September 01, 2020

Apply To Interview For the On The Money Intership Program

Interns will author articles on business, finance and entrepreneurship topics for publication in On the Money Magazine, a journal that reaches over 8,000 youth across Chicago. 


Qualifications & Skills: Strong writing skills. Journalism experience/ Public speaking/ Presentation Skills, Financial education experience or knowledge, Data reporting, General Computer Skills, Working with Others, Work Independently, Business experience of knowledge. All interns must be in high school in Chicago. 


Please email with your resume and complete the application form via the button below.  

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Follow link to apply for the 2020 Teen Entrepreneurship Competition. Winners will receive $200 in seed funding as well as entrepreneurship mentoring from local experts and the opportunity to sell their products at TIP Fest with the Chicago Park District. 

March 15, 2020

Entrepreneurship Education for Middle Grade Students. Learn more about what entrepreneurship is and how actual Chicago youth are working to become successful entrepreneurs in this fun video based activity.

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April 15, 2020

Interns will conduct and assist with financial education presentations for youth employees through One Summer Chicago; Interns will assist with organizing, facilitating and leading financial capability portion of youth employee orientations; Interns will assist with development of additional financial education content and data entry.

Part Time Money Mentor/Financial Education Intern Job Duties:

  • Conduct financial education presentations to One Summer youth employees.

  • Responsible to travel to various youth employment sites within the City of Chicago. (Travel assistance or reimbursement will be provided.)

  • Complete training on the financial education presentation and materials.

  • Track and report youth participants for each site.

  • Data entry: Enter completed saves pledges, survey information, etc. into a data base.

  • Assist with interviews, focus groups, surveys, etc. for related research.

  • Report status updates to respected manager daily/weekly. 

  • Work on teams to develop additional financial capability content to be shared via video, webinar, newsletter, magazine article, presentations, etc.

  • Adhere to program procedures and policies and complete projects as needed and directed.

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