Josh Kaul Campaign Internship

Josh Kaul is running for Attorney General in Wisconsin and is currently accepting applications for Spring internships. To be eligible, students need to work a minimum of 10 hours per week in the campaign office on Capitol Square. Interns will staff the candidate, fundraise, help plan and work events, communicate with supporters, train volunteers, and maintain data. This internship can be done for credit, if approved by UW-Madison. The office is currently accepting applications for Finance and Communications internship positions.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted on a rolling basic. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by Friday, December 22nd, 2017.

UW Internships in Washington, D.C.

Students of all majors seeking internship opportunities for UW credit in Fall 2018 can still apply to the UW Wisconsin in Washington, D.C. Internship program. This program combines the efforts of previous UW internship programs offered in Washington, D.C. by the International Division and the Political Science Department. The semester program options include 3 courses plus an internship, totaling 12 credits.

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Office of Human Resources Internship

The Office of Human Resources is currently hiring for a student internship position as an employee wellness coordinator. The position will work directly with the Chief Employee Wellness Leader to help coordinate and promote employee health at a population level. There is some flexibility for start dates and hours depending on the student availability. If you’re interested apply via BuckyNet by December 30th.

United States Federal Reserve System Internships

The Federal Reserve System’s Talent Committee is looking to fill various positions throughout the country. Examples of positions include: Intern-Community Development and Police Studies, Intern-Software Engineer, and Intern-Consumer Protection. If these three options do not appeal to you, there are more job and internship opportunities on the United States Federal Reserve System website.

2018 AEI Summer Honors Program

We are pleased to announce that the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Honors Program, a series of fully-funded educational and career development opportunities for undergraduate students interested in public policy and national politics. Students participate in small, intensive seminars taught by AEI scholars and other policy practitioners, join daily lunches with policymakers and business leaders, and advance their careers through high-level networking opportunities. There is a full course lineup on the flyer below, as well as on the program’s website. To nominate specific students for the program here.

Internships Available with the Assembly Democratic Caucus

Several Democratic Assembly member offices are currently looking for students interested in interning in the State Capitol during the upcoming semester.  These internships are unpaid but will provide valuable political and communications experience and helpful insight into state government.  Interns will also have the opportunity to meet Assembly leadership and build a network in Madison politics.


We are looking for candidates who can dedicate at least 8 hours a week to the internship, so we can assign meaningful and worthwhile projects. The hours most offices will need help are during working hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Winter/Spring Interns for Congressman Sean P. Duffy

The internship program is a very hands-on program where our goal is to make you feel like you are a part of the team and not just an intern whose sole responsibility is to answer phones. The main mission of the program is placement. Our hope is that after our interns leave the program they are prepared to step right into a Staff Assistant or maybe even a Legislative Correspondent position on Capitol Hill. If you are a student or recent graduate and think you would benefit from this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to this address. Ties to Wisconsin are not required but preferred.

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Spring Internship for Tim Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Internship description:

Burns for Wisconsin is looking for hardworking interns that are passionate about progressive values and bringing balance back to our Supreme Court. Interns help build the campaign’s fundraising base and grassroots outreach throughout the state. Interns have helped build the political outreach program and launch successful fundraising events in all corners of the state.This is a small team and you’ll be working directly with the campaign manager and finance director.

The primary election is February 20th and the general is April 3rd. Preferred that interns are able to start at the in mid-December or early January. Please email a resume and proposed start date to Jenny at Rolling interviews until the positions are filled.

Intern for Representative Brostoff

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

This internship will require a minimum of 12 hours per week and 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.


Internship with Schreiber GR Group (SGR)

SGR proudly offers paid internships at its Madison office during the fall, spring and summer semesters. This program is open to qualified individuals, usually undergraduate students, who are interested in government relations and the lobbying process. While working at SGR, interns will learn more about legislative lobbying and the tactics used in political public relations.

Tasks include:

  • monitoring of local, state and national media outlets
  • Providing comprehensive research on issues relevant to SGR clients.
  • Attending legislative and agency hearings
  • Assisting with writing testimony, talking points, columns and other materials for SGR clients.

Resumes will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. Positions will be filled according to qualifications and availability. Qualified applicants will be employed without regard to race, religion, color, age, marital status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Deadline to apply: For summer- April 1.