One Summer Chicago - Intern

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

One Summer Chicago - Intern

Harold Washington College

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) , the largest community college system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and five satellite sites, providing more than 70,000 students each year access to a quality, affordable education.

One Summer Chicago is an initiative that provides youth with employment and enrichment opportunities during the summer months. One Summer Chicago offers summer employment to youth between the ages of 14 and 24. Most programs are between 20 and 25 hours per week.


The One Summer Chicago initiative encourages students to gain experience in their prospective fields by placing them in areas and departments aligned with their area of study whenever possible. Students are able to use their wages towards educational and living expenses.

One Summer Chicago jobs are available in areas such as academic departments, laboratories, libraries, administrative offices, student centers and off-campus locations.


  • Academic Advising
  • Disabiilty Access Center (DAC)
  • Registrar's Office
  • Career Services
  • Student Affairs
  • Admissions

The Youth District Advisory Council of the Chicago Police Department’s mission is to provide authentic youth voice within the CPD, as well as to address the concerns of the youth and emerging adult stakeholders within the districts. The YDAC will strive to stress the importance of multiple perspectives when it comes to current infrastructure of the Chicago Police Department’s District Advisory Committee and the overall Department.

The Youth District Advisory Council (YDAC) in each of the twenty-two (22) police districts will be tailored to the unique community it serves. The Office of Community Policing (OCP) has the role and responsibility to establish Department personnel, not limited to but including the Restorative Justice Strategies Coordinator, Restorative Justice Strategies Coaches, District Commander, District Community Policing Sergeant and District Youth Liaison Officers (YLOs). Participation with the YDAC can include YDAC Leaders, YDAC Members, Junior Liaison Organizers (JLOs) from City Colleges of Chicago, the broader community of youth who live, work or go to school in the district and community partners such as the District Advisory Committee (DAC) and a broad spectrum of stakeholders in the community such as residents, businesses, churches and other faith-based institutions, libraries, parks, schools and community-based organizations all working in partnership and utilizing guidelines and protocols in an effort to promote consistent and efficient implementation of the Youth District Advisory Council.


  • Assists staff in the day-to-day functions of the Office.
  • Mentor Youth
  • Provides support on various projects and assignments as needed.
  • Provides general office support including but not limited to filing, faxing, photocopying, and Data entry.
  • Adheres to the City Colleges of Chicago Customer Services Excellence Standards.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be 14 years or older, have work permit consent, and eligible to work in the United States
  • Have permission to participate from a parent or guardian if you're under the age of 18
  • Be a City of Chicago resident
  • Current City Colleges of Chicago students that were or are enrolled in Spring 2021, Summer 2021, or Fall 2021
  • Complete One Summer Chicago online application here

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Available to participate in the program starting July 6, 2021 and end on August 13, 2021. These dates may be subject to change depending on the department/partner organization.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Promotes a positive role model and favorable public image as City Colleges of Chicago representative.
  • Adheres to the City Colleges of Chicago Customer Services Excellence Standards.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and demonstrably self-motivated.

City Colleges of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer.

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