INTERNSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES

Application Deadlines
Fall Semester: September 15th
Spring Semester: November 15th
Summer: March 15th
Interviews by the 30th of the month in which the deadline occurs.
Internship offers will be sent within two weeks of the interview.

2112 seeks bright young professionals that value creativity, hard work, and passion. As an intern for Chicago’s only creative incubator, participants of 2112’s intern program can expect to learn from some of our city’s most exciting music, film, and tech startups and entrepreneurs.

Requirements:
Students are required to work 15-25 hours a week
Interns will be required to attend at least one outside event per month. This can be anything from attending a related presentation or networking event around the city.
Interns will be matched with a 2112 startup that corresponds with their interest to spend one week per month interning for a startup.
Bi-weekly presentations on project progress.
Interns are required to attend a mentor session every other week
Interns are required to attend at least one event at 2112 per week

To apply please send resume and cover letter to info@2112inc.com


Member Engagement Intern
Reports to Director of Strategic Initiatives

As a member of the Member Engagement team, you will be a key point of contact for members and staff alike. You will have the opportunity to familiarize yourself with a wide array of businesses: from concept stage startups, to well-established teams. Each project is unique and every day is different.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist Member Engagement Coordinator in organizing and prioritizing active member projects
  • Enhance member experience
  • Assist in implementing member rewards program
  • Conduct research and outreach as requested
  • Provide administrative support as requested
Qualifications:
  • Strong written/interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of the entertainment industry preferred
  • Passion for entrepreneurship and creative fields

Please Note:
Employment Status
This is an unpaid internship. 2112/Fort Knox Studios do not guarantee employment after the completion of the internship. By entering into this internship program, both the intern and employer understand that the intern is not eligible for wages or benefits. Participation in the internship program is considered a voluntary, educational experience.

Please, no phone calls.

Programming and Special Events Intern
Reports to Director of Strategic Initiatives

2112 seeks an Events Intern to aid in the planning, execution and promotion of 2112’s events to the public and 2112’s community including mentors, education and industry partners according to organization’s goals and priorities. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support 2112 leadership on the planning of all events
  • Assist with the development of marketing and communication materials
  • Tracking and report on event metrics including attendance, demographics, and potential for new member acquisition
  • Responsible for all event logistics including pre-event setup, food & beverage (if applicable) A/V, guest check-in, signage, etc
  • Assist throughout the event as needed, ensure breakdown of event and cleanliness of event space
  • Record and archive educational programming

Qualifications:

  • A high degree of responsibility, initiative, and professionalism
  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, business administration, management, or related coursework
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to connect well with people; warm and approachable
  • Exceptional time management skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to work nights and some weekends as event schedule dictates
  • Knowledge of entertainment industry preferred
  • Have an understanding of social media platforms and web based communications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that requires multi-tasking and working cooperatively with others

Please Note:
Employment Status
This is an unpaid internship. 2112/Fort Knox Studios do not guarantee employment after the completion of the internship. By entering into this internship program, both the intern and employer understand that the intern is not eligible for wages or benefits. Participation in the internship program is considered a voluntary, educational experience.

Please, no phone calls.

Marketing Intern
Reports to Director of Strategic Initiatives

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support 2112’s social media strategy
  • Support the development and execution of 2112’s newsletters
  • Track and report on marketing metrics 
  • Support promotion of 2112's events and workshops
  • Identify additional outlets for programming ticket sales

Qualifications:

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Communications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Have a strong understanding of social media platforms and web based communications
  • Knowledge of entertainment industry preferred

Please Note:
Employment Status
This is an unpaid internship. 2112/Fort Knox Studios do not guarantee employment after the completion of the internship. By entering into this internship program, both the intern and employer understand that the intern is not eligible for wages or benefits. Participation in the internship program is considered a voluntary, educational experience.

Please, no phone calls.


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