Culture. Equity. Prosperity. And YOU! 

As the official economic development partnership for New Orleans and the hub of its business community, it’s the Business Alliance’s goal to continue to show the world that New Orleans is the best American city for business investment, quality of life and inclusive economic opportunity.

To achieve that goal, we’re looking for exceptional candidates who are passionate and understand how instrumental economic development is to the quality of life for New Orleans residents. We problem-solve every day. We work hard to change narratives and realities. We have a lot of fun. And we’d like you to be part of this important work and amazing team!

Join our team and help us as we strive to fulfill our mission to unite a diverse community of stakeholders to catalyze job growth, create wealth and build an equitable and sustainable economic future in New Orleans.

Join Our Team!

Strategic Neighborhood Development Internship

The SND Intern will lead a variety of high-priority research projects focused on working with existing residents and business owners who have sustained communities, centering them in shared learning and prioritizing strategies. They will assist in informing decisions with leading-edge data and design projects for future-focused economic growth and ongoing expansion.


Small Business Growth Internship

The Small Business Growth Intern will lead a variety of high-priority research projects. Activity will be focused on compiling diverse industry data relative to key industries supporting businesses participating in InvestNOLA, NOLABA’s signature small business programming.  Additionally, a substantial area of focus will be identifying diverse resources and contact information for key corporate supplier diversity representatives, purchasing and facilities managers.


Advancing Cities/Talent Solutions Internship

The AC Intern will lead a variety of high-priority research projects focused on working with working with the multi-agency collaborative of agencies and community stakeholders to develop and oversee programs and strategies to invest in the burgeoning blue-green infrastructure industry. The AC Intern will work with the Senior Director in areas of Workforce Development, Small Business Technical Assistance, Employer Engagement, and Policy and Systems change. The AC will engage the 7 traits of Advancing Cities:


Marketing/Events Internship

The Marketing Interns will support the Marketing/Events Department on projects related to our events, social media, web revisions, graphic design, media relations, and data management.



New Orleans Business Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The New Orleans Business Alliance  provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. New Orleans Business Alliance complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

New Orleans Business Alliance expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of New Orleans Business Alliance employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

All Business Alliance employees are subject to the Organization’s Public Records Policies and Procedures.


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