2021 - 2022 Yearlong IT Projects Intern
Chicago, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description

Chicago Transit Authority is the second largest transit system in the country! Our college internship program offers summer and year-long internships that provide students with valuable work experience, professional development, and mentorship. Students receive exposure to the discipline of the workplace and are guided by subject matter experts who assist them in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to perform in today's technically demanding careers.

Interns at CTA work in a range of departments including:

  • Administration Departments ranging from Diversity/EEO, Human Resources, Training and Workforce Development and more
  • Board and President's Office
  • Communications
  • Finance and Purchasing
  • Infrastructure
  • Law
  • Legislative Affairs and Government and Community Relations
  • Safety and Security
  • Technology
  • Transit Operations

Our internships are project-based; therefore, the skills that we seek vary based on the needs of the projects during each term. All majors are welcome to apply, but please see education experience/requirements for specifics about what disciplines each internship project is seeking.

Internships are part-time (15 hours a week) during the school year and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer.

In this role within the Enterprise Applications Support and PMO unit, interns will:

  • Assist in gathering test cases from the team and keeping track of identified system bugs.
  • Help keep the team on track with time lines, deadlines, and budgets for their sub-project.

Educational Experience/Requirements:

Preferred Major(s): Information Technology

Physical Requirements:

The demands associated with the normal office environment

Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong Microsoft Office and computer skills

Good oral and written communication skills

Good analytical and critical thinking skills

Good organizational skills with attention to detail

Good project management skills

Additional Details Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target.

Applicants, if hired,must comply with CTA's residency ordinance.


No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws; except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our workforce and supporting the communities we serve. CTA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants for employment as well as its employees, unless undue hardship would result. If you require an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact arc@transitchicago.com prior to the submission of your application or upon notification of your actual test date. CTA will work with you to determine if an accommodation can be provided.

Primary Location: USA-Illinois-Chicago
Job: Internship
Job Posting: Nov 25, 2021, 12:56:56 AM
Position Type: Part-time Temporary (PTT)


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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Preferred Majors
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