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.

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.

Details | Application

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.


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.

6 Fall Internships

Wisconsin Campus Compact Internships
Wisconsin Campus Compact (WiCC) is a network of 30 four-year, two-year, public and independent colleges, serving 43 campuses, which involves students, faculty, and staff in civic engagement efforts. They’re looking for two interns to help with projects this fall. Both include $500 stipends. Learn more here.

Global Health Institute Communications Intern
The UW-Madison Global Health Institute is searching for a Communications Intern who is savvy in social media and has the skills to perform other communications duties. Applications are due August 18. Learn more here..

Literacy Network Internships
Literacy Network is dedicated to improving adult literacy in Dane County, and they’re looking to fill two internships this fall. All applications are due by 5pm on August 6.
Community Literacy ESL Tutoring Intern
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment Intern

Madison Audubon Communications and Outreach Intern
Madison Audubon Society is looking for a motivated, creative and enthusiastic person for their Communications and Outreach Internship. The position is 10 hours/week and begins the week of Sept. 6. Learn more here

Internships Available with the Assembly Democratic Caucus

Several Democratic Assembly offices will be looking for students interested in interning in the State Capitol during the upcoming semester.  These internships are unpaid but will provide 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.

Some of the tasks associated with a Democratic Assembly internship are:

  • Press
  • Constituency Work and Outreach
  • Data Entry
  • Legislative Research

Candidates need to be able to dedicate at least 8 hours a week to the internship. The hours most offices will need help are during working hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

To apply for an internship with the Assembly Democratic Caucus, go here. Applications for the upcoming fall semester will be accepted until August 15, 2017.

European Parliament Washington – Internship

The European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress (EPLO) has announced the launch of the next round of internships aimed at US citizens (and those with the right to work in the US) who have completed their bachelor’s degree. The internship offers a unique opportunity for students and young professionals with an interest in transatlantic policy. Four-six interns will be accepted in EPLO’s Washington DC office from September 18  – December 15, 2017, with an option to extend the internship for a further two months at their headquarters in Brussels from mid-January to mid-March 2018. EPLO requires candidates to submit a CV in Europass format and a personal statement. Two letters of recommendation should also be sent directly by faculty members. The deadline to apply is July 2 at midnight eastern time.

Further details are available here.

Applications, references and queries can be sent to: epwashington.internship@europarl.europa.eu.