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Heartland Alliance

YFS Summer Program Intern

June - August 2018 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

The staff, the hands-on experience and working with the participants and families

What I wish was different

I wish I had the opportunity to intern and shadow other divisions within the agency but was unable to due to time.

Advice

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Resettlement and Placement Intern

December 2014 - June 2015 • Chicago, IL

What I liked

This internship gave me experience in basic office skills like filing and filling in budget reports and the like, but it also gave me a lot of hands on field experience working with participants. The work I did had direct effects on the lives of the folks we were assisting.

What I wish was different

There was a little more physical labor involved than I would have liked.

Advice

It might be tempting to organize the back room. Do not waste your time, it cannot be salvaged and you’ll end up with a bigger mess than when you started!
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