Jobs and Internships

  • Mar
    Photography Intern wtih Chicago Blackhawks

    Filed under: Full time, Internship, Graphic Design, Cinematic Arts Internships

    If interested, please follow the URL at the end of this post to find the full position description and to apply online.

    General Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Photography Manager with all photo editing, archiving and fulfillment of photo requests.   

    Specific Duties:  (Other duties may be assigned)

    • Primary contact for all internal photo printing and framing needs throughout organization.
    • Select photos for internal and external use based on strength of composition, content, light and color.
    • Capture photographs at various events.
    • Ensure proper activation of photography needs for marketing and corporate sponsorship contracts.
    • Assist with social media images and assets.
    • Edit photos by cropping, captioning, toning, archiving and printing.
    • Respond quickly to all internal and external photo requests.
    • Interact with all departments within the organization to keep an open flow of communication.


    • BA degree in Photography preferred or BA in progress.
    • Experience with Photoshop software.
    • Expertise in digital imaging and archiving software.
    • Extreme attention to detail.
    • Must be able to work long and flexible hours including evenings, weekend and holidays as dictated by game and event schedule.


    More information at:

  • Mar
    Children’s Interactive/Animation Book Design and Event Promotion Internship at Kazoom

    Filed under: Part time, Internship, Paid, Graphic Design, Cinematic Arts Internships

    If interested in this opportunity, please email your resume and a brief cover letter indicating why you would be great for the internship to

    What We Do
    KaZoom Kids Books publishes interactive, multicultural children’s Books for ages 3 to 8. We are a dynamic, creative startup company whose mission is to bring greater diversity to children’s literature. KaZoom is launching its initial line up children’s book apps this April. This position of Book Design and Promotion Intern will help us bring our next wave of books to life. We are into the “WOW” of storytelling. And because we are launching this Spring, we will also be into the “WOW” of event promotions throughout the city.

    Job Description
    The intern will take the story and illustrations of a book and bring the project to life with audio, interactive action and where needed animation.  You will learn our proprietary software to create the interactive portions, and use the Adobe Creative Suite of products to fuel your other creative choices. Your goal is to make a child say, WOW, when he reads and experiences your book design.

    Additionally, we will host live events throughout the city over the 10 weeks of the internship. You will participate in the design, setup and implementation of these events. Everyone at the company will participate in the live events.  This is where children and their parents will be able to experience our stories and so much more. And, you’ll be able to see first-hand what children love or don’t love about the books to help improve your designs.

    This is a part-time, unpaid internship of 15 to 20 hours per week for 10 weeks.  There will be a $500 stipend at the completion of the internship.

    Skills Needed
    We are looking for a student who is majoring in the Digital Arts or Animation. You must be willing to learn to use our proprietary software. Training is provided. You must also be familiar with Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Suite Products or another animation software. Also, you should have an interest in children’s books. Must be personable and able to communicate well with other team members. You will work with the illustrator, project manager and events manager. In this position, you must be as comfortable talking to 5 and 6 year olds in the field as you are behind your computer.


  • Mar
    Network Engineer-Associate at DePaul University

    Filed under: Full time, Paid, Computing, Networks

    For more information and to apply, please follow the URL at the end of this post.

    General Summary
    Under general supervision, the Network Engineer, Associate will assist with the installation and support of data and communications infrastructure, including LAN/WAN/Voice systems. This position will rely on established guidelines and instructions to perform daily job functions.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Complete all tasks associated with phone moves/adds/changes including programming dialing privileges, phone configurations, handset installation, and premise wiring.
    • Ensure customers are billed back appropriately by maintaining accurate data entry in cost recovery system.
    • Work with internal customers to plan and execute department-level moves.
    • Respond to trouble tickets while adhering to service level agreements.
    • Configure, deploy, upgrade and maintain network and telecommunication equipment according to DePaul specifications.
    • Monitor network equipment status and respond to issues.
    • Assist with the planning, installation and maintenance of structured cabling infrastructure.
    • Work with trades and contractors as necessary to install, troubleshoot, and repair structured cabling.
    • Participate in projects as assigned.  
    • Seek opportunities to streamline current processes.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technology field and/or minimum1 year of data networking and telecommunications experience.
    • Basic knowledge of basic networking standards, protocols, principles, and services as applied in modern, enterprise, production networks.  

    Preferred Requirements

    • Basic knowledge of open source software, command line scripting and telecommunications.


    More information at:

  • Mar
    Database/Data Entry internship at Equity International

    Filed under: Internship, Paid, Computing, Programming/Software Development

    If interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to Jeffrey Bingham at

    Company: Equity International

    Company Description: Equity International is a private equity firm, founded by Sam Zell and focused on emerging market real estate investments

    Dates: exact dates over the summer are negotiable, but a 3-month commitment is preferable to a lesser commitment

    Hours/Days: Full-time (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.), Monday-Friday

    Paid Internship: $15/hour

    Intern Position Description: the intern will work with Jeffrey Bingham, Vice President of Research, on the following project:

    • Create a database for commercial real estate broker data in countries like Brazil, Mexico, India, and other emerging markets
    • The position will entail data entry or scraping data from broker resources in addition to creating the database upfront
    • Software for the database to be determined

    Qualifications: the candidate should be a very detail-oriented computer science undergraduate, but no specific certifications are required

    Software Skills: proficiency with relational databases like MySQL, Microsoft SQL, or similar software is required


  • Mar
    Test prep instructor positions at iAchieve Learning

    Filed under: Part time, Paid

    If interested, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.

    Become a tutor/music instructor today!
    We are looking for fun and energized people to join our team here at iAchieve Learning. If you enjoy helping others, have a positive attitude, and want flexible hours, contact us today!

    Do you enjoy working with students and helping others achieve their goals?
    iAchieve Learning is looking to hire talented and driven tutors  and music instructors in all subject areas and for the following instruments: piano, guitar, drums, violin, and voice.  We have part-time positions available in the Chicagoland area (minimum requirement of a bachelor’s degree).

    Why join our team?

    • Flexible hours & locations
    • Positve environment with training and support from qualified staff
    • Help others achieve their learning goals

    More information at:

  • Mar
    Technology Associate at BlueCross-BlueShield

    Filed under: Full time, Paid, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT

    For more information and to apply, please follow the URL at the end of this post.

    What is the position?  The Technology Associate role is part of our rotational program that caters to each new-hire’s interests and strengths, and is unlike any other opportunity currently in the market.

    How does it work?  A designated Resource Manager will work with you to customize and design your rotational program that leverages your skills and capabilities. You will be exposed to different methodologies and product lines in each rotation, with the possibility to even move across functions.   You can expect three rotations, each of which should last a few months (typically 3-6 months each).

    What will you do?  Depending on your role, you may use languages such as Java, enabling programming tools such as Jira and Jenkins, or Agile development approaches such as Extreme Programming, Feature Driven Development, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), Scrum, and others.  Initially you may develop and test program code in support of HCSC’s business goals, integrate tested program code into existing business application, and work closely with HCSC project managers and actively participate in project meetings.  We expect you to be a key contributor among a highly integrated project team.


    What do you need to demonstrate?  HCSC has a best-in-class IT organization. Our expectations for all employees consist of the following:

    • Possess an analytical mindset and excellent problem solving skills
    • Exercise and embrace innovation, creativity and out-of-the-box thinking
    • Express enthusiasm to enhance your own development, both professionally and personally
    • Have an entrepreneurial approach and initiative to handling business problems
    • Be a team member with strong interpersonal skills
    • Crave continuous learning and participate in knowledge exchange with peers

    How do I qualify?  HCSC is seeking motivated individuals who possess the following qualifications:

    • A degree or knowledge in Computer Science, Information Management or a related field such as Mathematics, Engineering or Physics
    • Classroom or work-related experience in one or more of the following: Java, Javascript, SQL, HTML, MVC, Data Analytics, etc.
    • Demonstrated analytical, communication, collaboration and problem solving skills

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Instructor and TA opportunities at Digital Media Academy

    Filed under: Part time, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT, HCI/UX, Graphic Design, Cinematic Arts Internships, Cinematic Arts Jobs

    To learn more about exciting Instructional opportunities with DMA this summer and apply online via Please include a resume. Those with further questions regarding program dates, courses, and requirements may contact Hiring Manager Erica Holloway at

    Digital Media Academy is now accepting Instructor and TA applications for the 2017 summer season! Founded in 2002, DMA operates at 20+ locations in North America, including University of Chicago and Northwestern University, and encourages students ages 6-17 to pursue paths in film, animation, game design, programming, app development, engineering, and more.

    DMA staff members will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in STEM teaching. Undergrad and grad students may apply for both TA and Instructor roles, and a completed degree is not required. Experience working with youth is a plus. Courses are assigned on a weekly basis and run Monday - Friday for the duration of the two back-to-back programs, June 26 - August 4.  This is a 40 hr/wk summer position, however instructional staff members are only required to commit for the specific weeks they agree to work.

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Client Service Specialist at EZ Links

    Filed under: Full time, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT, Networks

    If interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to Garland Cox at

    Chicago-based EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, provides leading technology and services to the golf industry including tee sheets, point of sale, and reservation services, with a focus on driving rounds of golf. EZLinks also powers by PGA TOUR, a leading online retail site, helping golfer’s book tee times at more than 3,000 courses worldwide.
    EZLinks offers a dynamic and casual environment, competitive benefits, and a chance to change the golf industry.

    Key Responsibilities:
    We are seeking a full time Client Service Specialist. This individual will be a key member of our best-in-class support/help desk team, which provides telephone assistance to EZLinks clients for diverse software and hardware related issues to over 10,000 users.

    • Provide exceptional customer service utilizing professional telephone/email communication skills.
    • Demonstrate independent analytical problem solving abilities to troubleshoot a wide range of issues and requests involving EZLinks proprietary software applications, website and Marketing services.
    • Break-fix support of PC hardware and POS peripherals (scanners, receipt printers, monitors, etc.).
    • Point of Sale software configuration and troubleshooting.
    • LAN/WAN connectivity troubleshooting.
    • Open/close support tickets utilizing Salesforce (CRM) with a high degree of detailed documentation.
    • Multi-task across requests and priorities in a fast-paced, team-oriented support environment.
    • Exemplary interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail


    • College degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent work experience preferred.
    • IT certifications desired: A+, Network+, MTA or higher
    • Working knowledge of MS Windows 7/8 OS and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access).
    • Solid understanding of networking, TCP/IP and LAN functionalities.
    • Ability to rapidly learn and demonstrate competence with new technologies/software applications.
    • Must be able to work most weekend and some evenings.

  • Feb
    Lead Engineer at Digital Mint

    Filed under: Full time, Paid, Computing, Programming/Software Development

    If interested in this opportunity, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.


    Digital Mint is a bitcoin on-demand cash exchange company that enables consumers to participate in the online economy through the versatility of digital currencies by converting their cash into bitcoin through physical kiosks and point-of-sale solutions. It is our vision to become the largest bitcoin transaction company in the United States, empowering the underserved and unbanked market to utilize digital currencies as a tool for their financial lives.

    Currently, we operate 50 locations in 9 states and serve over 13,000 individual customers.  In addition, we are profitable, growing fast, and need motivated and talented team members to help us shape the landscape of the burgeoning digital currency ecosystem.

    As our Lead Software Engineer, you will not only take charge of our existing projects - you will be expected to take a leadership role, build and manage a team, and spearhead innovation of new products from scratch.


    • Take charge of the development of our customer-facing transaction platforms.
    • Lead a team of software consultants and in-house developers.
    • Research and propose new product ideas that meet our customers’ needs.
    • Build our proprietary suite of regulatory compliance tools and dashboards.
    • Design and deploy a secure architecture for safekeeping of customer records.


    • Track record of developing, testing, and deploying customer-facing web applications.
    • Proficiency with Ruby on Rails.
    • Ability to lead a team of developers to take a product to completion.
    • Familiarity with React.js and Java (or Objective-C).
    • Experience working with or developing payments APIs (e.g. Braintree, Paypal).
    • Interest in bitcoin and other digital currencies.
    • Commitment to Agile development principles.


    Ruby on Rails, React.js, PostgreSQL, Docker, Redis, Heroku, Git, Objective-C, Java, Python

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Summer Research opportunities at AccessComputing

    Filed under: Internship, Computing

    If intersted, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.

    AccessComputing, a National Science Foundation funded project, aims to increase the participation of people with disabilities in computing careers. AccessComputing has funding for undergraduate students with disabilities to participate in summer research internships.

    More information at:

  • Feb
    IT/Design Internship at Alphagraphics Chicago North

    Filed under: Internship, Paid, Graphic Design

    If interested in this opportunity, please email and include a resume & cover letter.

    Alphagraphics Chicago North is a Marketing and Print provider located in Lincoln Park (811 W. Evergreen).  They are rolling out several new customer platforms and are looking for someone to assist us with the workflow involved.  The individual would have an IT academic focus preferably with some knowledge of Graphic Design and Adobe platforms/software.

    This individual would assist with the creation, building and maintenance of custom online order platforms  utilizing XMPie.   This individual will also assist with conversion of our website to an AEM platform hosted by Adobe.  Knowledge of coding and basic Graphic Design programing and software platforms is extremely helpful. Training on XMPie would be provided.


  • Feb
    Writing Associate at Public Interest GRFX

    Filed under: Full time, Cinematic Arts Jobs

    If interested in this opportunity, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.

    The Creative Team for The Public Interest Network is hiring a Writing Associate to tell the stories of the campaigns that organizations like Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working on in materials that go to the membership base of these organizations.


    • You’re smart.
    • You have an interest in and aptitude for design and layout.
    • You want to make the world a better place and have volunteered or worked on an issue or cause you feel passionate about.
    • You’re creative.
    • You’re good with people.
    • You’re eager to take on responsibility.
    • You respect goals, deadlines and budgets.

    The kinds of projects you’ll work on:

    • Newsletters
    • Direct Mail
    • Educational brochures
    • Canvassing materials
    • And more...

    Philadelphia, PA or
    Boston, MA

    Pay and benefits:
    The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year. Staff in their
    second year receive a raise which averages $1500. The Public Interest Network's Creative
    Team offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Design Associate at Public Interest GRFX

    Filed under: Full time, Paid, Graphic Design

    If interested in this opportunity, follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.

    We’re hiring a Design Associate to create materials that tell the stories of organizations like Environment America and U.S. PIRG. Your goal in the job is to connect with people—intellectually, emotionally, politically—and motivate them to join our efforts to win positive social change.


    • You’re smart.
    • You have an interest in and aptitude for design and layout.
    • You want to make the world a better place and have volunteered or worked on an issue or cause you feel passionate about.
    • You’re creative.
    • You’re good with people.
    • You’re eager to take on responsibility.
    • You respect goals, deadlines and budgets.

    The kinds of projects you’ll work on:

    • Newsletters
    • Direct Mail
    • Educational brochures
    • Canvassing materials
    • And more...

    Philadelphia, PA or
    Boston, MA

    Pay and benefits:
    The target annual compensation for this position is $25,500 in the first year. Staff in their
    second year receive a raise which averages $1500. The Public Interest Network's Creative
    Team offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program
    and opportunities for advancement.

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Web Project Intern at Public Interest GRFX

    Filed under: Internship, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT, HCI/UX, Graphic Design

    If interested in this opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to Marites Velasquez at

    The Web Project Intern will work side by side with our talented web team to help figure out where the public is at
    on an issue and develop a website with the design, tools, and features that will grab your audience’s attention and
    incite them to act. You will assist with coordinating digital campaigns, manage major web development projects,
    and help build our online following.

    This is not a coffee-grabbing, photocopy-making internship. Instead you’ll:

    • Assist with data-driven audience research to help inform web design choices.
    • Learn how to run “lean startup” model tests and quickly roll out ideas that succeed.
    • Build, code, develop, and maintain websites for over 30 social change groups within the Public Interest Network.
    • Experiment with new tactics for engagement and conversion.
    • Create and analyze Google Analytics reports to optimize our website performance.
    • Learn project management skills useful for a future career.
    • And much more …

    If you’re thinking you might want to make a career out of using your communication and web skills to help solve
    problems like global warming or the flood of corporate money in our democracy—interning with Public Interest
    GRFX is one of the best ways to get started. Not only will you get the training and experience you need, but we’ll
    consider our most talented and committed interns for positions on our team once they graduate.

    Required Qualifications:

    • You want to make the world a better place. You have experience volunteering or working for an issue or cause
    • you feel passionate about.
    • You’re creative. You’re able to anticipate or define a problem, brainstorm solutions, propose or decide on a
    • course of action, and follow through. You can think on your feet and respond to unexpected challenges with
    • confidence.
    • You’re smart. You can get your head around complex issues and manage multiple projects.
    • You’re accountable. You respect goals and deadlines.
    • You have an aptitude and desire to learn new things. You don’t need to know how to do high-end coding, but you should be excited to gain some new tech chops so we can give you the skills you'll need to be successful.
    • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Javascript, Bootstrap, Google Analytics, and/or Drupal.

  • Feb
    Systems Engineer, Associate at DePaul University

    Filed under: Full time, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT

    If interested, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply online.

    General Summary

    Under general supervision, install, configure, and maintain Windows and Linux operating systems, servers, and storage platforms in support of business processing requirements. The System Engineer, Associate will perform hardware installations, operating system installations, and upgrades to operating systems and software packages. This position will be responsible for system services setup and maintenance, user administration, and end user support. He/She will ensure server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions. He/She will also ensure data/media recoverability by performing system backups per established policies and procedures. This position will support media management through internal methods and procedures and through offsite storage and retrieval services. This position will monitor systems and troubleshoot service interruptions to maximize performance and uptime. In addition, this position will conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Ensure data recoverability to meet RPO/RTO targets in support of business requirements.
    • Responsible for performing backup/recovery procedures, media rotation, off-site services, administration, monitoring, and reporting of the enterprise backup solution.
    • Support end user service requests and responds to trouble tickets within service level agreements.
    • Assist in provisioning/maintaining datacenter hardware, including racking and relocating equipment.
    • Install, configure, monitor, and maintain operating systems and system services.  
    • Maintain documentation of system profiles.  Collect, analyze, and report on system logs, events, and metrics.  
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technology field with 1 year of systems administration experience or equivalent.
    • Basic working knowledge of server hardware, operating systems, storage systems, and backup systems.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT).
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA).

    Other Skills & Abilities Reqd

    • Must be able to troubleshoot basic to moderately complex technical problems spanning a variety of technical disciplines.
    • Must be able to research issues and learn independently.  
    • Maintain an awareness of relevant new technologies and the ability to retain information.
    • Utilize basic working knowledge of a variety of technology disciplines and components, including, but not limited to: data networking, firewalls, load balancers, storage subsystems, and software development.
    • Possess satisfactory verbal and written communication skills and be able to explain basic to moderately  complex technical problems or functions in a non-technical fashion. Develop and maintain professional relationships with customers, co-workers, peers, and vendors.
    • Effectively work individually and as part of a team.  
    • Demonstrate strong morale and spirit while focusing on the success of the team.
    • Use creativity, positivity, and unique personal attributes to contribute to a climate which motivates people to do their best work.
    • Possess attention to detail and satisfactory organizational skills with the ability to multi-task amongst multiple responsibilities, projects, and clients in a fast paced environment.
    • Maintain a customer focused attitude dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to routinely lift at least 50lbs., periodically spend extended periods standing, working overhead, and possess good manual dexterity.


    More information at:

  • Feb
    Systems Analyst, Lead at DePaul University

    Filed under: Full time, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT

    If interested, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply online.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Project manage and lead the technical aspects of system implementation process, including set-up, configuration, maintenance, modifications, and enhancements.
    • Gather and clarify business requirements and perform business systems analysis to successfully translate requirements into technical solutions and plans of action, while insuring proper governance of the university's technology assets and financial resources.  
    • Research, manage and implement projects related to OUR technology, including work in the area of: application development, software testing and deployment.  
    • Oversee and perform upgrades and patch implementation for system software.  
    • Oversee testing on PeopleSoft and other system patches and upgrades.
    • Conduct system development lifecycle activities for scheduled projects, which may include oversight of external vendor contacts associated with the development and coordination of key mid-level managers in other EM and university departments who will be involved in the work.
    • This work requires the specific skill sets, knowledge and abilities for software being deployed.  
    • These skills include systems validation testing and creating test plans for specific software patches for various upgrades and migration projects with our internal IS department as well as any initiative with external software providers.
    • Troubleshoot and solve ad-hoc production problems.  
    • Collaborate with Office of the University Registrar(OUR) and/or other Enrollment Management work-groups and IS developers on systemic production problems and document production problems for future reference.  
    • Serve as the OUR technical expert and internal consultant to college offices including their directors and associate deans.  
    • Determine project priorities and deliver system enhancements based on identified functional needs.  
    • Responsible for the scheduling, maintenance and management of OUR batch processes.
    • Document production processes and produce training materials that create a library of procedures and help guides for all technical process.
    • Update documents with any modifications that take place and update test scenarios for each customization.
    • Manage data security for OUR:
    • Oversee the creation, assignment, and take responsibility for appropriate OUR security, according to staff and faculty position descriptions, maintaining compliance based on federal privacy laws (FERPA).  
    • Manage the on-going development and enhancement of security access to the student information systems with emphasis on improving the customer experience.
    • Regularly audit accuracy and utility of data, table entries, and coding in the system.
    • Perform other duties as assigned related to security and access.
    • Manage and report project management outcomes to the Senior Director.  
    • Execute writing/updating ad hoc data queries and reports (averaging 15-20/week of various size and complexity) on live production data to enable management decision-making.  
    • Oversee the development  and dissemination of reports for divisional reporting and research needs.
    • Assist management in extracting data from student information systems, using query tools within multiple databases and be responsible for mandatory federal reporting to the National Student Clearinghouse of enrollment and degree information.  
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor's degree.
    • A minimum of 3 years supervisory or managerial experience required.
    • 7-10  years experience working in a technology field.
    • Professional knowledge of student procedures and regulations.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and make decisions.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Master's degree in relevant discipline, or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years working databases and student systems.
    • 3-5 years of professional experience in Higher Education, preferably in Student Records/Registrar. .
    • Extensive experience with PeopleSoft Student Administration Systems.
    • Knowledge of relational database systems.
    • Database management and query-writing experience.
    • Client and vendor management experience.
    • Familiarity and ability to explain and interpret technical terminology and applications to non-technical users.

    Managerial responsibilities

    • Following general agreed upon goals for the department, the systems analyst will execute independent decision making.  
    • Supervise and lead 4 full-time employees as part of a technology team.    

    Other Skills & Abilities Reqd

    • Ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining a high level of accountability.
    • Detailed-oriented.
    • Strong analytical skills.

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Email marketing coordinator at Crate and Barrel

    Filed under: Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT, HCI/UX

    If intersted in this opportunity, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.

    Job Description

    • Deploy timely promotional email messages to B2C as well as and enhance email deployment capabilities.
    • Manage day-to-day production schedule with external vendors and email team including the development, testing and execution of email campaigns for promotional and targeted email communications for Crate and Barrel, CB2 and Canadian email programs.
    • Collaborate with program managers (Gift Registry, Crate and Barrel Credit Card, Design Trade Program and others) to develop segmented communications and drive engagement.
    • Stay up to date on email best practices and research competitive landscape to identify new opportunities.
    • Collaborate with Email Marketing Team to develop presentations.
    • Communicate email strategies and performances with other teams across the organization.
    • Assist in strategic thinking and test plan development to optimize email channel performance.
    • Support Marketing Team with weekly/monthly/ad hoc channel/campaign reporting.
    • Deep dives into customer segmentation and email channel trends.
    • Assist with the management of email messaging calendar and schedule adjustments.
    • Assist Customer Service, Store Operations and IT teams with email related questions for addressing customer communication issues and troubleshooting email programs.

    Required Skills

    • Bachelors Degree in related field
    • 1-3 years experience with developing digital marketing campaigns
    • Experience using ESP tools, such as ExactTarget/Salesforce Marketing Cloud (preferred), Responsys, Silverpop or CheetahMail
    • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
    • Strong project and time management skills
    • Strong interpersonal and strong communication skills
    • Team player and ability to work effectively with multiple cross-functional groups
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Visio, Filezilla and Google platform
    • Good reading, written and verbal language skills (English)

    More information at:

  • Feb
    Email developer at Crate and Barrel

    Filed under: Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT

    If interested in this opportunity, please follow the URL at the end of this post for more information and to apply.

    Job Description

    • Manage email coding schedule and asset delivery timelines.
    • Drive code evaluations of triggered and transactional campaigns to enhance ongoing communications and identify other areas of opportunity through the email platform for process optimization.
    • Develop HTML for Crate and Barrel emails upon receipt of creative assets from internal and external creative groups.
    • Prepare Photoshop files as required.
    • Create HTML paste emails using HTML and inline CSS.
    • Develop emails with responsive coding for mobile optimization.
    • Build Email Campaigns within the ExactTarget/Salesforce platform and test across multiple browsers or email clients and leveraging Litmus services.
    • Be an active contributor to email development best practices.
    • Collaborate with email marketing team on developing presentations and communicating email strategies and performance with other teams across the organization.
    • Work with email team to develop more personalized communications by developing dynamic content areas that can be leveraged across campaigns and programs

    Required Skills

    • Bachelors Degree in related field required
    • 2-4 years of experience in front end web development, hand-coding HTML, CSS for email marketing campaigns
    • Proficient with ESP tools (ExactTarget/Salesforce Marketing Cloud (preferred), Responsys, Silverpop or CheetahMail)
    • Previous experience testing and troubleshooting in multiple browsers or email clients with a strong sense of web design and user experience fundamentals
    • Experience with SQL and ExactTarget/Salesforce AMP scripting a plus
    • Strong knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe creative suite
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Visio, Filezilla and Google platform
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Excellent project and time management skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong problem solving skills and organizational skills
    • Team player and ability to work effectively with multiple cross-functional groups
    • Good reading, written and verbal language skills (English)

    More information at:

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    Part Time QA Consultant at CNA Insurance

    Filed under: Part time, Computing, Programming/Software Development, IS/ECT

    If interested in this opportunity, please email Robert Petro at

    CNA Insurance:
    For more than a century, CNA has been there for our customers and has evolved to meet the needs of our times. We continue a powerful legacy built on expertise, solid products and great service. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has financial strength, a broad global footprint – with 49 offices in the U.S., five in Canada, and 14 in Europe and Asia, with the ability to access more than 200 countries and territories – and a commitment to further strengthening our global reach.

    Commercial Insurance, Specialty Insurance, Management & Professional Liability, International, Marine, Property, Casualty, Network Liability


    • We are seeking a results-oriented person willing to take the initiative to help deliver technology solutions on a part-time basis. Ideally, they will have QA experience, including an undergraduate degree/ working toward a degree which includes coursework in computer science in addition to basic business skills.  
    • Work with business customers, analysts and development personnel to develop an understanding of business requirements/ expected system behavior and communicate findings in support of acceptance testing
    • Test plan creation and execution tracking
    • Test case definition, creation and execution supporting new functionality and regression
    • Results validation against user and system requirements
    • Documentation of findings - Execution Results, Defect Reporting
    • Attend and participate in Scrum Ceremonies


    • Majoring or working toward a Masters in Computer Science/ Information Systems
    • An inquisitive nature with a desire to learn
    • Confidence in questioning results if expectations are not met
    • Knowledge of the software development life cycle, including the agile delivery methodology
    • Knowledge of information systems, including web-based application development
    • Ability to communicate effectively- orally and written
    • 1+ years knowledge/ coursework in Java and/or JavaScript
    • Testing experience is a plus
    • Knowledge of insurance
    • Work on-site at our office at 333 S. Wabash in Chicago
    • Available for 20 hours per week during the school year

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    Software engineer for scheduling and business management internship with Better Walker

    Filed under: Internship, Paid, Computing, Programming/Software Development

    If interested in this opportunity, please inquire and send resumes to Brian Koester

    15-20 hrs/week
    $13 per hour

    Better Walker is poised to become the leading scheduling, invoicing and client management software in the pet service industry, and we are looking for a superstar intern to get in on the ground floor. We need someone that has the skills for backend tech and development support, but that can also function as front line customer support when needed.
    General duties include:

    Diagnosing and fixing minor bugs in software
    Communicating with client base on status of issues
    Working with CTO on larger development projects

    The basic technical knowledge required is:

    1. Strong SQL knowledge, in particular, PostgreSQL
    2. Javascript/HTML/CSS - not just use of popular libraries but also low-level understanding of Javascript           including closures with ability to debug on browsers such as Chrome
    3. Java including Apache Tomcat
    4. Bonus points for direct experience working with or building web applications using Java Servlets
    5. Bonus points #2 Responsive CSS mobile app development experience

    Location of work space to be determined.


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    TV/FILM tech job at RunABetterSet

    Filed under: Computing, Programming/Software Development

    If interested in this opportunity, please email Josh Weinberg at

    We want masters students with entrepreneurial bent.

    We are completing our first technology, which facilitates a previously costly and prohibitive aspect of a film/television set.

    The job requires skill in:

    1. AWS Lambda with Node.js +
    2. API Gateway + Graphql
    3. AWS Security and IAM Provisioning
    4. Strong knowledge of Postgres 9.5+ with Notify+Listen


    1. Knowledge of Serverless framework
    2. Postgraphql
    3. Strong node.js testing skills

    The hire(s) will work as a back-end engineer. It will start as a month long paid contract with the option to expand to two or more months.


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    Internet / UX Research Internship

    Filed under: Internship, Paid, HCI/UX

    If interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to Sandy Richmond at

    Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference.

    We're looking for the best and brightest to take our Internet department to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in UX research, web content, web translation, or ecommerce analysis, Uline is the company for you. Click here to learn more.
    Internet / UX Research Internship
    Paid Internship - Summer 2017

    Uline seeks summer 2017 Internet / UX Research Interns at its Corporate Headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, WI.
    Join us to experience why Uline has been designated with the Forbes 2016 America’s Best Employersaward.


    • Write usability tests for qualitative research.
    • Review remote sessions and create usability reports.
    • Identify old learning as it relates to our site or application in studies.
    • Conduct card sorting activities.
    • Compile test data into historical documentation.
    • Conduct website / application analysis and comparisons.
    • Assist with identifying future areas of research.
    • Assist with error recovery path planning.
    • Assist with prototyping applications.


    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills a must.
    • Clear, professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Human behavior background a plus.  
    • Hardworking and enthusiastic personality.


    • Gain professional work experience in an area related to your degree.
    • Work in a positive, well-balanced environment.
    • Learn about the industry from all levels of Uline management.
    • Potential opportunity, upon graduation, for full-time employment with a successful, fast-growing company!


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    Junior Forensic Investigator at 4Discovery

    Filed under: Computing, Programming/Software Development

    If interested in this opportunity, email your CV, cover letter, writing sample, and any other information you would like us to
    consider to

    4Discovery is looking to add a person to our digital forensic and incident response team in Chicago.

    Our ideal candidate for this position will have a basic understanding of digital forensic principles, incident response methodologies, and best practices. Knowledge of digital forensic lab practices, procedures, and evidence handling is a plus. Experience with industry digital forensic and investigative tools such as EnCase, X-Ways, FTK, Cellebrite, F-Response, and open source tools are also a plus.

    Training is available and this entry level position provides you with opportunity to be exposed to all facets of digital forensics and work side-by-side with some of the industry’s best examiners.

    Your typical week on the job would include:

    • Maintaining a digital forensic lab.
    • Creating forensic images (both in the lab and at client locations) using various tools while maintaining chain of custody and documentation.
    • Performing remote collections from file servers, email collections from Microsoft Exchange, and cloud-based collections from Gmail, Dropbox, Amazon, iCloud, etc.
    • Conducting forensic analysis using EnCase, X-Ways, FTK, and numerous 3rd party and open source tools.
    • Examining forensic artifacts such as registry artifacts, document metadata, and log files. Provide documentation of analysis procedures and present findings.
    • Collaborating with the team to develop innovative, practical solutions.
    • Documenting work processes and writing reports.
    • Support a project’s success by participating in conference calls and providing clients with project updates. Support the sales and marketing team’s efforts when requested.
    • Updating and maintaining our internal knowledge base.

    About Us
    4Discovery is a privately owned, fast growing, and cutting-edge computer forensics company located in the West Loop of Chicago. Our team has been providing digital forensic services to law firms and corporations throughout the United States since 2001. We offer a casual work environment and flexible hours. Occasional travel, nights, and weekends will be required. Salaries and benefits are competitive, based on experience.

    We would love to chat with you if…

    • You are a curious problem-solver who has never met a challenge you didn’t like.
    • You’re a self-starter and would love to work and learn using the latest forensics hardware, software, and techniques.
    • You have some experience in computer forensics and possess a strong desire to learn more and become and forensic rockstar.
    • You’re flexible, with the ability to work the occasional odd hours, occasional travel, and adjust your priorities to meet client demands.
    • You can pass a background check and are authorized to work in the United States.