Our internship program is unique in that we share knowledge: we teach and learn from each other. Lynn Hazan & Associates has an ongoing need for interns. Flexible hours; can receive college credit. Work side-by-side with president: staff and other interns in an energetic environment. A definite career builder for a student or new grad interested in marketing, communications, human resources or recruiting. Previous interns have graduated to careers with major corporations, agencies, nonprofits and entrepreneurial businesses.
Must be well-organized and eager to learn, with excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer skills are also necessary; must bring laptop.
- Maintain corporate website using WordPress (opportunity to learn if not already familiar)
- Write and create weekly blogs and email campaigns via Constant Contact and share with subscribers via website, Yahoo groups and other channels. Track results
- Construct Public Relations emails utilizing MailChimp
- Collect and update useful resources for job seekers
- Create content and infographics for presentations
- Source qualified candidates for openings through LinkedIn
- Write job specs and post openings on websites, LinkedIn Groups and other channels
- Research companies for new business development
- Assemble and maintain databases for sourcing candidates
- Volunteer for industry events, including BMA, Innovation Chicago and Here’s Chicago
- Create content and monitor social media activities on LinkedIn and Twitter
- Get the inside view of marketing, social media and communications, advertising and PR.
- Gain experience in using social media platforms professionally
- Learn how to perfect your resume and LinkedIn profile
- Create content and samples for your portfolio
- Perfect your interviewing skills through hands-on experience
- Exposure to professional associations and clients, when possible
- Open doors for networking opportunities and potential job contacts
Thoughts from some of our former interns:
“I could not imagine a better mentor.”
“Choosing to intern with LH&A was definitely one of the best decisions I made while in college. I have no doubt that my internship with LH&A was the foundation of the successful career I have had.”
“It has been a rewarding experience getting to learn from Lynn, a true business professional.”
“Lynn has many years of successful business experience, and therefore has an extensive amount of knowledge to share with her interns.”
E-mail your resume and answers to the questions listed below to Lynn Hazan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please call 312.863.5401 to follow up; it will make a difference.
- Why are you looking?
- What is your ideal job after you graduate?
- What are you seeking in this internship?
- Please review the LH&A website (www.lhazan.com). Do you understand what an executive search firm does?
- What have you done on your own behalf? Which companies have you contacted (to avoid overlap)
- Please note that this internship will only be available for academic or life credit. Please re-confirm your interest.
- Our office is in downtown Chicago. Will you be able to get to our office?
- What days of the week and times are you available?
- Would you like to join Lynn’s e-jobs, a free, confidential listserv from Lynn Hazan & Associates? If so, you would receive the latest news and job openings from LH&A. Please check your inbox or spam filter to make sure you get the invitation from Yahoo groups. All we need is your permission, and we will add you to the list.
- How did you hear of this opening?
- Do you have a laptop computer that you can bring on a regular basis?