Rep. Hutton’s office is looking for an undergraduate student at UW-Madison who can begin as soon as possible. Ideally, the staffers of the Hutton office are looking for a younger undergraduate who is interested in fulfilling the intern position for two to three semesters minimum. The duties and responsibilities for the intern would include constituent services, background research on legislative issues, website maintenance, and general management of the office database, among other things. As with any position in the legislature, it is expected that the individual has proficient written and verbal communication skills, as well as familiarity with Microsoft Office.
The Alternative Breaks Committee has an opening for their Director of the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Alternative Breaks Committee position. WUD is hiring a Director to oversee the organization, programming and membership. Applications for the Alternative Breaks Committee Director close April 28th.
“Critical, Historical, and Comparative Perspectives on International Humanitarian Law,” will be held at the Pyle Center on April 21-22, 2017. The conference will be an interdisciplinary conversation on the histories, rules, and implementation of international humanitarian law with the goal of beginning an exchange among practitioners, lawyers, and scholars who focus specifically on international humanitarian law in its own right, as well as in comparison with human rights and criminal law.
Visit the conference website for the program and a list of participants.
UW Law School’s Environmental Law Society is co-hosting a panel titled “How Much Deference Should Courts Give Administrative Agencies?” on April 20th at 12:00PM in Room 2211 of the Law School Building. The panel will feature: Andrew Cook, former Wisconsin Deputy Attorney General; Senior Counsel at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP & Senior Advisor at Michael Best Strategies and Tom Dawson, former Wisconsin Assistant Attorney General and Director of the Environmental Justice Unit from 2003-2016.
Please RSVP here.
On Wednesday, April 19th at 12:00PM, the African Studies Program is excited to welcome Jeffrey Ahlman to their weekly Wednesday lecture series called Africa at Noon. His lecture is entitled: “The Strange Case of MajorAwhaitey: Conspiracy, Testimonial Evidence, and Narratives of Nation in Ghana’s Postcolonial Democracy.”
Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters is seeking Communications and Development Interns for the fall semester of 2017. Interns will learn more about the operations of nonprofit organizations and will work closely with experienced professional staff. Interns will gain skills in communications, field organizing, public policy, and development while also learning more about conservation policy.