Government Affairs Intern


2023 Summer


Government Affairs Internship

Position Description:

The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber is seeking an intern to assist with data collection, legislation summation & tracking, the building of tracking documents, implementation planning, calendar management, and the maintenance of the government official’s contact list.


The intern may assist with the following:
• Coordinating efforts to secure local, state, and federal government officials for events and roundtables.
• Help organize and manage Government Affairs events alongside the events team.
• Scheduling meetings for the VP of Government Affairs.
• Prepare bios for meeting attendees for the VP of Government Affairs where appropriate.
• Attend Government Affairs Council meetings, roundtables, and other sessions where appropriate.
• Attend monthly meetings with the VP of Government Affairs in Columbus where appropriate.
• Update local, state, and federal elected officials, liaisons, and their legislative aide’s contact lists.
• Additional duties as assigned by the VP of Government Affairs.
Qualifications and desired skills:
• Strong organizational, management, customer service, sales, and public relations skills.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Proficient in Office 365 applications.

Location of Internship:

Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber
City Centre One
100 East Federal Street, Suite 500 Youngstown, OH 44503

Hours Per Week: 30
Hourly Wage: $12.50

How to Apply:

Please send your resume to: Lyle Huffman, VP, Government Affairs at Lyle@regionalchamber.com

About Us:

The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber (Regional Chamber) is a private, non-profit organization that provides leadership and business services to promote the growth of our nearly 2,900 members—representing more than 150,000 employees in the Valley. We offer our members access to various benefits, from discounts on healthcare and workers’ compensation to networking opportunities at more than 100 events annually. Furthermore, as the lead economic development organization representing Ohio’s Mahoning and Trumbull counties, the Regional Chamber is the single point of contact for all business-related services, coordinating local development efforts among the many organizations working to serve the business community

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