Programs Intern - mHUB | Chicago, IL

Programs Intern

  • Timing: May-August

    Number of Hours – 40 hours per week at a flexible schedule with stipend offered

    Location: Chicago, IL

    mHUB, Chicago’s physical product innovation center, is looking for a programs development intern to support our Sr. Programs Manager. 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.

    The Programs department provides education and mentorship to entrepreneur, student, and manufacturing communities. The department strategizes and implements new programming initiatives that meet the needs of our member including the launch and growth of member educational curriculum, management of the Mentorship Program and developing events around community outreach and manufacturing partner engagement.

    This is the perfect opportunity to contribute to this growth and help shape first-hand the future of the services that impact the growth of our diverse community of entrepreneurs and innovators.

    - Support the planning and execution of all programming activities
    - Manage relations with educators and mentors, and mentorship evaluation program
    - Work closely with the Events and Marketing teams to organize and market classes and other programming events to our member and wider community.
    - Assist with developing content for blogposts and other programming related announcements.

    The ideal candidate should be working towards a bachelor’s degree or enrolled in a graduate program. Independence and creativity are a must, as is an enthusiastic interest in manufacturing, technology, or entrepreneurship. Startup industry knowledge or experience in programming is a plus. Ability to spend some evenings and weekends at programming events is preferred. To learn more, visit

    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to


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