Now Hiring! Health Care & Science Job Openings for the Class of 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, health care and science companies continue to work on patient care, vaccine development, research, testing, community outreach and prevention. Many healthcare and science companies are continuing to hire recent graduates! Here are some entry level positions in the Chicagoland area that are currently accepting applications. Apply today!  

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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.

10 Unique On-Campus Job Openings at DePaul

By: Sara Frankiewicz, Student Communications Assistant, Office of Student Employment

There are a variety of different on-campus jobs DePaul has to offer that goes beyond a typical workday. Working on-campus gives students the opportunity to develop a diverse set of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Whether you’re just starting out or trying to build your existing resume, the perfect job for you might be waiting on the Campus Job Board. Here are some unique jobs that may not come to mind when about when thinking about student employment.

1. Bus Runner / Theater School

  • The Bus Runner is a member of The Theatre School and the Reskin Theatre student services staff and will work with the Group Sales Representative, Group Sales Assistants, Manager of Audience Services, and other front-of-house staff providing support services relating to the development of The Theatre School audiences.

2. Athletics Academic Assistant / Athletics Academic Advising

  • The Athletics Academic Advising office at DePaul University is looking for two to three graduate students to serve as academic assistants and tutors for DePaul University student-athletes. These two positions will work primarily with Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball student-athletes, but may also assist with other students and responsibilities like front desk coverage as needed.

3. Student Project Leader: Explore Your Purpose / Division of Mission and Ministry

  • The Student Project Leader for Explore Your Purpose (EYP) at DePaul will work directly with the staff project leader as well as with the EYP Core Team to assist with the coordination and oversight of logistics for all EYP initiatives. They will also serve as the project leader for any student engagement programs that are part of the EYP project. This position will help the student develop a strong sense of leadership, interpersonal skills, and encourages creativity and innovation.

4. Storytelling Assistant / Career Center

  • The Career Center is seeking a dynamic student to help collect and share the diverse stories of DePaul students and alumni. As part of the Communications Team, the storytelling assistant works closely with the director and digital media manager to write, create and curate student and alumni success stories for print and digital distribution. This position will assist with the creation of a storytelling library and digital landing page to collect and host the profiles

5. CONNECT Logistics Chair / Student Involvement

  • The Council on New and Existing Campus Traditions (CONNECT) Chair’s primary responsibilities include various signature programming efforts, including Welcome Experience Programming, Ugly Sweater Party, the Gnome Hunt, and more. The Chair will also be an active member of the CONNECT Committee, attending weekly/biweekly meetings, assist with planning and implementation, and other projects as assigned.

6. Student Mascot Performer / Athletic Department

  • The student in this role serves as one of the most visible icons of the University. They perform as and develop the character of ‘DIBS’ the mascot for DePaul Athletics. Student performers are required to represent the University with the highest integrity and professionalism. DIBS, the Blue Demon mascot, performs at over 100 events per year and is a highly visible and living version of the DePaul brand. This position requires the student to be comfortable wearing a snug-fitting costume head with limited vision. Preference for students with a height between 5’5″ and 6″ for optimum costume fit!

7. Egan Tutor / Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning

  • The Egan tutor-mentor will work with students in Catholic and public schools to help students meet their academic goals. Egan tutor-mentors are placed in schools in under-resourced Chicago communities. Depending on the needs of the school, responsibilities may also include assisting a teacher(s) in an assigned classroom(s). Tutor-mentors may also be assigned individual students or a small group of students to provide more individualized tutoring and/or assistance with classroom assignments.

8. Student Success Coach / New Student and Family Engagement

  • The Office of New Student and Family Engagement selects approximately 25 highly driven and caring upper-class undergraduate or graduate students to serve as Student Success Coaches. Student Success Coaches will report to the Coordinator of Retention and Student Success Initiatives. Success Coaches play an integral role in supporting the transition and success of first-year students. They will facilitate structured one on one meetings to guide first-year students through thought provoking conversations. Through these meetings, goals and strategies will be established in order to maximize student’s personal and professional potential.

9. Freelance Videographer / Career Center

  • The video content creator will work with the Career Center communications team to shoot and edit videos covering a variety of subjects. These videos are used to tell career success stories and educate students about services and

10. Student Photographer / CDM

  • The College of Computing and Digital Media is searching for student photographers to document CDM events and student life. The photographer(s) will be responsible for taking photos of CDM curricular and co-curricular events and capturing stills to be used in promotional materials, including on the CDM website, social media channels, and print.