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Project Six Internship

 


Project Six Internship

Project Six, a private nonprofit organization researching and investigating government corruption in Chicago and Illinois, is offering internship opportunities for undergraduate students with an interest in learning more about the political sphere, government accountability and public policy.

Organization Description: Project Six is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to investigating government corruption, as well as reforming the systems that allow it inside Chicago’s City Hall and across Illinois.

Description of Internship: Interns will work closely with Project Six investigators to investigate and expose corrupt government practices.

Duties will include investigative research, data analysis and researching best practices in governmental management and accountability.

Project Six produces in-depth investigations into government corruption, as well as well-researched reports and commentary on government policy and the actions of elected officials in Chicago and Illinois—all through the lens of good government and preventing corruption.

Interns will assist investigators in the research and analysis required for all Project Six investigations, reports and writing. Gathering publicly available data from databases, submitting Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and helping analyze both qualitative and quantitative data will be the biggest aspects of an intern’s day-to-day duties.

Project Six internships are unpaid. Fall and spring internships have a four-month duration, summer internships have a 2-month duration.

Requirements: Interns must be motivated and creative problem-solvers. Experience in Excel, Word and LexisNexis preferred. Writing experience preferred. Familiarity with Chicago and Illinois politics and government policy required.

For consideration, please submit resume, cover letter and current transcripts to: internships@thesecretsix.com

Applicants must be currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited two or four-year college or university.