Company Info
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

201 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI, United States

Phone: 608-210-6817
Web Site: inwisconsin.com

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International Intern


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Job ID:

3104

Location:

Madison, WI, United States 

Category:

Admin-Clerical, 348, 363, Other

Salary:

$11.00 per hour
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Job Views:

218

Zip Code:

53701

Employment Type:

Intern

Posted:

05.17.2017
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Job Description:

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is the state’s lead economic development partner. Created in July of 2011 the WEDC is taking bold leadership to better serve more Wisconsin businesses, generate better results on economic development investments, and bring more resources together to strengthen and promote Wisconsin’s economy. Our mission is to advance and maximize opportunities in Wisconsin for businesses, communities, and people to thrive in a globally competitive economy. Our core values are Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Transparency, Collaboration, People, Public Service, and Customer-Centric. These values support our mission and drive our vision for a Wisconsin that has an elevated quality of life, and long-term economic prosperity for all residents.
 
The International Intern is designed to aid the International Team with fielding export questions and issues, and conducting marketing research, and administrative tasks.  The Intern will primarily anticipate and support the needs of internal and external customers to accomplish tasks with little direction required and provide a variety of support to other functions within the department.
 
Responsibilities: The International Intern will spend a majority of his/her time in these activities: Track and report on measurable grant outcomes and deliverables; Recruit businesses to participate in export related training, services, and missions; Consolidate grant reimbursements for processing; Track company evaluations and follow-up surveys; Create PowerPoint presentations and reports for staff to execute; Assist in the planning and execution of WEDC trade mission logistics and travel; Conduct market research on export opportunities; Assist with the coordination of programs for visiting foreign delegations and buyer missions; and assist with general international team projects and assignments.
 

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:  Current enrollment in a degree program related to WEDC services including but, not limited to Economics, Financial Services, Business Administration, International Studies, Political Science, Urban Development; International and/or cultural study, experience, or travel; Experience in a professional services environment preferred; Ability to organize work, balance multiple priorities and manage a variety of projects in a fast-paced, flexible work environment with strong attention to detail; Strong problem solving skills, sound reasoning, independent judgment and initiative to accomplish tasks with little or no direction and to solve issues/accomplish tasks not requiring the involvement of others; Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite and other software or applications associated with assigned work; Strong written and verbal communication skills to deal effectively with senior executives, as well as diverse groups of people internal and external to the organization; Preferred fluency in verbal and written language skills in English and another foreign language; Requires a high level of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.
 
 
Each day, the team members at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) make a difference.  To learn more about how we make a difference, visit http://inwisconsin.com/inside-wedc/employment/
 
Become one of our team members by registering on our recruitment website and submitting your resume:  http://inwisconsin.com/inside-wedc/employment/employment-opportunities/
 
We will start to review resumes May 26, 2017.
 
Visit our website to learn more about our organization:  http://inwisconsin.com/about-us/
WEDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer