Our Internship Opportunities
About Our Internship Program
The internship program at the Greater Chicago Food Depository serves several goals:
- To involve students in our mission
- To educate and provide students with hands-on, realistic experience in a leading nonprofit organization
- To cultivate an appreciation of the needs of the community we serve
- To develop students as informed advocates on the issue of food insecurity
Internships are open to undergraduate and graduate college students of all majors, as well as individuals seeking experience in a career relating to nonprofit or social work. Ideal candidates will be seeking degrees—or already hold degrees in—public policy, social services administration, public health, communications or a related field. Applicants to the program must meet all necessary requirements to be considered eligible.
Students who are eligible for academic credit and/or special funding programs through their college/university are encouraged to apply. Interns receive a written evaluation of their internship upon successful completion.
For more information and to apply for current internship openings, visit our Careers page and select “Internship” under Position Type.
The Food Depository offers a variety of opportunities for AmeriCorps members to gain experience fighting hunger through service, experiential learning and formal training opportunities. Hunger Action Corps consists of full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Fellows, along with full-time, half-time, and minimum-time AmeriCorps State members.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.