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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: College Possible AmeriCorps and VISTA Positions

Company: College Possible

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: College Possible

Experience: College degree required. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated leadership skills, a high level of achievement in academics, employment and/or other pursuits, and a commitment to the mission of College Possible. We welcome candidates of all academic majors to apply.

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: Stipend

Internship Location: 540 Fairview Ave. N, Ste. 304 St. Paul, MN 55104

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Contact: Geoff Wilson, AmeriCorps & VISTA Manager, GWilson@collegepossible.org, (612) 288-9455

Description: 

College Possible is a growing nonprofit dedicated to coaching low-income students to-and-through college, breaking the cycle of poverty and empowering our workforce. Our rigorously-tested model earns top-of-field results that have helped 98 percent of students served earn admission to college and supported nearly 80 percent through graduation. A 2011 Harvard study found that the program more than doubles a student's chance of enrolling in a four-year college.

Our after-school services include (1) academic support through ACT/SAT test preparation; (2) college application assistance; (3) financial aid consulting; (4) guidance in the college transition; and (5) support toward college degree completion.

As an AmeriCorps organization, College Possible is recruiting college graduates to serve for one year to help make a college degree and college success possible for low-income students. With positions ranging from working directly with students to writing grants to coordinating events, there are many opportunities offered. Not only do College Possible AmeriCorps members make a difference in their community, they gain valuable experience for their next job or graduate school endeavor.

I. Available AmeriCorps and VISTA Positions

Coaching:

A. AmeriCorps High School Coach
Serve as a College Possible coach in a high school. Support juniors by providing ACT/SAT test preparation and work with students on an individual basis providing subject specific assistance. Guide seniors as they complete the college application process including: essay writing, applications for admission, scholarships, and the FAFSA. Reports to Program Team.

B. Virtual Advising AmeriCorps Member
Support a group of high-achieving, low-income students in a virtual environment. Help link students to information and resources, including college search materials, campus visit programs and scholarship programs. Create resources to help guide students through the college search, application and financial aid processes. Develop relationships with students, as well as representatives from selective colleges and scholarship programs. Assist with planning workshops for high-achieving College Possible students.

C. AmeriCorps College Coach
Serve as a coach for College Possible student alumni as they transition from high school into college. Maintain communication and offer services to alums in college either from a college campus or College Possible Headquarters. Help link students to student services already available on campus, and plan on- and off-campus events for alums. Reports to Program Team.

Community Partnerships and Program Enrichment:

D. High School Community Partnerships AmeriCorps Member
Support College Possible's high school programming by building and supporting partnerships to serve high school students. This includes organizing College Prep Talks, college planning workshops for middle and early high school students; conceiving and organizing two program-wide community service days for College Possible students; organizing four practice ACT exams for high school juniors and serving as lead sub for junior coaches; and supporting summer bridge programming for high school seniors. Research policies, timelines, and resources specific to Minnesota for partners such as high schools, colleges, scholarships, summer programs, etc.

E. College Community Partnerships AmeriCorps Member
Support College Possible's college partnership efforts via College Possible Connects. This includes organizing campus visits to College Possible Explore partner colleges; coordinating support services to College Possible Bridge partner colleges; and working with Leadership Team members to develop new partnerships for the site. In addition, this person will organize the annual Launch celebration to be held at a College Possible Connects campus; serve as lead substitute for senior coaches; and support summer bridge programming for students transitioning from first to second year of college. Research policies, timelines, and resources specific to Minnesota for partners such as high schools, colleges, scholarships, summer programs, etc.

F. College Relations VISTA (St. Paul only)
Develop and manage College Possible's new college relations strategy, College Possible Connects, designed to connect students with colleges that are strategic partners. Develop and integrate a system that engages colleges at three levels of partnership: Explore, Bridge, and Collaborate. Design systems and structures to support sites as they execute this strategy, and prepare tools to communicate with and build college partnerships, including building a new revenue stream for the organization.

External Relations and Organizational Expansion:

G. Communications VISTA
Serve on the external relations team by providing direct support in media relations, strategic communications, and marketing. Specific projects include: writing for newsletters, website, and news releases; graphic design projects; photography of coaches & students for publications; and website maintenance. Reports to External Relations Team.

H. Development VISTA
Serve on external relations team by providing direct support on fundraising initiatives. Projects include: event planning, writing for grant proposals and letters; maintaining a grants calendar; conducting internet donor research, and soliciting in-kind donations from local businesses. Reports to External Relations Team.

I. National Expansion VISTA (St. Paul only)
Develop the National office's capacity to manage and integrate new College Possible sites. Build capacity to increase the scale and reach of College Possible services by conducting research on prospective funders, community based organizations, and local governments to inform expansion strategy. Build the infrastructure of new sites in early start-up phase by creating opportunities for the implementation of College Possible's program, culture, and general operations at new sites.

J. High School Program VISTA (St. Paul only)
Create systems that centralize and standardize programmatic initiatives in order to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of programming. Collaborate with professional evaluators and Leadership Team members in implementing programmatic evaluation. Draft written materials outlining organizational efforts and procedures. Plan and sustain exploration efforts for new and start-up branches.

K. College Program VISTA (St. Paul only)
Create systems that centralize and standardize programmatic initiatives for the College Program. Draft written materials outlining standardized organizational systems and procedures to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the College Program. Plan and sustain exploration efforts for new and start-up branches. Collaborate with professional evaluators and leadership team in implementing programmatic evaluation.

L. Human Resources VISTA (St. Paul only)
Serve with the Director of Human Resources (HR) in College Possible's national office to build and improve our systems for hiring and training College Possible Leadership Team members during this period of intense growth. The VISTA will utilize the recommendations of College Possible's Strategic Human Capital Management Plan to build the capacity of the human resources team in a growing organization.

M. Operations VISTA (St. Paul only)
Expand the scale and reach of College Possible by developing systems and structures that streamline College Possible operations so that current, and especially new, sites have the necessary information and tools to operate efficiently and effectively.

N. VISTA Leader (St. Paul only)
Develop the National office's capacity to manage the VISTA program for efficiently and effectively. Collaborate with the AmeriCorps and VISTA Manager to support 19 VISTAs across the organization in five states. Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of VISTA recruitment and reporting practices. **Must have served at least one previous full term as a VISTA to apply**

Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadline: 

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


Internship Title: Web and Graphics Intern

Company: Gane Brothers & Lane

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Gane Brothers & Lane

Experience: 

You MUST have the following skills to apply:
  • Proficient with Drupal
  • Advanced knowledge in HTML and CSS
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience with web design and user-interface design
  • Familiarity with office productivity tools such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: $10.00 per hour

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

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 10-20 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

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

Description: Help us build our new website! This is a fantastic opportunity and great resume builder for someone who is able to build websites using Drupal.

You MUST have the following skills to apply:

  • Proficient with Drupal
  • Advanced knowledge in HTML and CSS
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • 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

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please send resume to the contact listed. Must show examples of your work. If you are showing web work, please specify what you did: (i.e., coding only, front end only, flash animation, the whole thing, etc.)


Internship Title: Staff Accountant Intern

Company: Eilts and Associates

Not-for-Profit: 

Website: Eilts and Associates

Experience: Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Finance, Business Administration or Accounting majors preferred). Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Dress Code: 

Paid or Unpaid: Commensurate with experience

Internship Location: Chicago, IL 3711 N. Ravenswood Avenue Suite 105 60613

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Contact: Suzanne Kszastowski, HR Manager, suzanne@eiltscpa.com, (773) 525-6171

Description: A small public accounting firm at a great location on the North Side of Chicago is seeking a staff accountant intern who is raring to go! Self-starters who possess the ability to work independently are encouraged to apply to this laid back work environment. We provide hands on training and a friendly support system as you learn the ropes.

Description: Work with clients directly. Programs used most frequently would be Quickbooks and Microsoft Excel. Must be willing to learn basic tax preparation.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Finance, Business Administration or Accounting majors preferred). Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 

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


Internship Title: Digital Communications Intern

Company: Susan G Komen Chicago Affiliate

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Susan G Komen Chicago Affiliate

Experience: 

Required Skills & Education:
• Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.
• Passionate about social media
• Have strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Offices (i.e. Word, Excel)
• Web and/or graphic design experience preferred
• Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a college or university

Other:
• Ability to lift / carry 15 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
• Position will need to use their personal computer
• Candidate may be subject to a criminal background check.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 8765 W. Higgins Road Suite 401 Chicago, IL 60631

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Saturday, January 31, 2015

Hours Per Week: 15-20 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Stephanie Chan, Manager – Development & Volunteer Programs, Volunteer@komenchicago.org, (773) 444-0061

Description: 

The Digital Communications Intern will assist the Affiliate with social media including e-newsletter campaigns, Facebook, Twitter, website and other digital media.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Clarify objectives and track progress of social media growth
• Create social media calendar for upcoming months
• Research and report on new social media trends and services.
• Write new content for Komen Chicago Facebook, Twitter and other accounts to promote Komen’s programs and drive website traffic
• Work with staff and social media virtual volunteers on training and social media updates

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Chan Vo. Please put the intern job title and your first and last name in the subject of the email.


Internship Title: Development Intern

Company: Susan G Komen Chicago Affiliate

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Susan G Komen Chicago Affiliate

Experience: 

Required Skills & Education:
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Flexible scheduling preferred.
• Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong time-management, organizational and research skills.
• Quick learner with the ability to self-motivate
• Have strong computer skills, including strong experience in Microsoft Offices (i.e. Word, Excel)
• Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or be a graduate of a college or university
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to drive to events.

Other:
• Ability to lift / carry 15 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
• Position will need to use their personal computer
• Candidate may be subject to a criminal background check.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 8765 W. Higgins Road Suite 401 Chicago, IL 60631

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Saturday, January 31, 2015

Hours Per Week: 15-20 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Stephanie Chan, Sr. Manager – Development & Volunteer Programs, volunteer@komenchicago.org, (773) 444-0061

Description: 

The Development Intern will assist the Development team with various fundraising areas particularly in the area of special events, with opportunities to assist with partnership solicitation, database management, mailings and general donor outreach.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist with Breast Cancer Awareness month – event fulfillment/activation, communications, logistics, etc.
• Assist with the launch/opening of the Chicago Mother’s Day Race for the Cure.
• Assist with affiliate special events including, but not limited to, Race for the Cure®, Yoplait Campaign, Wacoal Fit for the Cure®, and Volley for the Cure®.
• Communicate with past and future donors via phone calls, e-mail and mailings
• Other duties as assigned

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Chan Vo, Sr. Manager – Development & Volunteer Programs. Please put the intern job title and your first and last name in the subject of the email.


Internship Title: Discovery Communications Spring 2015 Internship Opportunities

Company: Discovery Communications

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: Discovery Communications

Experience: 

Qualifications:
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full time student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)
  • Must be an undergraduate Junior, Senior, or a Graduate student
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: $9 per hour

Internship Location: Chicago, IL 401 North Michigan Avenue Suite 3000, Chicago 60611

Internship Start: Monday, February 2, 2015

Internship End: Friday, April 24, 2015

Hours Per Week: 20 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Samantha Piccirillo, Campus Relations Coordinator, Intern_Program@discovery.com, (240) 662-6518

Description: 

What could be cooler than interning at the home of Shark Week for 27 years running, the place where the Cake Boss creates his masterpieces or where you can see the world’s cutest puppies playing “ruff” during Puppy Bowl? Through the Discovery INternship Program, INterns have the unique opportunity to learn about the entertainment and media industry from the world’s #1 pay-TV programmer through a paid 12 week internship. Through hands on learning experiences, mentorship, executive speakers, and networking INterns will have the opportunity to learn about Discovery’s mission, values, culture, and commitment to quality programming, products and services. In turn, INterns will be able to showcase their unique talents, cultivate their skills and have fun while doing it. Discovery INterns are natural curiosity seekers who think creatively to succeed at any task put in front them. They possess ambition and tenacity that a llows them to aim for the stars and beyond. Are you curious? See for yourself what it’s like to be a #DiscoveryINtern on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
This spring, our 12 week semester will be held from February 2nd, 2015 through April 24th, 2015.
Our INternships are paid opportunities, credit is not required, however we will provide documentation if necessary.
Interviewing will take place from September through December. A Discovery INtern team member will contact you should your experiences and interests match an open internship position.
Opportunities available in:
• Accounting & Finance
• Ad Sales
• Communications & Public Relations
• Creative & Design
• Digital Media
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Legal
• Marketing
• Media Technology & Engineering
• TV Development
• TV Production
• Research & Insights
• Scheduling/Programming
• Social Media
• Talent Casting

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1pay-TV programmer reaching more than two billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories.
Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through nearly 200 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network.
Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of 20 television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is the leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of digital textbooks, and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3.
Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
Discovery Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply:  To view our open opportunities and to apply please visit: https://careers-discovery.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchPositionType=8710


Internship Title: Impact Fellows Program

Company: Youth Organizations Umbrella

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Youth Organizations Umbrella

Experience: 

The Impact Fellow should have the following qualifications:
• A deep passion for working with youth and families
• 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, emotional maturity, and credibility; a demonstrated history of using good judgment.
• Positive decision making experience both as an individual and in a group setting.
• Be actively seeking or have already obtained an undergraduate or graduate degree
• Ability to commit to 3 weekday after school sessions, which run between the hours of 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm, per week. Please note program hours fluctuate by site.

Dress Code: Casual

Paid or Unpaid: $700 Stipend

Internship Location: 1027 Sherman Ave Evanston, IL 60202

Internship Start: Monday, September 29, 2014

Internship End: Friday, December 12, 2014

Hours Per Week: 12-15 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Tara Dolan, Human Resources Coordinator, tara.dolan@youevanston.org, (847) 866-1200

Description: Y.O.U. is seeking applicants for its Fall 2014 Impact Fellows Program. Impact Fellows serve as youth workers and workshop leaders at Y.O.U.’s afterschool programs in Evanston and Skokie, IL. This Fellowship offers undergraduate and graduate students an exciting opportunity to learn best practices, impact kids' lives, and prepare for a career in youth development, education, or the non-profit sector.

Fellows are asked to devote at 12-15 onsite hours a week to the program from September 29, 2014 through December 12, 2014 and are provided with a one-time stipend of $700 to support their time. The highly selective Impact Fellowship is aimed at talented, motivated, and caring students who seek to:

1. Make a Difference in the Lives of Youth

Y.O.U.'s vision is that all youth acquire the skills, self-confidence, and opportunity to participate fully, freely, and responsibly in the life of the community. Y.O.U.'s afterschool program provides youth with academic support and social and emotional enrichment every day at no cost to families.

Primary responsibilities of the Impact Fellow include:
• Support youth three days a week by serving as youth workers and workshop leaders for Y.O.U.’s afterschool program
• Help lead workshops on social and emotional enrichment and life skills
• Develop, implement and facilitate academic, cultural, artistic and recreational enrichment activities
• Deliver small group instruction and homework help in a safe and structured environment
• Engage youth in meaningful service learning projects
• Build positive relationships with youth that support their success and well-being in and out of school time
• Help youth build healthy positive relationships with each other, with adults, and with their families

2. Develop crucial career and life skills

The Impact Fellows Program offers a unique opportunity for growth for students thinking about a career in youth development, education, or non-profits. Fellows will develop their leadership skills, enhance their understanding of youth development, and build their non-profit management skills.

Impact Fellows will:
• Receive on the job training in youth development practices and strategies to support their work with youth
• Have close supervision of their work and receive both formal and informal feedback to help them grow
• Attend a mandatory training once a semester/quarte

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply:  Candidates must submit a professional resume and application in order to be considered for this position. To apply visit: https://youevanston.wufoo.com/forms/impact-fellows-fall-2014/


Internship Title: Marketing and Community Relations

Company: Swedish Covenant Hospital

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: Swedish Covenant Hospital

Experience: 

• Marketing, Communications or Public Health majors and other health care related majors are encouraged to apply.
• Current college student status is required.
• Strong organizational and time management ability
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of word processing/spreadsheet/PC functions/MS Office
• InDesign/Photoshop knowledge preferred

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: $1,600 stipend

Internship Location: 5115 N Francisco Ave 2nd floor Chicago, IL 60625

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, December 25, 2014

Hours Per Week: 16-20 hours per week, Monday - Friday, min. 12 weeks

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Rachelle Ducanes, Marketing Manager, rducanes@swedishcovenant.org, (773) 878-8200

Description: 

• Collaborate with the Marketing and Community Relations team to manage a variety of projects
• Assist Community Relations team with event planning, promotion and management
• Design brand collateral with guidance from the Marketing Production Manager
• Optimize online promotions through tags and other forms of search engine optimization
• Assist with physician and employee engagement campaigns
**START/END DATES ARE FLEXIBLE**

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Contact Rachelle Ducanes (Marketing Manager) 773-878-8200, ext. 3309 rducanes@SwedishCovenant.org


Internship Title: Political Affairs Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: 

Qualifications:
  • 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: Business to Business-Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 110 Cherry St. Suite # 330 Seattle, Washington 98104

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: 14 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: The Borgen Project, Political Affairs Intern, openings@borgenproject.org, 1-800-278-0747

Description: 

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-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.

  • 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. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • 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: Email your resume to openings@borgenproject.org


Internship Title: Journalism Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: Strong journalism writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing for newspapers is helpful, but not required.

Dress Code: Business to Business-Casusal

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 110 Cherry St. Suite #330 Seattle, WA 98104

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: Flexible

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: The Borgen Project, Journalism Internship, hr@borgenproject.org, 1-800-279-0747

Description: 

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time internship. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and set their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

  • Interview sources and research topics in-depth.
  • Write 3 well-researched articles per week.
  • Communicate with editors and supervisors.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply:  Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Journalism Internship” in the subject line.


Internship Title: Content Marketing Copywriter Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: Must be a creative writer with a working knowledge of marketing and a knack for turning mundane topics into fascinating articles. Great researching skills required. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required. Digital media experience is also a plus.

Dress Code: Business to Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 110 Cherry St. Suite # 310 Seattle, WA 98104

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: Flexible

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: The Borgen Project, Content Marketing Copywriter Intern, hr@borgenproject.org, 1-800-278-0747

Description: 

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply:  Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Copywriter Intern” in the subject line.


Internship Title: Editor Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: Must have great editing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

Dress Code: Business to Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 110 Cherry St. Suite # 330 Seattle, WA 98104

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: 15 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: The Borgen Project, Editor Internship, hr@borgenproject.org, 1-800-278-0747

Description: 

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. Editors edit articles for BORGEN Magazine and The Borgen Project Blog. The Editor is responsible for reviewing and editing articles submitted by The Borgen Project’s national team of writers. The internship is 260 hours and can be completed part-time or full-time. The position is done from home, but follows a set schedule. A minimum of 15 hours per week and weekend shifts are available for those who prefer it.

  • Edit and format articles submitted by national writers.
  • Work with writers to improve their articles.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply:  Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Editor Intern” in the subject line.


Internship Title: Writer Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required

Dress Code: Business to Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 110 Cherry St. Suite # 330 Seattle, WA 98104

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: Flexible

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: The Borgen Project, Writer Internship, hr@borgenproject.org, 1-800-278-0747

Description: 

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time internship. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

  • Write 3 articles per week.
  • Research topics.
  • Assist with advocacy efforts.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Email your resume and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with “Writer Intern” in the subject line.


Internship Title: PR Visual Editor Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Borgen Project

Experience: This internship is 260-hours. Hours can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Minimum of 4-days per week and 15-hours per week. The Borgen Project is located in Seattle and this position will operate remotely from home. This is an unpaid internship. Must be available Monday’s 5:00 – 6:00PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

Dress Code: Business to Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: Not paid

Internship Location: 110 Cherry St. Suite #330 Seattle, WA 98104

Internship Start: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Internship End: Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Hours Per Week: 15 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: The Borgen Project, PR/Visual Editor Internship, hr@borgenproject.org, 1-800-278-0747

Description: 

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. The out-of-state PR (Public Relations) Intern is part of the content team. In this capacity, you will focus on creating photos for BORGEN Magazine and The Borgen Project Blog.
  • Find images. Format, tint and resize images to meet website criteria (90% of internship).
  • Promote articles via social media. Assist with fundraising.
  • Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.
  • Potential for Public Relations tasks.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Email your resume to hr@borgenproject.org with “PR/Visual Editor Intern” in the subject line.


Internship Title: Sales Intern

Company: The Cochlan Group, Inc.

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: The Cochlan Group, Inc

Experience: 

The ideal candidate is competitive in nature, goal and results oriented and has the ability to work independently and organize workload efficiently.

• Senior undergraduate currently enrolled in a four year program with a Business or Business related major.
• Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
• High moral character.
• Excellent communication skills; verbal, written and listening.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required. Strong Microsoft Excel skills are preferred.
• Detail oriented.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Background check required.

Dress Code:  Business appropriate. Business Casual Monday & Friday Business Formal Tues/Wed/Thurs (suits not required for interns)

Paid or Unpaid: $10 per hour with bonus potential

Internship Location: One Walker Avenue Clarendon Hills, Illinois 60514

Internship Start: Monday, September 22, 2014

Internship End: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Hours Per Week: 12-16 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Debbie Weber, Project Coordinator, dweber@thecochlangroup.com, (312) 759-2600

Description: 

The Cochlan Group, inc. is looking for self-motivated, disciplined, energetic Sales Interns. This is the ideal position for a reliable college senior with a flexible schedule available to work 12-16 hours a week.

• Set appointments through a high volume of outbound telephone calls to businesses and banks from supplied lists.
• Collect, record and organize contact information. Develop effective networking and prospecting information.
• Ensure that Sales Consultants are prepared and have the resources needed for scheduled meetings and calls.
• Data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting.
• Maintain a strong work ethic with a total commitment to success every day.
• Perform additional duties as assigned with the effort and skills required to contribute to our continued growth.

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please email your resume and contact information to the contact listed


Internship Title: Intern

Company: Great American Insurance

Not-for-Profit: No

Website: Great American Insurance

Experience: 

We are looking for students who are currently enrolled with good standing and is available to work up to 20 hours a week.

Majors: Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Communications, or Risk Management and Insurance with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
Sophomores and Juniors are encouraged to apply.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Paid or Unpaid: $15 per hour

Internship Location: Great American Insurance - Specialty Human Services division 300 S Wacker Dr Ste 1250 Chicago, IL 60606

Internship Start: 

Internship End: 

Hours Per Week: 20

Hours Flexible or Fixed: Flexible

Contact: Maria Hill, Corporate Recruiter, mehill2@gaic.com, (513) 412-1545

Description: 

Overview:
Trying to determine the perfect career for you? Great American offers a variety of programs for college students who are looking to join a specialty insurance leader! If you are seeking a career in a challenging work environment and looking for opportunities to grow and develop, Great American may be the place for you. You will be encouraged to share your ideas, pursue industry certification and expand your knowledge in the areas that interest you most.


The Specialty Human Services Division (SHS) partners with independent retail agents and brokers to address the coverage needs and loss exposures of more than 7,000 human and social service organizations across the country. SHS has earned the nationwide reputation as a premier carrier in this sector. We are looking to hire a part-time intern to work in our downtown Chicago, IL office.

Responsibilities:
Duties will include administrative assignments, participation special projects as assigned and the opportunity to develop an understanding of underwriting guidelines as well as policy language.
Qualifications:


Requirements include current enrollment in an accredited college or university with a major in such areas as business administration, finance, economics, statistics, communications, or risk management and insurance with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
Ability to work 20 hours a week during business hours. Opportunity for additional hours during the summer.
We prefer to have an intern who can commit to this position for one year.



Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, the operations of Great American Insurance Group are engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance focusing on specialty commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the education, bank and individual markets. Great American Insurance Company has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A. M. Best Company for over 100 years (most recent rating evaluation effective March 29, 2012). The members of the Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG), also based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s common stock is listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol AFG. www.greatamericaninsurancegroup.com

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Please visit website to apply. It is job #18014.


Internship Title: American Education and Culture Ambassador Program Summer Internship

Company: ChineseCultureCenter

Not-for-Profit: Yes

Website: ChineseCultureCenter

Experience: None

Dress Code: None

Paid or Unpaid: $1,000 Yuan per week stipend

Internship Location: Most major cities in China

Internship Start: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Internship End: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Hours Per Week: 20 per week

Hours Flexible or Fixed: 

Contact: Lea Walker, usccc@chineseculturecenter.org, (803) 252-9086

Description: 

Application Deadline: 

How to Apply: Apply on http://www.chineseculturecenter.org/


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