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City Clerk’s Office Hiring Dozens of Summer Interns

City of Chicago

Office Seeks College Students to Support City Clerk Summer Program

City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza’s Office is now accepting applications for its popular summer internship program. The Office hopes to hire at least 60 interns to help implement its summer programs, including City Vehicle Sticker sales. Students currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or law school or a technology or business schools are encouraged to apply for the internship.

“My Office relies on our summer interns to implement our programs during the busiest time of the year,” said Clerk Mendoza. “Students will gain valuable work experience assisting in vital government operations, conducting research, and supporting City Vehicle Sticker sales.”

City Clerk interns must be available to work 35 hours per week and some Saturdays may be required. Internships are six to ten weeks long depending on the student’s start date.

Students must be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale or 3.5 on a 5.0 grading scale. Applicants who speak Polish or Spanish will be given first preference. Salary is based on grade level completed at the time of application. Freshmen and sophomores earn $9.50 per hour, college juniors and seniors earn $10.50 per hour and graduate level students earn $11.50 per hour.

A complete job description and application information can be found at cityofchicago.org/CAREERS under “Open Job Opportunities.” Applications will only be accepted online at the City of Chicago Careers website through March 8, 2013.

Selection for employment is based on information provided on the application. Qualified applicants are placed on an employment list and names are drawn through a lottery system conducted by the Department of Human Resources.

About City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza
Susana Mendoza was elected Chicago City Clerk in 2011 and is the first woman ever elected to the office. City Clerk Mendoza’s office is responsible for maintaining official City government records, including about 1,000 pieces of legislation at each City Council meeting, distributing approximately 1.3 million vehicle stickers and residential parking permits, issuing City business licenses and licensing all dogs in the City of Chicago. City Clerk Mendoza is committed to improving the City Clerk’s office by making it the most technologically savvy, user-friendly and efficient City Clerk’s office in the country. For more information about the Office, visit www.facebook.com/chicityclerk,  www.twitter.com/chicityclerk and   www.youtube.com/chicityclerk.