Work at WBC

  • Business Relationship Associate, CASE

    Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE) is seeking a Business Relationship Associate for a full time position that reports to the Business Relationship Manager of CASE to support the management of the Diagnostic Tool platform and Targeted Matching Process as well as the user experience for small businesses and for anchors. Read More

  • Graduate Associate, Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge

    World Business Chicago (WBC) is seeking a Graduate Associate to aid the ChicagoNEXT team in the management of the Blackstone Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge program. The three-year program will provide $3 million in grant funding to innovative organizations that effectively recruit and support diverse entrepreneurs and scale startups in the Chicago area. The selected programs will serve diverse populations, including communities of color, women, veterans, and immigrants. Read More

  • Communications Intern – Paid

    The Communications Intern will work as a paid member of the Marketing & Communications team on a variety of projects that involve public affairs, media relations, social media, brand development and more. The Marketing & Communications team cuts across the entire WBC organization, allowing this internship to interact with public sector leaders, civic organizations, Chicagoland media, and WBC senior management. Read More

  • International Business Intern, Metro Chicago Exports

    Metro Chicago Exports is seeking an International Business Intern. Metro Chicago Exports represents an unprecedented collaboration between the City of Chicago/World Business Chicago and the seven counties in Northeastern Illinois (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will) and the with the goal of increasing exports from small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and supporting regional job growth. Read More

  • Design Intern – Paid

    World Business Chicago (WBC) is seeking a Design Intern to work as an integrated member of the Marketing team. The Intern will assist in the concept, design, and execution of a variety of digital, print, and multi-channel communications to tell stories about WBC’s work WBC is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports the business community, acts as an incubator for innovative economic development programs, and promotes Chicago as a leading global city. Read More

  • Program Manager, ThinkChicago

    World Business Chicago (WBC) is seeking a Program Manager to manage the current portfolio of ThinkChicago programs and to assist in the development and execution of any related initiatives. Read More

  • Director, Inclusive Entrepreneurship, ChicagoNEXT

    ChicagoNEXT is seeking a Director to lead the inaugural Inclusive Entrepreneurship Challenge program which will support Chicago’s startup ecosystem by enabling the creation of networks and resources to support underrepresented entrepreneurial communities throughout all of Chicago looking to build and scale tech and tech-enabled companies. Read More