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Cleveland U.S. Export Assistance Center

Posted on August 31, 2017

The Commercial Service Internship Experience

As part of the Commercial Service internship program for the U.S. Department of Commerce, an intern will work closely with International Trade Specialists. An intern’s role is to help International Trade Specialists to develop and prepare market research, match local companies with international opportunities, and answer export-related questions from a wide variety of sources. Additionally, an intern gains a familiarity with export finance, marketing, cultural issues, and rigorous analyses in a fast-paced, real-world setting. Here at the Cleveland U.S. Export Assistance Center, an intern will come to have a solid understanding of the

  • Issues confronting small- to medium-sized companies in the international marketplace
  • Role of international trade in a regional economy
  • Problems that confront policy makers as they attempt to open international markets for U.S. products

Please see additional details here.

Please note that the Department of Political Science alerts our students to a range of opportunities, including internships, fellowships, and jobs.  We do not endorse or sponsor these, and leave it to the judgment of our students what is most useful and appropriate to them.

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