Number of Hours – Flexible
Location: Chicago, IL
mHUB, Chicago’s physical product innovation center, is looking for an intern with strong writing, editing, and social media skills to support our marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in Chicago’s startup industry filled with dynamic entrepreneurs, leading corporations, and seasoned investors. Born out of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s World Business Chicago office, mHUB is creating the conditions for product innovation to thrive.
The selected intern will be fully immersed in mHUB’s culture of innovation, attending cutting-edge events and discussing the latest trends in product innovation, with mHUB’s industry leaders, serial entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, politicians, and trend-setters - all who are supporting mHUB's mission to drive physical product innovation and help the Midwest continue to be an industry-leading manufacturing community.
Just two stops on the Blue line to downtown Chicago, mHUB sits in the heart of West Town, neighbors with some of the fastest growing Chicago-born companies like Groupon, Lightbank, and Uptake. Chicago’s CTA Blue line stop makes mHUB an easy, stress-free commute for interns travelling from Evanston as well as those coming from the city. mHUB is an ideal workplace for energetic, entrepreneurial-minded students looking to immerse themselves in Chicago’s developing economy and startup culture.
- Research, write, and edit feature articles, and startup profiles, and press releases.
- Research ideas and conduct interviews with community members for feature stories.
- Attend and write articles on industry events such as panels, conferences, and pitch competitions.
- Identify and investigate industry trends with multiple sources, publishing findings on mHUB’s blog.
- Support the development and execution of mHUB’s social media channels
The ideal candidate should be working towards a bachelor’s degree. Strong writing and editing skills are a requirement, as is an enthusiastic interest in manufacturing, technology, or entrepreneurship. Startup industry knowledge or experience is a plus. Candidate should be either a communications or journalism major. To learn more, visit www.mhubchicago.com.
To apply, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample.