INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The China General Chamber of Commerce – USA Chicago (CGCC Chicago) is a nonprofit organization that represents and works with Chinese companies investing in the United States. We work closely with top Chinese companies in the US like Hainan Airlines, Bank of China, and Wanda Group. We also have a strong partnership with the top service provider in the US like Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Grant Thornton. Our volunteers will have an excellent opportunity to contact C-suites of all these top companies directly. Volunteers with outstanding performance can get recommendation letters from C-suites of one of the top companies.

The following positions are available (July 2018), please read job descriptions carefully and fill out the forms.

Please note that this is volunteer work. We appreciate all applicants, but we are not able to either sponsor H1b candidates or provide any OPT support at this time.

Marketing 

CGCC-Chicago is seeking undergraduate, graduate students or recent college graduate for the Marketing Volunteer position to join our team in Chicago, IL. This position is an exciting opportunity to build your portfolio, work on real projects with real clients. The responsibilities include Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Event Marketing, Email Marketing, Graphic Design and Market research. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure and have entrepreneurship spirits. Proficiency in Chinese and English is required. Graphic design skills, excellent writing skills, a creative mind are preferred. Previous marketing experience is a plus. This position is a 2-month voluntary to be completed in Chicago or remotely requiring 15 – 20 hours a week.

Event Planning 

CGCC-Chicago is seeking an undergraduate, master or recent college graduate for the Event Planning  Volunteer position to join our team in Chicago, IL. This position is an exciting opportunity to work on a real event and have communication with more than 100 C-suites guests in Chicago. The responsibilities include RSVP and registration planning, event marketing campaigns, procurement & budget control, AV, vendor & catering planning, and graphic design. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure and have entrepreneurship spirits. Proficiency in Chinese and English is required. Graphic design skills, excellent writing skills, a creative mind are preferred. Previous event planning experience is a plus. This position is a 2-month voluntary to be completed in Chicago or remotely requiring 15 – 20 hours a week.

PR & Media 

We are seeking an undergraduate, master or recent college graduate for the PR & media Volunteer
Position to join our team in Chicago, IL. This position is an exciting opportunity to build your portfolios, work on real projects with real clients. The responsibilities include correspond with local & national media, write press copies, update social media content and draft newsletters monthly. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure and have entrepreneurship spirits. Proficiency in Chinese and English literature is required. Previous PR & media experience is a plus. This position is a 2-month voluntary to be completed in Chicago or remotely requiring 15 – 20 hours a week.

Business Research

We are seeking an undergraduate, master or recent college graduate for the Business Research Volunteer position to join our team in Chicago, IL. This position is an exciting opportunity to better understand market trend and contact with real C-suites from top companies. The main responsibilities include market research, industry research, business development, data analysis and due diligence. Ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail and data oriented, able to work under pressure, with great problem-solving skills and entrepreneurship spirits. Proficiency in Chinese and English is required. Previous business research or business development experience is a plus. This position is a 2-month voluntary to be completed in Chicago or remotely requiring 15 – 20 hours a week.

Step 1: Upload your resume & cover letter here

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Step 2: Submit application form. If you have any questions, please contact Muhan Song admin@cgccchicago.org.