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Student Internship, Illinois Power Agency

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Feb 23, 2021

Chicago, IL, US, 60602-4602

Job Requisition ID:  1054

Agency:  Illinois Power Agency
Closing Date/Time:  03/22/2021
Salary: $15.00/hr
Job Type:  General Internship
County:  Cook
Number of Vacancies:  1
Plan/BU:  N/A


Work Hours:        20 hours weekly
Work Location:   105 West Madison Street

                              Suite 1401

                              Chicago, IL 60602  
Agency Contact: ipa.contactus@illinois.gov
Job Function:     Clerical and Administrative Support




The IPA seeks a student intern who has an interest in learning about state government and renewable energy.



You will learn about State Government, how to be a self-starter, and a variety of general operational functions.



Works as a support to the IPA’s Finance team in a variety of functional areas such as:

  • Assisting with an update the Agency’s Financial Operations Manual
  • General office support such as reconciling inventory lists and property asset tags
  • Coordinating meetings including developing agendas and completing meeting minutes



Currently enrolled in a college or university, must have intermediate skill level with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Team)

Must have access to personal computer and internet



To apply, complete online application and attach a resume and letter of interest.

No phone calls please.

The Illinois Power Agency is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Hours Per Week:

20 hours

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