Chicago Aldermanic Internship, 44th Ward
Position: Student Intern for Alderman Tom Tunney, 44th Ward
Location: 44th Ward Office, 3223 N. Sheffield Ave.
Compensation: Approved Credit Hours
Hours: 12-20 hours per week, Fall 2022 interns needed
Ideal candidates will be studying or have strong interest in the fields of public policy, government, political science, public relations, public service, journalism, and communications. Candidates will be expected to manage and facilitate several projects at once. Strong communication, research, and computer skills are required. A strong sense of initiative and desire to learn is optimal.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
· Processing constituent and City service requests
· Researching legislation and policy
· Attending selected community meetings with staff
· Attending City Council meetings with staff
· Assisting with preparation and execution of office meetings and special events
· Miscellaneous clerical work (letters, filing, copying)
· Other duties as needed or assigned
The 44th Ward is a dynamic and thriving neighborhood located in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview Community. The ward includes Wrigley Field, the Southport Corridor, Northalsted, Lakeview East and Belmont Harbor. The office is easily accessed by the CTA’s Red, Brown and Purple lines as well as many major bus routes. Street parking is also available in the area.
The office is open 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday. *Please note, this is an in-person opportunity and remote/hybrid is not an option* Ideally, we are looking for interns Mondays and Fridays, 9am-5pm, and 9am-1pm Tuesday-Thursday, but the office is flexible.
Each intern will have a set schedule but will have to accommodate some evening and/or weekend requirements.
Please direct all resumes, cover letters, and brief writing samples to Jessica Papp at firstname.lastname@example.org