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2017 Fall Internship Program - Administration more...
Location:Chicago, IL
Company:Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
First posted:June 10, 2017 (last updated 1 week 5 days ago)
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Description

Job Title 2017 Fall Internship Program - Administration

Location Chicago, IL, US

Job Type Part-Time Temporary

Department

Administration

Position Summary

THIS IS A PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION WITH AN ANTICIPATED END DATE AT ANYTIME.

You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?"

You may be surprised to learn that we don't just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA!


Administration Departments include:

  • Diversity/EEO
  • Human Resources
  • Learning & Support
  • Performance Management
  • President's Office
  • Purchasing/Supply Chain

Primary duties and Responsibilities

Brief descriptions of some of the most current Administration intern projects are listed below:

  • Executing the day-to-day responsibilities of the department's new standard packaging initiative. They will also assist warehouse management with essential inventory processes in the Receiving, Shipping, and Cycle Count teams.
  • Working with databases and performing analysis linking different data sources for service reliability, workforce management or other key performance indicators. Provided gap analysis on current programs.
  • Participating in the research and development of two key components of Performance Management.
  • Leading an HR project currently underway entitled "Well Within Reach". The "Well Within Reach" program is dedicated to ensuring that vending machines across the Authority have healthier products and that employees have choices to lead a healthy lifestyle.
  • Working with the Law Department in anticipation of new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) laws that could affect the classification of current CTA Employees. An initial audit has been performed to determine the possible impact of the new laws on CTA, and upon analysis of this audit, a formal audit will be required. This student will assist in performing a formal audit and will gain knowledge in Labor Laws and interpretation and implementation of these laws.
  • Creating a series of "how to" and "training tips" videos to go on the training website. This project will leverage video and facilitator based content to aid current CTA instructors and other CTA employees with CTA training best practices. The intern would be responsible for the design and development of these videos.

Qualifications

Major:

Human Resources, Business Management, Data Analytics, Psychology, Sociology, Information Technology, Library Science, Political Science, Social Work

Educational Experience/Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Freshman - Graduate School
  • Courses completed: N/A

Physical Requirements:

  • The demands associated with the normal office environment, including walking outdoors.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of principles, practices and/or procedures of Human Resources, Adult Learning, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Social Work
  • Strong Excel and Word skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Good project management skills
  • SharePoint development skills preferred

Location and City

Chicago, IL

CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY THAT NO EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, ANCESTRY, AGE, UNFAVORABLE MILITARY DISCHARGE OR DISABILITY, PROVIDED THAT THE INDIVIDUAL WITH THE DISABILITY IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB WHICH HE/SHE DESIRES TO HOLD WITH REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION BY THE AUTHORITY.

Currency USD

Amount of Travel No Travel

Work At Home No

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