Project Code: EDA-USA-2

Economic Development and Disaster Recovery Initative

Project Title Economic Development and Disaster Recovery Initative
Project Summary Enabling and enhancing economic opportunity for the most challenged communities, EDA works with local communities and nonprofits to empower through multiple grant and financial assistance. Additionally, EDA provides a significant level of aid to communities in the recovery from disasters.
Country United States
Agency Economic Development Administration
DoS Office N/A
Office Symbol EDA
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 2
Project Description

EDA will select interested and qualified intern(s) to join its Denver-based administrative and program staff in the delivery of support for economic development initiatives across ten central and mountain states. The selected interns will work side-by-side with economic development professionals on federally supported projects and programs, thereby acquiring useful hands-on experience in areas of grants management, administrative reviews and performance assessments. Internship hours and duration are flexible.
The selected intern(S) would be conducting research, developing analysis and presenting findings as it pertains to both standard economic development initiatives, as well as supporting the Denver Regional Office in its multi-agency support of disaster impacted communities across the region. This project will provide the intern(s) with exposure to federal grant requirements and monitoring procedures, data systems and report generation, policy implementation and multiple aspects of public service delivery.

Required Skills or Interests
Data analysis
Data visualization
Design thinking
Economic analysis
Infographic design
Additional Information

The Economic Development Administration is a sub-agency under the Department of Commerce.Our mission is multi--faceted and dynamic, allowing us the flexibility to serve communities in a unique way. This internship will provide individuals the opportunity to assist communities in truly making a difference.