Senator Chris Larson (D – Milwaukee) is accepting applications for legislative interns this summer in his State Capitol office in Madison. Responsibilities may include policy research, summarizing proposed legislation, data management, event participation, press writing, and constituent communications.
The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is holding an event, “A Liberal and Conservative Case for the European Union”, on Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 pm in the Red Gym. This event will feature Dalibor Rohac, a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute who studies European political and economic trends. He will be speaking about the liberal and conservative perspectives on the eurozone and the fate of the European Union.
The Undergraduate Research Scholars program is now accepting applications for rising sophomores. URS 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.
The Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds is looking for a Project Communications Assistant to provide assistance to the PMO related to the implementation of the Benefit Administration System (BAS) Project. Applications are due by April 11th, 2017. More details here.
The African Studies Program is very excited to welcome two renowned human rights advocates to campus on April 19th.
Jolly Okot and Jestina Mukoko will explore the role of women in peacebuilding, development, and conflict resolution. Mukoko will speak on “The Dichotomy of Human Rights in Zimbabwe” and Okot will speak on “The Role of Women in Developing Africa.”
US Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Madison office is looking for summer 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. They are looking for 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 April 21st for the Madison internship program. Apply online here.
Each semester the Career Exploration Center (CEC) hosts a series of workshops on a variety of topics that engage students in the career development process and in choosing a major. Go here to see a list of upcoming workshops.
This year’s Fall Majors Fair will take place on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, from 3:30-6:00 pm at Union South. Come to the majors fair and browse, chat, explore and ask questions of over 100 departments, majors and certificate programs representing all 8 undergraduate schools and colleges. Advisors from Cross-College Advising Service (CCAS) will also be available to answer your questions.
The Career Exploration Center (CEC) has settled into its new, renovated location in 114 Ingraham Hall and is eager to continue working with as many students as possible at this critical time in the year – when students create plans for summer, the fall semester, and beyond. Students may schedule an appointment with the CEC advisors at the front desk, by phone (608-265-4497), or at the CEC website.