MAYOR'S OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES(CITY HALL)
Number of Positions: 2
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), is seeking two (2), college interns to assist with the facilitation of our Virtual One Summer Chicago (OSC), 2021 Summer Internship Program for transition-age students with disabilities. In 2018, MOPD started an internship program employing seven transition-aged students with disabilities through Chicago's OSC Program. MOPD will provide students with a unique internship experience focusing on advocacy, career development and job readiness activities such as resume writing, interviewing skills and professional development.
Interns hired to facilitate this program will spend time with the OSC students in a virtual and/or hybrid setting.
Facilitators will work with students to generate conversation about professional development topics and attend discussions with the students where they get to meet individuals who work in a variety of fields. Interns will also have the opportunity to enhance the established curriculum created by MOPD. Facilitators will also help students to complete a final project and presentation at the end of their internship. Performs related duties as required.
Location:Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
Address: 121 N. LaSalle Street, Room 104
Hours: 10:00 am - 3:00pm
Monday - Thursday (Maximum of 20 hours per week)
SALARY: Junior/Senior $13.00/H
Graduate Student $14.00/H
THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSTION.
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM CAREER SERVICE.
Disclaimer - "Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where theapplicant isenrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program
NOTE: At time of application, you must attach a copy of your resume, current transcript with GPA OR if first term freshman/graduate student a letter of acceptance. You must provide Enrollment Verification at time of processing.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete, and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide,upon request,adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the positionfor which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application.Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applications will be accepted.
Residency Requirement:All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
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The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT). Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 22, 2021. No exceptions will be made.