Internship Program

Application and Internship Postings

We are pleased to offer an outstanding and substantive internship program for the nation’s best and brightest young leaders. At the Chamber, you will obtain a hands-on, meaningful work experience designed to meet your academic and career goals. Our internships offer opportunities in research, writing, database management, webpage maintenance, communications, and event preparation. During the internship, you will network with colleagues and senior-level executives while participating in educational and professional activities designed to enhance your internship experience.

Program Status

The Spring Intership Program is now in session! The Spring Internship Program will run from January 27 - May 1, 2020. We are now accepting applications for the Summer Internship Program. The Summer Intership Program will begin on Wednesday, May 27 and will end on Friday, August 7, 2020. 

Internship Program Overview

  • Welcome lunch and orientation
  • Lunch and learn: a luncheon series that provides interns with multiple opportunities to converse with and seek the advice of senior-level Chamber executives;
  • Resume and Interview Workshop: a workshop designated to enhancing your resume writing, cover letter writing and interviewing skills
  • Sporting events: past events have included Nationals baseball games and Wizards basketball games
  • White House Tour
  • Farewell Reception 

How to Apply

To apply for an internship, view our current openings below and select up to three department preferences. Once you have selected which departments you wish to apply for, send your resume and completed application to

In the subject line of your email, indicate the three internship positions that you are applying for. For example: "Americas Intern, Social Media Intern, Emerging Issues Intern".

Applicants are selected on a rolling basis, and internships will remain open until filled.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a paid internship?

Yes, interns receive a competitive salary, unless the intern elects to receive academic credit in lieu of monetary compensation.

Do I qualify for an internship after I have finished school or university?

To be eligible for an internship, the Chamber requires that you are either enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law program.

When is the application deadline?

We accept applications until we have filled all open positions.

Do you provide housing?

The Chamber does not provide housing. If you are offered an internship, please ask the intern coordinators for a list of housing suggestions. For more information on housing options, visit

Are international students eligible for an internship?

International students who are authorized to be employed in the United States are eligible for an internship at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.