Sifting and Winnowing

Sifting & Winnowing: the Wisconsin Undergraduate Policy Journal is currently recruiting submissions! We are looking for pieces that are relevant to topics in policy, law and public service.
This publication is student-run and will publish work written by undergraduate students from universities around Wisconsin.
Please submit all pieces as a Microsoft Word document and follow the Chicago citation style with either footnotes or endnotes. We will accept pieces between 8 and 30 pages. Longer papers will be accepted on the assumption that they will be shortened to meet this requirement. We welcome any questions about the above requirements and ask that submitting authors be receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.
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Internship Opportunities at the European Parliament in Washington DC and Brussels

The European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress (EPLO) is pleased to announce the launch of its next round of internships aimed at recent graduates and recent/current postgraduates. Up to six interns will be accepted in our Washington DC office from January 16th – April 15th, 2018with an option to extend the internship for a further two months at our headquarters in Brussels. Applicants must be US citizens or have other pre-existing authorization to work in the US. The deadline to submit applications is October 31st, 2017. We require a CV in Europass format, a personal statement and two letters of recommendation directly sent by faculty members.

The internship offers a unique opportunity for students and young professionals with an interest in transatlantic policy! Please pass this information on to your relevant student and alumni networks.

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Student Judiciary Associate Justice

Gain first-hand experience resolving student conflicts by serving on the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) Student Judiciary. The Student Judiciary is a group of students that review and decide student appeals involving space allocations, financial allocations, and ASM elections. If you’re committed to helping other students seek justice, then the Associate Justice position is for you. Associate Justices can serve up to a 4-year term.

Applications for Associate Justice will be accepted until 11:59PM on Friday, October 6.

Apply for Associate Justice

Tutors Needed

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement (DDEEA) is in need of tutors for the course(s) listed below. Tutoring not only benefits the students, but the tutor as well. If you are interested please:

  • Complete the attached application, here.
  • Please attach an unofficial transcript or student grade report from your Student Center
  • Email Africa Lozano at
  • Tutors can earn $9.00 to start

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Immediate Opening: Wisconsin Singers Administrative Assistant

Wisconsin Singers entertainment management/administrative internship is an internship in a fun, exciting, fast-paced environment that supports UW Madison’s nationally renowned stage production company.  Qualified student interns will assist Wisconsin Singers in accomplishing its mission to provide professional performances meant to raise dollars for service/charitable organizations statewide. As part of our team, Entertainment/Administrative Interns will develop leadership skills in a student-friendly non-profit environment.  Upon completion of this internship, you will have a broad base of alumni and professional networking at your fingertips. Send resume and cover letter to

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Finance Staff Needed

Andy Gronik, the Democratic Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, is looking for finance staff for his 2018 Campaign. 
To learn more about Andy please see his website, www.andygronik.comFacebook and Twitter.
Prior campaign and fundraising experience is not required for this position.  This job would be an excellent opportunity for recent college/law school graduates and others who are interested in pursuing a career in politics.

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Research Fellowship at Stanford Law School

Several Stanford law professors are seeking full-time Research Fellows
to begin work in the summer of 2018. This is a unique opportunity for
graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in
groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. Past
fellows have found the experience to be valuable preparation for
graduate school and have matriculated to a number of prestigious
graduates, law, and business programs. The deadline for the first round is Monday, October 30, 2017.

Job Description and How to Apply

Social Media Assistant for Tammy Baldwin

Social Media Assistant  — This person will help bring the story of the Wisconsin Senate race to life online by developing the campaign’s voice on social media platforms. If you love translating on-the-ground excitement into best-practice driven online engagement, then this might be the job for you. Successful applicants will be comfortable owning all stages of content creation and deployment.

Applicants should have 1-2 years experience and knowledge of social media management, photo and video, online organizing, writing, and editing. Attention to detail and the ability to produce polished products while meeting multiple deadlines is a must. Applicants will be expected to follow breaking news and current social media trends. Adobe Creative Suite skills a plus. This position will require extensive statewide travel to document campaign events — driver’s license a strong preference.

Please email a cover letter, resume, and one non-academic writing sample to nathan@tammybaldwin with the subject line: Resume — [Name]