Canvass Direct with Fund for the Public Interest

Fund for the Public Interest is hiring for the next class of Canvass Directors to run their campaign offices.

As a canvass director for the Fund, you’ll run a campaign office in one of dozens of cities across the country. You’ll recruit, hire and manage a campaign staff of 10 to 40 people. You and your staff will raise money, sign up members, and build clout in that community through canvassing neighborhoods to educate citizens about the issues and get them involved in campaigns to win real change. You’ll also work with partner organizations to use campaign tactics outside of canvassing, such as petition drives, coalition building, letter writing, phone banks, media work, or news conferences.

Click here to apply. Applications are due by August 11, 2017,

Fall Internship with Senator Baldwin’s Official Office

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.

College of Engineering Looking for Administrative Assistant

The College of Engineering is hiring an Administrative Assistant for their undergraduate advising office. This individual will be a front-line receptionist for those seeking assistance from College of Engineering office. There will be opportunities to help support college events, maintain student records, help train & supervise undergraduate workers, and much more. the College of Engineering office is a friendly, fast-paced and service-focused workplace. Please see the full listing for more details. Applications are due by Friday, August 11.

Campus and Visitor Relations Hiring Student Ambassadors

Campus and Visitor Relations is now hiring student ambassadors to represent UW–Madison as information guides beginning this fall.

Information guides assist students, faculty and staff, prospective students and their families, visitors, and members of the community access information about the campus and surrounding area through the Campus and Community Information Welcome Desk at Union South and Memorial Union, and at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. They serve clients in person, over the phone, by e-mail, and through live chat.

Starting salary is $10/hour with opportunities for advancement. More information and a link to the online application is available here. Applications are due by 9:00 a.m. on Friday, July 28.

6 Fall Internships

Wisconsin Campus Compact Internships
Wisconsin Campus Compact (WiCC) is a network of 30 four-year, two-year, public and independent colleges, serving 43 campuses, which involves students, faculty, and staff in civic engagement efforts. They’re looking for two interns to help with projects this fall. Both include $500 stipends. Learn more here.

Global Health Institute Communications Intern
The UW-Madison Global Health Institute is searching for a Communications Intern who is savvy in social media and has the skills to perform other communications duties. Applications are due August 18. Learn more here..

Literacy Network Internships
Literacy Network is dedicated to improving adult literacy in Dane County, and they’re looking to fill two internships this fall. All applications are due by 5pm on August 6.
Community Literacy ESL Tutoring Intern
Skills in Computers and Literacy for Employment Intern

Madison Audubon Communications and Outreach Intern
Madison Audubon Society is looking for a motivated, creative and enthusiastic person for their Communications and Outreach Internship. The position is 10 hours/week and begins the week of Sept. 6. Learn more here

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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Paid Research Assistant Positions Analyzing Presidential Campaign Ads

The Project DATA (Digital Ad Tracking & Analysis) team is looking for motivated, reliable undergraduate students who can help with political campaign analysis this summer. It involves classification of digital campaign messages and political websites. If qualified, students will receive a $12/hour rate.

It will be a opportunity for those who want to land a job in political consultation, political journalism, strategic communication, or those who are considering continuing to graduate programs (in Communication/Journalism, Political Science, or other social science fields).

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