Policy Communications Internship

The Global Business Alliance (GBA) is seeking students interested in communications, public relations or related careers for its policy communications internship program.

The Global Business Alliance (GBA) is seeking students interested in communications, public relations or related careers for its policy communications internship program. The internship is an excellent way for inquisitive students interested in international trade, tax and commerce policy to gain valuable experience while advancing their educational pursuits. 

As the only organization focused exclusively on supporting the international business community in Washington, D.C., GBA ensures that policymakers at the federal, state and local level understand the critical role that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays in America’s economy. GBA advocates for fair, non-discriminatory treatment of international companies and promotes policies that will encourage them to establish U.S. operations, which in turn increases American employment and U.S. economic growth.

GBA is an Equal Opportunity employer and currently operates with a hybrid telecommuting and in-person work model. Being located in the Washington DC area is required for in-person work.

  • Researching policy issues
  • Analyzing economic data
  • Drafting opinion pieces
  • Monitoring media for news and information
  • Tracking website analytics
  • Managing social media initiatives
  • Learning photographic and video editing
  • Executing public relations plans
  • Apply in April and May for our Summer Internships
  • Summer 2024 (May – August)
  • up to 30 hours per week
  • $17 per hour

This internship is open to college juniors, seniors, graduate students, or recent graduates with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and a demonstrated interest in communications, journalism, political science, economics or public policy. Experience in graphic design, web video production and editorial writing is preferred for the position. This is a partially remote position; you will be provided a GBA laptop for working remotely but will be required to be able to work in the GBA office on Mondays, Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and availability to opportunities@globalbusiness.org
In subject line, please use: “SUMMER 2024 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN.”

The Global Business Alliance (GBA) is a Washington, D.C. based business association representing the interests of 200 American companies with a global heritage. GBA members range from medium-size enterprises to some of the largest firms in the United States. Please take a moment to view our website at www.globalbusiness.org.

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