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Internship

2024-2025 Yearlong Technical Content Creator Intern

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Chicago

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Off-cycle Internship

Architecture & Urban Planning, Engineering•Chicago

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 across the authority.  
  • 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.

Requirements

  • Educational Experience/Requirements:
  • Preferred Major(s): Engineering, Architecture, Quality Assurance
  • Preferred Level of Education: College junior and above
  • Required enrollment status: Full-time (as defined by your academic institution) in a degree program at an accredited college or university
  • Physical Requirements:
  • The demands associated with the normal office environment
  • Must be able to comply with office policy to work on-site twice per week
  • Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs
  • Sitting for long periods
  • 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
  • Reading comprehension
  • Active listening
  • Use of computer systems (SharePoint)
  • Organize material and complete writing assignments using standards, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers
  • Edit written materials, compile technical information and documentation
  • Maintain records, documents, or other files

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning
Engineering

Responsibilities

  • In this role within the Infrastructure department’s Engineering- Technical Documents and Utility Management unit, interns will:
  • Review published materials and recommend revisions/ creating material for new procedures.
  • Collect and organize total usage data for utilities using interval data.
  • Assist with organizing and maintaining technical document library.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Chicago