Wisconsin Idea Fellowship

The Wisconsin Idea Undergraduate Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for undergraduate students to develop innovative projects in collaboration with faculty or instructional staff and a community partner to work towards solving a challenge in that community while enhancing student learning.

Undergraduate students with at least sophomore standing can submit a project proposal that addresses a need identified by the community. Students can apply for up to $7,000 per project in addition to receiving three academic credits. The final deadline for completed and revised proposals is due February 9. For additional information please visit www.go.wisc.edu/WIF.

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.

United Nations Boot Camp 2018

The UN Boot Camp consists of a series of seminars and lectures led by UN officials, diplomats, and a wide range of leaders and experts from academia, civil society, government and the private sector currently working with the UN to address global challenges. Participants will attend briefings at UN Headquarters, the United States Mission to the UN, and several leading non-governmental organizations in New York. Students will also spend two days of the program in Washington, DC, where they will meet with key decision-makers and other senior officials from the Department of State, Congressional Staff, the United Nations Information Center and representatives of various, non-governmental organizations, and think tanks which interact with the UN system. Click here to learn more and how to apply.

2018 AEI Summer Honors Program

We are pleased to announce that the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Honors Program, a series of fully-funded educational and career development opportunities for undergraduate students interested in public policy and national politics. Students participate in small, intensive seminars taught by AEI scholars and other policy practitioners, join daily lunches with policymakers and business leaders, and advance their careers through high-level networking opportunities. There is a full course lineup on the flyer below, as well as on the program’s website. To nominate specific students for the program here.

Internships Available with the Assembly Democratic Caucus

Several Democratic Assembly member offices are currently looking for students interested in interning in the State Capitol during the upcoming semester.  These internships are unpaid but will provide valuable political and communications experience and helpful insight into state government.  Interns will also have the opportunity to meet Assembly leadership and build a network in Madison politics.

 

We are looking for candidates who can dedicate at least 8 hours a week to the internship, so we can assign meaningful and worthwhile projects. The hours most offices will need help are during working hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
 

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IAP Study Abroad Student Panel

Study Abroad Student Panel: Ask an Alum
Wednesday, December 6, 12:00-1:00PM
TITU, Red Gym

 

Hear directly from UW students about their time abroad – the challenges, the triumphs, and the day-to-day routines that made their experiences unique. Past participants will discuss why they chose to study abroad, the program selection process, and how their time abroad complimented their studies at UW-Madison. Audience members will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance, and after a moderated panel there will be additional time for Q&A.  Lunch is provided.  Register for the event here. Use this link to submit your questions for our student panel no later than Wednesday, November 22nd.


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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