Student Opportunities Board

*Updated on January 16, 2018

The IOP Student Community Engagement & Jobs Board lists opportunities and positions available through the IOP or that we hear about or that get passed along to us. If you'd like us to post anything here, please send it to lalittle@uchicago.edu and we'll post it within one week. If you're interested in signing up for an opportunity or applying for a job or internship, please follow the instructions on the specific position posted below. 

Opportunities at the IOP

IOP Internships

Non-IOP Internships

Service & Community Engagement Opps

Jobs & Fellowships

Campaign Opportunities

Opportunities at the IOP

There are currently no IOP opportunities listed, but please check back soon! 

 

IOP Internships

Title: 270 Strategies
Location: Chicago, IL & Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID:#1251364
Apply here »

Title: ABC News 
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232968
Apply here »

Title: American Health Policy Institute
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233168
Apply here »

Title: Civil Hall Labs
Location: New York, NY
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233135
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: Common Cause Illinois
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232903
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: Democracy Works
Location: New York, NY
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1251842
Apply here »

Title: The Dershowitz Group
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233110
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: Emerging Markets Political Risk Analysis (EMPRA)
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233184
Apply here »

Title: Get IN Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232927
Apply here »

Title: Gingrich Productions
Location: Arlington, VA
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline:January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID:#1233002
Apply here »

Title: Illinois Republic Party
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID:#1232586
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: 
Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: KJD Strategies
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233065
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: Lake Research Partners
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233078
Apply here »

Title: National League of Cities
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1239876
Apply here »

Title: Office of State Representative Kelly Cassidy
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232720
Apply here »

Title: Office of State Senator Heather Steans (D-IL)
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232720
Apply here »

Title: Office of the Comptroller of Illinois, Susana A. Mendoza
Location: Chicago, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232771
Apply here »

Title: Office of U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL/8)
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232837
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate:
Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: Pew Research Center
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233214
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: Politifact
Location: St. Petersburg, FL and Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1233032
Undergraduate: Apply here »
Graduate: Email application materials to Karnika Iyengar at karnika@uchicago.edu

Title: U.S. Department of the Interior
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232855
Apply here »

Title: U.S. Peace Corps
Location: Washington, DC
Who: Open to undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 23, 2018 at 6:00pm CST
Handshake ID: #1232884
Apply here »

Non-IOP Internships

Title: Clarity Campaign Labs Fellowship
Who: Open to undergraduate students and recent graduates
Timeframe: Spring and Summer 2018 
Deadline: Rolling
More info: www.claritycampaigns.com/careers/#join-our-team
Apply here »

Title: Council on American-Islamic Relations Part-Time Communications Coordinator 
Who: Open to undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates
Timeframe: 15-20 hours a week 
Deadline: Rolling
More info: http://www.cairchicago.org/blog/2017/09/communications-coordinator/ 
Apply here »

Title: UCSC Summer Links Social Justice Education and Internship Program
Who: Open to 1st. 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students
Timeframe: Summer 2018
Deadline: January 22, 2018
More infohttp://ucsc.uchicago.edu/page/summer-links
Apply here »

 

Service & Community Engagement Opportunities

Title: Take Action at Alphawood Gallery
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Deadline: Rolling
More info: www.alphawoodgallery.org/take-action/
Apply here »

Title: Chicago Election Coordinator
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Deadline: Rolling until filled
More info: https://chicagoelections.com/en/serving-as-an-election-coordinator.html
Apply here »

 

Jobs & Fellowships

Title: Analyst Program at the Civic Consulting Alliance
Who: Open to recent graduates
Timeframe: Full-time 
Deadline: February 1, 2018 at 11:59pm CT
More info: https://www.ccachicago.org/careers/apply/analyst/
Apply here »

Title: Pulitzer Center Summer Reporting Fellowship
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Deadline: Rolling
More info: http://pulitzercenter.org/grants/how-apply
Apply here »

Title: The Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
Who: Open to college graduates
Timeframe: 12 months, full-time
Deadline: February 20, 2018
More info: https://www.clevelandfoundation.org/about/fellowship/
Apply here »

Title: No Labels Spring 2018 Fellowship Program
Who: Open to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year undergraduate students
Timeframe: Part-time
Deadline: Rolling
More info: https://www.nolabels.org/fellowships/
Apply here »

Title: Council on American-Islamic Relations Communications Coordinator
Who: Open to undergraduate and graduate students
Timeframe: Part-time
Deadline: Rolling
Apply here »

 

Campaign Opportunities

Title: Kennedy for Illinois Fall Finance Internship - UNPAID
Organization: Chris Kennedy's campaign for Illinois Governor
Who: Current students & alumni
Deadline: Rolling until filled
Apply here »

Links to resources and opportunities are provided exclusively to raise awareness of professional education opportunities and should not be construed as an endorsement of a particular campaign, candidate or viewpoint by The University of Chicago or The Institute of Politics. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under the tax code, the University of Chicago does not participate in political campaign activities.

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