Fall 2017 Public Service Fair


PSF Fall 2017 FlyerA reminder that the College of Letters & Sciences will host the Fall 2017 Public Service Fair on Monday, September 11th from 3:00 – 6:00pm at Varsity Hall in Union South.  Over 60 local non-profit groups will be in attendance to meet one on one with students seeking ways to get involved with volunteer, intern and part-time/full-time opportunities. Typically employer organizations focus on: human rights, mentorship, education, youth development, healthcare, social and economic justice. Click here for more information, and view attending employers here.

Open Student Position at UW South Madison Partnership

The UW South Madison Partnership (UWSMP) is searching for an Assistant Coordinator who will work closely with the Partnership Coordinator at UWSMP. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to act as a connector between the Partnership and the Morgridge Center for Public Service. The Assistant Coordinator will work 15-17 hours per week with a rate of $13 per hour. The application deadline is August 22ndClick here to learn more.

Contact Partnership Coordinator, Merry Farrier farrier@wisc.edu with any questions about this position.

Rep. Brostoff Seeking Interns for Fall 2017

Representative Brostoff is currently looking for interns in both Milwaukee and Madison.

This internship can take place in either the State Capitol or by email if circumstances, such as living outside of the area, warrant it.

Representative Brostoff has a variety of goals but focuses his legislative efforts on Hmong rights, deaf and hard of hearing issues, disability advocacy, and mental health support. A team of bright and hard-working interns plays an integral role in the achievements of these goals and the productivity of the office.

Internships in Representative Brostoff’s office are mutually beneficial, providing interns with valuable, first-hand experience and the office with enthusiastic and dedicated individuals. Interns typically assist with a variety of tasks, including writing, minor research, meeting attendance, list compilation, handling phone calls, data entry, preparing mailings, constituent relations, press assistance, e-news work, website assistance, and more.

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Paid Korean & Spanish Internships in Madison

E.M. Wasylik Associates is looking for Korean or Spanish speakers to work as market research interns for Fall 2017. Interns will be expected to conduct research using various sources including the internet, social network sites, publications, etc. to find leads, research Internet and other sources for information on current projects under direction of lead consultant, and use English and Korean OR Spanish skills for research. More details can be found here.

Internships with State Rep. Crowley

Representative Crowley’s office is currently seeking 4-5 interns for the upcoming (fall) semester. Interns will assist the capitol office by entering data, answering phones, conducting legislative research in a variety of policy specific areas, becoming familiar with and analyzing legislative proposals and monitoring the day-to-day issues affecting Wisconsin. Strong writing skills, the ability to analyze, and knowledge of progressive issues are required. Rep. Crowley is serving his first term as an elected official, and because of this the coming months will be both challenging and exciting. Rep. Crowley is seeking individuals with a strong commitment to public service, helping others, and making Wisconsin a better place. Hours are flexible.

Students can call the office (608-266-5580) with any questions. If interested, please fill out the application form, and send a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample with the completed form to timothy.schabo@legis.wi.gov. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This is not a paid internship.


Paid Internships Opportunities at Rapid Returns Digital

Rapid Returns Digital, a firm focused on electing progressive candidates at all levels across the country, is looking for some students to fill positions in their internship program. To apply, send an email to rrdjobsearch@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume, and two references.  Please put the job title in the subject line.  You may also email with questions.


Wisconsin Women’s Network: Project Coordinator Contract Position

The Wisconsin Women’s Network is hiring a project coordinator (limited term contract position) to assist with the planning and implementation of the 2017-18 Policy Institute.

The Wisconsin Women’s Network is an organization that promotes the advancement of women and girls in Wisconsin through communication, education, advocacy, and connections. From programs to events, the WWN works hard to ensure that women have the tools and resources that they need to succeed in their lives. Wisconsin Women’s Network is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, students, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for the Project Coordinator position, please send a letter of interest and resume to info@wiwomensnetwork.org by Friday, August 18, 2017.


Legislative Fellowship Program for Veterans

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are now seeking candidates to serve as VFW-SVA Legislative Fellows in 2018.

Selected VFW-SVA Legislative Fellows will be flown to Washington, D.C., to participate in the VFW National Legislative Conference, March 4 – March 9, 2018, where they will walk the halls of Congress, educating their legislators on the issues facing today’s student veterans alongside mentors selected from the VFW National Legislative Committee. Fellows will also have additional opportunities to meet with policy-makers from federal agencies responsible for implementing veterans’ policy, as well as reporters who cover military and veterans’ affairs.

Applications are due by October 20th, 2017.

For more information and applications, go to https://www.vfw.org/studentfellowship.  

Internships Available with the Wachs for Wisconsin Campaign

The Wachs for Wisconsin campaign is looking for motivated, progressive individuals who can commit up to 10 hours per week at the Madison campaign office. This is a great opportunity to be exposed to campaign fundraising, database management, event planning, and other aspects of Democratic campaigning. Wachs for Wisconsin is a democratic gubernatorial campaign and all internships are unpaid. More Information.