in applying for an internship in the Fall of 2014, please submit your application materials (resume and cover letter) by September 15, 2014. Indicate in your cover letter the session for which you are applying.

Time Commitments
All internship terms are between 15 to 17 weeks in length. They are strategically placed around our annual programming calendar for interns to have as balanced an experience as possible. Interns must be able to commit 15-20 hours to the internship and they must be able to commit to staying the full 15 to 17 weeks. Weekly hours are flexible and set by the intern and staff with all efforts made to accommodate student class schedules.

Thank you for your interest in becoming an intern for the World Trade Center Denver. Click here to review a document to familiarize yourself with our organization. Submit a cover letter and resume to internship@wtcdenver.org. Please include World Trade Center Denver Internship and the term for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.