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.
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.
Senator Chris Larson (D – Milwaukee) is accepting applications for legislative interns this summer in his State Capitol office in Madison. Responsibilities may include policy research, summarizing proposed legislation, data management, event participation, press writing, and constituent communications.
The Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds is looking for a Project Communications Assistant to provide assistance to the PMO related to the implementation of the Benefit Administration System (BAS) Project. Applications are due by April 11th, 2017. More details here.
US Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Madison office is looking for summer interns. Interns in the Madison office have the opportunity to interact with state staff on a variety of matters, including legislative concerns, casework, communications, and constituent correspondence. They are looking for strong writers and communicators who are flexible and can work independently on a wide variety of tasks. Previous administrative or office experience is helpful, but not required. Other qualities include attention to detail, customer service, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a pleasant, professional manner.
The deadline to apply is April 21st for the Madison internship program. Apply online here.
Rep. Crowley’s office is currently seeking 4-5 interns for the upcoming summer 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 the 2017-19 budget proposals and monitoring the day-to-day issues affecting Wisconsin. Strong writing skills, the ability to analyze, and knowledge of progressive issues are required. Hours are flexible.
The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Tuesday, April 11 at 7:00pm to discuss careers in community organizing with UW students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. RSVP here.