The Chicago Summer Business Institute (CSBI) offers more than just any old job. Their paid internships are teamed with the opportunity for young people to learn vital employment skills and expand their horizons.
The CSBI program is sponsored by businesses throughout Chicago and is designed to introduce Chicago high school students from low-income backgrounds to the business industry through a meaningful work experience, as well as seminars. Interested students should download and print out the application and Certificate of Income Verification forms from the CSBI site, fill them out and mail them before March 30 to:
Chicago Summer Business Institute
P.O. Box 64445
Chicago, Illinois 60664
Additionally, Munity | Chicago, an affiliate of CSBI, is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop for CSBI applicants on Saturday, March 24, from 10 am to noon. Students will learn office etiquette, how to create effective resumes, the art of successful interviews and how to make positive first impressions through interactive, hands-on role-playing. Visit CSBI’s website for more information.