State Government Affairs Internship

The Global Business Alliance (GBA) is seeking students interested in political science, foreign or public policy, economics, or communications.

The Global Business Alliance (GBA) ensures that policymakers at the federal, state and local levels 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 seeking candidates interested in political science, public policy, international business or economics. The government affairs internship position is an excellent way for inquisitive students to gain valuable experience at a fast-paced trade association while advancing their educational pursuits.

The intern will work directly with the Director of State Government Affairs and will support efforts to engage policymakers and advocate on behalf of the Global Business Alliance.

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.

  • Support legislative tracking and member communication on key legislative priorities.
  • Develop and update GBA resources including talking points, letter templates, and other resources.
  • Help schedule meetings with elected officials on behalf of GBA.
  • Summer 2023 (May – August)
  • up to 30 hours per week
  • $16.10 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 marketing, political science, foreign or public policy, economics or communications. Excellent research and writing skills, and experience with Microsoft Office products required. 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 Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and availability to In subject line, please use: “SUMMER 2023 STATE GA 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

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