The Obama Foundation is looking to hire passionate, mission-oriented, and qualified interns to serve in Chicago and D.C. offices. This internship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are eligible to work in the United States.
The summer 2018 internship will run from May 29, 2018 to August 17, 2018. For students on the quarter system, the internship will run from June 18, 2018 to September 7, 2018. Interns will be required to work 40 hours a week in either our Chicago or Washington, D.C. office.
Interns will be provided a $1,500 stipend and will be compensated for up to $1,500 in expenses directly related to the internship, for a total of up to $3,000.
- Interns will be exposed to a fast-paced, high-impact environment where they will get to work closely with Foundation staff who are doing everything they can to inspire and meet people where they are.
- Each intern will be placed with a supervisor who will act as their mentor at the organization and provide relevant feedback to them throughout the course of the term.
- Interns will be invited to weekly all-staff meetings so they can stay up-to-date on activities across the organization.
- Throughout the course of the term, interns will be invited to participate in brown bag lunches and presentations to learn more about the career paths and trajectories of Foundation staff.
Current full-time or part-time undergraduate and graduate students eligible to work in the United States are welcome to apply.
The Foundation is committed to recruiting a diverse cohort of interns and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
The Foundation does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, ancestry, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law.
The Foundation encourages qualified persons of all backgrounds to apply. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please contact us at [email protected] if you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.Eligible Regions: Check official website.
Please note that as you fill out your application, you will not be able to save your responses or return to them before submitting. If you’d like to take more than one session to work on your answers, please download the Application Worksheet to draft your application responses offline. Please note you will still have to enter your answers into the application before the deadline.
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Application Deadline: February 12, 2018Application ClosedOfficial link