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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: Ministry Programs Intern

Company: Wheat Ridge Ministries

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Wheat Ridges Ministries

Experience: 

- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strategic thinking and analytical skills, including attention to detail
- Self-motivated, self-disciplined, well organized and dependable
- Able to multitask, plan, and prioritize assignments and activities
- Undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Nonprofit Management or a related field
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: $9.00 per hour

Internship Location: 1 Pierce Place Suite 250 E Itasca, Illinois 60143

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Anya Knodt, Assistant Director for Ministry Programs, anya@wheatridge.org, (630) 766-9066

Description: Description:
Wheat Ridge Ministries is a faith-based nonprofit organization that helps health and human care
initiatives get off the ground by providing the initial funding and support they need to thrive. Wheat Ridge is looking for an intern to assist in our ministry programs area. The intern will have the opportunity to sharpen valuable program management skills in preparation for a career in the nonprofit sector. Wheat Ridge also has departments of communication and development, which will offer opportunities for the intern to learn about those aspects of nonprofit work as well.

Responsibilities:
- Review and analyze information from past grant reports to determine long-term sustainability and success of grant projects
- Analyze reports from grantees to write summary reports on progress made over a grant term
- Assist with grant database clean-up and organization
- Review grant reports and update website with latest news from grant projects
- Research and update information for contact lists to assist with promotion of grant programs
- Assist with preparation for events
- Update annual conference schedule with workshop proposal submission deadlines
- Attend program site visits to meet grantees and learn more about projects supported
- Assist with various tasks as required by the other departments within Wheat Ridge Ministries

Application Deadline: 

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


Internship Title: Advertising Operations Intern

Company: Magnetic Media

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: Magnetic Media

Experience: - Major: Marketing or Advertising
- Interested in digital online advertising (search retargeting, site retargeting)
- Open to seniors about to graduate
- Must be familiar with Microsoft Office suite of products (especially Excel)
- Data driven
- Not afraid to ask questions

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 445 N Wells St Suite 303 Chicago, IL 60654

Internship Start: Monday, September 1, 2014

Internship End: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Hours Per Week: 8-16 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Ian Barbo, Campaign Manager - Advertising Operations, ian@magnetic.com, (508) 776-5265

Description: - Filtering/scrubbing Excel reports
- Reporting back to sales team the status of a campaign
- QA and upload creative into our system
- Learn about the only advertising world
- Optimizing campaigns to improve performance

Application Deadline: 

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


Internship Title: Political Internship

Company: Mel Thillens for State Representative

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: 

Experience: Some political knowledge, ability to communicate effectively

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: $1000 at completion of 100 hours

Internship Location: 680 Lee St. Des Plaines , IL 60016

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Ben Tracy, Assistant to Mel Thillens, bentracy05@gmail.com, (309) 824-7199

Description: The Mel Thillens for State Representative 2014 Internship Program will provide a hands-on learning experience for college and high school students. Interns will receive substantial exposure to the day-to-day operations of a state political campaign, including: strategy, tactics, fundraising, and voter persuasion efforts such as public rallies, telephoning, and door to door voter visits.

The Program will include two formal seminars. The first seminar will cover the structure and functions of Illinois state government and will be led by Mel Thillens and other elected officials. Interns will be required to read the United States Constitution and the Illinois Constitution to prepare for this seminar. The second seminar will cover campaign strategy and implementation.

In addition, the Program will include frequent discussions of policy issues such as job creation
and economic growth, the state budget, ethics, health care, education, gun control, and others. Interns will be provided with outside reading material to enhance the learning experience.

Program Requirements and Stipend
Service Hours. An intern must log 100 service hours by midnight on November 4, 2014
(Election Day) to complete the Internship Program.

Stipend. A stipend of $1000 will be awarded to each intern who completes the service hour requirement. Interns who complete the Program will also be eligible for additional bonuses
based on performance. The stipend and any additional bonus will be paid upon completion
of the Internship Program.

Leadership Opportunities
There will be leadership opportunities for interns who would like to have more responsibility
in the campaign. Leaders will be selected on the bases of interest, need, and ability.

Applications
If you would like to participate in the Mel Thillens for State Representative Internship Program, please e-mail a resume and the following information to mpthillens@gmail.com -- (1) Name; (2) Address; (3) Phone; (4) Email; (5) Age; (6) Grade in school (as of 9/2014); (7) Available start date; (8) Expected end date; (9) Any other time constraints (outside commitments, planned vacations, etc.); (10) Other comments or information you wish to share. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as received.

Paid for by Committee To Elect Mel Thillens. A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections
is (or will be) available for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, Illinois.

Application Deadline: 

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


Internship Title: Arts Administration Intern

Company: The Actors Gymnasium

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Ac

Experience: Successful candidates will possess:

• An interest in arts education, arts administration, development/fundraising, and circus/physical theatre
• Customer service experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and a friendly disposition
• Data analysis skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Gmail; the ability to learn new software programs quickly; graphic design & web design skills a plus
• Attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple deadlines

Note: candidates must satisfactorily pass a criminal background investigation and become certified as a mandated reporter.

Time Commitment:
• DATES: Two time periods are available –
o FALL/WINTER: This internship is ideally September 2 through to January 31.
o WINTER/SPRING: This internship is ideally January 5 through June 5.
o We will give preference to a qualified candidate who can commit to the entire 9 month period Sept 2, 2014 – June 5, 2015
• TIME: 10-12 hours a week, with some flexibility – although a regular weekly schedule will be expected. The office is open 10am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday. We are closed on most major holidays and for some extended times during the winter recess period.

Dress Code: None

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 927 Noyes Street Evanston , IL 60201

Internship Start: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, June 5, 2015

Hours Per Week: 10-12 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Actors Gymnasium, jobs@actorsgymnasium.org, (847) 328-2795

Description: 

ARTS ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP
2014-2015 YEAR

Arts Administration (Education & Development) Internship
The Actors Gymnasium Arts Administration Internship offers an opportunity for an emerging professional to learn a broad range of skills in some or all of these areas:

• Arts Education
• Non-Profit Administration
• Program Evaluations
• Fundraising & Development
• Box Office & House Management


This internship is designed for an early-career, aspiring arts administrator or a recently-graduated arts admin student who is looking to develop a wide range of skills, experiences and connections that will benefit her/him personally and professionally. Current college students will be considered if their schedule allows.

The intern will work directly with the Executive Director and the Education & Administrative Coordinator to gain an understanding of the day-to-day operations of a medium-sized non-profit arts organization.

Education:
Program evaluations; teacher, class, and facility organization; class registration, and reports on enrollment trends

Development:
Education grants, donor records, research, and events

Administration:
Contracts, merchandise sales, box office sales, playbill creation, phone support for all Actors Gymnasium activities, and other office functions

Stipend:
Although this is technically an unpaid internship, The Actors Gymnasium will provide an expense stipend of $100 per month during the internship, based on the regular work schedule. The intern will also be able to participate in one free class at The Actors Gymnasium each session for the duration of the internship.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume with 3 references to jobs@actorsgymnasium.org with "Arts Administration (Education & Development) Internship" in the subject line of the email. Please include how you found out about the internship, as well as your availability for the intern program


Internship Title: Production Assistant Intern

Company: The Actors Gymnasium

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: The Actors Gymnasium

Experience: 

Requirements of Successful Candidate:
• Interest in arts administration, production management, directing, stage management, or physical theatre preferred.
• Some experience in technical theatre – costume, lights, props, sound or sets - preferred.
• Ability to undergo and satisfactorily pass a criminal background investigation
• Positive outlook, friendly disposition
• Professional attitude
• Self motivated
• Proactive nature
• Strong desire to learn
• Strong Attention to detail
• High level of organization skills
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Customer service
• Ability to multi-task, self-manage and prioritize
• Comfortable working on a PC with Microsoft Office programs (word, excel, etc)
• Comfortable learning new software programs
• Work collaboratively with others
• Comfortable in fast paced environment - works well under pressure
• Strong critical thinking skills
• Ability to work under multiple supervisors

Dress Code: None

Paid or Unpaid: $100 per month

Internship Location: 927 Noyes Street Evanston, IL 60201

Internship Start: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, June 5, 2015

Hours Per Week: 12 -18 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Actors Gymnasium, jobs@actorsgymnasium.org, (847) 328-3495

Description: PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
2014-2015 YEAR

Production Internship Program
The Actors Gymnasium Production Internship is a semester- or year-long position (5-9 months). The intern will take on tasks and projects, and learn a broad range of skills and experiences in some or all of these areas:

• Production Management
• Directing
• Technical Direction
• Stage Management
• Non-profit Arts Administration

The intern will work directly with the Artistic Director of Programming, Stage Management team, and other department managers and staff as needed. The intern will gain an understanding of the day-to-day operations of a medium-sized non-profit arts organization, specifically with regards to Production. Direct experience in a circus-theatre rehearsal room will be an integral part of duties of this position.

This internship is designed for an early-career, aspiring production manager, stage manager, director or a recently-graduated student who is looking to develop a wide range of skills, experiences and connections that will benefit her/him personally and professionally. Current college students will be considered if their schedule allows.

As the first intern dedicated to Production, you will help shape the expansion of this position and the direction it takes. Past interns of The Actors Gymnasium have gone on to full time arts administration jobs at Chicago area theatres including our own.

About The Actors Gymnasium
The Actors Gymnasium is a Circus and Performing Arts organization dedicated to bringing a new physicality to the American Theatre. Encouraging ground-breaking theatrical exploration, The Actors Gymnasium teaches circus arts, physical theatre and multi-disciplinary performance to children and adults; produces original, daring works of circus-theatre; and serves as a talent resource, providing performance opportunities to our students and innovative professional event entertainment for a wider audience. At The Actors Gymnasium, people Learn To Fly - physically, emotionally, and creatively. For more information, please visit www.actorsgymnasium.org
Time Commitment:
• DATES: Two time periods are available –
o FALL/WINTER: This internship is ideally September 2 through to January 31.
o WINTER/SPRING: This internship is ideally January 5 through June 5.
o We will give preference to a qualified candidate who can commit to the entire 9 month period Sept 2, 2014 – June 5, 2015
• TIME: 12-18 hours a week, with some flexibility – although a regular weekly schedule will be expected. The office is open 10am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday. We are closed on most major holidays and for some extended times during the winter recess period.

Stipend:
Although this is technically an unpaid internship, The Actors Gymnasium will provide an expense stipend of $100 per month during the internship, based on the regular work schedule.


Type of Tasks Intern Might Expect to Work On:

• Assist and support the Artistic Director of Programming, Production Directors and Stage Managers
• Assist Artistic Director of Programming with designer and production team communication, contracting, planning, and coordination.
• Work with Artistic Director of Programming or other show directors on a wide variety of tasks. These may include research, rigging, prop construction and procurement, set-piece building and various show-related errands
• Assist in costume, prop and rigging storage organization.
• Assist Stage Manager with show specific organizational duties and rehearsal preparation.
• Attend show rehearsals
• Customer service; answering phones, emails and door traffic
• General Office support: photocopying, filing, mailings, cleaning, and other basic office functions
• Other duties as assigned


Application Deadline: August 6th, 2014

How to Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume with 3 references to jobs@actorsgymnasium.org with the subject line “Production Intern”. Please include how you found out about the internship, as well as your availability for the intern program.


Internship Title: Staff Accountant

Company: Rose Pest Solutions

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: R

Experience: 

  • Seeking a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Strong understanding of the general ledger, debits and credits
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must have strong organizational, analytical, and time-management skills
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: $15 per hour

Internship Location: 414 Frontage Rd Northfield, IL 60093

Internship Start: Friday, August 15, 2014

Internship End: Friday, February 27, 2015

Hours Per Week: 20 -40 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Daniel Yunez, Controller, d.yunez@rosepestcontrol.com, (847) 441-8300

Description: We are looking for a highly self-motivated, driven individual willing to learn the ropes when it comes to running a small business. Basic job duties will include monthly balance sheet and bank reconciliations, managing accounts payables and receivables, investigating and resolving invoice discrepancies, and working with the CEO and CFO in analyzing financial statements.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers@rosepestcontrol.com


Internship Title: Customer Relations Representative

Company: State Farm Insurance

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: S

Experience: 

•Sales experience (outside sales or inside sales representative, retail sales associate, or telemarketing) preferred
•Interest in marketing products and services based on customer needs
•Organizational skills
•Self-motivated
•Ability to multi-task
•Bilingual - Spanish preferred
•Property & Casualty license (must be able to obtain)

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 1923 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60622

Internship Start: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Internship End: Friday, July 17, 2015

Hours Per Week: 20 - 40 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Michelle Starks, State Farm Agent, michell@michellestarks.com, (312) 850-1000

Description: 

•Develop leads, schedule appointments, identify customer needs, and market appropriate products and services.
•Provide prompt, accurate, and friendly customer service. Service can include responding to inquiries regarding insurance availability, eligibility, coverages, policy changes, transfers, claim submissions, and billing clarification.
•Use a customer-focused, needs-based review process to educate customers about insurance options.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please complete our application by the link below -http://MichelleStarks.SFAgentJobs.com/j/04x70. We will follow up with you on the next steps in the interview process


Internship Title: Senator Richard Durbin Intern

Company: Senator Richard Durbin

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Senator Richard Durbin

Experience: Strong communication skills, organizational skills, and ability to follow instructions

Dress Code: Business appropriate

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 230 S. Dearborn Suite 3892 Chicago, IL 60604

Internship Start: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Internship End: Friday, December 19, 2014

Hours Per Week: 16

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Alicia Johnson, Internship Coordinator, Alicia_Johnson@durbin.senate.gov, (312) 353-4952

Description: We try to match an intern's skills with the needs of our office. In the time you spend here, you will experience much of what we do on a day-to-day basis. You will assist staff in matters involving federal agencies, work with our press and scheduling offices, and help manage our front desk. As in any work environment, interns are expected to work hard and act professionally at all times.

Application Deadline: 

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


Internship Title: Junior Associate Internship

Company: Lisa M. Dietlin and Associates, Inc. (LMDA)

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Lisa M. Dietlin and Associates, Inc. (LMDA)

Experience: 

The successful candidate will need to have computer knowledge and proficiency especially in the areas of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and other programs.

Further, the successful candidate will be a quick study, willing to learn new things, outgoing, assertive and a “thinker”. S/he will be someone who is organized, detail-oriented, and with proven time management skills. LMDA operates at a quick pace and the successful candidate will need to operate at this pace also and possess strong time management skills.

Ideally, s/he should demonstrate an interest in philanthropy and development work and adhere to the strictest of confidentiality and ethical behavior.

Dress Code: Business casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: PO Box 7029 Chicago , IL 60680

Internship Start: Monday, September 1, 2014

Internship End: Monday, December 1, 2014

Hours Per Week: 20 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact:  Natalie Archie, Associate, info@lmdietlin.com, (773) 772-4465

Description: 

The responsibilities of a Junior Associate Intern can include the following however, please note that LMDA works to tailor internships to each individual and their specific goals:

Client Work
  • Research client and philanthropic issues
  • Other client work and projects as assigned
  • Assist with prospect research for clients
  • Assist with managing databases and excel spreadsheets for clients
  • Schedule meetings with clients
  • Assist with client requests
  • Assist with phone calls to schedule meetings with prospective major gift donors (if position is located in the LMDA offices)
  • Prepare and send packages/information to clients and potential clients (if position is located in the LMDA offices)
  • Willingness to attend client meeting(s) and/or business development meeting(s) (if position is located in the LMDA offices)
Operations and Administrative Work
  • Draft follow-up correspondence
  • Prepare materials for meetings
  • Data entry
  • Assist in maintaining internal spreadsheets
  • Assist in editing, copying, and delivery of documents
  • Communicate messages among staff
  • File client and administrative documents
  • Answer phones (if position is located in the LMDA offices)
  • Assist with collating and binding of proposals, presentation packets, and final reports
  • Assist in maintaining internal spreadsheets
  • Prepare mailings, mail merges, and email blasts
  • Assist with internal and external correspondence
  • Assist in updating and maintaining the LMDA database Participation in weekly staff meetings and retreats
  • Other work as assigned

Marketing Work
  • Work to expand social media reach (i.e., Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Assist with speaking engagements (i.e., logistics, scheduling, etc.)
  • Assist with blog
  • Assist with book signings (i.e., securing them, logistics, etc.)
  • Assist with electronic media (i.e., television appearances, radio, online videos, etc.)
  • Assist with YouTube channel (i.e., upload videos, digitize videos, etc.)
  • Search for appearances of LMDA and/or LMD in publications
  • Send information requested by groups seeking a speaker
  • Seek out speaking engagement opportunities
  • Respond to RFPs for speaking engagements
  • Other work as assigned

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to the contact listed


Internship Title: Paraplanner Intern

Company: Northwestern Mutual

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: N

Experience: 

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: $8.25 per hour

Internship Location: 5215 Old Orchard Rd. Suite 1200 Skokie, Illinois 60077 United States

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Chelsea Maroney, Training & Development Coordinator, chelsea.maroney@nm.com, (847) 663-7009

Description: 

Job Summary:
The Paraplanner Intern will work in an environment where s/he will be responsible for generating investment proposals and paper work, comprehensive financial plans, and responding to the inquiries of financial representatives. Perfect opportunity for those seeking financial services or industry experience in financial planning.

Key Responsibilities
  • Construct personal needs and/or planning analysis to determine retirement, education, survivorship, disability, long term care, and/or asset allocation needs.
  • Construct investment proposals for variable annuities and brokerage platform.
  • Analyze prospective and current clients’ portfolios based on completed Risk Profiles taking into account time horizon, current asset structure, costs, etc
  • Be able to effectively communicate findings to representatives
  • Respond to rep inquiries involving market sensitive information, asset allocation, security selection, sales charges/fees.
  • Complete annual review of accounts
  • Thoroughly case note all dealings with accounts/reps/reps’ staff
  • Support the planning department with miscellaneous tasks

Software/Program Knowledge (all technology to be trained on the job):
Morningstar Advisor Workstation
NMCIR
NetX360
The Network Connection
Microsoft Office
Envestnet
Personal Planning Analysis Tool (PPA)

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to the contact listed above


Internship Title: Co Musical Director

Company: McGaw YMCA

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: McGaw YMCA

Experience: As a member of the Brillianteen Adult Showboard, the Musical Advisor assists in overseeing the musical direction of the show. S/he works closely with the directors, combo band, and vocal coaches and is responsible for advising the Youth Musical Director during auditions, rehearsals, and performances. Must be able to play the piano and read music.

Dress Code: Casual. Must be able to move around

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 1000 Grove Evanston, IL 60622

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hours Per Week: 20-25 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Fixed

Contact: Bronwen Sandor, Brillianteen Leader, bronwens@mcgawymca.org, (847) 475-7400

Description: Other duties include guiding youth and establishing rehearsal etiquette

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact listed


Internship Title: Non-for-Profit Internship

Company: Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Experience: 

  •  Commitment to BN Mission 
  •  Fundamental professionalism 
  •  Team player and ability to work independently 
  •  Adaptability, creativity, motivation 
  •  Ability to work with confidential information 
  •  Excellent organization, computer skills (Microsoft Office applications), written and verbal communication/ Spanish speaking a plus

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 55 West Wacker Drive Suite 1100 Chicago, IL 60601

Internship Start: Monday, September 1, 2014

Internship End: Monday, December 15, 2014

Hours Per Week: TBD

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Alex Shalak, Office Manager, ashalak@bearnecessities.org, (312) 214-1200

Description: We are currently looking to fill 5 different internship slots:

1. Focus: Marketing & PR 
Reports to: Director of Marketing & PR

  •  Assist Director with press releases for Bear Hug, events, other foundation news
  •  Support Digital and Social Media Efforts
  •  Assist with Web and Digital Efforts 
  •  Help manage and update agency’s web listings
  •  Assist with Content Development
  •  Assist with SEO and Web Design if capable
  •  Support Branding Efforts thru Creative thinking
  •  Organize agency’s video library
  •  Other related projects as assigned

2. Focus: Programs and Services 
Reports to: Director of Programs and Services
  •  Manage Bear Hug coordination as needed
  •  Manage Hospital Lunches and Dinners as needed
  •  Recruit restaurant donors
  •  If Spanish speaking - coordinate Bear Hugs of Spanish speaking families
  •  Other related projects as assigned

3. Focus: Event Coordination 
Reports to: Director of Special Events
  •  Help plan and prepare designated fundraising and outreach events
  •  Assist with volunteer recruitment and day-of event activities
  •  Work with BN staff and volunteers with other event needs as needed
  •  Some evening and weekend hours may be required

4. Focus: Operations 
Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations
Office Manager
  •  Assist as needed with donor data entry and reconciliation
  •  Data Base Management Support
  •  Advocacy Support –Outreach and Research

5. Focus: Development and Research for Grant Applications 
Reports to: Director of Development
• The grant writer must gain a complete understanding of the program for which he or she is requesting funding. To do this, the writer will perform comprehensive research into the project
• Perform in-depth research into grant-making organizations
• Write grant applications that display meticulous grammar and spelling
• Analyze the feasibility of the project's budget
• Research each grant-making association's guidelines
• After submitting a grant proposal, keep in contact with each grant-making organization to check on the progress
• If requested, submit progress reports to any grant-making organization that has funded a program

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact listed above. Please mention which position you are interested in and attach your resume


Internship Title: Web and Graphics Summer Intern

Company: Gane Brothers & Lane

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Gane Brothers & Lane

Experience: 

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: 10 per hour

Internship Location: 1400 Greenleaf Ave. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 15-25 hours per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Kathy Polla, Marketing Director, intern@ganebrothers.com, (847) 593-3364

Description: Help us rebuild our website from the ground up! This is a fantastic opportunity and great resume builder for someone who is able to build websites using CSS and HTML.

You MUST have the following skills to apply:
Advanced knowledge in HTML and CSS
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
Experience with web design and user-interface design
Familiarity with office productivity tools such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Bonus Points if you know your stuff when it comes to:
Product photography
Search Engine Optimization
Google AdWords
Constant Contact (or something like it…)
Blogs (Wordpress or Drupalgardens)

And finally, please be:
Hardworking and professional
Organized
Okay to not be micro-managed
Willing to contribute your ideas
Okay with a mostly casual work environment
Ready to bring both structure and creativity to the website
Ready to work with someone who appreciates your point of view on the form and function of the site


Please reply with a resume to: Kathy Polla, kpolla@ganebrothers.com.

Must show examples of your work. If you are showing web work, please specify what you did: (ie, coding only, front end only, flash animation, the whole thing, etc)

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact listed above


Internship Title: Social Services Intern

Company: Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Chicago Lights: Elam Davies Social Service Center

Experience: • Bachelors/Masters Degree or actively seeking a degree in social work, nonprofit management, or related field. 
• Comfort in working with individuals experiencing homelessness
• Database (Microsoft Access) experience preferred; Microsoft Word and Excel experience preferred
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
• Strong organizational skills
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule
• Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion
• Preference for working in a team environment with shared responsibilities and decision-making 
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Dress Code: Business casual (jeans are appropriate). Modest clothing and closed-toed shoes.

Paid or Unpaid: Not Listed

Internship Location: 126 E Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611

Internship Start: Monday, September 1, 2014

Internship End: Friday, May 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: 16- 40 per work

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Abby Farnham, Guest Services Manager, afarnham@chicagolights.org, (312) 274-3826

Description: The primary responsibilities of interns at the EDSSC include, but are not limited, to the following:
• Daily Operations/Direct/Emergency Services: The interns respond to incoming calls from reception and outside phone calls; schedules appointments; assists with donations and food pantry operations; and addresses guests’ needs through direct service delivery. Interns also assists with the Bag Lunch Program and Share Shop clothing closet.
• Case Management: Work with other EDSSC staff to provide one-on-one case management to guests in need. This includes assessment, goal setting/achievement, and support.
• Specialty Projects: Assist other EDSSC staff in specialty projects such as the GCFD Hunger Walk, Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment, and others. 
• Record Keeping: Maintains accurate records of individual guest’s contacts through written case notes and daily statistics.

Additional Responsibilities:
Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: 
•Assisting with volunteer coordination, setup, and program implementation at weekly community meal.
• Participate in a Street Outreach program.
• Team/Supervisor Meetings: Meet with Supervisor for weekly supervision, and actively participate in weekly team meetings. 
•Confidentiality: Maintain confidentiality of guest information in all written, oral or electronic forms. 
•Other duties as assigned or as needed.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: