Information for Students

Applications for the 2024 JOB1 Internship Program are NOW OPEN!

Employment Term: June 10 – August 9, 2024

As the signature program for ROTARY/One, JOB1 prepares City of Chicago high school 11th grade and graduating seniors, who are sixteen and over, for the workplace by providing job readiness training, as well as, substantive paid summer internship opportunities with local businesses and not-for-profits in Chicago.

Additional Information for Students

The Intern Program runs April 5 through August 9. Minimum eight weeks of employment begins June 10th. Student Online Application Deadline for all materials: March 9, 2024.

INTERN TRAINING DATES – Location of training will be announced closer to dates based on current State of Illinois and Chicago guidelines for group assembly.

Trainees  Please choose one of 2 training  blocks.

April 6, April 20 & May 4

April 13, 27 & May 11

 

Training Topics :

  • Anatomy of a Business
  • Can’t We All Just Get Along
  • Interview Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Networking Skills
  • Resume Development
  • Surviving the World of Work
  • Mock Interviews

MAY 17 – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF RESUMES FOR JOBFair

 

INTERN INTERVIEWS WITH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYERS / ROTARY JOBFair

May 21 – JOBFair for interviews with employers; 5:00pm to 7:00 PM. If you fail to meet the training requirements, we will not be able to recommend you to a potential employer. Final selection will be determined by sponsoring employers after interviewing students at the JOBFair on May 21st. If you are selected, you will be notified and given job details by June 1st.

We expect that if you are hired, your first day at your summer job will be June 10 or later, as determined by your assigned employer.

SUMMER SCHEDULE

June 6 – Kick Off for Summer Internship – Final Training

June 10 – First day of work (determined by your employer)

July TBD – Summer Service Projects, volunteer at the Jesse White Foundation Trunk Party

July 29 – Deadline for College Award, Karl Zimmerman Scholarship & RYLA applications

August 6 – Recognition and Appreciation luncheon, 12:00 Noon location TBD, with Interns, Employers,         Parents and JOB1 Mentors

August 9 – Last day of work (determined by your employer)