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Internships

The opportunities listed on this page are not guaranteed by the Career Development and Internships Office, and are listed only as a service to current North Park students. Please contact the office for more information on available assessments and tools for developing your career after college.

Internship Title: Student Ministries Intern

Company: Maple Grove Covenant Church

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Maple Grove Covenant Church

Experience: Pursuing bachelor's degree in youth ministry or related field

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: 10 - 12 per hour

Internship Location: 9350 Upland Lane Maple Grove, Minnesota 55369

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Julie McKay, Administrative Assistant, (763) 494-3233, mgcc@maplegrovecovenant.org

Description: Assist with implementing jr/sr high youth programs including Sunday mornings and midweek programs; Assist with creating and implementing jr/sr high special events, including mission trips; Lead a small group during mid-week meetings, participate as part-time staff.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Send Resume and Cover Letter to contact listed above


Internship Title: Marketing Internship

Company: Big Shoulders Fund

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Big Shoulders Fund

Experience: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; superb interpersonal abilities 
  • Capable of both a high degree of independence and teamwork in responsibilities
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills 
  • Innovative and creative approach to tasks
  • Energetic and enthusiastic about inner-city Catholic education 
  • Interest in Marketing & Communications, Community Organizing, Education or Non-Profits 
  • Working knowledge of various social media platforms

Able to commit full time (approximately 30 hours/week) to one or both fellowship sessions (both preferred): 

Session #1: 6/2/14 through 6/27/14
Session #2: 7/7/14 through 8/8/14

Dress Code: This is a flexible position requiring when at office to wear casual business attire and when at schools to dress casually.

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 212 W. Van Buren Suite 900 Chicago, IL 60607

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 30

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Araceli Arroyo, Development Assistant, (312) 544-8685, aarroyo@bigshouldersfund.org

Description: Responsibilities 

  • Promote inner-city Catholic education and the availability of Big Shoulders Fund scholarships through:
  • Assistance in community outreach efforts with local community marketing coordinators, and
  • Participation in neighborhood events as representatives of the Big Shoulders Fund. 
  • Support the marketing and enrollment efforts of individual Big Shoulders Fund schools by: 
  • Designing and producing marketing pieces (e.g. brochures, direct mail flyers); 
  • Creating, updating and supporting social media pages (e.g. Facebook, Yelp); 
  • Participating in phone banks to follow up with prospective parents; 
  • Canvassing local school neighborhoods with support of school parents and/or teachers; and
  • Completing other marketing and enrollment focused tasks as needed.

Professional Benefits

  • Serve as part of a dynamic, results-driven team focused on providing outstanding educational opportunities for inner-city families in the city of Chicago 
  • Develop and utilize hands-on skills in communications, marketing, media relations, community outreach and leadership
  • Experience the support and direction of a longstanding, independent 501(c) 3 with a proven track record and high profile in the city of Chicago
  • Build a network of professional contacts across Chicago 


Participation in Fellowship Program is volunteer-based; all travel is reimbursable. Some evening and weekend hours required. Must have access to reliable transportation daily. Ability to converse in Spanish preferred.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to contact listed above


Internship Title: Youth English Teacher

Company: Abriendo Mentes

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Abriendo Mentes

Experience: 

Person Specification 
To apply for this role you should meet the following criteria:
• ESL Certified or ESL teaching experience (6 months +)
• Experience working with children
• Good computer skills for creating new material and keeping accurate records
• Experience living or working abroad, preferably in Latin America
• Bilingual with native English and advanced Spanish 
• Able to commit to a minimum of 6 months

The successful candidate will be:

• Creative and resourceful – able to work in a rural environment with limited resources
• Adaptable and flexible – demonstrate the ability to respond to frequently changing needs of the organization and community
• Approachable and personable – able to build effective relationships with the AM team and local people in order to integrate into our small rural community
• Organized and reliable – manage your time effectively, efficiently use AM resources, participate in AM meetings and events, and deliver on your responsibilities as discussed with the Project Director

Dress Code: As we are located in a tropical climate, shorts and t-shirts are acceptable.

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 100 Meters North of the Plaza Casa del Sol Office #9 Potrero, Guanacaste NA Costa Rica

Internship Start: Monday, July 14, 2014

Internship End: Friday, December 12, 2014

Hours Per Week: 25 - 30 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact:  Lindsay Losasso,Project Director, lindsay@abriendomentes.org

Description: 

  • Plan and implement daily Materno thorugh 6th grade English classes and ‘Fun Friday’ extracurricular activities
  •  Supervise volunteer classroom aides and facilitate their classroom orientation
  •  Maintain relationships with parents /guardians regarding scheduling and child progress
  •  Keep up-to-date records for matriculation, attendance and progress / assessment reports using AM systems
  •  Record lesson plans and documents and contribute to the development of the AM youth English curriculum
  •  Maintain clean and well-organized classroom and youth education office space 
  •  Track materials and notify Project Coordinator of any additional resources required
  •  Other duties as required by the Project Director

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Project Director Lindsay Losasso at lindsay@abriendomentes.org.


Internship Title: YOU

Company: Youth Organizations Umbrella

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Fellowship Application

Experience: 

Qualifications for the Fellow include: 
• Applicants studying marketing, communications, or a related field are preferred 
• Must be able to demonstrate academic achievement, minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred 
• Experience working in a nonprofit organization a plus
• Marketing experience preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage a long-range project and set own deadlines
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Passion for Y.O.U.'s mission of ensuring that all youth have the resources they need to thrive
• Personal qualities of integrity and credibility
• Be actively seeking or have already obtained an undergraduate or graduate degree
Please describe the internship duties. *
Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.) is pleased to announce its Inspire Fellowship in Marketing for the summer of 2014. The fellowship offers a graduate or upper-undergraduate student a full-time opportunity to learn best practices in the non-profit sector while applying expertise in the communications and marketing field. The Inspire Fellow will assist in the marketing and communications operations of Y.O.U.

The Fellowship experience offers a unique opportunity for growth for students thinking about a career in the non-profit sector. Fellows have close supervision of their work and are provided with both formal and informal feedback to help them grow. In this way, fellows develop their leadership skills, enhance their understanding, and build their non-profit management skills.

The Fellowship runs full time from June 9 through August 15. The first week offers Fellows a comprehensive orientation and training. The next nine weeks consist of creating and implementing a comprehensive, intentional social media strategy to reach the larger Evanston community and other marketing duties as assigned. 

Primary responsibilities for the Fellow include:
• Create and implement a social media strategy for engaging larger Evanston community
• Manage Y.O.U.’s social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter
• Establish Y.O.U. presence in community through social media
• Maintain Y.O.U. branding standards
• Develop long-term sustainability plan for use of social media
• Other duties as assigned

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: The Fellowship offers a stipend of $1,000.

Internship Location: 1027 Sherman Ave. Evanston, IL 60202 United States

Internship Start: Monday, June 9, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 15, 2014

Hours Per Week: Approximately 25

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Allie Koolbeck,Special Projects Manager (847) 866-1200,allie.koolbeck@youevanston.org

Description: 

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please see website above


Internship Title: Summer Accounting/ Finance Internships

Company: CFS

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: CFS

Experience: 

  • Junior or Senior level standing in an Accounting or Finance program
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Must be dependable, detail-oriented, and eager to learn

Dress Code: Business casual

Paid or Unpaid: $10-$13 per hour

Internship Location: 70 W Madison St #700, Chicago, IL 60606

Internship Start: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 1, 2014

Hours Per Week: 20-40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Elenor Beltran, Staffing Manager, (312) 899-4498, elenor.beltran@cfs-staffing.com

Description: Projects including, but not limited to: Data Entry, Filing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Reconciliations, Excel Spreadsheets and other special projects.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Submit resume, cover letter, and interview with Staffing Manager in our downtown Chicago office. A reference check will then be completed.


Internship Title: Teacher Assistant

Company: The Green Bean Day School & Nursery

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Green Bean Day School & Nursery

Experience: Qualifications:
Obtained (or in progress) Bachelors Degree or Associates in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related degree preferred
Must be 19 years of age
Meets all DCFS licensing requirements
Staff shall have physical examinations every two years and whenever communicable disease or illness is suspected.
At least 1 year experience providing care and education for children from birth to age three in a child care setting
Familiarity with the Reggio Approach and documentation
Participate in professional development (a minimum of 15 hours per year is required)
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice
Knowledge of NAEYC and DCFS Licensing Standards
Obtain and maintain valid first aid and infant/child CPR certification
We are open between the hours of 6:45 a.m -6:15 p.m.
We are a year-round program

Dress Code: Business casual. Comfortable and likely to get messy.

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 2214 N Elston Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60614

Internship Start: Monday, April 14, 2014

Internship End: Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hours Per Week: 4

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Lindsey Sundal, Lead Teacher, (730) 360-1941, lindsey@greenbeandayschool.com

Description: General Requirements for Personnel:
Staff shall be able to demonstrate the skill and competence necessary to contribute to each child's physical, intellectual, personal, emotional, and social development. Factors contributing to the attainment of this standard include:

  • Emotional maturity when working with children;
  • Cooperation with the purposes and services of the program;
  • Respect for children and adults;
  • Flexibility, understanding and patience;
  • Physical and mental health that do not interfere with child care responsibilities;
  • Good personal hygiene;
  • Frequent interaction with children;
  • Listening skills, availability and responsiveness to children;
  • Sensitivity to children's socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, and individual needs and capabilities;
  • Use of positive discipline and guidance techniques; and
  • Ability to provide an environment in which children can feel comfortable, relaxed, happy and involved in play, recreation and other activities.

  • Child care staff shall generally demonstrate skill and competence necessary to assume direct responsibility for child care including:
  • Skills to help children meet their developmental and emotional needs; and
  • Skills in planning, directing, and conducting programs that meet the children's basic needs.
  • Child care staff shall be willing to participate in activities leading to professional growth in child development and education, and in training related to specific needs of children served.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to contact person listed above.


Internship Title: Site Director

Company: Right at School

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: Right at School

Experience: Curriculum delivery, classroom management, staff management and development. Degree (or in pursuit) in education or related field. Leadership and organization skills. 
This is a great opportunity to work within a Chicago Public School and make contacts for future teachers/administrators while adding valuable experience and accomplishments to your CV/portfolio.

Dress Code: You are engaging directly with children; the dress code is Khaki/black pants and our logo'd shirts ( we provide the shirts)

Paid or Unpaid: $12 per hour

Internship Location: Within 22 CPS and Evanston schools Chicago Public Schools Chicago, il 60657

Internship Start: Monday, March 3, 2014

Internship End: Friday, June 13, 2014

Hours Per Week: 20 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: John Ranieri, Director of Operations, john.ranieri@rightatschool.com, (224) 805-1027

Description: As a Program Intern, you will help ensure we deliver high quality, fun, safe and interactive after-school programming that delights the children attending our programs - as well as their parents. 
You’ll be instrumental in delivering our focus on the 4Cs – Character, Confidence, Creativity and Conditioning. 
There will bespecial projects for curriculum development, review, delivery and design - assigned as needed.

This is a part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week (2-4 hours per day), depending on location, typically between the hours of 3 pm and 6 pm. This is a hands-on, child engaged position!

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Contact John Ranieri @ john.ranieri@rightatschool.com. Please submit a resume and letter of interest.


Internship Title: Political Affairs Intern

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: 

  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
  • Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: Telecommute - anywhere in the US 110 Cherry Street Suite 310 Seattle, wa 9810

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Sara Oh, Political Intern, sara@borgenproject.org, 1-800-278-0747

Description: This is a part-time 12-hours per week telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to. Must be available Monday’s 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

Duties:

  • Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
  • Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
  • Assist with fundraising.
  • Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
  • As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
  • Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to Sara Oh, sara@borgenproject.org


Internship Title: Spark Ventures Partnership Trip Intern

Company: Spark Ventures

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Spark Ventures

Experience: Qualifications

  •  Exceptional organization skills and high attention to detail
  •  The ability to work independently on projects
  •  Strong writing and communication skills
  •  Previous international travel experience preferred but not required
  •  Spanish fluency preferred but not required

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 134 N LaSalle, 5th Floor C Chicago, IL 60602

Internship Start: Thursday, May 1, 2014

Internship End: Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hours Per Week: 15 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Stephanie Denzer, Program Manager, sdenzer@gmail.com, (773) 293-6710

Description: Description of the Internship
The Spark Ventures Partnership Trip Intern will work with a small team and gain valuable non-profit management experience through direct involvement in the planning and coordination of the Spark Ventures Partnership Trips to Zambia and Nicaragua. The majority of his/her responsibilities will include coordinating trip logistics needs both with travelers in the US, and vendors and travel service providers at the travel locations. The Partnership Trip Intern will also be responsible for trip promotion, process documentation and knowledge management in relation to the Spark Partnership Trips.

Responsibilities May Include
Logistics Coordination

  •  Coordinate all in-country logistics with travel service providers (to include: hotel stays, in-country transportation, pre-arranged meals, etc.)
  •  Track all communication with Partnership Trip Participants
  •  Maintain and update trip budgets based on anticipated expenses
  •  Conduct research on alternative travel service providers as necessary 
Trip Promotion
  •  Assist in the design and content development of marketing and promotional materials to recruit additional Partnership Trip Participants
Knowledge Management
  •  Maintain and update relevant portions of the corresponding Partnership Trip project plans
  •  Expand existing organizational documentation of standard trip procedures and communications
Monitoring & Evaluation
  •  Develop and implement a pre- and post-trip survey of all Partnership Trip Participants

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to careers@sparkventures.org. Please put “Partnership Trip Intern” in the subject of your email.


Internship Title: Spark Ventures Marketing and Communications Intern

Company: Spark Ventures

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Spark Ventures

Experience: Qualifications

  •  Previous work experience in a marketing or communications position is preferred but not required
  •  Strong writing and communication skills
  •  The ability to work independently on projects
  •  A high level of computer proficiency
  •  A familiarity with non-profit usage of social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  •  Basic familiarity with graphic design software preferred but not required
  •  Basic HTML experience preferred but not required

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 134 N LaSalle, 5th Floor Chicago, IL 60602

Internship Start: Thursday, May 1, 2014

Internship End: Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hours Per Week: 15 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Stephanie Denzer, Program Manager, denzer@sparkventures.org, (773) 293-6710

Description: Description of the Internship
The Spark Ventures Marketing and Communications Intern will work with a small team and gain valuable insight into the marketing and communications and PR needs at a small and growing nonprofit. The majority of his/her responsibilities will include writing for print and web, researching and pursuing press leads, updating Spark Ventures’ website and blog, managing Spark Ventures’ social media presence, as well as designing graphics and marketing materials.

Responsibilities May Include
Social Media

  •  Maintain and promote the Spark Ventures online presence via: Facebook, Twitter, blogs and other online marketing vehicles
Public Relations
  •  Assist in the design and creation of marketing and promotional campaigns to increase outreach
  •  Research and refine database of pertinent media outlets and industry publications in which Spark might be featured
  •  Develop a prioritized strategy to increase outreach to potential targets
  •  Develop and draft potential content for external use
Website/Online Presence
  •  Draft content for online communications to include: email newsletter articles, blog posts, web page content, etc.
  •  Review current web presence and provide and execute recommendations for areas of improvement
  •  Perform regular site updates including content, images and other document uploads
Office Management
  •  Serve as primary organizational contact for printing vendors; coordinate receipt of price quotes and execute print orders for all printed materials

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Email resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (maximum 2 pages) to careers@sparkventures.org. Please put “Marketing and Communications Intern” in the subject of your email.


Internship Title: Business and Entrepreneurship Fellowship

Company: Youth Organizations Umbrella

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Youth Organizations Umbrella

Experience: Qualifications for the business and entrepreneurship fellow include:

  • Previous experience working with youth is a plus
  • Applicants studying business or economics are preferred but we are open to individuals from a range of disciplines who display passion around the subject of entrepreneurship
  • Must be able to demonstrate academic achievement, minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred
  • Experience planning and delivering a curriculum is a plus
  • Must be available June 9-July 31st, Monday through Friday from 12:00-5:00pm
  • Must submit to background check and be fingerprinted
  • Highly collaborative, entrepreneurial and energetic personality

Dress Code: Dress code is casual but must be appropriate for working with youth

Paid or Unpaid: $1,000 stipend

Internship Location: 1027 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202

Internship Start: Monday, June 9, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 15, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: Allie Koolbeck, Special Projects Manager, (847) 866-1200, allie.koolbeck@youevanston.org

Description: Youth Organizations Umbrella (Y.O.U.) is pleased to announce its Business and Entrepreneurship Fellowship for the summer of 2014. The fellowship offers a graduate or upper-undergraduate student studying business or economics a full-time opportunity to teach low-income high school youth about business and entrepreneurship.

Specifically, the fellow will help lead and facilitate Y.O.U.'s Youth Entrepreneurship Summer (YES!) Camp - a summer program for high school youth designed to excite them around career paths in business and entrepreneurship. The program engages business leaders in the community to share their life and career experiences and mentor youth in designing their own business plans. These business plans are shared in a culminating business plan expo at the end of the summer. Our incredible 2013 cohort was able to spark their imaginations by taking a tour through 1871 with Troy Henikoff, the leader of the renowned start-up accelerator, Tech Stars, and then they pitched their final plans in the board room of Madison Dearborn. We’re looking forward to another unforgettable summer with our 2014 cohort!

In the beginning of the day, the fellow will support another summer learning program at our elementary or middle school level. During this time, the fellow will help create program materials and serve as a youth worker/workshop leader for youth in the program.

The Fellowship runs full time from June 9 through July 31. The first week offers Fellows a comprehensive orientation and training on Y.O.U., non-profit management, and positive youth development. The next nine weeks consist of high-impact YES! Camp programming. The YES! Fellow will help plan and deliver curriculum and engage YES! campers in activities and thought exercises which spark their entrepreneurial imaginations. The YES! Fellow will also be required to plan and lead field-trips to exciting businesses in downtown Chicago, and support each student company as they build plans around their innovative business ideas.


Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please visit the website above to complete the application and email Ellen Muench at ellen.muench@youevanston.org if you have questions.


Internship Title: Summer Internships at World Relief Chicago

Company: World Relief

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: World Relief

Experience: 

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, and to deal with issues promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
  • Flexible and motivated team player

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 3507 W. Lawrence Chicago, IL 60625

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Hannah Garber,Volunteer Resources Specialist, volunteer@wr.org, (443) 451-1900

Description: World Relief Chicago is seeking motivated summer interns to join our team, and we think you could be a great fit! Interning with World Relief is a great way to add an internationally recognized organization to a resume, and to gain a deeper understanding of relief and development work. 

Summer Positions:

  • Early Childhood Education Intern
  • Refugee Housing Services Intern
  • Refugee Resettlement Intern
  • Summer Learning Program Youth Services Intern

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: For position descriptions and application instructions, please visit www.worldrelief.org/volunteer. For more information please contact Volunteer@wr.org.


Internship Title: Marketing Intern

Company: Total Living Network

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Total Living Network

Experience: Suggested Majors: Business; Communication; Marketing; Motion Picture/Television; Radio
GPA Desired: at least 2.0

Dress Code: business casual

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 2880 Vision Court Aurora, IL 60506

Internship Start: Monday, May 26, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 29, 2014

Hours Per Week: Part-time

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Christine Fearnley, Marketing Coordinator, cfearnley@tln.com, (630) 801-3838

Description: TLN is looking for interns for the Marketing/Creative Services/On-Air Promotion department. Interns will assist in a wide variety of duties, including research and some hands-on creative responsibilities. This is a for school credit internship. It is an unpaid position. Hours are flexible

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: For more information and to apply, please send your resume with cover letter to cfearnley@tln.com.


Internship Title: Y.O.U. Inspire Fellows Program

Company: Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc.

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Youth Organizations Umbrella, Inc.

Experience: The Inspire Fellow should have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in and passion for youth services
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with a diverse group of team members and youth
  • Extraordinary teamwork and leadership skills
  • Passion for Y.O.U.'s mission of ensuring that all youth have the resources they need to thrive
  • Personal qualities of integrity and credibility
  • Be actively seeking or have already obtained an undergraduate or graduate degree

Dress Code: Employees should wear suitable clothing and appear neat, well groomed, and professional. Attire can be adjusted to accommodate the nature of program activity in which one is involved; however, clothing should not be revealing or inappropriate. When choosing how to dress, staff should keep in mind that they are role models for the youth they serve.

Paid or Unpaid: $1,000 stipend

Internship Location: 1027 Sherman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202

Internship Start: Monday, June 9, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 15, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: Allie Koolbeck, Special Projects Manager, (847) 866-1200, allie.koolbeck@youevanston.org

Description: Primary responsibilities of Inspire Fellows include:

  • Develop and facilitate youth activities in your chosen area that promote academic, social, and emotional development.
  • Supervise youth activities in a safe, sensitive, developmentally appropriate, positive manner.
  • Maintain positive, supportive relationships with youth.
  • Nurture supportive relationships with parents, school administrators, teachers, students, and community representatives.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers within Y.O.U., and with others in the community who offer information about, resources for, or services to young people in Evanston.
  • Maintain timely and accurate records concerning youth participation and outcomes.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement in Y.O.U. programming.

The Fellowship experience offers a unique opportunity for growth for students thinking about a career in youth development, education, the arts, or non-profits. Fellows are provided supervision through both formal and informal feedback to help them grow. In this way, fellows develop their leadership skills, enhance their understanding of youth development, and build their non-profit management skills.

 

For more information please visit, http://www.youevanston.org.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please visit website above to apply.


Internship Title: Early Childhood Ministries Summer Intern

Company: Christ Church of Oak Brook

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Christ Church of Oak Brook

Experience: 

  • computer skills,
  • communication skills,
  • organization skills,
  • eager to learn spirit,
  • enjoys children infant-kindergarten
  • enjoys working with other adults

Dress Code: modest dress, business casual, professional looking but nice jeans are fine.

Paid or Unpaid: $8.25 per hour

Internship Location: 501 Oak Brook Road (SW corner of York and 31st) Oak Brook, IL 60187

Internship Start: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 15, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Kathy Woods, Early Childhood Summer Intern, kwoods@cc-ob.org, (630) 321-6782

Description: The intern will help with administration, creative set up, leading other adult volunteers/teachers, nurturing the faith of children (infant-Kindergarten age) and encouraging parents. They will participate on the church staff and enjoy the other summer interns that work with kids first grade-high school.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: They will go to our church website and fill out the application. Look at the 'about us' tab and go to the 'employment' tab.


Internship Title: Marketing Internship

Company: AAAN

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: AAAN

Experience: 

  • Declared major in marketing
  • Exposure to social media
  • Customer service oriented

Dress Code: Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 222 Prospect Ave Park Ridge, IL 60068

Internship Start: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Internship End: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hours Per Week: 10 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Elaine Sotirakos, HRG, esotirakos@aana.com, (847) 655-8794

Description: Materials – New and/Revise – Electronic and Print:

  • General Brochure
  • Friends For Life Brochure
  • Program Poster with Deadline Dates
  • Videos – AANA and AANAF Leadership, Testimonials, L. Jordan, Vegas clips, etc.

Develop Prezi Presentations:
  • Advocate
  • General

Develop and Implement the following Surveys:
  • Lapsed/Major Donor questions
  • Program questions – would you attend a Research Workshop in Park Ridge?
  • Include link to encourage donation

Develop Visual Applications to enhance fundraising efforts:
  • Napkin Academy drawings for web and other media

Examine the integration in Telemarketing efforts with additional fundraising activities:
  • Pre and post integrated fundraising efforts

Evaluate the Website for EffectivenessL
  • Advocate web page
  • Student web page
  • Creative/exciting additions such as video, photos, testimonials

Provide an examination of the following activities:
  • Brand improvements
  • Orlando event signage and materials 
  • Auction signage
  • Social Media improvements – Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, other

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: To apply please visit www.aana.com under the About Us section.


Internship Title: Utilization Management Internship

Company: Meridian Health Plan

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Meridian Health Plan

Experience: 

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer/data entry skills
  • Telephone service skills
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL

Dress Code: The dress code for all employees is business casual. Blue jeans are acceptable on Friday, with some exceptions.

Paid or Unpaid: No fixed rate

Internship Location: 333 South Wabash Avenue Suite 2900 , Chicago, IL 60604

Internship Start: Monday, May 19, 2014

Internship End: Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: Nicole Mashburn, Recruiting Team Member, nicole.mashburn@mhplan.com, (312) 705-2900

Description: 

  • Receive and organize authorization requests and clinical information via fax or telephone
  • Enter demographic data into MCS making certain that all data fields are correct and all necessary CPT, ICD-9 and diagnostic codes are entered. Utilize appropriate resources or contact provider offices to clarify information as needed
  • Enter a system approval for all PCP authorizable services
  • Forward corporate authorization requests and accompanying clinical information to licensed reviewers
  • Fax processed requests back to appropriate provider offices
  • Manage telephone inquiries by logging onto appropriate phone queue and handling or forwarding calls as appropriate
  • Assist with phone coverage as needed
  • Make outgoing calls to members to conduct outreach related to MHP clinical priorities
  • Make outgoing calls to providers to request updated member information/medical record requests
  • Assist Community Health Outreach Workers (CHOW) in field, acting as point of contact for retrieval of patient demographic, contact or outstanding HEDIS data
  • Collect data and prepare weekly CHOW activity reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned such as faxing, filing and mailing

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please submit your resume to resume.il@mhplan.com


Internship Title: Summer Intern

Company: Gibbs & Soell

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Gibbs & Soell

Experience: 

  • Major in PR, Communications, Advertising or Journalism, with a strong desire to write and pursue a career in public relations.
  •  Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.00 (or B average), transcripts may be requested. 
  •  Work between 20-35 hours a week (approx. three days a week) for a minimum of 10 weeks on a set schedule.
  •  Demonstrated passion for learning.
  •  Housing in the Chicago area. 
  •  Current sophomore or junior standing

Dress Code: We are a level below business casual - while we occasionally dress business casual (e.g. for client visits), most of the time we wear jeans. NO flip-flops are allowed. Though this is a casual office, we ask that employees use their discretion to choose clothing that is appropriate for the office (no miniskirts, low-cut/strapless tops, spaghetti straps).

Paid or Unpaid: $15 per hour

Internship Location: 125 S Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60606

Internship Start: Monday, May 19, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 22, 2014

Hours Per Week: 20-35 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Sammi Esterman, Account Executive, sesterman@gibbs-soell.com, (312) 648-6700

Description: “There is no typical day,” is a common phrase in the PR world, and it rings true here at Gibbs & Soell. Internship duties vary depending on accounts and team needs, but we make it a point to involve our interns in a variety of projects so they can get the “real-world” experience they are seeking. Some of these tasks include, but are not limited to:

  •  Assisting in researching, interviewing and writing news releases, blogs, Web pages, fact sheets, articles, brochures and other materials. 
  •  Tracking results and creating measurement reports for clients using various metrics, content analysis and published results. 
  •  Participating in development of campaign plans – researching, brainstorming, etc. 
  •  Developing internal communications documents including case studies and newsletters. 
  •  Assisting with new business development – information-gathering, surveys, presentation materials, etc. 
  •  Assisting with media relations by creating media lists, pitching reporters and conducting follow-up activities.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: • Submit the following by April 23, 2014 to Sammi Esterman at sesterman@gibbs-soell.com. o Cover letter, including expected graduation date and summer availability. o Resume, including GPA and references.


Internship Title: Music/Audio Production Intern

Company: OneWay Ministries

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: OneWay Ministries

Experience: Interns would use a ProTools system and experience with ProTools is preferred.

Dress Code: No dress code

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 4170 Ogden Ave., Aurora, IL 60504

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Katie Willemssen, Internship Director, (630) 626-4990, internships@owm.org

Description: Music and audio production interns will work on many different OWM music and studio initiatives. Some of these include: worship album production, prayer audio production, and radio production. See more info at www.owm.org/internships.

Compensation: The internship is unpaid, however, interns have the option of raising support to cover their financial needs during their internship.

Summer 2014: June 2-August 8
Summer internships are M-F
Summer hrs per week: 40

Year-long Program Opportunities:
Our year-long “Filling the Gap” Program is a full-time (M-F) opportunity for college graduates or others with a year available can become part of the OWM staff to get ministry experience in accordance with their gifts and skills.
Compensation: “Gappers” raise their own support to provide for their financial needs.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Apply online today at www.owm.org/internships.


Internship Title: Writing Intern

Company: OneWay Ministries

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: OneWay Ministries

Experience: Passion, skill, and training in writing and a desire to use those traits to advance the gospel to the masses are strongly recommended.

Dress Code: No dress code

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 4170 Ogden Ave., Aurora, IL 60504

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Katie Willemssen, Internship Director, (630) 626-4990, internships@owm.org

Description: Writing interns will create compelling prayer resources and communications pieces. They will write compelling

  • nations summaries
  • missions radio spots to be broadcast on the radio
  • communications pieces sharing stories of God’s work in and through OWM

Compensation: The internship is unpaid, however, interns have the option of raising support to cover their financial needs during their internship.

Summer 2014: June 2-August 8
Summer internships are M-F
Summer hrs per week: 40

Year-long Program Opportunities:
Our year-long “Filling the Gap” Program is a full-time (M-F) opportunity for college graduates or others with a year available can become part of the OWM staff to get ministry experience in accordance with their gifts and skills.
Compensation: “Gappers” raise their own support to provide for their financial needs.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Apply online today at www.owm.org/internships.


Internship Title: Communications Intern

Company: OneWay Ministries

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: OneWay Ministries

Experience: Strong skills in at least one of the following is required:

  • web coding (basic HTML, CSS, PHP JavaScript if possible),
  • graphic design (Photoshop and InDesign),
  • photography
Interns will need a heart for using media to reach the multitudes around the world with the gospel.

Dress Code: No dress code

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 4170 Ogden Ave., Aurora, IL 60504

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Katie Willemssen, Internship Director, (630) 626-4990, internships@owm.org

Description: Interns will assist in public relations and marketing messages for the ministry, working with development and various ministry projects. They will work in one or more of the following areas: web coding, graphic design, photography, and social media. They will create web and print items from beginning to end. Interns will work on several projects they will be able to add to their portfolios.

Compensation: The internship is unpaid, however, interns have the option of raising support to cover their financial needs during their internship.

Summer 2014: June 2-August 8
Summer internships are M-F
Summer hrs per week: 40

Year-long Program Opportunities:
Our year-long “Filling the Gap” Program is a full-time (M-F) opportunity for college graduates or others with a year available can become part of the OWM staff to get ministry experience in accordance with their gifts and skills.
Compensation: “Gappers” raise their own support to provide for their financial needs.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Apply online today at www.owm.org/internships.


Internship Title: Missions Stateside Intern

Company: OneWay Ministries

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: OneWay Ministries

Experience: A heart for missions and a willingness to serve in any way needed.

Dress Code: No dress code

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 4170 Ogden Ave., Aurora, IL 60504

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Katie Willemssen, Internship Director, (630) 626-4990, internships@owm.org

Description: Missions Stateside interns will serve in a variety of capacities, touching on many of the overall goals and current projects at OWM. These interns usually work on at least 2 projects at a time, providing multiple experiences working on different teams and developing many sets of skills furthering God's Kingdom.

Missions Stateside projects will be in the following areas: communications, strategy, research, writing, general ministry support. Projects are assigned based on the intern's skills and interests. See more info at www.owm.org/internships.

Summer 2014: June 2-August 8
Summer internships are M-F
Summer hrs per week: 40

Compensation: The internship is unpaid, however, interns have the option of raising support to cover their financial needs during their internship.

Year-long Program Opportunities:
Our year-long “Filling the Gap” Program is a full-time (M-F) opportunity for college graduates or others with a year available can become part of the OWM staff to get ministry experience in accordance with their gifts and skills.
Compensation: “Gappers” raise their own support to provide for their financial needs.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Apply online today at www.owm.org/internships


Internship Title: Video Production Intern

Company: OneWay Ministries

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: OneWay Ministries

Experience: 

OneWay utilizes Macs and Final Cut Pro for all video projects. Passion, skill, and training in video editing and a desire to use those traits to advance the gospel to the masses are strongly recommended.

Dress Code: No dress code

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 4170 Ogden Ave., Aurora, IL 60504

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Katie Willemssen, Internship Director, (630) 626-4990, internships@owm.org

Description: Video editing interns will artistically create professional quality video-based prayer resources that will be distributed around the world, as well as create promo videos or documentaries for OneWay Ministries as needed. See examples of just some of these videos on www.prayercast.com. Find out more at www.owm.org/internships.

Summer 2014: June 2-August 8
Summer internships are M-F
Summer hrs per week: 40

Compensation: The internship is unpaid, however, interns have the option of raising support to cover their financial needs during their internship.

Year-long Program Opportunities:
Our year-long “Filling the Gap” Program is a full-time (M-F) opportunity for college graduates or others with a year available can become part of the OWM staff to get ministry experience in accordance with their gifts and skills.
Compensation: “Gappers” raise their own support to provide for their financial needs.

Application Deadline: Apply online today at

How to Apply: Apply online today at www.owm.org/internships


Internship Title: Summer Fellowship

Company: New Sector Alliance

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: New Sector Alliance

Experience: Ideal applicants are undergraduate juniors and seniors or recent graduates with a Bachelor’s degree.

Dress Code: Dress code for New Sector Alliance events is business casual. Dress code during work hours is determined by a fellow's individual host site policies.

Paid or Unpaid: $2,000 stipend per 11 weeks

Internship Location: 120 W. Madison Street Suite 200-3 , Chicago, IL 60602

Internship Start: Monday, June 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 15, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Jessica Paulsen, Chicago Program and Partnership Manager, recruiting@newsector.org, (312) 502-0237

Description: 

  • The New Sector Summer Fellowship program is an intensive, 11-week fellowshipprogram for undergraduate juniors, seniors, and recent college graduates.
  • Fellows are selected from a highly competitive pool to serve full-time with Boston, San Francisco and Chicago nonprofit and community organizations to help enable them to more effectively achieve their missions, while receiving training and support through our Social Impact Leadership Curriculum.
  • Each Fellow is matched with an individual mentor who provides support for host site projects, professional development and career planning. Mentors include management consultants and nonprofit leaders.
  • Students may begin the fellowship on either June 2 or June 16 depending on their academic schedule.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: To apply please visit http://newsector.org/content/apply-be-fellow


Internship Title: Youth Outreach Intern

Company: TreeHouse

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: TreeHouse

Experience: All applicants must love kids, care deeply about hurting families, and have a personal faith in Jesus Christ which is compatible with TreeHouse's statement of faith and philosophy of ministry. It is strongly preferred that applicants are in their junior or senior year of college or have completed their college degree, preferably in social work, psychology, education, youth/family ministry or a related field. The position is primarily responsible for providing guidance, mentorship, and support to teens through mentoring relationships. (This is a paid internship based on applicant's ability to raise 50% financial support through his/her personal network. Training will be provided.)

Dress Code: Casual

Paid or Unpaid: $3.3K for 11 weeks with $1.5K coming from interns personal fundraising.

Internship Location: 5666 Lincoln Drive Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55436

Internship Start: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Internship End: Friday, August 8, 2014

Hours Per Week: 45 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: Marcia Murray, Administrative Coordinator, mmurray@treehouseyouth.org, (952) 238-1010

Description: Interns learn and develop ministry skills for work with at-risk teens. Internships allow students to apply acquired knowledge and concepts to real life problems experienced by youth, parents, and families. Interns receive in-depth training and mentoring in this hands-on ministry role. Interns will learn:

  •  To assess the needs of teens
  •  To use reflective listening skills in a support group setting
  •  To design and implement Teen Hope lesson plans
  •  To develop appropriate and meaningful one to one relationships
  •  To manage time effectively, develop professionalism and set and maintain boundaries
  •  To plan and implement youth trips and/or activities
  •  To use conflict resolution skills
  •  To manage crowds and set boundaries for participants
  •  To integrate spirituality into programs that includes many non-Christians and unchurched teens
  •  To observe and facilitate support groups
  •  To network with community agencies and churches
  •  To work with youth from a family systems perspective within the TreeHouse model of outreach
  •  To bridge gaps between teens and parents, having learned a 'systems' approach to teens and their problems

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Interested candidates should go to www.treehouseyouth.org and complete application and submit along with their cover letter and resume to employment@treehouseyouth.org. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and share your calling to ministry in the letter.


Internship Title: Sports Information Coordinator

Company: Elite Baseball Training

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: Elite Baseball Training

Experience: 

  • Sports journalism capabilities
  • Knowledge of video shooting and editing
  • Use of I Movie or like program
  • Basic knowledge of baseball
  • Blogging and updating website
  • Social media assistant

Dress Code: Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Unpaid

Internship Location: 2524 W Argyle St. Chicago, IL 60625

Internship Start: Monday, May 12, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: Cory Zomick , Director of Baseball Operations, (630) 885-3017, cory@elitebaseballtraining.com

Description: 

Our company uses mass media to promote its baseball program and athletes within it. We have a high national following of college and professional scouts that we update through our use of social media and through our website. 

  • Interns would be responsible for:
  •  Filming game footage
  •  Editing videos for highlight reels
  •  Daily blogging about game results and human interest pieces for our website 
  •  Updating social media outlets regularly


There is local travel in Chicagoland for games. Select interns would travel out of region to cities like St. Louis, Nashville, Atlanta, and midwestern universities to report on our teams while they compete on the road. Travel is paid for.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Cory Zomick , Director of Baseball Operations, (630) 885-3017, cory@elitebaseballtraining.com