Web Application Development for Transit Systems at Chicago Transit Authority in Chicago, IL

Chicago Transit Authority

๐Ÿ“Œ Chicago, IL
๐Ÿ•‘ November 21, 2020
๐Ÿท๏ธ INTERN
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2021 Internship - Web Application Development for Transit Systems

You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?"
You may be surprised to learn that we hire interns with a diverse skill set and a multitude of majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected, and we want to consider you for available opportunities!

Interns at CTA work in a range of departments including:

  • Administration Departments ranging from Diversity/EEO, Human Resources, Training and Workforce Development and more
  • Board and President s Office
  • Communications
  • Finance and Purchasing
  • Infrastructure
  • Law
  • Legislative Affairs and Government and Community Relations
  • Safety and Security
  • Technology
  • Transit Operations

Our internships are project-based; therefore, the skills that we seek vary based on the needs of the projects during each term. All majors are welcome to apply, but please see education experience/requirements for specifics about what disciplines each internship project is seeking.
Internships are part-time (15 hours a week) during the school year and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer.
In this role within the Transit Systems unit, interns will:

  • The goal of this internship is to help the CTA Transit Systems team in updating the transit web applications onto a more modern technical platform. In addition, the intern will learn CTA business processes and how to gather business requirements as additional projects come online. The intern will work on live operational systems under guidance for tasks associated with coding and programming. This is an excellent opportunity for students in their third or fourth year of undergraduate studies to get exposed to the technology field.

Job Requirements

Minimum Level of


Undergraduate Senior
Preferred Major(s): Data Science, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Software Development, Web Development, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Communication skills
Organization skills
Familiarity with full stack web development
HTML, XML, CSS, Javascript experience
Python coding experience
SQL coding experience
.Net experience
Web Architecture
Familiarity with Angular, React, Spring or Django framework

Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target.

Applicants, if hired,must comply with CTA's residency ordinance.


No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws; except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our workforce and supporting the communities we serve.
CTA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants for employment as well as its employees, unless undue hardship would result. If you require an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact ...@transitchicago.com prior to the submission of your application or upon notification of your actual test date.
CTA will work with you to determine if an accommodation can be provided.

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Job Expires: December 21, 2020

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