SCHOLARSHIPS & INTERNSHIPS

Internship Application Personal Information
Name: *
Current Mailing Address: *
(Street, City, State, and Zip Code)
Telephone: *
Home Address: *
(Street, City, State, and Zip Code)
Email Address: *
Are you a U.S. citizen? *
Yes
No
Your University: *
Your major: *
Your Minor: *
Please give type of degree and number of years completed: *
If you have traveled outside the US, what countries did you visit?
Will you receive college credits for this internship? *
Yes
No
If yes, please provide University contact. *
(Please give Name, Title, Address, and Telephone Number.)
Number of hours per week you would be available: *
Days of the week you would be available: *
(Ie: Monday, Tuesday, etc.)
Date you would be available to begin: *
Date your internship would end: *
Why are you interested in this internship? *
What is your area of interest, what type of position are you seeking?
What are your key skills?
CV (.doc or .docx)
Motivation letter (.doc or .docx)


Job Requirements

The Latvian Chamber of Commerce in the Americas is seeking several enthusiastic and service minded individuals at our headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

LatCham consists of Regional Chambers located in the US, South America, and Latvia and serving an international membership. LatCham’s mission is to promote trade and commerce between the U.S. and Latvia by providing leadership and guidance to our Regional Chamber network and to Latvian and American companies.

Trade Missions/Event Management
Assist with the planning, implementation and follow-up of LatCham’s trade promotion events including the US Baltic Foundation Program held in Washington DC each spring as well as various trade missions and meetings. This will include conducting research and preparing reports to support the LatCham programs.

Office Management
Assist with book keeping using Quickbooks including payment/invoicing management and financial reports. Database maintenance (new members, change of addresses, welcome packages). Responsible for maintaining the LatCham Membership Directory. Prepare mailing lists for distribution of our newly envisioned member magazine and other materials when needed. Assist with planning and logistics for events.

Project Management/Sales
Assist with various projects with focus on sales and marketing.

Communications
Assist with communications and marketing of the organization’s different events, member programs and selected campaigns. This includes assisting with planning, designing promotional material and assisting with web page content and updates related to these events.

Requirements: Must be a current or recent student at an institution of higher learning.

Benefits: This is an unpaid position and may be best suitable for a person seeking practical training as part of his or her educational requirements and be eligible for a student loan. It may also be possible to seek scholarships in Latvia. We offer an opportunity to gain international experience and a chance to build a personal international network.

Application instructions:
Interested candidates should first apply to the LatCham Internship Program by submitting a CV and application to Director of the LatCham Board at gplato@iigrowth.com. Or complete the internship application on the LatCham webiste. http://www.latchamamericas.org/?p=15_1

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