Internship Program

Application Materials

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 application for the Chamber's Summer 2018 Internship Program is below. Please email the completed application and a copy of your resume to The dates of the summer program will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 and will end on Friday, August 10, 2018.

The application for Fall 2018 opportunities will be posted mid-May.

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 

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?

We do not provide housing for our interns, but we work closely with the WISH Foundation. WISH offers fully furnished buildings on Capitol Hill and in the Woodly Park neighborhood at a 25% discount for interns. Both locations are near a Metro stop, have Wi-Fi, free laundry, and 24-hour emergency service. For more information, 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.