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Outreach and Engagement Graphic Design Intern

Chicago Transit Authority is the second largest transit system in the country! Our college internship program offers summer and year-long internships that provide students with valuable work experience, professional development, and mentorship. Students receive exposure to the discipline of the workplace and are guided by subject matter experts who assist them in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to perform in today’s technically demanding careers. 

Our internships are project-based; therefore, the skills that we seek vary based on the needs of the projects during each term. All majors are welcome to apply, but please see education experience/requirements for specifics about what disciplines each internship project is seeking. 

Internships are part-time (15 hours a week) during the school year and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer. 

In this role within the Outreach and Engagement unit, interns will:
  • Develop creative content for print marketing, social media, and email communications that supports CTA’s recruitment efforts and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Assist with outreach projects, such as job fairs and webinars; assisting with website layout.
  • Develop recruitment-related videos.
Educational Experience/Requirements:
Preferred Major(s): Graphic design; advertising; art; digital marketing

Physical Requirements: 
  • The demands associated with the normal office environment 
  • Must be able to comply with office policy to work on-site twice a week 
  • Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs 
  • Chicago Transit Authority requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated. If you are offered employment, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment and as part of the hiring process. Visit for full notice. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Strong Microsoft Office and computer skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Good project management skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite