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  • Chicago Humanities Festival Internships for Spring 2016

    Chicago Humanities Festival is recruiting interns for the Program and Development departments (winter/spring internship session).   Interns are a vital component of our staff, we offer several project-based internships during three internship sessions (summer/fall/spring).

    This internship program will require a commitment of 14-21 hours a week for 3 to 9 months (a 9 month internship is preferred, but a minimum commitment of 4 months is required), starting in late January 2016 or early February 2016.  We are more than happy to accommodate variations on those dates if your students have different requirements.

    Attached are the internship application form and description for the Program and Development internships available this winter/spring session.  The deadline has been extended to January 11, 2016.

    Questions? Visit  Contact Saloni Dar at 312-661-1019 or


  • Chicago Humanities Festival Summer Internship Opportunities, Apply by 4/30

    Chicago Humanities Festival is recruiting summer interns for the Marketing, Development, Programing, Production and Web/Multi-Media departments.   

    Interns are a vital component of our staff, we offer several project-based internships during three internship sessions (summer/fall/spring). The internship program requires a commitment of 14-21 hours a week for 3 to 9 months (a 9 month internship is preferred, but a minimum commitment of 3 months is required). The summer internship starts early June 2016 through late August 2016.  We are more than happy to accommodate variations on those dates if your students have different requirements.  Attached is the internship application form and description of internships available this summer session.  Applications are due April 30.

    Also attached is some information for students who would like to volunteer for our first ever Spring Festival, Style. April 28 – May1, 2016. Feel free to contact me with any questions you have about our internship or volunteer programs.


    Saloni Dar

    Associate Director, Administration & Operations


    Chicago Humanities Festival

    500 N. Dearborn St.

    Ste. 825

    Chicago, IL 60610

    (312) 661-1019


  • Chicago International Film Festival Spring 2014 Internships

    Cinema/Chicago, the presenting organization of the annual Chicago International Film Festival, offers on-going (unpaid) internships (minimum 3-months basis) for students and young professionals who are interested to acquire hands-on experiences through their internships.

    A variety of internships are available, including: Assistant to Founder and Artistic Director of the Chicago International Film Festival, Arts Administration, Programming, Development, Education Outreach, Archives, Webpage Production (Summer 2014), Event Management (Summer 2014), and Writing and Editing (Summer 2014).

    For more information, see

  • Chicagoland’s One Earth Film Festival Summer Internship

    Chicagoland’s One Earth Film Festival ( – “MovingPlanet, Moving People”), produced by non-profit community sustainability organization Green Community Connections, seeks a summer intern, Jun-Aug 2016, for 10-20 hours per week, primarily working remotely. This unpaid internship will offer excellent on-the-ground experience with database creation, data analytics, marketing and social media, film selection for an established film festival, and more.  The Festival is able to offer course credit (to be arranged by the selected candidate), and to provide a detailed letter of reference at the successful conclusion of the internship.

    Tasks and Responsibilities include, but are not limited toHelping cull legacy data in order to support the development of a master databases for partnerships, marketing, fundraising, logistics, and films.Helping organize and publish information about One Earth Film Festival’s educational film lending library.Helping develop an online “Dashboard” of various metrics and data relevant to One Earth Film Festival operations, including information about website traffic, social media, online donations, and more — from various, disparate sources.Researching and identifying preliminary environmental film candidates for One Earth Film Festival 2017 review and consideration; communicating with filmmakers to obtain confidential screeners.

    Skills and QualificationsThe appropriate candidate will:Have their own Internet-ready laptop computer for remote work capabilityHave a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently once the requirements of the task are defined; be self-directed, self-motivated, and able to take initiative.Be conscientious and detail oriented, with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.Have good verbal and written communication skills and ability to work well with a team.Possess an interest in or commitment to environmental sustainability.Possess a desire to learn, grow and be challengedDemonstrate solid technical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Docs; experience with Powerpoint, e-mail marketing platforms (e.g., Mail Chimp), social media, and/or web publishing (e.g., WordPress) a strong plus.

    Interested candidates, please send resume and cover note to

    About the organization. Green Community Connections is a deep-roots organization devoted to creating resilient, environmentally sustainable communities. The mission of its project, One Earth Film Festival, is Primary project focus will be support for the One Earth Film Festival, whose mission is to utilize the power of film to bring about an understanding of climate change, sustainability, and the power of people.

    Learn more at

  • Chicago Mayor's Office of Press and Communications Internships, Rolling Deadline

    The Office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is offering volunteer, unpaid internships in the Mayor's Office of Press and Communications.

    DESCRIPTION: Intern will assist with tasks like transcription and media monitoring, handling special projects as needed, and providing administrative assistance. Interns may also take on special projects according to their interests and the needs of the team. The Mayor’s Office seeks a candidate with an interest in urban issues and with strong writing skills. Interns will learn about the operations of a top-tier communications & press organization and should ideally be available to work part-time (at least 25 hours a week).

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a current college or city college student in good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or university. Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale or a 3.5 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.

    1. Cover Letter (noting “Mayor’s Office of Press and Communications Internship”)
    2. Official/Unofficial Transcript
    3. Enrollment Verification from school currently attending
    4. Resume
    5. Writing Sample
    These are temporary positions.

    SALARY: This is an UNPAID internship.

    CLOSING DATE: This position is open and accepting applications until further notice.

    INSTRUCTION: Interested candidates should send as a packet the following: Cover Letter (noting “Mayor’s Office of Press and Communications Volunteer Internship”), 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

    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.

    Students who are Deferred Action Recipients are eligible to apply for volunteer and internship opportunities. You must provide your Employment Authorization Document at the time of hire. In addition, if you are selected for a paid internship, you must also have a social security card. If you do not have a social security card, you can obtain one by following the
    instructions on this link:



  • Chicago Park District Public Service Intern, Apply by 5/30

    The Chicago Park District Office of the Inspector General is an independent office that conducts investigations, process reviews, financial and program audits, and hiring monitoring within the Chicago Park District. The Park District OIG’s mission is to promote efficiency, economy and transparency within the Park District by combatting fraud, waste, and abuse.

    The Park District OIG is seeking one to three interns to support investigative, auditing, and hiring oversight projects. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong interest in public service and government accountability.

    NOTE: Applications must be submitted directly by the applicant. No second-party applications will be accepted. The Park District OIG requires that its employees be nonpartisan and free from conflicts of interest.

    UNPAID INTERNSHIP: Internship may be considered for academic credit or other educational stipend or scholarship. Because internship is unpaid, City of Chicago residency is preferred but not required.

    DUTIES: Under the supervision of Park District OIG personnel, Interns will be tasked with legal research, investigative research, analysis, report writing and other duties as assigned in support of the Park District OIG’s investigative, audit and hiring monitoring projects.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Open to college juniors and seniors, graduate students and law students in good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited four year college or university offering a baccalaureate or graduate degree or juris doctor program. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4 point grading scale or a 3.5 on a 5 point grading scale. Applicants must submit most recent transcripts with applications. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, strong organizational and interpersonal skills are desirable.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: For this unpaid internship, do NOT use the Chicago Park District’s online job application process. To be considered for the internship, please follow all of these steps: 1. Submit your application to: Write “Internship application” in the subject line; 2. Attach your cover letter; 3. Attach your resume; and 4. Attach your most recent transcript and enrollment verification form.

    Only applicants who submit all of these required materials will be considered. Accepting internship applications from April 25 through May 30, 2016.

    The Chicago Park District is an equal opportunity and military-friendly employer. REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS.

    If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact John Barrientos at 312 742-1127 or 312- 747-2001 (TTY). You may be required to provide information related to your reasonable accommodation request.

  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater Fall Internship Program Applications Due 7/1

    Regional Theatre Tony Award® recipient Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is seeking qualified and enthusiastic interns for a commitment between September and December, 2014. CST Interns gain invaluable insight and substantive experience in their respective departments while building professional relationships within the Chicago theater community. Current post-secondary students, graduates and early-career professionals are encouraged to apply.

    Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, CST is dedicated to producing extraordinary classic productions, new works and family fare; unlocking Shakespeare’s work for educators and students; and serving as Chicago's premier international ambassador through its World’s Stage Series, bringing the world’s best theater to Chicago.

    The deadline to apply for fall internships is July 1, 2014.

    Arts Administration Internships
    Arts Administration interns work closely on the development and execution of efforts to support the Theater’s artistic and education programming, while gaining a deep understanding of the “behind-the-scenes” workings of a large cultural organization. View individual internship listings:
    • Advancement
    • Artistic
    • Casting
    • Education
    • Marketing and PR
    Production Internships
    Production interns work directly on the build, install, or coordination of upcoming productions while gaining experience with professional equipment and practices and receiving one-on-one mentoring with industry professionals. View individual internship listings:
    • Costume Shop
    • Lighting
    • Properties
    • Sound
    • Stage Management - King Lear
    • Stage Management - Pericles
    • Technical Direction
    • Wigs

    Learn more at

  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater Winter/Spring Internships deadline to apply November 1

    Winter/Spring Internship Applications Due November 1

    Regional Theatre Tony Award(r) recipient Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is seeking highly qualified interns for a commitment between January and May, 2017. CST Interns gain substantive experience invaluable insight in their respective departments while building professional relationships within the Chicago theater community. Current post-secondary students, college graduates and early-career professionals are encouraged to apply.

    Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, CST is dedicated to producing extraordinary classic productions, new works and family fare; unlocking Shakespeare's work for educators and students; and serving as Chicago's premier international ambassador through its World's Stage Series, bringing the world's best theater to Chicago. Throughout 2016, CST is leading Shakespeare 400 Chicago, a yearlong, citywide international arts festival celebrating Shakespeare's 400-year legacy. Shakespeare 400 Chicago brings together our city's resident world-class institutions across disciplines, and welcomes leading artists from around the globe for what's anticipated to be the world's largest and most comprehensive celebration of Shakespeare's enduring legacy.

    The deadline to apply for winter/spring internships is November 1, 2016.  Click on the post to learn more.


  • Chicago Women’s Health Center Development Internship, Apply by 3/31

    The Chicago Women's Health Center is a unique collective working together to provide affordable, compassionate, and collaborative gynecological and mental health care to women and trans people in the Chicago area. The Chicago Women's Health Center seeks a Development Intern for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The intern will focus on grant writing, prospect research, program evaluation, and social media strategy.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but applications received before March 31, 2014 will receive priority attention. 

    Learn more and apply at:

  • Child Specialist Internship at Northwestern School of Medicine

  • Chinese Mutual Aid Association: Available positions & internships

    The pan-Asian non-profit, the Chinese Mutual Aid Association in Chicago, has positions available in the following areas: 

    - Employment Coordinator-see attachment

    - Resource Development Associate-see attachment

    - Internships in all areas

    For more information, please contact:
    Michelle Lura White, Business Development Manager, 773-784-2900, 

  • Chinese Mutual Aid Association Full-Time AmeriCorps VISTA position

    Chinese Mutual Aid Association Chicago, a pan-Asian social service non-profit that serves people from all ethnic backgrounds & generations, is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Resource Development Associate position, which will begin in July. It's a great one-year opportunity for a recent college graduate or for an individual seeking a career change. 

    AmeriCorps VISTA is a branch of AmeriCorps focusing on poverty. It is a one-year, 40-hour per week commitment; VISTAs may work outside of the VISTA position as long as it doesn’t interfere with the position. VISTAs are not paid a regular salary but receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon completion of their service year. For more information on how to become a VISTA and the responsibilities and expectations of VISTAs, please visit:

    Job Description:

    AmeriCorps*VISTA Member Commitment and Requirements

    Must be a U.S. Citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien Participation in an AmeriCorps*VISTA 3-Day Pre-Service Orientation (PSO) July 14-17, 2015 (Columbus, OH – travel and lodging costs will be reimbursed) Commitment to serve a full twelve-month service term (estimated July 14, 2015-July 14, 2016)

    Participation in a minimum of three National Days of Service Participation in an orientation, ongoing training, meetings, and professional development with Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Chicago

    Must not be listed in the National Sex Offender Registry database

    Be able to exhibit previous education, training, military, or work experience, and any other relevant skills or interests necessary to perform a specific VISTA assignment

    Be willing to live among and at the economic level of the low-income people served by the AmeriCorps project

    Cannot be enrolled in school except in limited circumstances, or be the subject of legal proceedings that may consume time needed for their assignments Cannot be a blood relation to site staff or board member (immediate family, grandparent/child, first aunt/uncle/niece/nephew/cousin) 


    For a more detailed job descripton:!jobs/c12ca/5685265389584384


    To apply:


    For more info about AmeriCorps, please click here:





  • Chinese Mutual Aid Association Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

    Internship and volunteer opportunities are available year-round at the pan-Asian social services non-profit, the Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA), in Chicago which serves people from all ethnic backgrounds & all generations.

    Currently, the following internships available and job descriptions are attached: 

    * Business Development  * Grant Writer * Workforce Development & Outreach Liaison 

     Internships will be available in different areas; please contact if interested in a different position.  CMAA offers a variety of volunteer opportunities whether it's a one-time engagement at an event, ongoing tutoring in our youth program, helping out as an individual or as a group at one of our fundraisers and the list of different opportunities goes on.  Contact Michelle Lura White, if you are interested in an internship or volunteer opportunity:


  • City of Chicago Internships

    The City of Chicago has a variety of internships available.  If you are interested, view the internship list here: 

  • Civic Engagement Fellowship - Seeking Applicants

    In light of the upcoming November election, Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services is seeking undergraduate student applications for a Civic Engagement Fellowship.

    Responsibilities include:

    Creating a comprehensive non-partisan voter guide; Assisting in the planning of a Rock the Vote event to be held on National Voter Registration Day; Coordinating Presidential Debate, Vice Presidential Debate, Election Night, and Inauguration Watch Parties; Implementing an on campus media campaign to increase voter registration and turn out.

    We are seeking a Fellow who is both knowledgeable and passionate about the civic/political process.

    Fellowship Terms: Summer 2016 - end of Fall 2016 semester.

    There is potential for this Fellowship to be counted towards academic credit.

    Application deadline: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 5:00 PM.

    Any questions as well as applications and cover letters can be submitted to Spencer Long via email,

  • Civic Legal Corps is seeking an intern - deadline to apply November 10th

    Civic Legal Corps is seeking an intern who is interested in working with low to moderate income individuals in cases involving family law, housing law, and contract disputes. Preference will be given to bilingual (Spanish/English) student.


  • Clinical Internship at Rush Midwest Orthopaedics, Apply by Sun. 8/28

    Rush Midwest Orthopaedics is looking for 1-2 committed, compassionate, and diligent pre-medical students to help us enroll patients into clinical trials. The position requires two 3-4 hours shifts per week, with at least a semester long commitment; though times are flexible, we are looking for people that can dedicate time M-F, 8:30 to noon or 1 to 3:30 PM. A mandatory research training and certification will be provided prior to the first day and a TB test is required.

    We believe that this opportunity is ideal for a pre-medical student, as it will provide constant patient interaction, as well as possible shadowing experience. Volunteers may also have the opportunity to form relationships with the physician and medical professionals at Rush.

    If you are interested, please see the attached flyer. Please send all inquiries and applications to Michael O'Brien at All applications are due Sunday, August 28th 2016.

  • Clinical Research Internship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

  • Commercial Urban Farm Intern

    Metropolitan Farms is a startup company building a commercial urban farm on Chicago's west side. We will grow fresh fish and produce year round in a large aquaponic system within a controlled environment greenhouse. Aquaponics links aquaculture and hydroponic growing methods in a recirculating system. We seek interns to aid in completion of the farm as well as starting operations. Interns will work with advanced agricultural technologies, plant and harvest crops, and develop entrepreneurial business skills. Interns will experience the advent of a disruptive agricultural business model through the largest farm facility of its kind in the city. 

    Please see attached flyers for complete position description and application information.  Contact Stephanie O’Leary at with questions.

  • Community Care Cohort Internship (Apply by 11/13)

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    Community Care Cohort Internship (Apply by 4/11)

  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) 2021 Spring Congressional Interns (apply by 10/1)

  • Cook County Public Defender’s Office Internships Available for Spring 2015

    The Cook County Public Defender’s Office is recruiting interns for the Spring semester.  Ideally, and for the sake of continuity, they would like interns who would be able to commit to two semesters.

    Below, in brief, highlights both the skillset required of the interns and a general overview of duties.

    The specific work is "sentencing mitigation."  In short, the attorneys and interns make the effort to convince judges and/or the State to sentence clients to non-prison terms (specifically, probation–which is rare), or to prison terms which are close to the statutory minimum. 

    This is done via "telling the client's story," usually in the form of a written report.   Obviously, this entails getting to know that client, members of her/his support system, and the issues that beset the client.  Accordingly, they require interns with sound interviewing and people skills, a willingness to visit the clients' supporters in neighborhoods from where their clients hail, and it is imperative that the interns are able to write reasonably well.  The vast majority of their clients are confined at the Cook County Jail.  Thus, the interns must be willing to meet with those clients, one-on-one.  

    The interns they have selected in the past have had previous direct experience with their type of client base which is made up of a large percentage of indigent individuals. 

    The work of "doing mitigation" is not for everyone.  It can be emotionally-taxing and unsettling. “Mitigation” often involves working with clients who have been convicted of crimes that may be at odds with your own moral compass.  Interns interested in these positions would have to be willing to put their own personal concerns aside to work with assigned clients. 

    Interested students are encouraged to contact Alvin Hill, Public Defender, Cook County Public Defender’s Office via email at

  • Critical Languages Scholarship, Apply by 11/16

    The CLS deadline is Nov. 16, 2016.

    UIC students interested in applying can apply directly online at

    Students can receive assistance with their applications by email Beth Powers at


    CLS offers a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate, professional and graduate students. “With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.”

    CLS website: “Most languages offered by the CLS Program do not require applicants to have any experience studying critical languages. The CLS Program seeks participants with diverse interests, and from a wide range of fields of study and career paths, with the purpose of representing the full diversity of the United States. Participants are selected based on their commitment to language learning and plans to apply their language skills to their future academic or professional pursuits. Please note that CLS is an intensive group-based language and cultural enrichment program.”


    LANGUAGES: The CLS Program offers instruction in fourteen critical languages:

    No Previous Study Required  










    One Year of Previous Study Required



    Two Years of Previous Study Required 





    “The CLS Program is fully funded from start to finish. From the time you step foot out the door to the time you arrive home, the CLS Program covers many of the costs of participating in its  overseas institutes, including:-Intensive overseas group based language courses (20+ hours per week)-Room and board, often with a host family-A full cultural program-Host community language partners-Domestic and international airfare

    Participants receive a small stipend to cover incidental expenses and meals not provided by the program. Upon completion of the program, participants also receive a certified American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) score.”

    The CLS program offers a year’s worth of graded credit that you can apply to your college career.


    “CLS Program institutes cover approximately one academic year of university-level language coursework during an eight- to ten-week program and are designed to meet the needs of students from a variety of language levels and backgrounds. Formal classroom language instruction is provided for a minimum of 20 hours per week. Extracurricular activities are designed to supplement the formal curriculum, including regular one-on-one meetings with native speaker language partners for conversational practice, as well as cultural activities and excursions designed to expand students’ understanding of the history, politics, culture and daily life of their host country.”

    Please direct any questions about applying for the CLS to Beth Powers at

  • Cultural Vistas Fellowship, Apply by Jan. 26, 2016

    The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. university students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture. Cultural Vistas will select up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Argentina, Germany, and India. This fellowship opportunity is funded by Cultural Vistas.


    Candidates for the Cultural Vistas Fellowship must meet the following requirements:

    U.S. citizens enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university
    Sophomore or junior academic status at the time of application; 
    minimum GPA of 3.0
    Ages 18-30
    No formal prior work or study abroad experiences
    Prior knowledge of language of host country (applicable in Germany and Argentina only)

    Strong preference will be given to students historically underrepresented in international exchange.

    This includes, but is not limited to Pell Grant recipients; veterans; first-generation college students; STEM majors; members of minority communities within the United States; and non-traditional students. 

    For more info, visit: 


  • Current Internship Opportunities!

  • Current Internship Opportunities with December Deadlines!

  • Current Internship Opportunities with October and November Deadlines!

  • DANK Haus Internship Opportunities

  • DataONE Summer Internship Program- Paid Internship Opportunities, Deadline: 3/17

  • DataONE Summer Internships: Applications Due Mon. 3/16

    DataONE announces the 2015 Summer Internship Program.  This will be the 7th year of the program and we have had great success with intern-driven projects in previous years, including multiple publications and conference presentations in addition to resource and development activities within DataONE.

    We have six potential projects this year:

    1. Evaluating the impact of data access: The role of metrics
    2. Making a Robust and Useful Earth Science Ontology Repository: Creating a test suite, automating ontology uploading, and standardizing RESTful API
    3. Front end web site for the Earth Science Ontology Repository
    4. Catalog Services for the Web (CSW) Adaptor for The Generic Member Node
    5. A Tool for Live, Interactive Workflow Views over Programming Scripts
    6. Network and social media communication analysis of the DataONE user community

    Applications are due *March 16th*. Project details and application information can be found at: 

  • DC Summer Internships– Final Deadline March 16

    LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC

    June 4 – July 29, 2016

    *Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC

    *Priority Deadline for Scholarships: February 10, 2016

    *Final Deadline: March 16, 2016

    *Generous Scholarship Funding Available

    Gain that competitive edge by interning in the city where history is made. Programs are offered in following fields:

    International Affairs Public Policy & Economics Journalism & Communication Service & Community Leadership Business & Government Affairs Leadership & the American Presidency

    Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college. The comprehensive programs sponsored by The Fund for American Studies include:

    A guaranteed internship placement Courses for transferable credit from George Mason University Furnished housing conveniently located close to Metro rail stations and key attractions in Washington Networking events, exclusive briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program


    We’ve been creating academic internship experiences for over 40 years and guarantee all participants an internship placement. Your options are endless – we work with over 300 different federal agencies, policy groups, international affairs organizations, media outlets, public affairs firms, government relations offices, and nonprofit organizations.

    Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.


    Below you’ll find just a sampling of our past internship sites:

    American Institute for Cancer Research AT&T Capital Area Food Bank Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill Council of Hemispheric Affairs Crosby Volmer Public Relations Ford Motor Company Foreign Embassies National Association of Women Legislators Security Industry Association  Student Conservation Association S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, Justice and the Treasury S. News & World Report S. Small Business Administration World Learning WJLA TV ABC 7


    Students will be accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of March 16, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 10, 2016 to receive preference in admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement. We award almost 1 million dollars in scholarship funding annually and awards are made on the basis of financial need and merit.


    Applicants may apply for a full scholarship through the Outstanding Student Leader Scholarship awards program. 4 will be available for Summer 2016. More information may be found here:

    For more information and to be begin an online application, please visit Questions may be directed to or 202.986.0384.

  • Digital Communications Internship Opportunity in UIC Office of Undergraduate Research

  • Digital Marketing & Social Media Intern at Latino Cultural Center for Spring 2017

    Digital Marketing & Social Media Intern at UIC Latino Cultural Center, Spring 2017

    The Latino Cultural Center (LCC) is currently seeking an enthusiastic and creative Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern(s) to work alongside our team to help build our social media presence. If you are passionate about social media, and understand how social media is used to help grow an organization's presence and get information out into the world, we want to speak with you! Intern will devote 75% of the time to this project and 25% to help with public events and office duties.

    We are seeking a student with a sophomore, junior or senior standing that will need to work for 10 hours a week for 13 weeks- January 16, 2017 - April 22, 2017 (off week of Spring break).

    Intern will receive two UIC Bookstore gift cards for a total of $200 ($100 in the second week of the internship and $100 at the completion of the internship).




      *   Help grow the LCC's social footprint and use it to drive traffic to public programs

      *   Curate, design, and write posts for all social media platforms using Hootsuit

      *   Responsible for managing and keeping up to date all social media platforms

      *   Ability to take ownership and be creative



      *   Strong academic record;

      *   Must have excellent oral and written skills;

      *   Candidate must be familiar with Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube;

      *   Relevant field of study or experience, particularly Marketing, Social Media, Communications, or Business Administration;


      *   Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

      *   Organized, with an ability to prioritize assignments; and

      *   Creative and collaborative spirit.

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    Diversity Community Engagement Program (DCEP) - Internships at the Office of Diversity, Equity and Engagement!

  • DocAssist Program Internship in website maintenance and design

    The DocAssist program has an available internship in website maintenance and design.  DocAssist is a warm line consult program for the State of Illinois which assists primary care physicians in dealing with mental health issues in their child and adolescent patients.  An intern would work approximately 5 hours per week helping us to retool the website and maintaining it over the course of time they were available and interested, if possible this coming summer and next academic year.  There is an option of honors activity and/or capstone/independent study credit with his project. Contact Birdy Holzmueller ( if interested.

  • Dreams for Kids Inc. Seeking (pro bono) WordPress website design assistance

    Looking to build your website design portfolio/skills while helping a great cause? Dreams for Kids is seeking a creative, talented individual to assist us in giving our website a "facelift"!

    Dreams for Kids is a 501(c)3 youth non-profit organization whose mission is to replace charity with opportunity for Chicago youth. Since our establishment in 1989, Dreams for Kids has hosted annual legacy events for underserved youth and their families. In 2015, Dreams for Kids launched its high school leadership program, Dream Leaders. Through this program, Dream Leaders are trained to be critical thinking, empathetic global citizens and agents of positive social change!

    We need your help!

    Seeking a WordPress expert with ample experience designing sites on the WordPress platform.We currently have a website and are looking to change the layout and update our content to have a Dream Leaders Program content focus.Individual MUST be able to attend in-person consultations at our office (Jackson & Halsted in Chicago, IL) as we are looking to get this done quickly! Individual will work directly with Executive Director to implement redesign.

    ** This is an unpaid project but, we will write a stellar recommendation and you are welcome to use your work for your portfolio!**

    Interested candidates please contact: 
    Shannon Claiborne, Executive Director Dreams for Kids Inc.

  • Education Career Fair – Feb 27

  • Education Career Fair – March 1

  • Education Sector Job Fair, Thurs. 3/3


    Thursday, March 3, 2016

    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    UIC Student Center East, Illinois Room

    750 S. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60607


    UIC, DePaul and Loyola are combining forces to connect employers, schools and districts with quality teachers, administrators, advisors, and counselors for current and future openings in all areas and levels of education. Free entrance for UIC, Loyola, and DePaul students and alumni. Open to the public at a $10 entrance fee.


    Students/job seekers DO NOT need to register.

    If you would like to see a list of who's coming, click here & scroll to the bottom of the page.

    Download the free UIC Career Fair Plus app (on Google Play or the App Store) for a list and assistance in navigating the fair on the day.

    Questions? Contact UIC Career Services at 312.996.2300. 

  • EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Internship Opportunities

  • Exciting new Fulbright Canada program for U.S. Undergraduate Students! (Deadline to apply: 10/31/19)

  • Extended Deadline for the U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program 10/23

    We would like to inform you that the U.S. Department of State Summer 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid) deadline has been extended through October 23, 2015.

    We are now accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State Summer 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

    Please visit for more information about the U.S. Department of State Summer 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid), and to start the online application process via USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is October 23, 2015 (new deadline).

    Visit to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Summer 2016 Student Internship Program (unpaid).

    We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. If you have any questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit our forums or FAQs at

  • Facets Internships - Still Available for Spring 2017

    FACETS & FACETS Children + Youth - Internships are still available for Spring Semester.  If interest, you should apply as soon as possible.

    Greetings from Facets and Facets Children + Youth, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the exhibition, distribution and education of foreign, classic and independent cinema. Facets Internships are a great learning experience for anyone interested in event coordination, film, fundraising, writing, marketing, publicity, non-profit development & PR. Facets internships are unpaid.

    *         To be considered for an interview, please submit the Facets Internship Application<> and your resume.

    *         Interviews will be conducted in person at Facets and by phone.


    Available opportunities for spring 2017 include:

    *         Festival Programming Assistant - The Programming Assistant works closely with the Programming Director to coordinate Festival submissions, process entries, and develop and execute film screenings, workshops and special events. Candidates should have a background in film production or criticism, have strong writing skills (for note-taking, correspondence and film descriptions) or have coordinated events. Interns can gain experience in project management, event coordination, research, film programming, writing and publicity.

    *         Marketing/Social Media Coordinator - Students can expect to learn and gain proficiency in the use of social media as part of a coordinated marketing approach. This internship will offer participants the opportunity to help identify and analyze a target audience and plan and implement elements of marketing campaigns. This position also serves as Facets' liaison to online and social-media-based networks of film-lovers, keeping Facets apprised of ongoing conversations and raising online awareness of Facets' mission, programs, and offerings. Applicants should possess creativity, a broad and informed love of movies, attention to detail, experience in writing, general office skills, and Internet research. Responsibilities may also include coordinating promotional relationships and items for Facets, Facets Children's Programs and special events, publicizing in ethnic or niche markets, and Festival publicity coordination. Proficiency with graphic design programs a plus.

    *         Facets DVD Label - Sales, Marketing & Publicity Internship - The Facets DVD label distributes international and independent films on DVD, digitally and in theatres around the country.  Interns will participate in all aspects of independent film distribution including DVD releases, digital delivery and educational marketing. Tasks involve customer research and development, creating marketing materials and Internet campaigns, coordinating with press, creating promotional video clips, designing press kits, and interacting with filmmakers. Duties are in the field of film distribution - This is not a production job. Applicants should be web-savvy and proficient with both PCs and Macs and Excel. Photoshop skills not required but appreciated. Interest in film marketing and distribution, and/or film publicity is a plus. The environment is informal and collaborative and involves direct contact with all levels of Facets staff.

    Founded in 1974, Facets Multi-Media is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exhibition, distribution & education of foreign, independent & classic films with programming for adults, children and youth, families and educators.

  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad Summer Internship in Paris Info Session, Wed. 12/2

    This summer, Professor Kathryn Engel will lead a group of students to participate in UIC credit-bearing internships in Paris, France.  Internships are available to students in all majors.  Participants must have knowledge of basic French language.

    Come to the information session to meet Professor Engel and to learn more about the program:

    Wednesday, December 2
    4:00 – 5:00 PM
    121 BH (Honors College Quiet Study Room)  *note location change*

    RSVP here: 


  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad Summer Internship, Paris, Info Session on Tues. 2/24

    This summer (June 15 – July 15, 2015), Professor Kathryn Engel will lead a group of students to participate in UIC credit-bearing internships in Paris, France.  Internships are available to students in all majors, and participants will earn 6 credits of PSCH 385.  Participants must have knowledge of basic French language.

     Come to an information session this Tuesday (tomorrow!), 2/24/15, from 11:00-12:00 in 502 UH to learn more and ask questions.

    See this flyer for more details and program contact information to get started!

    Please contact Kathryn Engel with any questions at

  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad Summer Internship, Paris - Info Sessions 2/17 and 3/10

  • Faculty-Led Study Abroad Summer Internships in Paris

    Faculty-Led Study Abroad Summer Internship, Paris

    Professor Kathryn Engel will lead a group of students to participate in UIC credit-bearing internships in Paris, France, in Summer 2017.  Internships are available to students in all majors, and participants will earn 6 credits of PSCH 385.  Participants must have knowledge of basic French language.

    Come to the following information session to learn more and ask questions:

    Monday, September 26

    12:00-1:00 pm

    121 BH (Honors College Quiet Study Room)


  • Fall 2014 UIC Heritage Garden Internship, Apply by 9/1

    The UIC Heritage Garden Student Group is currently seeking Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior undergraduate students for the 2014 Fall Internship. The UIC Heritage Garden operates under the six Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change (CCUSC) and with funding from the Green Fee. The goal of the UIC Heritage Garden is, “to create an educational space to address quality of life that benefits both diverse people and nature.” Interns will assist with a variety of projects to support our educational goals. We are seeking responsible and committed students with excellent oral and written skills and with the ability to work and think creatively. Students with experience in the following areas will be highly considered: program development, communications/marketing, community outreach, research, and a love for gardening.

    Interns will be paid a $770 stipend.


    • Interns must be available to work 7 hours a week, Monday through Friday beginning September 8 through November 21. Interns will be required to attend mandatory weekly meetings on Mondays from 3pm-5pm. If you cannot work during this time schedule or the full 11 weeks, then you will be ineligible for the internship.
    • Interns must participate in ALL the activities outlined in the program syllabus, including getting “down and dirty” to work in the garden.
    • Interns must have good academic standing, including a GPA of a least 3.0.

    Applications for the 2014 Fall Internships are due September 1st by 5pm. You need to turn in an electronic copy of your application  and resume in PDF format to If you have any questions about the internship and/or application, feel free to email us at more information about the Heritage Garden visit our website

  • Fall 2015 Capital Semester programs in Washington, DC

    We are accepting applications for the International Affairs and Public Policy track of the Fall 2015 Capital Semester programs in Washington, DC. The announcement below is for students who may be interested in spending a semester interning and earning credit in the nation's capital.  Students will earn 12 credits and are guaranteed an internship in their area of interest. Please encourage students to apply for the Fall Semester final application deadline of June 1. More information on our program may be found at  If you have any questions, please contact: Dana Faught Associate Director, Recruitment and Admissions U.S. Programs The Fund for American Studies or 202.986.0384.