ECAC offers a variety of internships
throughout the year for college students seeking school credit or anyone else
looking for rewarding experience with a nonprofit organization. Our internships
are usually organized around the school season with openings in the Fall,
Spring, & Summer but we are flexible to fit your needs. Whether you are
looking for hands-on experience with refugees and immigrants, experience with
nonprofit management and development, or experience with graphic design ECAC
has a place for you in its dynamic and diverse work environment.
If you are ready to apply, fill out
our Online Application
and send your resume to our Volunteer Coordinator:
Check out our internships below and
follow the links to see a full position description:
RESETTLEMENT AND PLACEMENT (R&P) INTERNSHIP:
Assist the Resettlement and Placement (R&P) Case Manager and caseworkers
through administrative work and hands on interaction with refugee clients. Previous work with refugees preferred but
JOB DEVELOPER INTERNSHIP:
Work with our Job Developers to provide the services needed to
gain meaningful employment for our refugee and immigrant clients. The
program includes assessment, job readiness training, counseling, referrals and
EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP:
Work with our Job Developers to research and find job
opportunities for immigrant and refugee clients. The intern will also build
relationships between ECAC and potential employers.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP:
Assist the Volunteer Coordinator with community outreach, the
coordination of the Family Partners Program, volunteer training and
orientation, and other special projects. Previous
experience with refugee partnering/befriending required.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP:
Assist the Executive Director in research, communication,
fundraising, and other duties necessary for the improvement and growth of the
Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR INTERNSHIP:
Assist the Program Director in completing the quantitative and administrative
work necessary to oversee the direction of the Ethiopian Community Association
MEDIA & DESIGN INTERNSHIP:
Provide ECAC with website and social media management and assist
with graphic design and multimedia communications.
OTHER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
Depending on our current needs we may be able to offer other
internships in your field of interest. In addition to the above opportunities,
we have had interns working on: English as a Second Language, Health Outreach,
Accounting, Special Research Projects, and Grant Writing/Research. Please
contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information.