WISCIENCE Entering Research Summer Program Scholarship

Interested in research? Work with some of the world’s leading researchers to push the frontiers of knowledge this summer! Apply for the WISCIENCE Entering Research – Summer Program (ER-SP) to take part in an immersive research experience and receive a $1,500 scholarship. No prior research experience is required or necessary. The program is from June 11, 2018 – August 1, 2018.  Continue reading

Carl Albert Graduate Fellowship Program

At the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center, their commitment to the study of representative government is reflected in the Carl Albert Graduate Fellowship program. Each Fellow pursues a rigorous and individualized program of study while working closely with faculty. The fellowship is a four or five-year program leading to the acquisition of the Ph.D. degree in cooperation with the Department of Political Science at The University of Oklahoma. Click here to learn more and how to apply.

Winter/Spring Interns for Congressman Sean P. Duffy

The internship program is a very hands-on program where our goal is to make you feel like you are a part of the team and not just an intern whose sole responsibility is to answer phones. The main mission of the program is placement. Our hope is that after our interns leave the program they are prepared to step right into a Staff Assistant or maybe even a Legislative Correspondent position on Capitol Hill. If you are a student or recent graduate and think you would benefit from this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to this address. Ties to Wisconsin are not required but preferred.

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Research Assistant: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Research (OR) is currently looking for Research Assistants.

Research Assistant 

The OR Research Assistant Program is a fellowship program that was developed for graduating undergraduates (recent December 2017 and May/June 2018 graduates may apply) who are interested in spending 2-3 years in the Office of Research working alongside Ph.D. researchers (which include economists, research psychologists, and research scientists) on substantial and rigorous data-oriented policy projects. For more details about the position and how to apply, click here Continue reading

Fulbright US Student Program Now Accepting Applications

The Fulbright US Student Program (FUSP) is open to those graduating in December 2017 or May 2018, currently enrolled graduate students, and alumni of UW-Madison.

FUSP recipients pursue graduate or professional study, conduct independent research, or teach English in elementary and secondary schools or universities around the world. Each year, approximately 1,500 Americans from all disciplines & backgrounds travel to more than 130 countries, fully supported by Fulbright (FUSP).

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URS Application Open for Rising Sophomores

The Undergraduate Research Scholars program is now accepting applications for rising sophomoresURS is a two-semester course in which students do hands-on research or creative work under the guidance of a UW faculty or staff mentor. Each student works on the current project of a mentor who is advancing the frontiers of knowledge or creative practice. Students also participate in a weekly seminar to explore influences of research and creative work in society.


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Stanoch Student Research Support Program

The Stanoch Student Research Support Program provides a stipend for an undergraduate student and a graduate student to engage in research during the summer. One undergraduate student per year would receive a stipend to work with a faculty mentor on a faculty research project. The Scholar will be expected to work half time on the research project (about 20 hours per week across ten weeks) and will be required to send a summary of the research completed to the Stanoch Family.

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UWM UN Summer Program

The University of Milwaukee’s United Nations Summer Seminar is a 6-credit program in Manhattan. Students spend the first week at UW-Milwaukee in an intensive study of international organizations and the United Nations. The Seminar then moves to New York City for four weeks. In New York, students attend regular briefings with member country diplomats and UN organization staff members. The last week is left open for student research. The application deadline is March 1st. 

Brochure | Flyer | Application

Career Services Council Brown Bag Session

Matt Hora, Assistant Professor, Division of Continuing Studies and Research Scientist at Wisconsin Center for Education Research, will present his research findings regarding the perception of a skills gap between workforce needs and the qualifications of workers. Dr. Hora will share his thoughts on best practices for career and academic advising services and how we can help students transition to the workforce. He will also provide an overview of the new Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions (CCWT) which is housed at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.

The event will take place on February 14th, noon-1:30pm in Room 120 of the Middleton Building.

Register for the event here.

Research Fellow at Stanford Law School

Several Stanford law professors are seeking full-time Research Fellows to
begin work in the summer of 2017. 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 graduate, law, and
business programs. Please click here to view the fellowship description and application process.