British American Business Council - Chicago

About the employer

Through a robust offering of business programs, research papers, and other activities the BABC Chicago seeks to promote commercial relationships between the United Kingdom and United States. The educational efforts draw upon the 2,000 members of the network of the non-profit organization and British and American diplomatic personnel. BABC work closely with the British Consulate in Chicago. 

About the internship

Job Title: New Program Development Intern

Each year the BABC identifies a several-year plan to launch new educational platforms. This internship will help define the parameters of a specific program (or programmes, depending upon progress)

Together with the organization’s president, the key tasks of the intern will be to help identify:

  • The program participants and their success metrics
  • Help build the program structure
  • Identify needed skills sets to execute the program
  • Identify needed infrastructure (e.g., website development, live streaming capabilities)
  • compare such to budget parameters
  • The work product of the intern will include written research findings and reports

Date, length and working hours

8 weeks from July 2018-September 2018. Working hours: 40 hours per week. 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

There is flexibility with the dates and length of the internship to fit around student availability. 

Person requirements


  • Analytical thinker and writer
  • proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Word and Excel;
  • strong writing and research and analysis skills;
  • resourceful asset in a professional office environment;
  • excellent communicator - verbal and written
  • able to represent the UK effectively in an international environment
  • be a UK Citizen


Students from all degree disciplines welcome

Application deadline - 11 February 2018

How to apply