Spring 2018 Public Service Fair

On Wednesday, January 24th, from 3-6 PM in Union South,the Morgridge Center for Public Service and the Success Works at the College of Letters and Science are co-sponsoring a Public Service Fair. The fair is for all majors and open to all undergraduate and graduate students. At the fair, students will have the opportunity to connect with local, state, and national nonprofit/government agencies. This will be a great opportunity to find volunteer, job, and internship positions. To find out what employers are attending press here.

Student Leadership Opportunity

Summer Term is currently seeking to recruit students for the Summer Term Student Advisory Board.

This group acts as a student voice in the Summer Term office, helping to understand what students want and need out of summer programming. It’s an opportunity for students to learn about how Summer Term works and offer feedback and suggestions about Summer Term programming, marketing, or other topics that the students are interested in discussing regarding our summer offerings.

Students can apply at the link above by October 13th (this Friday).

Undergraduate/Graduate Data Analysis and Research Internship

The New York State office of the Attorney General’s Labor Bureau in the City has volunteer internship opportunities available for both graduate and undergraduate students with a background in economics, statistics, accounting, or data analytics. Duties would include working with attorneys to support investigations, determining nonpayment and underpayment of wages, and synthesizing/organizing large amounts of data. The application is online and includes a cover letter, three references, transcript, resume, and a writing sample.

The application can be accessed here.

For more information about qualifications, duties and the application process press here.

The Wisconsin International Review (WIRe) writing opportunity

The Wisconsin International Review is UW’s premier foreign policy magazine. We are dedicated to providing Wisconsin students the opportunity to write on any topic of interest related to current affairs around the world. The WIRe serves as a platform to publish original pieces from students interested in foreign, economic, environmental, national security policy, and more. Check us out at the thewire.wisc.edu!

We are currently accepting writer applications for the upcoming year! Writing for the WIRe only requires writing two articles per semester, each at least 450 words on any topic related to international relations and/or foreign policy. The application should not take longer than 30 minutes and is due at 11:59 PM on Saturday, September 30th.  To apply, visit: https://tinyurl.com/wire2017

We at the WIRe look forward to reading your applications and future articles! If you have any questions, email thewireuw@gmail.com

Badger Volunteers

The Morgridge Center for Public Service provides ongoing training and support to student volunteers. Transportation is coordinated by a team leader. Students can volunteer at sites related to education, public health or sustainability. Our community partners are wonderful and committed to student learning.

For more information on how to register and what sites are open to students, visit: https://morgridge.wisc.edu/students/badger-volunteers/

Immigrant Justice Clinic Looking for Volunteers

The Immigrant Justice Clinic (IJC) is looking for volunteers.
Intern/volunteer with the Immigrant Justice Clinic:
They are also looking for interns to answer the phone, make appointment and input data this Fall semester. They are looking for students who can commit to set hours but they may also take in some fluid volunteers for weeks they have a larger case load. For those interested in set hours they may also be able to offer some credit hours (still in the works). If anyone is interested contact Brianna Zawada at bzawada@wisc.edu for more information. 

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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.