Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce

Sponsor Organization

Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce

Description

The Tucson Metro Chamber is a membership-based business advocacy and networking organization that represents 1,500 businesses, employing more than 160,000 employees in Tucson and Pima County. The Chamber represents the interests of business with all levels of government, supports business friendly ballot measures, creates a strong local economy and promotes the community. The Chamber also hosts the region’s premier networking opportunities and special events.

Internship Available

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Deadlines

Summer: April 15
Fall: July 15
Spring: November 15 

Internship Description: Paid (Stipend)

  • Track local and federal elections and candidates
  • Research and follow local policy and federal legislation
  • Compile statistical data
  • Research white papers
  • Attend local Board, Committee and Commission meetings
  • Assist with various department tasks

Purpose of the Internship

To assist the Chamber’s Government Affairs department in tracking public policy issues related to economic development and job creation; to experience the dynamic and fast-paced world of politics while earning college credit.

Agency minimum qualifications

Junior or Senior status

Agency preferred qualifications

Relevant experience in government, politics or public administration

How to apply

Email resume and 10-page writing sample to rmedler@tucsonchamber.org