Adler Planetarium Teen Internship Application: Step 1

This online application form is the first part of a multi-step application process, which will require you to submit additional materials by email. When you have completed this application form, please make sure to consult the internship information page at http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/investigate/participate/careers/teeninternship for more information. Before filling out the entire form, please scroll down and make sure you understand all of the questions. If you have any questions, or do not understand any part of this form, please contact Nathalie Rayter at nrayter@adlerplanetarium.org. You must be over the age of 14 to be employed by the Adler. If you are under the age of 16 you will need to obtain a work permit or employment certificate from your school. Consult http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/faq/qacll.htm for more information. If hired, you will need to complete an Federal I9 form and provide documents that establish both your Identity and Employment Authorization. You can download an I9 form at http://www.uscis.gov/i-9. See Page 5 of the form for acceptable documents and make sure you can provide at least one document from Column A OR one from columns B and C each. There are several pages to this application. Make sure to follow it to the end and hit Submit to complete.
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Who Are You?

Please specify the basic information below. Questions pertaining to neighborhood, race, ethnicity, and gender are optional.








Your Contact Information

You must provide us with an active phone number and email address so that we may contact your for follow-up. If we are unable to contact you about your application, you will forfeit your application status. If your home number is the same as your mobile, please enter the same number for both.






Your Educational Information

You will also be required to submit a transcript with your most current grades if and when you are granted an interview. Please specify your basic high school status below.





Reference Information

If and when you are granted an interview, you will be required to provide recommendation forms from two references. These references must be adults that you have worked with and ARE NOT related to you. These may be teachers, coaches, religious leaders, employers, mentors or any other individual that can attest to your self-motivations and needs. You CANNOT use Dr. Robert Friedman or Nathalie Rayter as a reference.

First Reference Information






Second Reference Information






Employment Eligibility

The following questions *may* determine whether you are eligible to work at the Adler this summer. At the time this application was written, NOT all the conditions below MUST be satisfied to be eligible. You must be over the age of 14 to be hired into the Summer Teen Internship Program. Additionally, if you are under the age of 16 you will need to obtain a work permit or employment certificate from your school. Consult http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/faq/qacll.htm for more information. If hired, you will need to provide proof of citizenship or legal residency. You can review information on this requirement at http://www.uscis.gov/i-9. The Adler Planetarium is a not-for-profit institution that provides direct service to the public. Please be aware that all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.