2020 Internship

Chicago Transit Authority - Chicago, IL

Full-time | Part-time
You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?"

You may be surprised to learn that we hire interns with a diverse skill set and a multitude of majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected and want to consider you for available opportunities!

Interns at CTA work in a range of departments including:
  • Administration Departments ranging from Diversity/EEO, Human Resources, Training and Workforce Development, Purchasing and more
  • Board and President’s Office
  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure
  • Law
  • Legislative Affairs and Government and Community Relations
  • Safety and Security
  • Technology
  • Transit Operations
Our internships are project-based and 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 during the school year and full-time during the summer.

In this Diversity unit role, interns will:
  • Collect available information and create videos that can be publicly viewed by CTA vendors. These topics will include how to do business with CTA, DBE certification procedures, and compliance.

Educational Experience/ Requirements:
Minimum Level of Education: Undergraduate Freshman
Preferred Major(s): Media

Physical Requirements:
The demands associated with the normal office environment
Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong Excel and Word skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good analytical and critical thinking skills
Good organizational skills with attention to detail
Good project management skills
SharePoint development skills a plus.

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: Oct 21, 2019, 12:30:28 PM
Position Type: Part-time Temporary (PTT)