Public Policy Student Internship

TITLE OF POSITION: Student Internship – Fall - Unpaid
DEPARTMENT: Public Policy & Programming
Job Description
The Public Policy & Programming division of The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is seeking 1 to 2 student interns to work on research and special events during the Fall of 2016.
Internship duties will vary but may include the following:
  • Issue and policy research and reporting
  • Special event coordination and support
  • Database management
  • Website content monitoring and preparation
  • Materials preparation (including possible opportunities for copywriting, design and photography)
Internship Dates and Hours
The Chamber would like interns to work from the end of August to the middle of December. Hours and daily schedules are flexible and may range from 2 to 5 days per week.
Desired Skills
Candidates must be self-directed, good communicators, organized and proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Journalism, English, and political science majors are encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity for students to see how a chamber of commerce operates and observe interactions and decision-making among community and business leaders.

Resumes should be emailed to Tiffany Friend (
About the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is the Kansas City region’s largest business advocacy organization, which serves a 13-county area with an approximate MSA of over 2 million. Its membership base consists of over 2400 member companies on both sides of the Missouri/Kansas state line. Primary areas of work fall under: Connecting businesses with opportunities to encourage growth, public policy initiatives that impact the business community; providing resources for small and diverse businesses; and working with other organizations to bring more businesses to the Greater Kansas City area.