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Work With Chicago Innovation

The Chicago Innovation team is made up of people who are passionate about Chicago and want to celebrate, educate, and connect its innovation community in unique ways. If you share that passion and think you’d make a good fit for the team, we’d love to hear from you.

Organization description
Now in its 20th year, Chicago Innovation operates a year-round series of events and programs to empower the Chicago innovation ecosystem by educating, connecting and celebrating innovators.  Our vision is to solidify the Chicago region as a global leader in innovation, and to ensure that innovation is for everyone.  

Chicago Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and people of color of all ages are strongly encouraged to apply.


Current Open Positions:

Full Time Research Consultant and Membership Manager


Summer Internship

Chicago Innovation is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the team as a Summer Intern starting in May or June 2021.

Established in 2002, Chicago Innovation empowers the Chicago innovation ecosystem by educating, connecting and celebrating innovators.  The Summer Intern would play a co-leadership role in identifying organizations that should be nominated for the Chicago Innovation Awards, which annually shine a bright light on the creative spirit of Chicago by focusing attention on the most innovative new products and services introduced in the region.  The intern would be part of the team involved in analyzing all new product and service submissions. The intern will work with the executive team at Chicago Innovation, along with our panel of judges, to promote and evaluate all nominations received.

In addition, the intern would also play a supportive role with the various Chicago Innovation events and activities that will take place this summer, which include the Chicago Innovation Foundation’s In-Gala, the Chicago Innovation Summit, Nominee Celebration, Women’s Mentoring Co-op, Chicago Student Invention Convention, Ageless Innovators and other events and programs.

This is a paid internship.

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected].


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