A 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.
As the fall semester approaches, the College of Letters & Science Career Services office has planned plenty of events for students. You can learn about them below:
The City Needs Your Input
The City of Madison is currently updating its comprehensive plan — a document that will guide how the city is physically shaped in the coming decades and how the people living here will experience their city. And your input is needed! City staff are very interested in hearing from UW students, and the easiest way to offer your thoughts is to take this interactive survey.
Want to get even more involved? Volunteers are needed to work with the city’s Planning Division to engage community members in the Imagine Madison project. To volunteer, please email Ana Arellano at email@example.com.
The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) is seeking qualified applicants for an unpaid, volunteer Strategic Communications Internship. WCASA is the statewide advocacy and membership organization creating the social change necessary to end sexual violence. Find out more information about the internship here.
The Latino Youth Summit will engage 7th & 8th graders in a culturally responsive curriculum through 2 days of workshops that allow students to learn and explore their path from middle school to high school and on to college. Workshops will introduce students to a wide range of topics, skills and careers. The summit is looking for volunteers on April 12th 8:30am-4:30pm and April 13th 8:30am-5:30pm. You can volunteer for all-day or partial shifts on both or either day.
The application for the Wisconsin Experience Bus Trip [WEBT] is now open for student leaders on campus. WEBT brings together a diverse group of top student leaders to learn about various aspects of Wisconsin, further develop leadership skills, and cross-pollinate ideas with other student leaders. Learn more.
The Spring Public Service Fair will occur Wednesday, January 25, from 3:00PM-6:00PM at Varsity Hall, Union South.
The Public Service Fair is an bi-annual event that hosts over 65 representatives from non-profit organizations and governmental agencies who showcase their current volunteer, internship, and/or employment opportunities. This event is perfect for students seeking internships, post-grad job opportunities in the nonprofit sector, and local volunteer experiences. Many organizations will be highlighting their summer internship openings.
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Christy Lee Ward (former PoliSci Undergrad Coordinator) will again be sponsoring one Political Science student for Dane County Latino Health Council for the spring 2017 semester.
As a LHC student member, you will see grassroots efforts for healthcare advocacy and glean insight into the state and federal healthcare policy making process. With its history going back to 1994, the LHC has evolved from a cancer awareness and education group to a resource for area individuals and organizations interested in Latino health. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group is a nonprofit, student advocacy organization committed to standing up to powerful special interest groups. This fall, WISPIRG’s New Voter Project is working to ensure every student in Wisconsin votes. Continue reading
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis. Theyhave several internship and volunteer openings, these range from HR, PR/Marketing to Writing and Editing. Continue reading