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  • Summer Journalism Internship: Chronicle of Higher Education, Due 1/3/14

    The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking four interns for the summer 2014 session, which will begin in May and last through August.  The Chronicle's internships aim to give current undergraduates and recent college graduates the opportunity to gain professional experience at the No. 1 source for news about higher education. Interns will report and write daily news articles for The Chronicle's Web site (which often appear subsequently in print), write news articles for other sections of the newspaper, blog, and do research for special projects.

  • Honors Activity Option: UIC Bike Planning Internship, Deadline Fri. 1/3/14

    This internship aims to familiarize students interested in urban sustainability, bicycle transportation planning, or urban planning generally with the components of university bicycle planning.  Objective of internship is to help implement bike planning based on best management practices and UIC processes.

  • Paid Summer Internships in Health Services Research, Due 2/1

    The University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) offers paid summer internships for underrepresented minority undergraduates, or any other undergraduates interested in exploring the field of health services research.  LDI is one of the country’s largest health services research centers coordinating the work of more than 200 senior fellows investigating the medical, economic, and social issues that influence how health care is organized, financed, managed, and delivered across the US.  The LDI Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program pairs students with senior fellows to work on real research projects throughout the three-month duration of the course. Those mentors are also faculty members at Penn Medicine, The Wharton School, Penn Nursing, Penn Dental and Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania.

    To learn more and apply, visit the SUMR website at http://ldi.upenn.edu/sumr/application.  The application deadline is February 1.

  • 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 http://www.cinemachicago.org/about_us/internships.php

  • Lawndale Summer Medical Project, Application Due Wed. 3/12

    Are you an aspiring MD, DO, PA or NP? Are you looking for something to do this summer? Want to spend 4 weeks living and serving in Chicagos Southwest side? Lawndale Christian Health Center is currently accepting applications for our summer medical project taking place between June 24th and July 26th, 2014.  View the post to read more.

  • Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards Internship Program

    The Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) is currently accepting applications for short- and long-term internship positions to join the fight against mountain top removal mining. Interns spend their time working on various projects, from talking with neighbors about how we can keep coal dust from blanketing the community, to attending community meetings on building a sustainable and just economy, to fighting surface mining permits that currently threaten Appalachia, Andover, Arno, Derby, and Inman counties. Interns also find ways to bring their unique skills into local projects through web design, grant writing, knowledge of labor history, geography, biology, and other disciplines.  For more information, or to apply, visit the SAMS website at http://www.samsva.org/?page_id=1329.

  • Summer Research Internship for Sustainable Environment, Due 2/1

    RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation at Wayne State University, sponsored by the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, is a 12-week summer research program that will pair qualified undergraduate students with professional mentors to study multiple-stakeholder environmental issues in the Lake St. Clair-Detroit-River-Lake Erie corridor.  Program details, as well as a flyer and application, can be found at http://riseup.med.wayne.edu. Applications are due by February 1st, 2014.

  • Paid Editorial Internship with Foreign Affairs for Recent Grads, Apply by Mon. 2/3

    Foreign Affairs is looking for an Academic Year Intern to join the editorial team.

    The Academic Year Internship is a full-time paid position in New York City offering exceptional training in serious journalism. The intern works as an assistant editor with substantial responsibility. Previous interns have included recent graduates from undergraduate and master’s programs. Candidates should have a serious interest in international relations, a flair for writing, and a facility with the English language.

    The position lasts for one year, starting in late spring or early summer.

    You will need to submit a cover letter, résumé, three writing samples, and three letters of recommendation by February 3, 2014. Only finalists will be interviewed.

    Visit http://www.foreignaffairs.com/discussions/news-and-events/iforeign-affairsi-now-hiring for more information.  Email editor@foreignaffairs.com with any questions.

  • Paid Summer Internships in Health Services Research, Due 2/1

    The University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) offers paid summer internships for underrepresented minority undergraduates, or any other undergraduates interested in exploring the field of health services research.  LDI is one of the country’s largest health services research centers coordinating the work of more than 200 senior fellows investigating the medical, economic, and social issues that influence how health care is organized, financed, managed, and delivered across the US.  The LDI Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) program pairs students with senior fellows to work on real research projects throughout the three-month duration of the course. Those mentors are also faculty members at Penn Medicine, The Wharton School, Penn Nursing, Penn Dental and Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania.

    To learn more and apply, visit the SUMR website at http://ldi.upenn.edu/sumr/application.  The application deadline is February 1.

  • FBI Summer Honors Paid Internship Program, Application Due Tues. 2/4

    In 2014, outstanding undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of universities will be selected to participate in the FBI Honors Internship Program. This paid internship offers students an exciting ‘insider’s view’ of FBI operations and provides professional experience that is unique, valuable, and marketable.  Click to learn more.

  • Google Journalism Fellowship, Apply by Fri. 1/31

    Google is offering a 10-week fellowship program for students interested in data-based journalism, the business of journalism, and the use of technology in journalism.  The first week of the program takes place at Google in Mountain View, California, and the remaining weeks take place at one of several host organizations.  Fellows receive an $8,000 stipend and a $1,000 travel budget.

    Detailed information about the program and host organizations, as well as a link to the application form, can be found here: http://www.google.com/get/journalismfellowship/index.html

    Deadline: January 31, 2014 (due by midnight, Pacific time)

  • Off-Campus Summer Research in Science and Engineering: Amgen Scholars, Due 2/3 or 2/14

    The Amgen Scholars program provides research opportunities in science and engineering to students in any academic major. Opportunities are available at several host universities and students will work with a faculty mentor. Specific projects and funding opportunities vary by host institution; please visit http://www.amgenscholars.com/ for more information and application materials. 

    Deadlines: February 3 for most institutions, February 14 for the California Institute of Technology.

    For more information: https://illinois.edu/emailer/files/46097/amgenscholars_flier.pdf  

  • Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, Due 2/28

    The new component of the Fulbright Program will offer up to five awards to U.S. citizens for nine months of overseas travel and multi-media storytelling on globally significant social or environmental topics. Fellows will focus their digital stories on one of the program’s eight themes: biodiversity, cities, cultures, disasters, energy, food, oceans, and water. The Fulbright-National Geographic Fellowship will provide a unique platform for U.S. Fulbrighters to undertake an in-depth exploration of a globally relevant issue, comparing and contrasting how that issue is experienced across borders. Utilizing a variety of digital storytelling tools and media, including blogs, photography, video, and social media, Fellows will share their stories by providing content to a National Geographic blog and other platforms with the support of National Geographic’s editorial team.

    Click on the post to learn more.

  • Chicago Academic Medicine Summer Program II, Apply by 2/24

    CAMP II is an eight-week commuter program where students learn to conduct primary research in a laboratory with a University of Chicago faculty mentor. Participants will be selected either following successful completion of CAMP I or through previous participation in a similar summer pre-medical training program. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of the ethics of research, the basics of biostatistics, and the conduct of biomedical research.CAMP II also provides an enhanced focus on medical school application processes to support future success. Participants will engage in MCAT preparation coursework and re-visit the elements of personal statement writing and interviewing skills. This experience is available to a cohort of participants who are underrepresented in the medical education community, and is intended for freshmen or sophomores. 

    Learn more at http://pritzker.uchicago.edu/about/diversity/pipeline/camp.shtml. Applications are due Monday 2/24.  Contact Nikki Oliver at 773-702-8946 or noliver2@bsd.uchicago.edu with questions.

  • The Fund for American Studies D.C. Internships, Priority Deadline 2/10

    LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. in Washington, DC

    www.DCinternships.org 

    June 7 - August 1, 2014

    *Guaranteed Internships - Courses for Credit - Housing in DC

    *Priority Deadline: February 10, 2014

    *Final Deadline: March 18, 2014

    *Scholarship Funding Available

     Spend a summer interning in the nation's capital and gain that competitive edge. Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college.

    Click on the post to learn more.

  • Two opportunities for students interested in film/videography/video editing and disability studies and human development

    1) Help shoot and edit a brief video on the experiences of amputee athletes and prosthetics.  Time commitment of 10-20 hours off campus between now and April 1. Contact Prof. Paikoff-Holzmueller at birdy@uic.edu

    2) A doctoral candidate in Disability Studies at UIC is working on a dissertation that addresses social relations of older adults with intellectual disabilities from a life course perspective.  The project will include the development of a 15-20 minute DVD with the life stories of six individuals with intellectual disabilities. This DVD will be used as an education and advocacy tool at agencies and universities. Seeking a research assistant to help collect video materials and edit final video beginning this spring. If the project receives grant funding, this may develop into a paid position. Contact Lieke van Heuman at lvheumen@uic.edu

  • UIC Internship and Part-Time Job Fair, Thurs. 2/13

    OPEN TO ALL MAJORS! Off-campus employers will be recruiting for part-time and internship positions, and some will also be recruiting for full - time positions. 

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 10am - 2pm
    Student Center East, Illinois Room

    Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes.  Free for U of I students/alumni.

    Questions?  Contact 312-996-3130 or studentjobs@uic.edu

  • Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Plus Program, Apply by Mon. 3/3

    Illinois Institute of Technology, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is sponsoring a Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program from June 1 through June 20, 2014.   The deadline to submit the application is Monday, March 3, 2014.
     
    The PLUS program is a unique and rigorous three-week experience for current college freshmen, sophomores or juniors interested in the legal profession.  Our goal is to provide students with a “taste” of the law school experience and introduce them to the admissions process.  Students will attend classes taught by IIT Chicago-Kent law professors, recognized as some of the most productive and accomplished law professors in the nation. 
     
    The program is designed to attract disadvantaged students and those from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.  The program will cover the cost of tuition, room in a residence hall, required course materials and other expenses.  Participants are paid a stipend to offset some of their meal and other expenses.  The program does not pay for any transportation expenses.
     
    You may download the application and informational brochure from the website at www.kentlaw.iit.edu/adm/plus.  If you have questions, please contact Theda Mickey at 312-906-5133 or plus@kentlaw.iit.edu.
  • Washington Center Summer Internship Program, Apply by Mon. 2/17

    The Washington Center is looking for applicants for their summer internship program which begins on 05/28/14 and ends on 08/08/14.  The Washington Center serves students in all majors, with interests in a wide variety of fields. These include the government, nonprofit and business arenas, as well as many others that may partially overlap with them—the worlds of media and communications, science and technology, law and criminal justice, and international affairs. As interns, students will gain valuable experience, insight into possible career paths, a network of professional connections, and direction for their futures.

    One UIC student will be nominated to participate in the program. Interested students must first apply using the internal UIC application, found here: https://uofi.uic.edu/fb/sec/4473023 Potential applicants are required to complete this internal UIC application by Monday 17 February. The nominated student will be expected to complete TWC’s application by 12 March.

    For a detailed description of and further information about the opportunity and application process students should consult: http://www.twc.edu/internships   Please email sheena@uic.edu  with any questions about the internal UIC application.

  • Summer Internship Opportunities at the Chicago Humanities Festival

    The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) welcomes students and recent graduates to gain professional experience in a nonprofit cultural institution.  The CHF believes in challenging interns with relevant, interesting projects and making them full members of the Festival team.  Interns leave the CHF with a practical appreciation for the demands and rewards of nonprofit work.

    Internship Term: Summer Internship (Early June – late August, 2014)

    Internship Concentrations:  CHF internships are project-based and vary based on the program cycle and needs of the organization.  While all intern projects involve inter-departmental collaboration, each intern project has a specific concentration.  View the website to learn more: http://chicagohumanities.org/about/internships 

    For more information and to apply, visit the website:  http://chicagohumanities.org/about/internships  All application materials must be postmarked by March 30, 2014.

  • Center for Healthcare Innovation Spring and Summer Internship

    The Chicago-based Center for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) is seeking UIC Honors College students for internships this spring and summer.  There are several projects available, which students and CHI supervisors will select together based on student interest and background as determined in interviews.  A listing of current project topics is available here: https://blogs.illinois.edu/files/1516/109891/3849.docx.  Through each project, Honors College interns will:

    • Network and interact with the world’s leading life science and healthcare executives, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and service professionals
    • Gain exposure to top healthcare, life sciences, and private equity organizations from around the world
    • Acquire real-world, pragmatic business experience to augment and reinforce concepts learned in the classroom
    • Participate in professional development seminars designed specifically for interns
    • Be assigned a high-level (Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or M.B.A .) industry leader as a personal mentor
    • Receive post-internship career placement and résumé assistance

    Click on the post to learn more.

  • Write for UIC News!

    UIC News is seeking student contributors to write stories for our weekly Student Voice page. We will occasionally email story ideas to our contributors to select from on a first-come, first-served basis. We also accept story ideas and submissions from contributors.

    UIC News is also accepting applications for two interns to add a student voice to its work in news and social media for the fall semester. It's a great opportunity to gain experience writing for print and online, including news and feature writing, video and social media. Applicants should have experience in writing for publications (online or print) and an interest in journalism. Video and photography skills are a plus. Interns must enroll in an internship course (in the English department or LAS) for elective credit.

    We will also be accepting applications for weekly bloggers to share their experiences as UIC students starting over the summer or fall semester. Bloggers are required to post once per week and are paid $50 per month. View examples at http://iam.uic.edu 

    Interested or have questions? Email Christy Levy at christyb@uic.edu

  • 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: http://chicagowomenshealthcenter.org/get-involved-page/job-opportunities

  • Gallery 400 Internships and Employment Opportunities, Apply by 4/4

    The Gallery 400 internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their education and professional experience by working at one of the nation’s most vibrant university galleries, showcasing work at the leading edge of contemporary art, architecture, and design. Under the guidance of gallery staff, interns assist in routine work that ranges from special projects and research to clerical support.

    Internships require a commitment of 15-20 hours per week and are typically a semester in length. A major in art history or fine art is not required. All internships are unpaid.

    Internships include: Archive / Website, Communications, Community Engagement, Curatorial, Development, Exhibition Preparation, Graphic Design, Photography, and Video Archive.

    Application Deadlines (three yearly)

    Internship Term:

    Application Deadline:
    Summer Semester (May-August) April 4
    Fall Semester (August-December) July 1
    Spring Semester (January-May) November 13

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to gallery400@uic.edu. Please include the internship you are applying for in the subject line.

    See more at: http://gallery400.uic.edu/interact-page/internships--2 

  • Art Institute of Chicago: Summer Academy and Curatorial Fellowship, Apply by 4/7

    The Art Institute of Chicago has just launched a new student opportunity, the Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy and Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship. This program is funded by the Mellon foundation and seeks to begin to diversify the pipeline in the arts by focusing on the curatorial profession in US museums. Similar programs will take place at five partner museums across the country. This is an exceptional opportunity for motivated undergraduates who have an interest in curatorial work or in finding out more about professions in art museums.
     
    The ideal student applicant will be a rising sophomore or junior at the end of this school year, although we also encourage applications from non-traditional students who may be in school for more than 4 years.
     
    You can read more about the program and eligibility requirements on the AIC website: http://www.artic.edu/mellon 
    You can also download the flyer after you click on this post.  
     
    Deadline: April 7
     
    Questions?  Contact Felicia Mings, Coordinator, Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship, fmings@artic.edu.
  • Work at Chicago Freedom School this Summer, Apply by 4/25

    Do you have experience creating meaningful engagements with youth of color ages 14-17?
    Do you have a passion for social justice and skills in community organizing to share with young people?
    Do you see youth as a source of knowledge, experience, solutions and change agents?
     
    If you said YES! YES! and YES! then we want you to apply to be a Campaign Coach during the 2014 Summer Leadership Institute with the Chicago Freedom School.
     
     
    For over 7 years, CFS's Freedom Fellowship has been supporting youth in further developing their leadership and activism/organizing skills.  The Chicago Freedom School is seeking Campaign Coaches who will design and lead four 6-hour courses (24-hours total) for youth ages 14 - 17 enrolled in the 2014 Freedom Fellowship Summer Leadership Institute. Coaches will be comprised of people who are activists, organizers, teachers and/or professionals interested in working with young people. Coaches will design creative and engaging courses that emphasize the real life experience of young people as well as prepare them to pursue social justice issues. Courses must speak to one of two issue areas: Healthy Communities or Fair and Just Schools. The application deadline is April 25, 2014.
  • Google Policy Fellowship, Due Mon. 4/14

    Applications for the 2014 program are open through April 14, 2014. To apply, please submit your materials directly through the Google Policy Fellowship website.

    Whether you're interested in copyright, free expression, digital inclusion, or any number of technology-oriented policy issues, the Google Policy Fellowship is a great way to connect with organizations working on critical issues for the future of the Internet.

    The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all levels and disciplines. Selected students will spend ten weeks this summer working on a broad portfolio of topics at a diverse set of organizations. You can learn more about the program and host organizations on the Google Public Policy Fellowship website at www.google.com/policyfellowship.

  • Summer Internships with the UIC Office of Sustainability, Rolling Deadline beginning in April

    Summer Internships with the UIC Office of Sustainability
    Deadline: Rolling until end of April; selection begins first week of April
     
    The UIC Office of Sustainability is offering a new internship program this summer with several positions available for paid and unpaid interns.
    The program consists of:
    1. Internship placement at a UIC department
    2. Weekly seminars and field outings that cover a range of educational and skill building topics
    3. Leadership development and project management experience
    Students will be assigned to individual internship projects and will participate in weekly seminars about sustainability and professional development topics with other members of the cohort.
    The internships are 15 hours per week between June 2nd and August 8th.
    The internship placement opportunities include:
    Bike UIC Intern: This intern will implement the bike plan and promote bicycle transport in the campus community.
    Green Event Intern: This intern will help promote sustainable event planning and waste reduction at campus events.
    Green Laundry Intern: This intern will work with Campus Housing to make drying racks available to students to reduce energy consumption.
    Food Recovery Intern: This intern will work with UIC Campus Dining Services to reduce food waste at UIC cafeterias and donate extra food to local food pantries.
    Move Out Waste Intern: This intern will work with Campus Housing to analyze the waste accumulated from move out and move in days and develop a waste reduction plan.
    Recycling Intern: This intern will work with various UIC departments to analyze recycling patterns and ensure recycling infrastructure is functional.
    Water Management Intern: This intern will work with Campus Utilities to analyze water use through various outlets and develop a waste reduction plan.
    Students can find more information and apply online here: http://sustainability.uic.edu/about-2/jobs/
    Please contact Zoe Luken in the Office of Sustainability at zluken2@uic.edu  or Stephanie O’Leary in the Honors College at soleary@uic.edu  with any questions.
  • UIC News Student Internships, Apply by Fri. 4/18

    UIC News seeks two interns to add a student voice to its work in news and social media. It?s a great opportunity to gain experience writing for print and online, including news and feature writing, video and social media. Applicants should have an interest in journalism. Interns must enroll in an internship course (in the English department or LAS) for elective credit. Email résumé and two samples of published work (print or online) by April 18 to christyb@uic.edu

    UIC News is seeking student contributors to write stories for our weekly Student Voice page in the fall semester. We will occasionally email story ideas to our contributors to select from on a first-come,first-served basis. We also accept story ideas and submissions from contributors. Interested? Email Christy Levy at christyb@uic.edu

  • Honors College Internship for Summer 2014: Rush Hospital Health Disparities, Deadline Extended to 4/18

    Application Deadline extended to Friday, April 18!

    The Rush Center of Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging (CEDHA) and the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center (RADC) are seeking two Honors College students in any major for their research-based internship in health disparities in the community.  Please see the flyer attached below for a description of the internship, program contact information, and a link to the application.

    If you have questions, feel free to contact Stephanie O’Leary in the Honors College at soleary@uic.edu or Bella Patel at Rush University at bella_patel@rush.edu

  • Summer 2014 Paid Internship with UIC Heritage Garden Student Group, Apply by 4/25

    The UIC Heritage Garden Student Group is pleased to announce that they are now accepting applications for their Summer 2014 paid internship program with the UIC Heritage Garden!
     
    The internship will be from May 19 - August 15, 2014. Summer interns will be expected to work 20 hours a week, from 9am-1pm Monday through Friday, and will receive a stipend of $2,400. Applications are due April 25th by 5pm. You need to turn in a paper copy of your application (pages 2 & 3) and resume to the Latino Cultural Center offices (lower level of LC B2).
     
    For more details, see the application on the front page of the website at http://uicheritagegarden.org/.
    If you have any questions about the internship and/or application, feel free to email: heritagegarden.uic@gmail.com.
  • Social Media paid summer internship with UIC Office of Sustainability

    Sustainability Internship: Social Media Intern

    UIC Office of Sustainability is seeking a sustainability minded undergraduate student intern to coordinate our social media operations and help update components of our website. The intern will work with the Office of Sustainability staff.  

    The Social Media Intern will be a member of the Sustainability Intern Cohort. The Sustainability Internship Program (SIP) is a new initiative through the Office of Sustainability that offers hands-on learning experiences that help achieve the overall mission of greater social, economic and environmental sustainability in the campus community. The program consists of weekly seminars and field outings on a range of educational and skill building topics including: environmental and energy sustainability issues, cultural sustainability issues, institutional challenges and change management, campus structure and administration, campus sustainability programs and job readiness.  The SIP requirements include: meeting weekly work plan goals, frequent meetings with project supervisor, attendance at weekly seminars and outings, blog posts and a final poster presentation.

    Click on the post to learn more.

  • Capital Semester Fall 2014 Internships, Deadline June 1

    The Fund for American Studies offers academic internships in Washington, D.C. through the Capital Semester program.   The comprehensive package includes a guaranteed internship placement, courses for credit, furnished housing, a variety of guest lectures and briefings, as well as opportunities for professional development and networking.

    Two different program tracks are available: Public Policy and Political Journalism

    Final Application Deadline: June 1, 2014

    Learn more about the program, tuition costs, internships, and living arrangements at www.dcinternships.org 

  • US Hispanic Leadership Institute Summer Internship Program, Apply by 5/9

    The United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) is looking to hire ten interns for their paid summer internship program. The 21st Century Leaders Summer Internship Program is a ten week program that promotes grassroots community organizing and leadership development in key impact areas.

    The student dedicates ten weeks to reaching his/her goal of registering 1000 new or restored voters. The student must also continue to maintain contact with his/her supervisor at least once a week. The internship requires a mandatory training in Chicago, Illinois, May 30-31, 2014. The internship program will officially begin June 1, 2014 and concludes August 8, 2014. The student must commit to the two days of training and ten uninterrupted weeks of the internship in order to be considered.

    The complete application must be completed by May 9, 2014. For more information about the program and how to apply, please contact Dulce Diaz at ddiaz@ushli.org. The application is available online at https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=9Ydg-AOA5BWZjLEVXpiRDg.

  • Food Tank Research and Communications Internship, Rolling Basis

    This internship with Chicago based Food Tank is a unique and exciting opportunity to support and participate in research that drives health, nutrition, and environmental policy. The intern will work closely with Food Tank staff on the following: writing articles for major blogs, newspapers, websites, and magazines, researching and developing content for projects and the Food Tank website; research and fact-checking; and assisting in writing and outreach that will contribute to and help to promote the ongoing mission of Food Tank.  More information about this unpaid internship can be found here.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

  • Illinois Solar Energy Association - Program Development Internship

    The ISEA is looking for a Program Development Intern who will be involved in program expansion, best practice, grant and policy research, member communications, website management, event coordination, and various other tasks. This is a great opportunity for students seeking to learn more about local energy markets and to work to advance the acceleration of the solar industry in Illinois; details can be found here.

  • Food Recovery Network: 2014-2015 Fellowship Program, Rolling Until 5/15

    The Food Recovery Network (FRN) is seeking seven fellows to work full-time on the Member Support and Expansion teams in College Park, Maryland. Fellowships start on August 11, 2014 and end May 15, 2015. Fellows receive a monthly $1,500 stipend. Founded in September of 2011, the Food Recovery Network (FRN) is the largest national student-led food recovery movement working to bring food recovery programs to colleges across the country. Made up of dozens of chapters at colleges and universities, FRN has recovered over 300,000 pounds of food and is rapidly expanding. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through May 15, 2014.  Apply for these fellowships here.

  • Student PIRGs’ New Voters Project Internships, Interviews Begin This Week

    The Student PIRGs’ New Voters Project is the nation’s largest non-partisan, on the ground student voter mobilization effort. For over almost 40 years the New Voters Project has played a leading role in mobilizing young voters; highlighting their importance; developing and refining the techniques and technology used to reach them; and ensuring their right to cast a ballot once they appear at the polls. We believe the best way to get political leaders to pay attention to young people and our issues is to register and vote. Since 1984 we have helped register more than 1.7 million young people and make over one million reminder contacts.

    Just a few years ago, everyone had nearly written off the youth vote. Politicians focused their ads, speeches and campaigns around targeting older voters. Even the issues they were talking about had little to do with us - things like social security and prescription drugs. It's hardly surprising when you looked at the numbers. People over the age of 60 were voting at twice the rate of young people and the percentage of people under the age of 25 turning out to vote had declined steadily for decades.

    The last few years have reversed this trend - the youth vote has increased and politicians have begun to pay more attention to young voters - but we've got to keep up the hard work to turn this trend into a lasting pattern.

     To make sure that as many of those likely to register students have that opportunity, one of our top priorities is getting as many high profile websites to have links to the StudentVote.org registration tool as possible. By getting those links on most of the high profile websites (school’s main page, page to purchase sports tickets, page to register for classes, manage campus accounts, etc), you can get 2% of the campus to register. By then publicizing the StudentVote.org tool through Facebook, Twitter, listserves and posters/flyers all over campus, you can get an additional 2% of the campus to register to vote—all without even picking up a clipboard! At the University of Southern California we helped to register over 1,000 students when the university president sent out campus-wide email with a link to StudentVote.org. At Rutgers University we partnered with the Eagleton Institute to link to the tool on the campus’ main websites and registered over 3,000 students in a week.

    Intern Responsibilities

    • Maintain all the reporting requirements: attend weekly planning calls with team, submit tracking and planning forms
    • Work with key administrators, Student Governments and Faculty to bring online voter registration to their campus
    • Develop social media campaigns
    • Develop publications and materials for online voter registration
    • Plan campaign events throughout the summer

    Qualifications

    We are looking for students who are:

    •          Passionate about social change and the problems tackled by the Campaign
    •          Self-starters, driven to accomplish projects, and able to problem solve
    •          Professional, responsible, and dependable
    •          Able to work at least 15 hours per week
    •          Interested in future opportunities and careers in the non-profit sector

    To apply send your resume and cover letter to Marites Velasquez, Program Director, at marites@studentpirgs.org 

  • John Marshall Law School Pre-Law Summer Institute, Apply Now

    There are a few spots left for this program.
    The John Marshall Law School is hosting its annual Pre-Law Summer Institute. The Pre-Law Summer Institute (PLSI) prepares historically under-represented minorities for the legal profession by introducing students to the rigors of law school. PLSI is designed to simulate the academic challenges of the first year of law school. PLSI concentrates on giving students law classes, LSAT preparation, resume preparation, career orientation, and exposure to various areas of the law. Students will learn skills on legal research and study, analysis, legal writing, and trial advocacy. PLSI is essentially a pre-law orientation that is based on teaching sound legal education principles. (This is a non-residential program.)

    For more information please visit: http://www.jmls.edu/diversity/programs/pre-law-summer-institute.php

    The program will run from Monday, July 28, 2014 through Friday, August 1, 2014 on The John Marshall Law School campus.

    PLSI is designed to be rich in content that will assist students in preparing for the rigors of law school.

    If you have any questions about the program please feel free to contact the Office of Diversity Affairs and Outreach.

    Troy A. Riddle
    Director of Diversity Affairs and Outreach
    The John Marshall Law School
    312-987-1412
  • Illinois JusticeCorps Summer Program

    As part of a new AmeriCorps award from the Serve Illinois Commission, Illinois JusticeCorps is looking for student volunteers to become AmeriCorps Members for the Summer 2014 Program.

    Illinois JusticeCorps is an innovative new program to enhance access to justice for the growing number of unrepresented people in the courts by empowering and training student volunteers to help people without lawyers with the court system. Student volunteers will help people with legal questions and problems and assist them in navigating the courthouse and getting connected to legal aid resources.

    Volunteers should:
     Be outgoing with an extroverted personality
     Be willing to help strangers with problems
     Have a communication style that is clear and patient
     Be able to use active listening skills to understand what people need/want
     Be able to exhibit initiative in showing people how to solve problems
     Be responsible and dependable
     Have an interest in the legal and court system

    The position requirements:
     300-hour volunteer commitment will begin with Pre-Service Orientation on Friday, June 6, 2014.
     Members will work 35-40 hours a week, 8:00am to 4:30pm, at the Daley Center (50 W.
    Washington, Chicago, IL 60602) during June, July and August
     Attend all training sessions to learn the facts needed to give accurate information
     Be willing to work with people who are often stressed, anxious and sometimes challenging
     Conscientiously gather and submit data needed for reports
     Non-English Language proficiency a plus

    Benefits:
     Participants will be AmeriCorps Members
     After completion of 300-hour commitment, volunteer will receive $1175 Education Award for
    education expenses or loan repayment.
     Great professional skills development, work experience and professional references

    How to apply:
     Send completed Illinois JusticeCorps Application and resume (if available) to Stacey Jonas Weiler at sweiler@chicagobar.org; Subject line: AmeriCorps Summer Program Application.

  • 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 http://www.chicagoshakes.com/about_us/jobs/internships.

  • Sales and Marketing Internship with Wednesday Journal Publications, Due Fri. 6/13

    Students who are interested in developing their skills in business, marketing, sales, and communication are encouraged to apply for an internship with Wednesday Journal Publications.  Opportunities are available for summer and fall 2014. 

    The internship is flexible in terms of total number of hours per week. 

    Please see the description and application below for more information about this opportunity, including application instructions. 

    The deadline to submit an application is this Friday, June 13.

    This internship is unpaid.  For information about the possibility of academic credit for this internship, please contact Stephanie O’Leary at soleary@uic.edu.

  • UIC Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) Summer Program, Apply by 7/1

    What is SISE?

    The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series for students and professionals interested in the title subjects: sustainability and energy. From August 6-20, a diverse body of participants will converge on the UIC campus and immerse itself in a broad spectrum of topics in energy and sustainable energy through daily presentations & panel discussions, collaborative research projects and mentoring, site tours of leading energy facilities in Chicago, and networking opportunities with energy & entrepreneurial leaders. The issues presented will be of interest to scientists, economists, political scientists, urban planners, engineers, architects, and entrepreneurs. This experience leaves graduates of the SISE program with a firm foundation for future careers in sustainability and energy, and inspires them to lead the next generation as thoughtful and informed global citizens.

    SISE is now accepting applications.

    Admission into the program is highly competitive. Only 50 participants will be accepted from a pool of national applicants. Applicants accepted into the program can expect to receive receive lodging support for the duration of the 2-week program and some meals on weekdays. Many will receive partial support for travel costs. Senior-level undergraduates (as of the fall of 2014), graduate students, and professionals working in the fields of sustainability and energy who are living, working, or studying in the United States are eligible to apply. An online application form, a resume, and three letters of reference are required. Applications will be accepted through July 1, 2014. More information is provided on the SISE website.

    Learn more about us!

    We invite you to learn more about the SISE program by visiting us on the web. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Thomas Aláan (sise.2014@gmail.com), SISE Program Coordinator.

    http://sise.phy.uic.edu/

    https://www.facebook.com/uic.sise

  • UIC Gallery 400 Internships for various majors, Apply by 7/15 for Fall 2014

    The Gallery 400 internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their education and professional experience by working at one of the nation’s most vibrant university galleries, showcasing work at the leading edge of contemporary art, architecture, and design. Under the guidance of gallery staff, interns assist in routine work that ranges from special projects and research to clerical support.

    Internships require a commitment of 15-20 hours per week and are typically a semester in length. A major in art history or fine art is not required. All internships are unpaid.

    Internship areas include: Archive/website, Communications, Community Engagement, Curatorial, Development, Exhibition Preparation, Graphic Design, Photography, Video Archive

    Application Deadlines (three yearly):

    • Summer Semester (May-August): Apply by April 4
    • Fall Semester (August-December): Apply by July 15
    • Spring Semester (January-May): Apply by November 13

    To learn more, visit http://gallery400.uic.edu/interact-page/internships-and-employment-opportunities.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to UICgallery400@gmail.com. Please include the internship you are applying for in the subject line.

  • Kartemquin Films Fall Internship, Due Aug. 15

    Interns at Kartemquin will have the opportunity to train with an internationally recognized non-profit media arts organization and learn how social issue documentary films are created, from research and development to distribution and outreach. Interns collaborate and train with a team of filmmakers who have produced emotionally compelling, challenging, and socially relevant documentaries for over forty-five years.

    Internship duties comprise a healthy mix of office administration, business and finance administration, and assistance with current documentary projects.  Project assistance takes many forms and can include: production work; post-production work; project management; project research; grant research/applications; and film festival submissions.

    Autumn and spring term internships are part-time, unpaid and run approximately 16-18 weeks. Summer internships are also part-time, unpaid and run about 9 weeks.

    Interns will be expected to work approximately 16-20 hours a week, preferably spending at least one full day a week at Kartemquin. All interns will schedule their time during normal business hours, 9:30-6:00, Monday-Friday (except when assisting at special events and shoots that take place outside of regular hours).

    Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to:

    *Assisting in area documentary shoots

    *Research (festivals, grants, distribution and marketing, project related)

    *Transcribing, dubbing, logging, other post-production support

    *Preparing for, assisting in the implementation of, and attending local and in-house screenings and meetings

    *Writing/editing/updating: KTQ info on the web, newsletter articles, press and PR materials, proposals

    *Organizing and tracking sales, distribution

    *General admin- shipping, filing, answering phones/door, database entry

    Click on the post for more information.

  • Chicago Humanities Festival Internship for 2014-15 academic year, Due Aug. 15

    The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) welcomes students and recent graduates to gain professional experience in a nonprofit cultural institution. CHF believes in challenging interns with relevant, interesting projects and making them full members of the Festival team. Interns leave CHF with a practical appreciation for the demands and rewards of nonprofit work.

    Internships Projects:

    • WEB CONTENT/MULTIMEDIA
    • MARKETING/PR
    • DEVELOPMENT
    • PROGRAM
    • PRODUCTION

    Internship Term Application Deadline
    Fall & Spring (September 2014 through May 2015): August 15, 2014
    Fall (September through November 2014): August 15, 2014
    Spring (January through May 2015): November 30, 2014

    Click on the post to learn more.

  • Honors Activity Option: Honors College Communications/Graphic Design/Social Media Assistant, Apply by 8/8

    The Honors College is seeking 1-2 students to assist with Communications projects for the Honors College.  Responsibilities may include:

    • Designing flyers and posters for Honors College events
    • Creating a monthly calendar of Honors College events for the Honors College bulletin board
    • Managing an Honors College Twitter or other social media accounts
    • Taking photographs at Honors College events

    Time commitment is expected to be an average of 3-4 hours/week.  This experience may serve as your Honors Activity for Fall 2014, provided your Faculty Fellow provides approval. 

    If interested, please email Sara Mehta (srmehta@uic.edu).  Please share information including why you're interested in the role and what previous experience (if any) you have with designing flyers, using social media, or photography.  If you already have prior knowledge of how to use programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., please include this information.  If you have an example of a previous flyer you have designed, please feel free to include it.

    If you are interested, please respond by Friday 8/8.

  • Undergraduate Computer Programming Opportunity in Dr. Raney's Language Research Lab

    One component of Dr. Raney's research program on language processing involves measuring people’s eye movements as they read. I am looking for students who have well-developed programming skills to help me write programs to analyze the eye movement data. Preference will be given to individuals who can program in common languages such as Basic and C (or a derivative such as C++), or are skilled with Excel macros. You need to be available at least 6 hours per week (daytime hours). You may participate for credit (e.g., for your Honors activity) or volunteer, and you need to be available at least 6 hours per week (daytime hours). The work could lead to a capstone project. This is not a paid position. Working in a research lab is a great way to gain experience and skills that enhance your opportunity to attend graduate school.

    Contact information.

    If you are interested in working in Dr. Raney’s language lab, please contact me via email at geraney@uic.edu. More information about my research is available on my web site (www.uic.edu/~geraney). You can download an application from Dr. Raney’s web site (www.uic.edu/~geraney/helpwanted.htm) or send an application via the UIC Undergraduate Research Experience web site (http://www.uic.edu/uic/research/undergraduate/index.shtml). 

  • Spring 2015 White House Internship Program, Application Due 9/7

    The application for the Spring 2015 White House Internship Program is open.

    The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and engage them in public service opportunities.

    A complete application includes: short answers, two essay questions, a one-page resume, and two letters of recommendation. The deadline to apply for the spring program is September 7, 2014.

    For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/internships .

  • Paid Graphic Design and Communications Internship, UIC Office of Sustainability, Apply by 9/5

    Paid Graphic Design and Communications Internship with the UIC Office of Sustainability, Apply by 9/5

    The UIC Office of Sustainability is hiring an intern to support the outreach and engagement initiatives aligned with the Office’s mission.  The intern will create various media to promote community engagement with the Office of Sustainability.

    Please see attached flyer for more information, including intern qualifications and responsibilities, application instructions, and contact information.