YouthBuild | EQ Construction Associate Intern
Chicago, IL 
Posted 8 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job/Internship Description
Overview: Company SummaryEQ focuses on the experience of its 29 million square feet - how space feels, activates and performs to amplify the human experience. We're proud to work hand-in-hand with more than 1,500 customers of all sizes, from Fortune 100 companies to emerging startups, to bring humanity back to the workplace. Our diverse team of 160+ professionals is responsible for creating inspired office environments in major cities across the country including Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. As a U.S. office portfolio company wholly owned by Blackstone's real estate funds, we have the resources to lead the changes happening in the work space. Explore your space for greatness at We Value: Our vision, centered around our customers success, is to drive humanity into the workplace and beyond. Our mission is to help companies attract, retain, and inspire talent by creating effective workplaces. We create spaces for greatness to happen - where people feel welcomed.Our teams are dedicated to being responsible and giving members of our communities. We are invested in making the best decisions with the resources we consume, and we are committed to the well-being of our team members, tenants, and surrounding neighborhoods. We strive to build economic health in communities by regenerating urban spaces, preserving local culture, and driving humanity into our workplaces. Responsibilities: Job SummaryEQ Office is looking for YouthBuild students to staff the YouthBuild Construction Job Shadow Opportunity. The EQ Office/ YouthBuild Construction Associates will support:The build out of a custom spec suite on the 10th floor of 350 N Orleans in Chicago, IL. The project is focused on elevating the customer experience as another milestone in the evolving repositioning of the building. The spec suite project will follow design aesthetics used in previous EQ Office spec suites to showcase a built-out space for potential tenants.Ongoing Willis Tower Construction projectsThe project is focused on project management and administrative assistance to the iconic Willis Towers many active construction projects.ResponsibilitiesDuring their time with EQ Office, the YouthBuild Construction Associates will perform the following tasks:Learn how a spec suite plan is conceived, planned and implemented and take an active role in supporting the overall projectCorrespond and coordinate design resources (i.e. architect, contractors, furniture resources, etc.)Apply EQ Office ESG (environmental, social, governance) procedures to resourcing vendor partners using DEI and sustainability best practices.Support budget and phasing timeline management Support marketing of spec suite to leasing prospects and brokersCompetenciesWilling to think out of the box and get your hands dirty in a fast-paced environmentEager to learn Effective communicatorAbility to connect well with people, team playerProfessional demeanorReliable & prompt with attendance and deadlines Qualifications: QualificationsActive member of YouthBuild, USA Program in Chicago, IL Effective written and verbal communication skills Interest/ experience in constructionspecifically design, project management, construction administrationEEO StatementOur company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email


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EQ Office
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As soon as possible
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