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, policy, 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

Applications are now open for our Spring 2022 Internship Program. The internship program will begin on January 24, 2022 and conclude on May 6, 2022.

The health and safety of our employees and our community is a top priority as we navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout all of this, we have continued to serve our members, advocate for businesses, and support our communities.

This will be a hybrid internship and will be conducted in-person in our Washington D.C. offices and remotely. Applicants may select either monetary compensation or academic credit.

Next-Gen Scholars Program

The Next-Gen Scholars program exposes students from historically black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions to the world of business, public policy, government affairs and advocacy through summer internships at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, member companies and trade associations, thereby contributing to the development of the next generation of diverse business leaders.

To be eligible for the Next-Gen Scholars program, you must be currently enrolled in an HBCU or other minority-serving institution.

Applications for the 2021 Next-Gen Scholars Program are now closed. Please check back in Spring 2022.

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
  • Virtual Networking Events
  • Farewell Reception

Interns summer 2019 spc luncheon

How to Apply

To apply for the 2022 Internship Program, please follow the below steps:

  1. View our current openings below and select up to two department preferences.
  2. Once you have selected which departments you wish to apply for, send your resume and completed application (located below) to
  3. In the subject line of your email, indicate the two internship positions that you are applying for. For example: "International Affairs Intern and Policy Intern".

Internship Application Form (Word)

Open Positions


Corporate Research Intern

Political Affairs & Federation Relations Intern

Global Energy Institute Intern

Legal Affairs Intern

International Affairs internships

Executive/Operations Intern

International Policy Intern

South Asia Team Intern

Brazil-U.S. Business Council Intern

Asia Intern

Americas Intern

European Affairs Intern

U.S. Chamber Foundation internships

Communications Intern

Civics Program Intern, Emerging Issues

Program Intern, Corporate Citizenship Center

Program Intern, Center for Education and Workforce

Frequently Asked Questions

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