The Global Research Institute of International Trade (GRIIT) is a think tank and consulting firm that offers internships in Los Angeles, CA. Interns collaborate with GRIIT for a maximum of 20 hours per week.

The internship program is designed to provide students and recent graduates with an opportunity to learn about international trade from a political, economic and legal perspective as well as apply research skills to any given project. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to experience the operation of a company through the opportunity to assist with the supporting areas of GRIIT.

Deadline: February 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PST

Eligibility: A candidate must be a graduate student, an undergraduate student, in a certificate program, or have graduated from a college/university within 12 months of beginning the internship.

Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Having passed courses related to international trade and global business
  • Advanced-level research and writing skills
  • Basic familiarity with international trade databases

Professional Learning Activities:

  • Assist with business strategy development and management
  • Research using international trade, other government and scholarly databases
  • Provide data for use in projects for clients and research reports
  • Collect information for grant and contract proposals
  • Assist with marketing
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the social media strategy and website content

General Information: Interns are expected to work a maximum of 20 hours a week during an 11-15 week internship period. Internships are non-paid and are offered throughout the Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall Quarters/Semesters. Interns may receive academic credit at the intern’s college or university.

Application Procedures and Deadlines:  In order to be considered for an internship, you must submit the following items:

  • Signed and completed application form
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample
  • Academic transcript (most recent university/college)

Access and submit an electronic application by clicking here.

(Note: Supplemental material should be e-mailed to

Or for more information and to receive an application via mail/e-mail, contact:

PO Box 642445

Los Angeles, CA 90064

(310) 912-7950

The Global Research Institute of International Trade (GRIIT) is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, sexual orientation or national origin is prohibited.

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