Volunteering & Internships

Internships at the International Latino Cultural Center of ChicagoThe International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) works with Latino artists from around the world to present Hispanic arts & culture to our Chicago audiences. Our Center handles Music Series, Film, Gastronomic as well as theatre and dance arts productions throughout the year.

Our star event of the year is without a doubt the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF), held every Spring for 38 years! This event is the longest-running exclusively Latino Film Festival in the country and is an important platform to lend a voice to Latino filmmakers from around the world.

As a not-for-profit organization, we depend on the help and work of talented volunteers and interns that wish to learn the multiple aspects of the Arts and Culture Latinosphere, programming events, social media management, and artist and membership support.

Interns join us each year to learn all aspects of what we do, giving them the experience and knowledge to program events, coordinate social media campaigns and manage marketing plans across many multidisciplinary arts.

Social Media Internship Available Now.

The International Latino Cultural Center (ILCC) is seeking a creative, forward-thinking, and enthusiastic social media intern for a unique hands-on experience to help the ILCC build an innovative online presence.  

The ideal intern is a college junior/senior or graduates with a major in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, or Communications. The intern applicant should display strong project management, interpersonal, and written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish is a requirement.

  • Experience in social media or content creation is an advantage 
  • Ability to work on several projects at once and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Latino culture or ability to learn and synthesize information quickly 
  • Energetic, creative, flexible, collaborative, and proactive attitude
  • Must reside within the Chicagoland area

Internship duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Create social media content for various platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Youtube)
  • Strategize and track social media outreach and performance in terms of engagement 
  • Keep a close eye on ongoing social media trends 
  • Collaborate with ILCC and the social media team on campaigns 
  • Attend weekly strategy meetings 
  • Attend ILCC and Chicago events 

This internship takes place over 6 months (November – April) with a total of 20 – 25 hours a week of work 

Please send your resume and cover letter to intern@latinoculturalcenter.org with the subject line: Social Media Internship Application.

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