Spring 2023 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.

Learn more about us at www.LCignite.com!

LOGISTICS: Students of all years and majors are welcome and encouraged to apply by Friday, December 2, 2022!

  • Spring 2023, 12-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 20 hours a week within weekday business hours
  • Schedule can be created around your classes and activities
  • $12.50/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.
  • Assist the IGNITE Program Manager with curating content from the research catalog to promote the clients, the program, and the community.
  • Assist the IGNITE Program Manager with the development of a mentorship program, event planning, and variety of research projects. 
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned, including ideas generated by the intern based on their personal interests and course of study.
Type: Economic Development
Deadline: 12/02/2022

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