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.

Open Student Position at UW South Madison Partnership

The UW South Madison Partnership (UWSMP) is searching for an Assistant Coordinator who will work closely with the Partnership Coordinator at UWSMP. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to act as a connector between the Partnership and the Morgridge Center for Public Service. The Assistant Coordinator will work 15-17 hours per week with a rate of $13 per hour. The application deadline is August 22ndClick here to learn more.

Contact Partnership Coordinator, Merry Farrier farrier@wisc.edu with any questions about this position.

Wisconsin Women’s Network: Project Coordinator Contract Position

The Wisconsin Women’s Network is hiring a project coordinator (limited term contract position) to assist with the planning and implementation of the 2017-18 Policy Institute.

The Wisconsin Women’s Network is an organization that promotes the advancement of women and girls in Wisconsin through communication, education, advocacy, and connections. From programs to events, the WWN works hard to ensure that women have the tools and resources that they need to succeed in their lives. Wisconsin Women’s Network is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, students, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for the Project Coordinator position, please send a letter of interest and resume to info@wiwomensnetwork.org by Friday, August 18, 2017.


Canvass Direct with Fund for the Public Interest

Fund for the Public Interest is hiring for the next class of Canvass Directors to run their campaign offices.

As a canvass director for the Fund, you’ll run a campaign office in one of dozens of cities across the country. You’ll recruit, hire and manage a campaign staff of 10 to 40 people. You and your staff will raise money, sign up members, and build clout in that community through canvassing neighborhoods to educate citizens about the issues and get them involved in campaigns to win real change. You’ll also work with partner organizations to use campaign tactics outside of canvassing, such as petition drives, coalition building, letter writing, phone banks, media work, or news conferences.

Click here to apply. Applications are due by August 11, 2017,

College of Engineering Looking for Administrative Assistant

The College of Engineering is hiring an Administrative Assistant for their undergraduate advising office. This individual will be a front-line receptionist for those seeking assistance from College of Engineering office. There will be opportunities to help support college events, maintain student records, help train & supervise undergraduate workers, and much more. the College of Engineering office is a friendly, fast-paced and service-focused workplace. Please see the full listing for more details. Applications are due by Friday, August 11.

Campus and Visitor Relations Hiring Student Ambassadors

Campus and Visitor Relations is now hiring student ambassadors to represent UW–Madison as information guides beginning this fall.

Information guides assist students, faculty and staff, prospective students and their families, visitors, and members of the community access information about the campus and surrounding area through the Campus and Community Information Welcome Desk at Union South and Memorial Union, and at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. They serve clients in person, over the phone, by e-mail, and through live chat.

Starting salary is $10/hour with opportunities for advancement. More information and a link to the online application is available here. Applications are due by 9:00 a.m. on Friday, July 28.

Paid Research Assistant Positions Analyzing Presidential Campaign Ads

The Project DATA (Digital Ad Tracking & Analysis) team is looking for motivated, reliable undergraduate students who can help with political campaign analysis this summer. It involves classification of digital campaign messages and political websites. If qualified, students will receive a $12/hour rate.

It will be a opportunity for those who want to land a job in political consultation, political journalism, strategic communication, or those who are considering continuing to graduate programs (in Communication/Journalism, Political Science, or other social science fields).

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The Mayors Innovation Project is hiring

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team and help provide high-quality policy and program information to cities across the country.  The Mayors Innovation Project is a learning network for American mayors committed to high road policy and governance: shared prosperity, environmental sustainability, and efficient democratic government. We provide clear, useful information on policies and programs for local governments and create high-quality peer learning experiences for local leaders. This person will work on a wide range of issues and connect with elected leaders and local government staff in a number of ways. We are a project of COWS, based at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

The successful applicant will be a strong writer, and be able to communicate with a broad range of audiences. They will be very organized, and have the capacity to learn quickly. Background in policy, especially local policy, is desired by not required. Some travel is required. This position is based in Madison WI and will start as soon as possible.

The full listing is posted here. Please apply before July 3rd to ensure consideration.