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Small Business Programming Internship

The Small Business Programming division of The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is seeking self-motivated interns to assist with the KC Chamber’s Small Business Celebration during Spring semester. This opportunity offers to extend classroom learning to the workplace. This is an ideal position for a student in a variety of undergraduate or graduate programs. The work will include focusing on the four large Small Business Celebration events from March to May. The position will be under the close supervision Small Business Manager and support their efforts in coordinating candidates, judges and the small business council. This opportunity offers a front row seat to some of the top Kansas City small businesses in the region by providing an insight look at best practices on growing a business, empower employees, and supporting the community. This internship includes both independent work and opportunities for collaborative projects and high visibility interactions with business and community leaders. Our interns are an integral part of the KC Chamber, and we value candidates who are driven to succeed and interested in community leadership. 
 
DESIRED SKILLS:
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including high levels of both written and spoken English language
  • Self-directed, possess effectual critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Organized, and able to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Reliable transportation