Applications for the 2018 Public Policy and International Affairs(PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Program are now open, click here to apply. The deadline is November 1, 2017. This program is ideal for undergraduate college juniors who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs, and law and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
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Let America Vote is Jason Kander’s new grassroots organization that’s committed to protecting voting rights. They are now accepting applications for their fall internship and fellowship programs. Working at Let America Vote is fun, the hours are very flexible, and no experience is necessary. You will walk out the door at the end of the internship knowing how to run a local field program, as well as making lifelong friends. As a part of the Let America Vote field team, you will learn the building blocks for creating a grassroots field program and help elect candidates who will fight to support and protect our right to vote. You will engage in daily field activities and participate in Let America Vote’s Field Organizer Training Program, where you will learn from and be exposed to experienced campaign staff, as well as hear from a variety of guest speakers.
US Senator Tammy Baldwin’s official Madison office is looking for fall interns. Interns in the Madison office have the opportunity to interact with state staff on a variety of matters, including legislative concerns, casework, communications, and constituent correspondence. The office is looking for students who are strong writers and communicators, who are flexible and can work independently on a wide variety of tasks. Previous administrative or office experience is helpful, but not required. Other qualities include attention to detail, customer service, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a pleasant, professional manner. The deadline to apply is August 15th. Interns are required to work 10-15 hours per week and schedules are made upon student’s availability. Apply here.
There are three main internship sessions – fall, winter/spring and summer – with flexibility within each session to accommodate for semester and quarterly schedules. Internships are offered as part-time or full-time. Applicants have the opportunity to apply for legislative and press internships available at Senator Baldwin’s Washington, D.C. and state-based offices. Continue reading
For Our Future Fund is looking for campaign interns. The organization identifies undecided voters and tries to get voter support for their candidates, Hillary Clinton and Russ Feingold, through values-based conversation. Canvassers will be trained on contemporary voter persuasion methods, progressive policy, voter turnout tactics, route planning, and other field fundamentals. Continue reading
Campus and Visitor Relations is looking for student ambassadors to represent UW–Madison, give tours and provide information at three campus welcome desks. Between now and Tuesday, October 11, students may apply for these positions online at https://info.wisc.edu/about-us/application/.
One Political Science student has the opportunity to be sponsored to serve on the Dane County Latino Health Council (http://latinohealthcouncil.org/).
Christy Lee Ward (former PoliSci Undergrad Coordinator) will again be sponsoring a Political Science student who is interested in Latino community advocacy and/or healthcare policy this academic year, covering the $50 membership fee. Continue reading