Internship Opportunities (Paid): Chicago Transit Authority

19 Feb 2020 8:37 AM | Janet Olson (Administrator)


Three paid internships are listed on the CTA's website and through the Handshake app. The deadline to apply on both sites is Feb. 29th.

For more info on the CTA Intern application process see:

2020 – 2021 Yearlong Archived Records, Inventory and Research Intern - (20000005)

In this role within the Purchasing unit, interns will:

  • ·         Review and document archived CTA records.
  • ·         Learn about CTA retention rules and policies, inventory a variety of records dating from the 1840 to the 1990s, conduct research, and document their work to improve records tracking.

2020 Summer Information Science Intern (Records Management and Archives Administration) - (2000000T)                      

In this role within the Engineering unit, interns will:

  • ·         Integrate records management processes into the CTA Infrastructure staff’s daily workflows.
  • ·         Apply essential metadata to engineering drawings and records, to ensure that the appropriate records are migrated into a new Electronic Document Management System (EDMS).

2020 Summer Business Workflow and Records Management Project Intern - (20000014)

In this role within the Purchasing unit, interns will:

  • ·         Assist with the planning, compliance, execution, and documentation of targeted document disposals.
  • ·         Execute a detailed inventory of unmarked boxes in the Records Center (following a multi-faceted workflow), researching, making informed decisions, and documenting all work.

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