Summer Internship


Gorton has openings for high school and college summer interns for 2019! These assignments are unpaid, but can be applied toward volunteer hours, intern crediting classes and added to resumes!

Gorton Community Center is seeking interns to assist our staff in daily office tasks and assist with marketing and events. It can entail anywhere from 15-20 hours per week.

Responsibilities Can Include:

Working on and planning specific events
Social Media
Graphic Design
Project based work such as organizing and publishing an update to the employee handbook
Database work
Website work
Theater Production
Hanging flyers at various premises in the towns of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff

Gorton provides an opportunity to:

Gain experience in all aspects of work in a non-profit setting
Experience hands on work in running events
Practice teamwork and partnering in a collaborative environment
Gain experience in office work, administrative tasks, computer work, creative computer design, ticketing systems, and learning how to run an event from concept to completion


Strong computer skills
Positive, outgoing, articulate and detail oriented
Flexible-will tackle everything from small tasks to larger, more strategic projects with equal enthusiasm
Takes initiative
Likes being part of a team
Quick learner


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