Internship Information

Student Volunteer Eligibility :

  • The International Trade Internship is an unpaid internship for credit only (undergraduate or graduate level.)
  • The internship requires completion of 6-10 months (dependent upon availability/class schedule) and/or 360-720 hours with a minimum of 16 hours per week.  The office operates Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.
  • Openings become available periodically, and interviews are conducted both by telephone and in person at our offices. 

Requirements: Position is an unpaid internship.   Applicants must fulfill minimum daily/weekly hour requirements and  a minimum of 360 hours to complete the internship.  Student Volunteer/s must be a U.S. Citizen and must be enrolled, at least part-time, in an accredited college or university.

Major Areas of Study: All Business Majors, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration, Law, International Studies and Relations, Marketing, Finance, Foreign Language, Communications, Sociology, Geography and History.

Daily Student Volunteer Activities:

  • Provide support to International Trade Specialists and Office Directors in outreach, market research, export trade promotion, and international trade and policy development
  • Opportunity to take part in trade development meetings with executives from American firms in key industries as well as with US and foreign government officials. 

Internship Contact Information

U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
2302 Martin Court, Suite 315
Irvine, CA 92612

Telephone: 949-660-1688
Fax: 949-660-1338
Email: Office.NewportBeach@trade.gov

Please complete the form below and send your resume to Office.NewportBeach@trade.gov

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OMB Control No.: 0625-0237
Expiration Date: 10/31/12

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