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Apply Now: 10 Internship Openings in Chicago

1. Marketing InternThe Magnificent Mile Association

Sample projects will include managing daily event and marketing program logistics, including website and social media inquiries, developing and maintaining consumer website, social media outlets and e-newsletters, assisting in recruiting member participation through various consumer seasonal campaigns.

2. Public Relations Intern The Door Online

The Door is a creative relations firm with offices in New York City, Chicago and LA. The Chicago office is currently looking for interns who are interested in furthering their public relations experience at a hands-on agency. Individuals with an interest in culinary, hospitality and entertainment PR will be considered for their part-time (2-3 days per week) internship program.

3. Special Events InternCystic Fibrosis Foundation

Assist the Chicago chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of assigned events and other chapter programs while developing relationships with key volunteers, donors, and sponsors.

4. Weekend Enrichment Teaching AssistantCenter for Talent Development

Teaching Assistants work closely with lead instructors to provide safe, challenging and differentiated experiences in the classroom. They also supervise students during breaks and all transition times.

5. Spring Internship: Freshwater Conservation ResearchShedd Aquarium

The Freshwater Conservation Research Intern will assist research in conservation genetics of freshwater mussels in the Great Lakes region. The data will be used to estimate genetic diversity and structure of natural populations and understand evolutionary history of mussel species in the region.

6. Accounting InternBBJ Group LLC

BBJ Group (BBJ) a growing environmental consulting and engineering firm is seeking a dynamic part-time Accounting Intern. The Accounting Intern, will be working directly with accounting personnel to collaborate on projects that directly affect the business. A strong candidate for this internship possesses an understanding of accounting and financial principals and a positive attitude. Candidates should be collaborative, trustworthy, receptive to feedback and eager to learn.

7. Spring 2020 Curatorial InternDesign Museum of Chicago

Each intern will also propose and complete a special project over the course of the internship. Although the initial project idea will be generated by the intern, museum staff will help hone the project to be both related to the intern’s field of study or professional aspirations as well as serve the museum’s mission and goals. Duties will also include assisting with special events, and participating in exhibition development and grant-writing efforts.

8. Game Programming Internship – Dark Catt Studios

Ideal candidates would be innovative individuals who enjoy brainstorming and working on a variety of projects. This is a hands-on internship program rooted in building your fundamental skills and understanding what game production in the workplace looks like. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to not only further their skills, but also gain the opportunity to collaborate in other roles within the company to obtain a more well rounded knowledge of production as a whole.

9. Video & Photography Internship – Dim Events

If you are the type of person who has a lot of ideas on visually storytelling and needs help finding guidance on how to utilize your ideas in the creative field, this internship may be for you! Dim Events is a boutique company that loves innovation and new ideas, they require their interns to experiment with new trends and concepts. You will meet at a minimum of 2-3 times a week with the owners and event teams to go over tasks and duties, with an option to work from home based on your schedule.

10. Multiple InternshipsChicago Ideas

Chicago Ideas is interviewing candidates to fill internship positions for the Winter term, working until mid March. We are looking for interns with a self-starter attitude who have a wide array of interests and skills. This internship will provide a stipend and is highly valuable in exposure and experience with a nonprofit start-up organization that is growing and thriving.

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