Summer Internship, Business Events

National League of Cities

Business Internship

Consistent with the mission, vision and values of National League of Cities, support the implementation of conferences, meetings, and events in collaboration with Business Events team members.



  • Planning and execution of Summer Board and Leadership Meeting
  • Planning and execution of Summer Municipal League Meetings
  • Assistance with Constituency Group Summer Meeting logistics
  • Planning and execution of a social gathering/mixer for NLC summer interns
  • Brainstorming and planning experiential pieces for fall City Summit conference
  • Attendance at local conference and meeting planner events as they arise
  • Assistance in coordinating onsite business and social gatherings as they arise
  • Assistance organizing and updating tracking documents and planning tools
  • Event support as assigned
  • Must be highly organized and show attention to detail and deadlines
  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with NLC members and staff
  • Ability to arrive on time to work

Education and Experience:

  • Ability to work 24 hours per week, based on a pre-determined schedule
  • Preferred pattern is late May through early August
  • Prior internship experience preferred, but not required
  • Experience with meeting and event coordination and/or hospitality industry preferred
  • Must be an undergraduate junior or senior or a graduate student

Work Environment:

Work is typically performed in a standard office setting working at a desk or table on a level surface. Minimal travel is expected. May be required to work more hours than normal during a regular workweek depending on workload and deadline requirements.