Civic and Community Initiatives and World Trade Center Intern

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
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Job Title: Civic and Community Initiatives Intern
30 West Pershing Road
Suite 301
Kansas City, MO, 64108-2423
United States
Base Pay: $13.50 / Hour
Employee Type: Non Exempt PT

Contact information:
Name: Grace Dolan


The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is seeking self-motivated interns to assist its Civic and Community Initiatives team with a wide array of projects. Interns will work on and have exposure to community initiatives and programs like Centurions and genKC (leadership development programs), Healthy KC (community health program), and other KC Chamber-led focused areas such as foundation work and inclusive prosperity, among others.

The internship duties will include research and reporting, event planning and preparation, creative problem-solving, and dynamic thinking, as well as marketing and social media support. This internship includes both independent work and opportunities for collaborative projects and high visibility interactions with business and community leaders. This is an excellent internship for those candidates seeking a diverse and demanding learning experience.

Internships with the KC Chamber are paid at a rate of $13.50/hr and provide valuable hands-on experience which allows students to explore areas of interest and decide if this is an area for a potential career. Class credit is available to students.

EEO Statement:

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce maintains a policy of non-discrimination in employment and complies with and supports all Federal, state, and local laws regarding discrimination in employment. Specifically, the Organization does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, citizenship status, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic to the extent prohibited by Federal, state, or local law. Decisions regarding recruiting, hiring and promotion are made on the basis of individual qualifications related to the requirements of the position. Likewise, the administration of other human resources matters such as compensation, benefits, transfers, reductions-in-force, recall, training, education, and social/recreational programs are free from any discriminatory practices.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills including high levels of both written and spoken English language
  • Self-motivated and willingness to learn/try new things
  • Ability to take on projects and problems beyond current experience
  • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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