Economic Development Intern, Village of Wheeling, IL

The Village of Wheeling is seeking a Part Time Economic Development Intern to assist the Economic Development Department. Under the general direction of the Director of Economic Development, works with Economic Development staff to retain existing businesses, assist developers and brokers with site selections, market the viability of the community, enhance customer experiences within Wheeling and conduct other activities designed to advance Wheeling’s economy.


This position will average less than 20 hours per week; full time Monday-Friday work schedules may be required during periods of high demand.


Requires Bachelor’s Degree in either Urban or Regional Planning, Public Administration, Business, or Marketing. Applicants are expected to be striving towards a Master’s Degree of the aforementioned areas of study. Graphic design/marketing background highly advantageous; prior internship experience welcomed. Also requires a valid Illinois driver’s license.


Hourly rate $16.00.


Application deadline: February 19, 2021

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