Intern Opportunities

The U.S. Commercial Service in Birmingham, Alabama offers internship opportunities throughout the year.

Interns Will Assist Director and International Trade Specialist By:

  • Conducting market research
  • Assisting companies seeking export information
  • Promoting trade events
  • Administrative work

Who Is Eligible?
In order to participate in this program you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a school
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Availability for 5 to 6 months
  • Good communication and computer skills

Students of Business, International Relations, Economics, and Languages will benefit most from an internship at the Commercial Service.

Payment
This internship is a volunteer service. Federal regulations prohibit financial compensation. An official letter of recommendation will be provided upon successful completion of internship. University credit may also be available.

How To Apply
Your application must include:
Cover Letter - Why you want to be an intern? What you have to offer and how you hope to benefit from the internship?

Resume
Future goals, computer skills, past experience, including academic accomplishments, citizenship, student status.

Please submit your application to International Trade Specialist, Robert Stackpole of the U.S. Commercial Service office in Birmingham, Alabama at: robert.stackpole@trade.gov