Central States SER

job description

 About Our Organization: 

Central States SER is a non-for-profit organization based in the Little Village Neighborhood. We provide a variety of services for youth, adults, and families with the sole purpose of improving their lives. We follow a holistic approach and our main focus is to provide resources in education, employment, and mental health to ensure our customers reach their individual goals.

Should you choose to apply, we will tailor this internship to your goals and provide you with the training and support necessary to be successful. You are walking into a space of care, support, and people-first mentality.

See website for more info.

 About the Position: 

We would like our interns to have an unique experience based on their goals and interests. Some of the skills they will be working on (regardless of capstone project) are active listening, planning/organizing, researching, decision making, project management, content creation, and strategic thinking. Also, interns will be working directly with our LV Reconnection Hub Manager and youth team.

 Time Commitment: 


35 hours per week for 10 weeks including 5 hours per week of paid professional development

Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm

Paid professional development scheduled throughout the internship

$15/hr compensation

 Location of Internship: 


100% On-site

We can be flexible based on capstone project.

Office is located at 3948 W. 26th Street, Suite 213  Chicago, IL 60623 (near Pulaski stop)

 Our Ideal Intern Exhibits: 


  • Communication/Public Speaking Skills

  • Computer Skills: Canva/Microsoft Office

  • Organization Skills

 To apply: 


Please send an email with your resume and cover letter attached to

Larissa Aranda at laranda@centralstatesser.org.