About the Job: Graduate Internship, Business Development and Foreign Direct Investment
World Business Chicago (WBC) is a public-private, non-profit partnership that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city.
World Business Chicago is seeking a graduate intern for its Business Development and Foreign Direct Investment team. The BD/FDI team is responsible for driving inclusive economic development across key sectors that result in Pro-Chicago decisions. Key sectors include manufacturing; transportation, distribution and logistics; life sciences and healthcare innovation; fintech; and food and AgTech. We assist businesses with all aspects of location and expansion support, including site selection and government relations. The team is also charged with attracting foreign investment and facilitating joint ventures, partnerships, and intergovernmental agreements; hosting international delegations and sponsoring cultural and corporate events; and convening government, civic and business leaders on issues of global importance.
The primary responsibilities of the Business Development and Foreign Direct Investment intern include, but are not limited to:
Desired knowledge, skills & abilities
This is a paid internship position paid at $18.00 per hour with up to 29 hours per week for graduate students. Send resume to HR@worldbusinesschicago.com