The American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) is located in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies of the Caribbean. There is a strong investment climate and this is a great place to learn about international trade and business.
The American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) is located in Port of Spain, Trinidad in the West Indies of the Caribbean. There is a strong investment climate and this is a great place to learn about international trade and business.
To be the preferred private sector business organisation for the stimulation of free and fair trade and investment within the Americas and the Caribbean.
AmCham will add value to our member companies within the following key focus areas:
In this context, AmCham Trinidad & Tobago will serve the needs and represent the interests of its members.
Our strong mix of formidable local and international member companies; strong networking links; close association with the U.S. Embassy; alliances with the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA) and the Chambers of Commerce of the United States of America (COCUSA); all ensure rapid access to what you need to compete effectively both locally and in overseas markets. We can therefore secure for members strategic information on doing business in a particular country; as well as set up introductions to the right business organisations or companies in the US and throughout the western hemisphere.
Assist in organizing and supporting members working in trade environment, tourism, industrial development, education, & labor relations; organizing seminars; publishing information on trade, exporting markets, & logistics in Trinidad & Tobago. Interns will have opportunities to participate in committee meetings and trade-related events and conferences. Interns can also expect to help out, as needed, with basic office, phone and computer tasks.
International trade, international business, economics, finance, business administration or related major
Computer Skills- Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Study of hemispheric trade issues preferred
Strong ability to work as a member of a team and serve as a team leader if the need arises.
IE3 Program Fee -- $3450
*See Additional Cost Information below.
Budget a total of approximately $800 per month, including room, board, local travel, incidentals, and recreation. AMCHAM will help the intern find reasonably priced room and board. Prices range from $550-$700 per month.
Summer: January 25
Fall: April 15
Winter: September 1
Spring: November 15
-See Qualifications and Requirements section