Non-Profit Opportunities Fair

Are you looking for a service-learning placement?  Already thinking about a summer internship?  Considering plans for after graduation?  Stop by the Non-Profit Opportunities Fair (Jan. 22 from 11-2) for a chance to meet with 60 different non-profits from around Chicago!  They’re anxious to meet you and to explore ways to connect you with their organizations!

Public Policy Intern w/ Dystonia Medical Research Foundation

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 43900

Job Summary: The mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is to advance research for more treatments and ultimately a cure, to promote awareness and education, and to support the needs and well being of affected individuals and families. The Public Policy Intern will assist with researching, developing and implementing effective legislative strategies for the DMRF.

Reports to: Executive Director

Major Responsibilities:

1. Manage the Foundation’s campaign.

2. Assist in supporting the Dystonia Advocacy Network (DAN), a collaborative of five dystonia patient groups.

3. Monitor the DAN’s website and respond to program queries to effectively engage interested parties via electronic communications and social networks.

4. Research and develop a strategy regarding the Social Security Administration and dystonia-related disability issues.

5. Assist with the development of new strategies for achieving the approved legislative agenda.

6. Other duties as assigned.

Position Type
Internship - Unpaid
Internship Learning Goals
This internship is an excellent opportunity to report to and work directly with the Executive Director of a national medical research foundation. The Public Policy Intern will assist with researching, developing and implementing effective legislative strategies for the DMRF.

A stipend will be paid upon completion of this internship.
Job Function
Politics/Lobbying/Advocacy/Polic
Location
City
Chicago
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
Hrs per week/ Days/times
10-15 hours per week
Qualifications
• Knowledge of and experience with public policy procedures and the legislative process
• Must possess exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Must be accurate, well organized, and a self-starter
• Must have strong computer experience, including Microsoft Word, Excel
• Majoring in or have a bachelor’s degree in political science
• Must possess critical thinking skills
• Must be compassionate and dedicated to being a part of a small team of professionals
Desired Major(s)
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
Compensation Details
Class credit is available. A stipend will be paid upon completion of this internship.
Additional Information
Work hours are flexible.
Contact Information
Ms. Kathleen G. Behner
One E. Wacker Drive
Suite 2810
Chicago, Illinois 60601
United States

kbehner@dystonia-foundation.org
312-447-5094
Foundation Intern
RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 46070

Magnetar Capital Foundation – Student Internship

Overview:
The Magnetar Capital Foundation supports the work of the Magnetar Youth Investment Academy - an Evanston-based non-profit that teaches youth how to make smart financial decisions – now and in the future. The Academy is seeking an intern:

Communications Support
• Increase brand awareness with key constituents (Chicago Public Schools, thought leaders in education and high school students in participating Magnetar Academy locations)
• Support media relations in support of Academy, including media outreach for the Magnetar Ultimate Trading Challenge, an annual day-long event during which high school teams compete to manage portfolios on a simulated trading floor
• Work with Communications Director (CD) to update and maintain Magnetar Academy’s social media presence
• Work with CD to update and manage the Magnetar Academy’s website (www.magnetaracademy.org)
• Assist in planning, writing and managing the Magnetar Academy e-Newsletter
• Work with Program Coordinator to maintain database
• Work with CD to implement a communications plan to support Magnetar Academy instructors
• Track and report on the Magnetar Academy Teacher Portal

Delivery of Program Components & Events
Assist team with logistics and planning of special events and programs, including but not limited to:
• Teacher Training Session(s)
• Guest Speaker Program launch
• Stock Trading Day Challenge
• Student Stock Portfolio Competition
• Cohort dinners
• Focus Groups

Evaluation & Data
• Assist Program Evaluation team with administration, data collection & analysis, and reporting of pre-test results, focus groups, and exit surveys.
• Support, attend, and record Instructor Advisory Board meetings
• Summarize Implementation Metrics and prepare Program Numbers for weekly team meetings
• Assist with development of 2013-14 Program Evaluation Report

Operations Support
Assist the Program Coordinator with launch of spring 2014 Cohort
• On-Boarding Process
• Professional Development
• Delivery of Student Materials to schools
• Development of Intuit database project

Business Planning and Strategic Support
• Provide research support for Academy business plan.
• Research organizations in the financial literacy sector.
• Assist Program staff to develop internal systems and processes to support continued program growth

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Commitment
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Interest and experience in research
• Firm grasp of internet communications, including social media (particularly Facebook)
• Strategic and creative, while maintaining the ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines
• Attention to detail, including ability to proofread
• Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities
• Team-oriented
• A passionate commitment to the Magnetar Academy’s goal of helping youth, especially youth in underserved communities, gain the skills they need to lead financially successful lives

Candidates must possess the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. They must have the ability to exercise initiative and creative thinking. Outstanding writing skills, as well as computer skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required.

Individuals must be able to schedule at least 15-20 hours a week.

Applications Instructions
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, along with a writing sample (e.g., press release, newsletter, marketing piece and/or news articles) by email to internapplication@MagnetarAcademy.org.

Further Information
Visit: www.magnetaracademy.org

Job Function
Administrative/Support Services, Brand Management, BUS - Finance, Database Design/Management, Editing/Writing, Event Planning
Location
City
Evanston
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
Hrs per week/ Days/times
at least 15-20 hours a week
Qualifications
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Interest and experience in research
• Firm grasp of internet communications, including social media (particularly Facebook)
• Strategic and creative, while maintaining the ability to handle multiple tasks, priorities and deadlines
• Attention to detail, including ability to proofread
• Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities
• Team-oriented
• A passionate commitment to the Magnetar Academy’s goal of helping youth, especially youth in underserved communities, gain the skills they need to lead financially successful lives

Candidates must possess the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. They must have the ability to exercise initiative and creative thinking. Outstanding writing skills, as well as computer skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required.

Individuals must be able to schedule at least 15-20 hours a week.
Desired Major(s)
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES, SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS/UNDERGRADUATE
2014 Winter/Spring Internships w/ Chicago Children’s Museum

Title:   Field Trip Research Intern

Department:  Community and Education Partnerships Team

Supervisors:  Julianne Chiu, Manager of Community Projects and Information

Possible Majors:

Evaluation/Audience Research, Museum Studies, Education, Sociology, Community Studies

Requirements: Experience and/or interest working w/diverse populations, Research (online and other), Strong Communication Skills (oral and written), Strong analytical skills, friendly and active; Spanish-speaking a plus

Description of Tasks:

Coordinate and conduct objective observations during field trips, with a focus on teacher interaction and behaviors. Assist with audience research to expand field trip market share in targeted communities.

Tasks may include:

-       Research

-       Data collection and information management, including data entry

-       Written and oral reporting

-       Coordination/communication with partners and internal staff

Projects: This internship will contribute to Chicago Children’s Museum’s field trip evaluation efforts for Playing with Numbers, a comprehensive early math professional development for teachers and students, with specific dedication to field trip observations.

Hours: Minimum 200 hours, 15-20 hours per week – 3 month commitment

 

Site: Chicago Children’s Museum, Navy Pier

Contact: Sarah Gritsonis, Manager of Volunteer & Intern Resources

                       700 E. Grand Ave., Suite 127

              Chicago, IL 60611-3428

                  Phone (312) 464-7652 · Fax (312) 527-9082

Internships are unpaid            

Chicago Children’s Museum’s Internship Program provides interns the opportunity to develop important work skills and gain practical experience while working on significant projects to further the Museum’s mission.

Auction House Internship

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 43825

DESCRIPTION

For over three decades, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has been an industry leader combining a local recognition as the Midwest’s leading fine art auctioneers with a global reach of buyers. We hold regularly scheduled auctions featuring paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture, furniture and decorative arts, fine jewelry and timepieces, vintage couture and accessories, and fine books and manuscripts. An exceptional team of specialists – allied with a worldwide network of consultants and representatives – effectively appraise and market property leading to outstanding prices realized. Furthermore, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers provides a full range of services for trust and estate professionals. 

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers offers junior and senior level undergraduate students and graduate students unpaid spring, summer and fall internships at our West Loop location in Chicago. Successful candidates will be placed in positions according to their backgrounds and interests and will gain first-hand experience in auction house operations. A minimum commitment of 15 hours per week is required. To apply for an internship, please send a cover letter specifiying your interests and current resume to:
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
Attn: Alexis Smith
alexissmith@lesliehindman.com
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60607

POSITION TYPE
Internship - Unpaid
INTERNSHIP LEARNING GOALS
Each Intern is assigned to a specialist or business services department based on interest, experience and educational background. They assist with the day to day workings of the department including research, condition reports, property identification and cataloguing training. They develop and maintain client lists and marketing materials as well as working during the auctions to aide the client services teams and specialist departments. Interns are supervised by the specialist departments as well as the client services staff. At the end of the internship each Intern will be well versed in the process of an auction and the many aspects of business development, graphic design and catalogue production that go along with each sale.
JOB FUNCTION
Administrative/Support Services, Research
LOCATION
City
Chicago
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
HRS PER WEEK/ DAYS/TIMES
minimum 15 hours per week
QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants must be Sophomore, Junior or Senior undergraduate students able to work at least 15 hours per week. Weekly schedules are flexible.
DESIRED MAJOR(S)
All Majors
CONTACT INFORMATION
Mrs. Alexis Smith
Client Services Manager
alexissmith@lesliehindman.com
Tel: 312-280-1212
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Promotions/Events Intern

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 44484

DESCRIPTION

Assist in daily activities of the 89 WLS and 94.7 WLS-FM station promotions department and beyond, which include, coordinating and working on-site events, interacting with listeners/clients, managing the prize giveaways, assisting promotional, sales and programming staff with other miscellaneous duties. Interns will be asked to work with individuals from several different departments here at WLS. The internship is based on not only what roles the WLS promotions department plays within Cumulus Media Chicago, but how the different departments work together. Attention to detail, a positive attitude, and willingness to work hard are a must!

Requirements:

• Must have the ability to work both during the week for office hours, but mostly nights and weekends out of office at events/promotional locations
• Must be a college student, providing verification of school credit for this internship
• Must be knowledgeable and familiar with 90 WLS and 94.7 WLS-FM formats
• Must be able to lift 20+ pounds, load and unload station vehicles and so on
• Must be able to interact with others without conflict
• Must have a strict work ethic
• Must have knowledge and working ability in Microsoft Office and on the Internet (Photoshop/Illustrator experience is a bonus)
• Must be available 15-20+ hours per week, including some nights and weekends

Welcome to 89 WLS and 94.7 WLS-FM. 89 WLS is a 50,000-watt radio giant with an issue-oriented talk radio format including news headlines, local issues, pop culture, entertainment and more. All the top talk radio hosts are here, including Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft, John Kass, Rush Limbaugh, Roe Conn and Richard Roeper, and Sean Hannity. Over 89 years of broadcasting! 94.7 WLS-FM plays Chicago’s Classic Hits. Chicago’s radio legends are here, including Brant Miller, Greg Brown, John Records Landecker, and Dick Biondi!

POSITION TYPE
Internship - Unpaid
INTERNSHIP LEARNING GOALS
Welcome to 89 WLS and 94.7 WLS-FM. 89 WLS is a 50,000-watt radio giant with an issue-oriented talk radio format including news headlines, local issues, pop culture, entertainment and more. All the top talk radio hosts are here, including Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft, John Kass, Rush Limbaugh, Roe Conn and Richard Roeper, and Sean Hannity. Over 89 years of broadcasting! 94.7 WLS-FM plays Chicago’s Classic Hits. Chicago’s radio legends are here, including Brant Miller, Greg Brown, John Records Landecker, and Dick Biondi!
JOB FUNCTION
Broadcasting, Event Planning
LOCATION
City
Chicago
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
QUALIFICATIONS
Must be a college student, providing verification of school credit for this internship and able to work 15-20 hrs per week.
DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S)
Alumnus/a - Undergraduate Program
PUBLIC SERVICE INTERN – Mayor’s Office, Public Safety Administrative Office Intern – UNPAID

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 43464

DESCRIPTION

City of Chicago
Rahm Emanuel, Mayor
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

NOTICE OF JOB OPPORTUNITY 

PUBLIC SERVICE INTERN – Mayor’s Office, Public Safety Administrative Office Intern – UNPAID
TC#0407

DESCRIPTION: Intern will assist with research, analyzing and writing about public safety policy issues. Interns may also take on special projects according to their interest, skills, and the needs of the Public Safety Office. The Mayor’s Office seeks a motivated candidate with strong analytical and writing skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Familiarity with data analysis and statistical programs is preferred. Students with experience handling sensitive or confidential materials are strongly encouraged apply. Interns should ideally be available to work part-time (between 14 to 21 hours a week) through the end of the fall semester (December, 2013). 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a current college level junior, senior or graduate/school student in good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited four year college or university offering a baccalaureate or graduate degree program or an accredited law school. Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale or a 4.0 on a 5.0 grading scale. 

PREFERENCE: Students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale will be given preference. Candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced environment. 
NOTE: All projects assigned are confidential with time-sensitive deadlines.
NOTE: Cover Letter (noting “Mayor’s Office, Public Safety Administrative Office Internship”), Official/Unofficial Transcript and Enrollment Verification from school currently attending, Resume and Writing Sample will be required at the time of application and MUST be submitted together as a packet.
These are temporary positions. 

SALARY: This is an UNPAID internship.
CLOSING DATE: This position will be open and accepting applications until further notice.
INSTRUCTION: Interested candidates should send as a packet the following: Cover Letter (noting “Mayor’s Office, Public Safety Administrative Office Intern”), Official/Unofficial Transcript and Enrollment Verification from school currently attending, Resume and Writing Sample to:
Kathryn O’Connell
Office of the Mayor
City Hall
121 North LaSalle Street
Room 406
Chicago, IL 60602


OR

mayorsofficeinternships@cityofchicago.org 


The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are a person with disability and require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources at 312 744-4976 (voice) or 312 744-5035 (TTY). You may be required to provide information to support your reasonable accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT


THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER 


DIVISION
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
POSITION TYPE
Internship - Unpaid
INTERNSHIP LEARNING GOALS
Intern will learn to research, analyzeand write about public safety policy issues.
JOB FUNCTION
Government/Public Service
LOCATION
City
Chicago
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
QUALIFICATIONS
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a current college level junior, senior or graduate/school student in good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited four year college or university offering a baccalaureate or graduate degree program or an accredited law school. Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale or a 4.0 on a 5.0 grading scale. 
PREFERENCE: Students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale will be given preference. Candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have some familiarity with analyzing data and statistical programs.
DESIRED MAJOR(S)
All Majors
DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S)
Junior, Senior, Graduate Student (1st Year), Graduate Student (2nd Year), Graduate Student (3rd Year)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
NOTE: Cover Letter (noting “Mayor’s Office, Public Safety Administrative Office Internship”), Official/Unofficial Transcript and Enrollment Verification from school currently attending, Resume and Writing Sample will be required at the time of application and MUST be submitted together as a packet.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Kathryn O’Connell
Office of the Mayor
City Hall
121 North LaSalle Street
Room 406
Chicago, IL 60602

OR

mayorsofficeinternships@cityofchicago.org 
Sports Consultancy Internship (2013/2014)

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 42422

DESCRIPTION

Consistently rated as one of the best learning & development internships in Chicago, EXACT is again offering a few candidates an opportunity to intern in our distinct sports consultancy.

EXACT Sports (http://exactsports.com/internship/), located in downtown Chicago, is the most comprehensive sports expert measuring an athlete’s potential. 

EXACT’s clients include:
• National Hockey League
• Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation 
• Major League Soccer
• Major League Lacrosse
• Athletes from hundreds of colleges including Notre Dame, Duke, SMU & Virginia Tech

EXACT is looking to provide motivated, assertive and detail-oriented students an opportunity to intern for our evolutionary sports consulting firm.

Benefits for this Internship Include:
•Exciting work environment: work for a sports company, a technology company, and an entrepreneurial company, all at once.
•Growth opportunity: get to advise EXACT’s key executives directly.
•Career making: Truly put something of value on your resume.

Position Description: Intern will explore these EXACT Sports areas:
•Technology development (app design & program)
•Research & product management
•Business analysis, including financial reporting & modeling
•Customer relationship management
•Quantitative player/game analysis
•Event operations & athlete testing
•Sports marketing

Please read the details at http://exactsports.com/internship/ This internship gives you significant advantages for employment post graduation. We are looking for someone dedicated/committed and preference is given to those with more availability.

Qualifications: Open to current students with a passion for sports, eagerness to learn, great communication and customer service skills, self motivated and independent work skills.

Read the details at read the details at http://exactsports.com/internship/ or apply by visiting http://career.exactsports.com/

POSITION TYPE
Internship - Unpaid
INTERNSHIP LEARNING GOALS
Intense experience providing exposure to marketing, statistics, analysis, business development & team psychology.
JOB FUNCTION
BUS - Operations, BUS - Sports Management, Digital/Social Media
LOCATION
City
Chicago
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S)
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student (1st Year), Graduate Student (2nd Year), Graduate Student (3rd Year)
COMPENSATION DETAILS
First 16 weeks is an unpaid internship. Upon completion, there is mutually possible option for the intern to be promoted to a paid fellowship.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Talent Acquisition Intern

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 44730

Talent Acquisition Intern

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe. 



We are currently looking for a Talent Aquisition Intern to join our Human Resources team based in Chicago, IL and reporting to the Central Region Recruiting Manager. The Intern will assist in the sourcing of passive candidates through community networking, job fair participation and social media initiatives. Major projects include but are not limited to conducting a personnel file audit, standardization of interview guides. This is an opportunity for exposure to all aspects of Human Resource discipline including HR Compliance and Recruitment.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 


• 
Strong writing skills

• 
Ability to maintain confidentiality in daily operations, to conduct daily duties in a professional manner

• 
High level of interpersonal skills, must be capable of answering candidates questions and speaking wiht authority on the history and direction of the company.

• 
Ability to operate most standard office equipment

• 
Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines

• 
Other duties as assigned

JOB FUNCTION
BUS - Human Resources
LOCATION
City
Chicago
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
JOB DURATION
From January 2014-May 2014.
HRS PER WEEK/ DAYS/TIMES
15-20 hours per week
Network Analyst Intern for Summer 2014

RAMBLERLINK JOB ID: 43594

DESCRIPTION

The Network Analyst Intern collaborates with mid- to senior- level network engineers in the development of network standards. Configures, optimizes and maintains LAN/WAN solutions along with other networking equipment. Supports and implements network standards, processes and security to maintain corporate IT standards. Updates and maintains network documentation. Participates in training and mentoring in order to develop as a member of the team and as a general technical resource. Resolves issues assigned to and provides exceptional customer service.

JOB FUNCTION
Information Technologies
LOCATION
City
Rosemont
State/Province
Illinois
Country
United States
DESIRED MAJOR(S)
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS/UNDERGRADUATE
DESIRED CLASS LEVEL(S)
Sophomore, Junior, Senior