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Local Jobs Opportunities

Find a job that helps you support your path, to complete your degree.

Local Jobs and Internships

  • Youth Job Center Job Board
    • Lists a variety of jobs for young people.
  • South Side Chicago Job Board
    • List variety of jobs located in south side Chicago.
  • Indeed
    • Is a job board that allows you to search for jobs based on different criteria such as part time vs. full time remote jobs. Online jobs might be a great opportunity for college students with busy course loads to make money. This article lists some popular online job opportunities for college students.
  • Youth Job Resources
    • Here is a list of jobs that the city has posted for youths all over Chicago.
  • After School Matters
    • Teens 16+ can choose between Advanced Apprenticeships in which they earn a stipend (equal to $15 per hour) or Internships which provide an hourly wage of $15 per hour.
  • Linkedin
    • Similar to Indeed, LinkedIn is a job board that allows you to search for job/internships opportunities. You are able to look for part-time or full-time positions and even find jobs/internships that are even remote! LinkedIn is also a platform that is used by professional to network with one another and gives job-seekers a chance to connect with the employer.
  • USA Jobs
    • Similar to LinkedIn and Indeed, USA Jobs is a job-searching platform in which people are able to find jobs/internships; however, the difference with this is that it is all government-related jobs. This is especially useful for students for seek to pursue government-related jobs in the future.
  • Part Time Nanny
    • Great job board to find nanny jobs that works with your schedule.
  • Chicago Park District
    • There are a variety of seasonal and year-round jobs available for students ages 16+. See this flyer for more info and click here to search and apply.
  • Student Support / Behavior Interventionist  
    •  Assists in the supervision of and modeling of positive behavior to students during classroom/lunchroom/playground activities, provides security functions within the school such as monitoring corridors and reviewing student identification cards, assists students in understanding and completing classroom assignments, operates photocopying and duplicating machines to reproduce educational materials, assists in maintaining the orderly arrangement of classrooms, greets and directs visitors to appropriate areas of the school, consults with teachers regarding concerns of individual students, operates audio-visual equipment such as video cassette recorders, movie projectors, film strip projectors, tape recorders, and phonographs; provides tutoring services to students under the supervision of the classroom teacher; collects daily classroom absentee reports and contacts parents and guardians to verify causes of student absences.
  • Transitional Youth Leader/Supervisor 
    • CPS Is looking to hire 30 Transitional Youth Leaders (TYL) to support their work!
      The ideal TYL would be out-going, committed to supporting their classmates, at least one year of experience on campus preferred and committed to learning new things! 15-20 hours a week at $15 per hour! Look over at the Job Flyer and Job Description for more information! CPS is also hiring Transitional Youth Leader Supervisors! Supervisor would support 8 TYLs on different campuses! You must be a graduate student to apply! 20-25 hours a week at $20 per hour! Check out this job description to learn more! Email questions or your resume to aftergraduationhelp@cps.edu
  • ISACorps Community Worker
    •  This position is a great opportunity for new professionals interested in serving their communities by helping youth facing academic, financial and social barriers to education make their plans for post-secondary education. This is a full-time paid opportunity with extensive training and career development support to help transition well into the next career move, and tuition waiver for Illinois public universities. Many ISACorps staff work towards their Master’s part-time while working full-time. Contact Renee.Martinez@illinois.gov for more information.
  • CPS Tutor Corps
    •  The inequitable impact of the pandemic requires a response that targets interventions for the students who need the most support to recover and reach their potential. The CPS Tutor Corps is comprised of Chicagoans driven to see their city’s youth succeed. As a member of the CPS Tutor Corps, you will work either with elementary students (K-5) on reading or middle school students (6-12) on math. Who will serve in the Tutor Corps? Chicagoans who are community members, retired educators, recent CPS graduates, and college students. Salary Tutors will be paid between $20-22/hour. Tutoring will happen during the school day and throughout the entirety of the school year. CPS will prioritize Tutor Corps applicants who can work 20+ hours. They will also prioritize candidates who can commit to tutoring for the entire year. You are required to commit to tutoring for one semester (September – December). For more information, click here. Interested, apply here.
  • Chicago Regional College Program provides tuition assistance at any of our 7 partner colleges and universities and over 10 affiliate institutions. You’ll earn a weekly paycheck and more working as a part-time package handler at the UPS facility in Hodgkins, IL.
    • Be newly hired to work 3.5 to 5 hours, average per shift.
    • Shifts are Monday through Friday at night (10 p.m to 3:30 a.m.) or early morning (3:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)
    • Starting pay is $24.000 per hour on night or sunrise shifts.
    • Eligible for medical benefits, paid vacation after 9 months.
    • Free public transportation, paid for by UPS. Five routes bring employees to UPS: CTA Bus #169. Pace Bus: #390, #392, #395, and #890.
  • Supply Chain Operations Internship (Target) – Summer 2023
    • This internship is great for people who are interested in taking up a leadership position role!
  • Student Youth Internship 
    • REACH Interns participate in a job shadowing career development summer session, Monday through Friday under the direct instruction of professionals from various departments within the RUMC facility, including: Medical Center Engineering, Clinical Engineering, Nursing units, Alzheimer Disease Center, LADS, Marketing and Communications/Graphic Design, Behavioral Sciences, etc.
  • Early College Summer Program Support (Part-Time/Temporary Position)
    • The responsibilities listed are those of a summer internship coordinator. They involve coordinating with partners and students to ensure the success of summer internships, conducting interviews, and providing follow-up communication and assistance. They also involve updating partnership development data and assisting with data cleaning and validation.

  • Starbucks Barista
    • Now is the best time to apply as a barista at Starbucks! Starbucks has been having a nationwide shortage of barista which has resulted in them raising paying and hiring more! 
  • Swim Instructor
    • Awesome part-time job as a swim instructor that has a $350 sign-on bonus and pays $16-$18 per hour.
  • Beauty Advisor – Ulta Beauty
    • Pay is $15-$16 and is great for students that are interested in starting a career in beauty and fashion.
  • Chipotle Team Member 
    • Nice part-time job that has a lot of career growth and good for people wanting to learn more about the culinary industry .
  • Student Intern @ City of Chicago
    • It pays $16. The responsibilities listed are those of an administrative assistant. They involve providing general information to the public, maintaining records and reports, using software packages to create documents and maintain databases, and participating in the organization and administration of special events. The position also involves occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Handyperson $50-$57k Starting Salary
    • An amazing opportunity to jumpstart your career in a trade while making a good starting salary!
  • Wealth Management & Investments Intern – Chicago
    • As an intern at Northern Trust, you will have the opportunity to spend ten weeks working on meaningful projects, developing relevant skills to jump start your career while joining our inclusive and relational culture
    • Work on analytical research of market related topics
    • Assist preparation of investment reviews for clients
    • Create sales and marketing campaigns to drive new business
  • Investment & Trading Fundamental Analyst – Intern (US)
    • As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in markets through an 11-week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers throughout the internship.
  • Intern – Marketing Analyst – Summer 2023
    • HUB International is a global insurance broker and part of the 5th largest insurance broker.
    • As a team member, you’ll work in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment with support from over 16,000 professionals.
    • The internship program provides hands-on experience in marketing analytics and insights, and the ideal candidate has prior experience in data and analytics, and a passion for learning and working with clients.
  • Discovery Intern (Sophomore) Risk & Financial Advisory – Summer 2023
    • Interns are assigned to one or more client projects where they will receive mentorship and support to help their success on the engagement
    • Internship also delivers a variety of national and local learning and networking events
    • Interns are expected to adapt to change, and demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, creativity, and self-confidence. Interns must be team-oriented and able to work collaboratively. Interns are expected to demonstrate leadership qualities and potential.
  • United Airlines Intern – Summer 2023 (National)
    • Help expand the digital footprint of the Cargo eCommerce and Marketing team
    • Identify opportunities to improve website functionality and user experience
    • Actively engage in efforts to enable online booking capabilities, API connectivity, and digital marketplace participation
    • Analyze data and support technology initiatives
  • Marketing Analyst – Co-op / Intern – Summer 2023
    • Support commercial marketing by collaborating with BU and sales teams
    • Track business development and follow up on new opportunities
    • Conduct market research and contribute to marketing plans through market trend analysis
  • Analyst, Data and Analysis Intern 
    • Passionate about digital marketing, with a strong desire to learn and an innate curiosity
    • Comfortable in fast-paced environments with tight deadlines
    • Skilled in data visualization and storytelling, with attention to detail and an interest in data analysis
    • Required to submit a YOUnicorn Brief, either in the form of a 60-second video or a PowerPoint presentation
  • Marketing Content Intern
    • Develop analytical skills through campaign reporting and data processing
    • Collaborate with senior data scientist to create persona and identify converting job titles
    • Assist marketing operations and analytics managers with webinar dashboard and data simplification, research industry benchmarks for marketing metrics
  • 2023 Summer Internships – Offshore Development
    • Currently enrolled in a 4-year Bachelor’s degree program with an expected graduation date between May 2023 and May 2024.
    • Majoring in a business, engineering, or related discipline with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
    • Interest in the renewable energy or clean energy sector.
    • Comfortable working in an amorphous environment.
  • Marketing/Business/Communications Intern
    • Assist with all aspects of producing outdoor pop-up holiday markets
    • Gain experience in event management, content writing, marketing, recruitment, sales, and business
    • Work on projects including events communications, website updates, marketing materials, social media development, client relations, vendor relationships, sponsorship, pitch deck development, and more.
  • 2023 Wintrust Summer Internship
  • Work closely colleagues to meet business objectives and priorities defined by the specific line of business.
    • Understand the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customer, product goals, and all other aspects of service.
    • Accept designated, business-focused projects to complete.
    • Engage with customers or clients and provides excellent service.
    • Learn and becomes proficient on internal software systems.
  • Global Business Student Intern job
    • Engage in customer-driven deliverables such as quarterly business reviews, quarterly customer pricing, and customer event planning
    • Participate in internal initiatives including market intelligence activity and commercial process documentation
  • Wealth Management Intern, Summer 2023 (Internship) – 10 Weeks
    • Develops solutions and provides advice and guidance to assigned business/group based on understanding of business strategy and stakeholder needs.
    • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives and change management plans; includes gathering and formatting data into reports and communicating program principles.
    • Requires specialized knowledge, in-depth communication, collaboration, analytical and problem-solving, and influence skills.
  • Civil Engineer Intern – Tunnels – Chicago – Summer 2023
    • Develop, evaluate, and design specifications and contract drawings
    • Perform engineering support tasks such as data collection, analysis, and report production
    • Assist in equipment selection, coordinate with other disciplines, and organize project materials and references.
  • Studio Artist (Dose) Intern
    • Assist in the creation and manipulation of 2D & 3D images using traditional illustration techniques and software such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and Cinema 4D.
    • Participate in live-action productions, editing, and animation, and gain experience in these areas.
    • Collaborate with artists and producers to produce quality images and shadow artists to learn their techniques and problem-solving skills.


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