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Internship: Project Research Intern

Date posted: 11/14/12
Contact Dennis Conaghan
Employer Name: San Francisco Center for Economic Development
Location: San Francisco
Deadline: ASAP
Field: Business Services
Paid/Unpaid: Unpaid
Who should apply? Undergraduate Students Only
Skills & Abilities:

Project Research Intern (Unpaid) SFSU Internship Posting

Supervision & Evaluation Provided

Manager, Intern Program oversees Intern assignments and evaluation.

Business Development Coordinator assists with access to research resources.

Industry: Business Services

Job Responsibilities:

The San Francisco Center for Economic Development (SFCED) offers semester and year-round internships for graduate and undergraduate students in economic development, business administration, public administration, political science, and urban studies.

SFCED, an affiliate of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, works collaboratively with the city and county of San Francisco and other like-minded organizations to promote a thriving economic climate by attracting and retaining businesses in San Francisco and promoting a business friendly environment. SFCED is currently focused on the Biotech, Digital Media and Cleantech industry sectors.

Interns gain practical work experience, contribute to reports, case studies, and presentations on economic development issues and trends, and receive a rare and invaluable education about the San Francisco business sector with plentiful opportunities for networking while learning about San Francisco's economy and trends.

Skills & Abilities

Applicants should have:

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with research and reporting methods
  • General knowledge of economic development programs and issues
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Flexibility and desire to work on varying projects
  • Comfortable in Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint

Additional Information

Internship dates are flexible with 3 rounds used as a guideline:

  • Summer: June – August
  • Fall: September – December
  • Winter: January - May

Application due May 1 for Summer

Application due Aug 1 for Fall

Application due Dec 1 for Winter

Submit cover letter and resume to: Dennis J. Conaghan Executive Director or

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