SJP 2017-2018 – Internship Registration – All Projects

September 30, 2017 - 12 am

Chicago

Austin Coming Together
LOCATION:
5049 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60644
SUPERVISOR INFORMATION:
Andrew Born
aborn@austincomingtogether.org
773-417-8612
MISSION STATEMENT:
To increase the collective impact of our member organizations on Education and Economic Development outcomes in the Austin community of Chicago.
PRIMARY CAUSE AREA(S) OF PROJECT: Community Development
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Neighborhood Researchers- SJP interns will act as research assistants, collecting quantitative and qualitative data in the Austin community to help community members and other stakeholders better understand the challenges and assets of the Austin community.
1) What clear, meaningful learning opportunities will be provided for the intern(s) to gain knowledge and perspectives about their own social identities as well as those from diverse populations?
Each week students will reflect on their work with their supervisor and interrogate the systemic and structural factors impacting the community conditions they are researching.
2) How will your project help interns learn the systemic and structural needs of the marginalized communities and populations that your organization targets?
Each week students will reflect on their work with their supervisor and interrogate the systemic and structural factors impacting the community conditions they are researching.

3) What skills/tools will the intern(s) gain that will help them learn and practice working with diverse communities to change systemic and structural inequities? This can include civic/political exposure and engagement.
1. Administering surveys in partnership with marginalized communities
2. Identifying and mapping neighborhood assets
3. Identifying and collecting public data related to community conditions

4) What consistent duties and/or tasks are associated with the project?
– Residential property research
– Building court outreach
– Neighborhood surveys
– Asset mapping
– Community Meeting Notes
5) Finally, please describe how the results of their project(s) will help the intern(s) understand the impact of their work within the community/population.
The results of their research will be used to inform block, neighborhood, and community-wide assessments and will be used in neighborhood planning and community organizing processes.
HOW WILL SITE ORIENT INTERN TO ORGANIZATION’S MISSION?:
Oral History with E.D., Neighborhood Tour, Review of Annual Report
HOW WILL SITE ORIENT INTERN TO TARGET POPULATIONS?:
Community Group
SKILLS INTERN WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN AT PLACEMENT:
Community Organizing, Research, Needs Assessment
REVIEW OF SYSTEMIC INEQUALITY BY:
Testimonials, Community Interviews
HR REQUIREMENTS:
Resume/CV
TRANSPORTATION NEAR SITE:
CTA Blue Line, CTA Bus
SPECIFIC BUS/METRA INFORMATION:
Blue Line Cicero stop or Harrison Bus
OFFICE HOURS & AVAILABILITY:
Monday 8am-5pm, Monday 5pm-9pm, Tuesday 8am-5pm, Tuesday 5pm-9pm, Wednesday 8am-5pm, Thursday 8am-5pm, Thursday 5pm-9pm, Friday 8am-5pm
Please enter specific days and times if different from days and times listed above:

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.