2024 International Business Development, Research Analysis & Consulting Intern

Organizational Overview

Where Indiana Intersects With The World… The International Center Intern Team helps U. S. students achieve an international business experience and international students achieve a U. S. business experience, right here in Indianapolis!

The International Center values Diversity, Passion, Excellence, Integrity, and Growth.

Position Summary

The selected intern works directly with The International Center’s Vice President of Client & Partner Services to assist in the marketing, management and execution of The International Center’s international focused programs and services. The selected intern is involved in a complete process of research, marketing and community outreach, administration, and special projects


  • Prepare materials and provide program support for the 2023 James T. Morris Global Leadership Program
  • Research and analyze country specific information for client trainings and briefings
  • Research Indiana based industry representatives for incoming international delegations
  • Research, analyze, and recommend prospective Indiana business opportunities with international ties
  • Prepare, support, and facilitate international delegation programs, meetings and events

Desired Learning Outcomes

  • Become familiar with business development, client relationship management, and marketing strategy principles
  • Gain experience executing client hospitality, meetings and programs, research analysis and reporting, project management, and multi-level communication and marketing
  • Gain an understanding of intercultural sensitivities and Indiana’s international business landscape

Desired Skills and Competencies

  • Customer Service
  • Demonstrated Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Cultural awareness


  • Be on time, be present, be engaged
  • Communicate, participate, support your team and the Mission


  • Mentor devoted to your success, plus weekly professional development programming
  • Local and international networking opportunities
  • Collaborative, respectful, fun work culture
  • 15-20 hours per week, hybrid (office/remote) schedule
  • May pay $15/hour, plus $80 monthly parking stipend
  • OPT/CPT, class credit, school stipend/scholarship application support

Next Steps

For more information about The International Center, its mission, internship program, and Frequently Asked Questions, go to www.internationalcenter.org.

Intern applications and cover letter, including your preferred internship program semester and top 3-4 roles of interest, may be submitted directly here or emailed to internships@internationalcenter.org

The International Center values diversity, equity & inclusion in all endeavors.

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