One Summer Chicago

On the Money – Money Mentor & Financial Education Intern 


Job Responsibilities:

      Interns will conduct and assist with financial education presentations for youth employees through One Summer Chicago; Interns will assist with organizing, facilitating, and leading the financial capability portion of youth employee orientations; Interns will assist with the development of additional financial education content and data entry. 


Part-Time Money Mentor/Financial Education Intern Job Duties:

  • Conduct financial education presentations to One Summer youth employees 

    • Hybrid (virtual and in-person) presentations.

    • Responsible for travel to various youth employment sites within the City of Chicago when scheduled. 

  • Complete training on the financial education presentation and materials. 

  • Track and report youth participants for each site. 

  • Data entry: Keep track of survey information, etc. having youth complete online event surveys or Saves pledges. 

  • Assist with interviews, focus groups, surveys, etc. for related research.

  • Report status updates to respected manager & team lead daily/weekly.  

  • Work on teams to develop additional financial capability content to be shared via video, webinar, newsletter, magazine article, presentations, etc.

  • Adhere to program procedures and policies and complete projects in a timely manner as needed and directed.


Skills and Qualifications:

Public speaking/ Presentation Skills, Financial education experience or knowledge, Time Management, Data reporting, General Computer Skills, Working with Others, Work Independently, Business experience of knowledge. All interns must be age 18 or over by June 20th.


20 hours per week/ $15 per hour/ 7 weeks

Work Day: Normal schedule Monday - Thursday,  9:30 to 3pm with 30 minute lunch (some special schedules as needed) 

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Do you enjoy reading these articles and want to contribute to the magazine? If you are a high schooler in the Chicago area, you may be able to join the On the Money  (OTM)  team.

Each fall and spring semester, On the Money Magazine hires interns to research, write, and publish articles about financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and business while developing friends and workforce skills in this 4-5 month mentorship program. Check back for fall application in August and spring application in December.

This opportunity is presented by the Economic Awareness Council in partnership with Chicago Public Library and DePaul University.


On the Money magazine publication created by teens for teens and was founded in 2007. Our mission is to increase entrepreneurship education and the financial literacy and capability of teens through the development of peer-based educational resources, community outreach, and student-written publications. Check out our website for examples of past articles!

Applicants must write an article with the following requirements:

  • No more than 350 words
  • Contains 2 cited statistics
  • Contains 2 quoted sources from personal interviews or cited sources
  • Application due date: 6/3/2022

Accepted articles may be published on & may receive a $25 stipend.
Selected applicants will receive additional communications regarding instructions for an optional prep meeting and instructions for submitting your article.


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