THE CHAMBER DIFFERENCE
A place to change lives and make history
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing companies of all sizes across every sector of the economy. Our members range from the small businesses and local chambers of commerce that line the Main Streets of America to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing: They count on us to be their voice in Washington, across the country, and around the world. For more than 100 years, we have advocated for pro-business policies that help businesses create jobs and grow our economy.
At the U.S. Chamber, you will be part of an experienced, spirited, and forward-thinking team that enables us to be the guardians of businesses, industries, and governments when what they need most is resolute direction and guidance. This means a chance to make a real difference. Our talented staff includes professionals with diverse skills and expertise from various backgrounds, which ensures access to the brightest minds, most influential people, and the opportunity to grow no matter where you are in your career.
Benefits at the U.S. Chamber
We understand that our success is tied to the strength, efforts, and well-being of our staff. We believe in supporting our employees in any way we can. Our benefits package is comprehensive, always evolving, competitive in the marketplace, and designed to support the changing needs of our employees and their families.
Launch your career with an internship at the U.S. Chamber
Join the U.S. Chamber for an outstanding and substantive internship program for the nation’s best and brightest young leaders. Interns receive a hands-on, meaningful work experience designed to meet their academic and career goals in the center of Washington, D.C.
In addition, the U.S. Chamber offers the Next-Gen Scholars Program, which contributes to the development of the next generation of business leaders. The program offers internships that expose students from historically black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions to the world of business, public policy, government affairs, and advocacy.
At the U.S. Chamber, we hold ourselves to the highest standards
Our Shared Purpose helps the business community stimulate economic growth and create jobs that support innovation. Under this banner, everything we do is to serve a great and worthy mission. Our strong values, which include commitment, accountability, partnership, and integrity, guide every decision as we strive to help American businesses of all sizes thrive.
"The Chamber houses unparalleled talent under one roof and provides engagement opportunities for its employees. From a coffee pop-up to a Chamber-wide team retreat, there are a number of activities throughout the year to interact with and learn from my peers."
"With 95% of the world’s consumers living outside of the U.S., the work of our International Division is indispensable for U.S. businesses of all sizes that are looking to grow globally. I’m proud to contribute to a team that values diverse public policy backgrounds, skill sets, and creative problem solving and works on behalf of our members."
Vice President, Africa Division
"In the Chamber’s regional offices, we work to develop and maintain each region’s legislative, political, and grassroots resources to achieve the Chamber’s public policy goals. Since we are located around the country, we have the pleasure of working closely with each region’s members of Congress, business and association members, and state and local chambers of commerce."
Vice President, Regional Affairs and Advocacy
Congressional and Public Affairs
SHARED PURPOSE AWARDS
Recognizing employees who embody our values
Our annual Shared Purpose Awards celebrate the why of our work and recognize employees who embody our values of commitment, accountability, partnership, and integrity. The contenders, who are nominated by their colleagues, are evaluated by a panel of judges and selected based on their outstanding achievements.
Embracing a culture of service and inclusion
Chamber Cares, which embraces a culture of service and inclusion, creates a fulfilling and impactful community for employees to connect through volunteerism, internal connections, and partnerships.
MAKING AN IMPACT
At the U.S. Chamber, we have a strong belief that we exist to serve others—and that includes the communities in which we live and work.
Throughout the year, Chamber employees make an impact on the lives of others through volunteer opportunities. Current partnerships exist with local nonprofits like SOME, Miriam’s Kitchen, Operation Gratitude, the American Red Cross, the Capital Area Food Bank, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, A Wider Circle, Hands on DC, and Martha’s Table. Our signature employee event, A Week of Service, engages all employees in serving their local communities.
EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUPS
We support and empower employee resource groups (ERGs), which are open to all, so that like-minded employees can build stronger internal communities.
The Working Parents group supports all types of families through all phases of parenthood by providing resources, guidance, and encouragement from peers.
The Chamber Pride group promotes an inclusive community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and ally employees. Chamber Pride is a visible, accessible resource for employees who identify as LGBTQ+ and provides networking, educational, and social opportunities for LGBTQ+ employees and allies.
The Equality of Opportunity group serves as a resource to promote and embed a culture where employees feel valued and heard, regardless of race, creed, and ethnicity. The group empowers employees to promote diversity and equity by building an inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable bringing their whole self to the organization.
The voice of business in Washington
American businesses serve people, solve problems, and save lives. They create jobs—and with them, opportunity, security, and prosperity—in communities across the country. This is hard work, with many uncertainties and obstacles, but America’s job creators get up and do it every day because they believe in the power of business to be a force for good in our society.
At the U.S. Chamber, we get up every day to help them do it. The government plays a role too. With the right decisions, our leaders help, rather than hinder, business-led growth. That’s why we fight for the policies we need to help businesses lead our economy out of the worst downturn since the Great Depression and fight against the crippling partisanship that stymies progress. Businesses need the right regulatory environment, trade agenda, legal system, workforce policies, and rules for the modern economy to drive the growth that will lift our country and help our people. Our job is to help them get it.