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Non-Profit Career Fair: Creative Opportunities Available

October 31, 2012

Coming up on Thursday, November 8th, the Portfolio Center and partners are hosting the Non-Profit Career Fair from 2-5 at 1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor. There will also be a panel discussion starting at 1 PM which is great prep for the event.

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Organizations are coming to promote volunteer, internship, and paid opportunities. Here you will find the elusive list of organizations that are coming along with the types of opportunities they are promoting. Below you will see programs broken down by area of study:

Writing
826CHI – creative writing tutors
Neighborhood Writing Alliance – Event Support
Young Chicago Authors- Louder than a Bomb Festival volunteers
The Global FoodBanking Network – Journalism Intern
CircEsteem – tutors
Nature Conservancy – Writing Interns
One Tail at a Time – Writing volunteers
True Star – Journalism & Blogging

Photography
DEFIBRILLATOR LTD – Photo documentation
GirlForward – Photographers
buildOn – Photographers
Young Chicago Authors Event Photographers
Neighborhood Writing Alliance – Event photography
Nature Conservancy – Photographers
CIMMFest – Photographers

Music/ Music Biz
GRAMMY U – office and events volunteers/interns
Sherwood Community Music School at Columbia College Chicago
CIMMFest – Volunteers

Film
Chicago Filmmakers- Operational and Marketing Interns
GirlForward
Young Chicago Authors
CIMMFest – Volunteers
DuSable Museum – Media Volunteer/Intern

PR/Marketing
American Red Cross – PR/Events Interns
826CHI – Marketing, Communications Interns
Ark of St Sabina – Marketing and Development Interns
Global Foodbanking Network – Marketing Interns
Global Girls – Marketing Interns
Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health – Communications Interns
Pedal America – Social Media Marketing intern

Art & Design
ArtReach at Lillstreet – Design
Hyde Park Art Center – Art Education, Exhibitions
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago – multiple internships
buildOn – Design Interns
urban gateways: center for arts education – Art Education
Yollocalli Arts Reach – multiple internships
Neighborhood Writing Alliance- Graphic Design
Young Chicago Authors – Graphic Designers
Gary Comer Youth Center – Program Volunteers
creative go-round – Design Interns
Pros Arts Studio- Event Volunteers, Teaching Artists

Education/Tutoring
Citizen Schools – Teaching Fellows
City Year Chicago – City Year Members
GirlForward- Tutors
Center for Community Arts Partnerships (CCAP) – Teaching Artist Assistants, Volunteers
urban gateways: center for arts education – Tutors
Gary Comer Youth Center – Program volunteers
Pros Arts Studio – Teaching Artists
Field Museum – Education Programming Interns

Performance (theatre, dance)
Global Girls – Dancers, actors
League of Chicago Theatres- Admin, Marketing and Events Interns
Lyric Opera of Chicago – Marketing, PR, Production Interns
Sherwood Community Music School- Administrative Interns
Young Chicago Authors – Festival volunteers
The Rise and Shine Sports Academy
NAJWA DANCE CORPS – Administrative Interns
Tinnifeet – Dance and Theater volunteers
Luna Negra Dance Theater – Performance and Event Volunteers/Interns

Also, we are hosting a prep session for the fair to polish your resume, cover letter, interview skills, and more. 11/6. 12 p.m. Call to RSVP 312-369-7280.

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