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Internships

Internship Information

We have two internships still open for the Fall Internship cycle.

An internship at Make-A-Wish Illinois provides a unique opportunity to see how a renowned nonprofit organization runs from the inside. In addition to the learning opportunities outlined in the job descriptions below, all interns also:

  • Sit down with the senior leaders of our organization
  • Have the opportunity to participate in our amazing culture
  • Network with our exceptional teammates
  • Create lifelong memories

We want to invite YOU to be a part of the magic that we experience every day at Make-A-Wish and learn why we are consistently ranked as one of The Nonprofit Times' "Top Nonprofits to Work For!"

Internship Requirements:

  • Must be able to commute to our downtown Chicago office (we are located in the River North neighborhood)
  • Minimum age for all internships is 18
  • Selected candidates will be asked to participate in a criminal background check.

***All other Fall Internships positions have been filled.  Please check back soon for our next cycle.***

All internships are unpaid.

Community Engagement

This internship provides first-hand experience in community building and content creation for media outlets along with a comprehensive view of nonprofit operations. The Community Engagement intern works with the Community Engagement Managers to help coordinate activities to ensure and enhance service and presence throughout the state.

Click here for more information or to apply.

Wish Granting

This internship provides candidates the opportunity to experience the magic of Make-A-Wish firsthand by directly contributing to the wish planning process. Interns will work directly with our Wish Coordinators on the planning and execution of wishes.

Click here for more information or to apply.

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Make-A-Wish® Illinois
640 North LaSalle Drive
Suite 280
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 602-9474
Toll Free (800) 978-9474