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The Chicago Urban League provides various internships throughout the year to support its program, research, and administrative departments. Internships are generally open to undergraduate and graduate-level students. Currently available opportunities are listed below.

NOTE: The Chicago Urban League is taking a cautious approach in dealing with COVID-19 and employee safety, and most employees are currently working remotely from home. However, this is subject to change based on specific activities or circumstances. Interested applicants should keep in mind that they may be required to report in-person at some point. Should our policies change, all staff and interns will be notified in advance


Digital Media & Graphic Design Intern

The Chicago Urban League is seeking a Digital Media & Graphic Design Intern for Summer 2021. This internship will support the work of the External Affairs team and will report to the Executive Vice President of External Affairs & Programs. Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Developing event flyers and graphics (including quick-turnaround items)
  • Updating website content
  • Assisting in content creation for social media

This will be a full-time internship from mid-June through August/early September and will include a stipend of $2,000. The ideal candidate is an undergraduate student with skills in graphic design and/or experience using Canva.

The internship will be primarily virtual; however, some key events and projects will require in-person attendance. The Chicago Urban League is following local, state and national guidelines to maintain a safe work environment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to: