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Website Internship

The Website Intern will support the mission and work of The People by finalizing the content migration, page building, and domain transfer of our current WordPress website to Squarespace, and then maintaining content, developing analytics reporting, and ensuring website security. This is an UNPAID internship and is not stipended; however, we are happy to work with your school/institution to provide documentation confirming project work to fulfill academic credit / service requirements.


  • Manage The People’s website including content, graphics, page creation, SEO, and updates

  • Manage the process to move our domain connection to our new Squarespace website

  • Develop analytics reporting and tracking

  • Ensure website security protocol is being done consistently and accurately


  • Self-starter

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Self-motivated, flexible team player with a positive attitude, demonstrate the ability to multi-task and the ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities

  • Have a basic understanding of WordPress and Squarespace including how plugins/extensions can be leveraged to extend functionality

  • Demonstrate website development ability and understanding – creating, developing, and maintaining personal website, a plus

  • Familiar with website design concepts - including user-centered design, information architecture, writing for the web, responsive layouts, visual design for the web, SEO, meta data, and accessibility

Education/Experience: Must be 18 years or older and authorized to work in the United States. High School Diploma or equivalent, College Students preferred.

Working Schedule: Flexible schedule to fill approximately 10-15 hours/week, with exact days and times to be determined according to your schedule. All job duties may be done from home, but weekly digital meetings with the project supervisor and weekly organization-wide internship briefings will be required via Zoom.

Start Date: This internship is offered for either spring semester or both spring and summer semesters and is available beginning January 24th, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter highlighting any applicable experience, skill, or related work to jessica@thepeople.org. Please indicate in your cover letter if you intend to use this internship as a requirement for credit for your college/university.


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2681 Cecil Street, Chicago, IL 60606




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