New Opportunities

Check out the new and exciting job and intern opportunities ofthe week. New Internships and Jobs 4.17.15


Light The Night Walk Intern – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Reports to: Light The Night Walk Manager

Overview: The Light The Night Walk campaign of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s premier mass marketed event where thousands of participants raise funds for vital lifesaving research and patient services. The Light The Night Intern will assist in the preparation of the event through supporting participant cultivation efforts while working on a key campaign project.

Responsibilities:

  • Co-manage retail partnerships and engage new partners
  • Assist in recruiting new participants
  •  Assist in the retention of 2014 campaign participants
  • Coordinate elements of promotional and grassroots marketing activities to enhance public awareness of LLS
  •  Manage a comprehensive social media campaign for Light The Night
  •  Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  •  Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  •  Professional demeanor
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication
  •  Working knowledge of MS Office and database management
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and judgment
  •  Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends

Benefits: LLS is committed to the future of non-profit professionals and aim to offer worthwhile and engaging internships that will prepare tomorrow’s workforce to be versatile colleagues and leaders. To that end, each individual that completes the LLS intern program will receive the following benefits:

  • Hands-on experience in a non-profit setting
  • Learn marketable skills through six seminars offered each semester; includes Resume and Interview Skills, Office Basics, Fundraising 101, Marketing 101 and more
  • Access to an experienced mentor that will be available to guide you through your internship and offer advice after its completion as you enter the workforce
  • Opportunities to connect with seasoned Chicagoland professionals in your field of interest
  • Own the success of at least one project that will be yours to manage from start to finish

Full – time and and part- time internships are available between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week, for at least three months. Some after-hours and weekend work for event support may also be available. This internship is unpaid, but potential for class credit is available pending school approval.

Before clicking on the link to apply, please log in to https://depaul.experience.com

To apply: please visit https://depaul.experience.com/er/stu/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=33682501&affHnd=12467


Position Title: Special Events Intern – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Reports to: Campaign Manager

Overview: LLS raises money through several event-related campaigns. The Special Events Intern will support campaign managers and volunteer committees for the Leukemia Cup Regatta, which is a series of events on the water in the summer: Stand Up Paddle Regatta (June), Power Boat Poker Run (July) and Sailing Regatta (August).

 Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with Campaign Manager to develop marketing strategies for social media and event recognition
  •  Shadow Campaign Manager in efforts to increase recruitment, develop plans for outreach to past captains and sailors, etc.
  •  Research potential corporate sponsors and assist with outreach
  •  Update and organize campaign materials
  •  Assist participants with fundraising website building and offer support for their fundraising efforts
  •  Attend meetings surrounding the planning of event days, coordinating needs of the Volunteer Committee
  •  Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and database management
  • Thorough knowledge of social media websites
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and judgment
  •  Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence
  •  In process of pursuing an English, Marketing, or Communications degree a plus

Benefits: LLS is committed to the future of non-profit professionals and aim to offer worthwhile and engaging internships that will prepare tomorrow’s workforce to be versatile colleagues and leaders. To that end, each individual that completes the LLS intern program will receive the following benefits:

  • Hands-on experience in a non-profit setting, this internship specifically will expand skill sets in fundraising, volunteer development, event planning, marketing & communications and administrative duties
  • Learn marketable skills through six seminars offered each semester; includes Resume and Interview Skills, Office Basics, Fundraising 101, Marketing 101 and more
  •  Access to an experienced mentor that will be available to guide you through your internship and offer advice after its completion as you enter the workforce
  •  Opportunities to connect with seasoned Chicagoland professionals in your field of interest
  •  Own the success of at least one project that will be yours to manage from start to finish

Full – time and and part- time internships are available between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week, for at least three months. Some after-hours and weekend work for event support may also be available. This internship is unpaid, but potential for class credit is available pending school approval.

Before clicking on the link to apply, please log in to https://depaul.experience.com

To apply: please visit https://depaul.experience.com/er/stu/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=33782670&affHnd=12467


Position Title: School & Youth Intern – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Reports to: School & Youth Senior Campaign Manager

Overview: School & Youth Programs consist of two campaigns, Pennies for Patients and Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies. Students collect spare change for a three-week period during the school year and change lives for other kids who are sick with a blood cancer. The money raised is used to improve the quality of life of blood cancer patients and for research. LLS provides schools with all of the campaign materials, including coin collection boxes, posters, educational videos and parent letters, and the LLS staff will present an assembly about the program if the schools so desire.

In the current school year, about 800,000 students in over 900 schools across the state of Illinois and Northwest Indiana will participate in School & Youth Programs. Through the combined efforts of teachers, students and school administrators, roughly $1 million will be raised for blood cancer research and patient services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contact registered schools to check on their program completion
  • Assist in scheduling school lunch incentives
  •  Prepare thank you packets as donations are received
  •  Update and create materials for the new school year
  •  Update campaign webpage
  •  Manage social media & marketing projects
  •  Assist in creating recruitment plan & timeline
  •  Assist in creating a goal planning workbook
  •  Enter data into various software systems
  •  Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  •  Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  •  Professional demeanor
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication
  •  Working knowledge of MS Office and database management
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and judgment
  •  Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence

Benefits: LLS is committed to the future of non-profit professionals and aims to offer worthwhile and engaging internships that will prepare tomorrow’s workforce to be versatile colleagues and leaders. To that end, each individual that completes the LLS intern program will receive the following benefits:

  •  Hands-on experience in a non-profit setting
  •  Learn marketable skills through a variety of seminars offered each semester; including Resume and Interview Skills, Office Basics, Fundraising 101, Business Writing and more
  •  Access to an experienced mentor that will be available to guide you through your internship and offer advice after its completion as you enter the workforce
  •  Opportunities to connect with seasoned Chicagoland professionals in your field of interest
  •  Own the success of at least one project that will be yours to manage from start to finish

Full – time and and part- time internships are available between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday, require a minimum commitment of 15 hours per week, for at least three months. Some after-hours and weekend work for event support may also be available. This internship is unpaid, but potential for class credit is available pending school approval.

Please send cover letter and resume.

Before clicking on the link to apply, please log in to https://depaul.experience.com

To apply: please visit https://depaul.experience.com/er/stu/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=33782661&affHnd=12467


Summer Meals Youth Ambassador Intern

The purpose of the internship program at the Greater Chicago Food Depository is to involve students in various aspects of our mission; to educate and provide them with hands-on, realistic experience in a leading nonprofit organization; and to cultivate an appreciation of the needs of the community we serve to become better informed advocates surrounding the issue of food insecurity.

Internships are open to undergraduate and graduate-level college students of all majors, as well as individuals who are seeking experience in a career relating to nonprofit or social work. Ideal candidates will be seeking degrees, or hold degrees in, public policy, social services administration, public health, communications or a related field. Applicants to the program must meet all necessary requirements to be considered eligible.

Students who are eligible for academic credit and/or special funding programs through their college/university are encouraged to apply. A written evaluation of a completed internship is given to the intern upon successful completion.

For more information and to apply for current internship openings, please follow the links below.
Overview:  No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. That’s more than 16 million kids. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in this nation by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day.

Share Our Strength has created a program to involve college-aged Youth Ambassadors in the fight against childhood hunger by working with one of our state No Kid Hungry partners. By connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals, the No Kid Hungry campaign surrounds children with healthy food where they live, learn and play.

Responsibilities:

  • Work on collaborative projects along with State Partner organization and fellow Youth Ambassador(s) that would help increase number of children getting access to healthy meals in the community (50-60%). Activities may include: visiting and evaluating summer meals sites, community outreach, partner meetings, answering hotline calls, and online and social media organizing.
  •  Other programs related to Share Our Strength national efforts (20%)
  • Miscellaneous tasks, including administrative tasks (10-20%

Qualifications:

  •  A great attitude and willingness to work on all kinds of projects
  •  Some volunteer experience
  •  Interest in hunger issues
  •  Commitment to working with diverse communities
  •  Reliability, responsibility, and a good work ethic
  •  Good customer service and interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work independently
  •  Familiarity with social media

Daily access to a car and use of personal laptop and mobile phone required.

Bi-lingual (Spanish) candidates preferred.

Before clicking on the link to apply, please log in to https://depaul.experience.com

Peer Health Educator-Job Opportunity

The Office of Health Promotion and Wellness is seeking a team of Peer Health Educators for our new Peer Health Education Program. The Peer Health Education Program is designed to provide health education on a variety of topics to the DePaul student body with the goal of enhancing long term healthy behaviors.

To Apply go to Campus Job Board https://studentemployment.depaul.edu/ and submit the below information: (position listed as Peer Health Educator)

· Cover letter

· Resume

· On a separate sheet of paper please answer the following questions:

· Please rank the top three topics you are interested in (#1 most interested):

  • Alcohol/other drugs
  • Nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Sexual and relationship violence prevention
  • Sexual health
  • Suicide prevention
  • Stress reduction

  • As a Peer Health educator, what are two pieces of advice you would give students regarding the use of alcohol or other substances?
  •  Peer Health Educators are expected to be positive role models. Describe how you would be a positive role model to fellow students at DePaul University.
  • Being a Peer Health Educator can be demanding on your time. What other time commitments will you have next year and how will you manage your time? (this includes other organizations you belong to and leadership positions you may hold
  • How would you describe your verbal communication skills, written communication skills and presentation skills?
  • How would you describe your time management and organizational skills?
  • Provide an example of a time you successfully worked as part of a team.

Applications are due by Friday May 1st, 2015 by 5:00pm

For a further detailed job description, please see attached flyer.   Peer Health Educator Job Description and application 4 8 15

 

 

 

New Internships and Job Opportunities

Take advantage and Check out these great opportunities! :  New Internships and Jobs 4.10.15

It is that time of year again! Irwin W. Steans Center is currently recruiting applicants for the McCormick Community Internship Program. The deadline to apply for Fall 2015 internships is Monday, May 25 at noon.

This is a great opportunity for students to get paid for their unpaid internships in community organizations. Also, this quarter they have eliminated the project proposal requirement. For application materials and more information, interested students should refer to http://steans.depaul.edu/Student/ServiceOpportunities/McCormick-Internship and look for our job posting on the Campus Job Board.

Mccormick Community Internship

Save the Date: Careers in Scientific Research

To be held on Friday, May 15 from 12:30-2:30pm, in McGowan South (room to be announced)  this annual event allows students to hear from researchers working in a variety of settings and disciplines. Professional guests will speak about their research, as well as share insights into how they selected and pursued success in their career paths. Students will also have the chance to connect with speakers directly to receive advice and learn about opportunities.

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