Summer 2022 Entrepreneurial Development Internship

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce IGNITE Program


Join the Chamber’s IGNITE Entrepreneurship team for a unique, on-site experience! You will engage with local entrepreneurs who are developing technology, products, and services at the forefront of their industries. You’ll learn how to enhance your networking and relationship development skills, source high quality information for program development and marketing purposes, as well as the foundational knowledge necessary to start a business.

An intern in the economic development department of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce will apply their classroom-learned skillset in a real-life business incubation setting working with the IGNITE Program Manager, Director of Facilities and Asset Management, and a portfolio of 21 active entrepreneurs in the technology space.

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LOGISTICS: Students of all years and majors are welcome and encouraged to apply by Monday, May 16, 2022!

  • Summer 2022, 10 week internship, flexible start date
  • In-person internship at the IGNITE Business Incubator located within the Scranton Enterprise Center in downtown Scranton, PA
  • Opportunity to work up to 5 hours a day, not to exceed 20 hours a week, within weekday business hours
  • $10.00/hour
  • All necessary tools and equipment provided!
  • For-credit optional*

*Requirement: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if any guidelines, must be followed and/or requirements must be met for the internship (health & safety, academic or other), by the student and/or the small business host.


  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Energy, passion, and enthusiasm to intern and learn in a business setting
  • Desire to engage with others
  • Foundational knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Students of all years and majors are welcome and encouraged to apply!


  • Engage with the IGNITE program clients and alumni through in person meetings, interviews, emails, and phone calls to develop professional relationships and rapport.
  • Research and gather key information about the current and past clients of the IGNITE Entrepreneurship Program and catalog the information into a spreadsheet.
  • Assist the IGNITE Program Manager with curating content from the research catalog to promote the clients, the program and the community. 
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned, including ideas generated by the intern based on their personal interests and course of study.
Type: Business
Deadline: 05/22/2022

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