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Rush University Medical Center  Student Intern in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Student Intern

Department: Capital Projects

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Temporary PT (40 to 71 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2019-0041

Job Description:

Student Intern

Position Highlights:

Under a degree of supervision, the Student Intern assists construction project managers in assembling project documents, attending project meetings and construction site walkthroughs, reviewing space plans and generally assisting in the ongoing administrative work in the department.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist CPM(s) uploading information such as reports, letters, emails into the project management system (e-Builder)

  • Attends project meetings and assists with developing meeting agendas, writing meeting minutes and tracking issues

  • Works with CPM(s) to assemble design plans and help review the plans for coordination purposes

  • Assist CPM(s) with organizing and comparing constructions bids

  • Conduct project site inspections with CPM(s) and documents those visits by way on construction field reports

  • Works with CPM(s) and cost accountants to assemble design and construction cost estimates and all the appropriate documentation

  • For projects in an activation phase will help the activation team order misc. items and coordinate all activities leading up to move-in

  • Assist project planners in reviewing, measuring and allocating space for renovation projects

  • General administrative duties as required in the department.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • High School degree/GED with some college

  • Full-time student with architecture, engineering, construction management or related field of interest.

  • Must possess manual dexterity, a willingness to learn the maintenance and repair of new equipment, flexibility in adapting to new techniques, and the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and medical staff personnel.

  • Able to work independently in a dynamic environment with different types of people.

  • Basic skills in using office applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Requires strong organizational skills and the ability to focus on multiple tasks at the same time along with good communication skills (such as writing, listening and speaking.)

  • Must be able to lift/carry architectural plans/documents (up to 30 lbs.) and be able to walk/stand for up to an hour without difficulty in order to attend construction site meetings/survey.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush is an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

  • Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.