Job Opening: International Trade Policy Research Intern – Washington D.C. Office (remote work possible)

Position: International Trade Policy Research Intern

Organization: United States Council for International Business

Office: Washington D.C.

Reports to: Policy and Program Managers

Duration: 8 weeks, Summer 2022. Dates flexible. Open to Part-Time or Full-Time depending on candidate’s availability.

Compensation: $2,000

The Opportunity – About USCIB:

Founded in 1945, USCIB promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and regulatory coherence.  Its members include U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world. With a unique global network encompassing the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Organization of Employers and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment. More at www.uscib.org

General Description

Main areas of responsibility:

  • In collaboration with the policy staff, the intern will update a variety of USCIB policy documents focused on global trade, international investment, intergovernmental forums [e.g., APEC] and multilateral institutions [e.g., WTO].
  • Additional responsibilities will include implementation of projects involving the development and dissemination of USCIB policy positions on international business policy issues, particularly related to trade, investment, and customs, which will include research, analysis and initial drafting of policy papers, blog posts and other website content and social media outreach.
  • Additional miscellaneous projects as needed and as time permits.

Qualifications

Graduate student with a background in international economics, international affairs, international trade, international law or other related areas. Candidates for master’s in international relations or business administration or law degrees welcome. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English as well as computer proficiency are essential. Must be detail oriented, have strong interpersonal, administrative and organization skills with interest in international relations, trade, and investment policy issues.

Responsibilities

  • Research and writing related to the update and production of USCIB documents on international policy matters and in response to requests for public comments.
  • Coordination of member comments on international affiliate papers and drafts, as well as drafting of other papers and documents.
  • Assist with management of documents and communications with USCIB members, international affiliates and international organizations related to this work and as needed.

How to Apply

Please email resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to Ashley Harrington (resume@uscib.org), along with your dates of availability. Deadline: February 15, 2022.

Staff Contact:   Kira Yevtukhova

Deputy Director, Marketing and Communications
Tel: 202.617.3160

Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
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