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Chicago 2024 Host Committee Summer Intern

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
    Modality
    Mostly In-Person
    Classification
    Both
    Organization
    Chicago 2024 Host Committee
  • Application Deadline May 30, 2024 Season Summer Full-Time Eligibility All Students Type Nongovernment Themes N/A Sector(s)

**Internship application open to students in Special Career Cohorts.**

Organization Overview:

The Chicago 2024 Host Committee is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization collaborating with the DNCC and the DNC to help to set up the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

Internship Summary:

The Chicago 2024 Host Committee is seeking interns to help with planning and executing the Democratic National Convention.

Responsibilities:

Work with one of seven of the following departments:
- Accessibility: Assist with making sure that ADA requirements are met for all events, including the convention
- Civic & Community Engagement: work to engage all 77 neighborhoods in Chicago, as well as the broader Illinois community
- Communications: work on messaging and communications for the convention
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Work to create a inclusion convention and support a diverse workforce throughout the convention planning
- Event Management & Production: Assist with planning and executing all major events around the convention
- Partnerships & Donor Relations: Work to raise the funds required to run the convention
- Operations: Assist with managing the Committee’s budget

Preferred Qualifications:

- Applicants must be University of Chicago students eligible for sponsorship through the Institute of Politics program.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff
- Proven commitment to public service in your community
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Experience assisting with event logistics

About the Supervisor:

Avigail Bailon is the Deputy Operations Director of the Chicago 2024 Host Committee. Jake Mikva is the Operations Director of the Chicago 2024 Host Committee.

Location and Modality:

This internship will be in person.

Start and End Date:

Start and end dates will be determined with selected candidates but will occur between June 3 and September 28 (the course of the UChicago summer break)

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