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Cabarrus Economic Development Internship (Concord, NC)

Overview: Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking a dynamic and motivated intern to join our team. This internship offers a valuable opportunity to gain hands-on experience in economic development, event planning, and general office support within a vibrant and growing community. As an intern with the Cabarrus EDC, you will have the chance to contribute to meaningful projects, work alongside experienced professionals, and develop key skills for a successful career.


  • Provide general support to EDC staff in various administrative tasks
  • Assist in the planning and execution of events, including our Annual Economic Development Summit
  • Assist with data entry, database management, and report generation
  • Help maintain social media channels and website updates
  • Collaborate with team members on special projects and initiatives


  • Currently enrolled in a college or university, pursuing a degree in Business, Economics, Public Administration, Marketing, or a related field
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Interest in economic development, local business growth, and community engagement


  • Duration: Summer 2024 (Start and end dates flexible)
  • Hours: Up to 20 hours per week
  • Compensation: $15/hour
  • Location: Cabarrus EDC Office (57 Union Street South, Concord, NC)
  • Schedule: Flexible, accommodating academic commitments


  • Gain hands-on experience in economic development and event planning
  • Work closely with experienced professionals in the field
  • Networking opportunities with local businesses and community leaders
  • Develop valuable skills in research, communication, and project management
  • Flexible schedule to balance work and academic commitments

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining qualifications, relevant experience, and interest in the internship to Page Castrodale at

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