Business Intelligence Internship:
Applications are currently being accepted for a Business Intelligence Intern. Strong preference will be
given to college juniors, seniors or graduate students currently pursuing an education in economics,
public policy or urban planning and who are able to work approximately fifteen to twenty hours per week
for a period of at least six months. Monetary compensation is available.
Duties and Responsibilities: The Business Intelligence Intern will be a member of the
Business Intelligence Team and will be supervised by the Director of Business Intelligence. The
following duties are intended as an illustration of the type of work to be performed by the Business
Intelligence Intern; the omission of specific duties does not exclude them if they are similar, related
or logical assignments in support of the EDC mission:
- Maintain and update the organization’s inventory of base market research located on both the
organization’s internal network and website. Develop statistical expertise in showcasing the Orlando
region’s competitive advantages in the key areas of workforce, operating costs, infrastructure and
quality of place.
- Generate new content used to support sector-specific business development activities. Help to
create and regularly update collateral highlighting the region’s strengths in the life sciences,
digital media, business services, aerospace and advanced technologies sectors.
- Research and maintain a database of primary employers in the region, both in aggregate and across
sectors and geographies. Extend that research to track emerging companies of note outside the region.
- Under the direction of the Director of Business Intelligence, help to maintain the integrity of
data in the EDC’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
- Work with the Director of Business Intelligence to monitor and report on key economic trends
impacting the Orlando region. Contribute to the development of new internal and external economic
- Support both the Business Intelligence and Business Development teams with other assignments and
requests as needed.
- Some previous work or internship experience
- Highly motivated to learn with a future career interest in economic development, economics, public
policy or urban planning
- Outstanding quantitative skills with a strong understanding of (and ability to apply) statistics
- Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a Windows environment
- Skilled at using the Internet as a research tool
- Detail oriented with an ability to meet deadlines and prioritize assignments from multiple sources
- Ability to work independently with little supervision and also as part of a team
Please forward resume and letter of interest to: Neil.Hamilton@OrlandoEDC.com
Investor Relations Internship: Interns will
work directly with the Investor Relations & Event department who is responsible for procuring and
sustaining approximately 68% of the organization’s operating budget. Interns will be responsible
for, but not limited to:
- Assisting staff with day to day operations, including compiling marketing collateral for
prospective investors, mailings, schedule appointments and reorganize/restructure investor relations
- Assisting in the preparation of reports, correspondence and marketing materials as needed.
- Working to maintain database of investors and prospects in the Central Florida region.
- Assisting staff with event coordination of executive briefings, luncheons, and receptions managed
by the Investor Relations & Events department as a tool for Investor engagement and involvement.
- Assisting staff with various projects and administrative support.
Advantages of the internship include:
- Learning about the Metro Orlando region and the private sector businesses.
- Learning how to develop relationships and build fundraising efforts in our region.
- Learning how to use programs and events to engage and involve investors.
- Learning how to prioritize workload.
- Having opportunities to make job contacts.
Requirements: The position is open to individuals at least 18 years of age, who are
currently enrolled in a university or college. The internship is for class credit. Monetary
compensation is not available.
Strong writing and communication skills; high PC aptitude (MS Word and Excel); excellent organizational
skills and a "can do" attitude; willing to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the department.
We are currently accepting interns for internship positions for a period of three to six months
(two to three days a week). Please forward resume and letter of interest to: Liefke.Cox@OrlandoEDC.com