International Internship Program (IIP)
September 14, 2017
Find below upcoming workshops and deadlines for undergraduates interested in internships abroad (or domestically with an international focus). Opportunities- Students interested in international internship opportunities should check out the redesigned IIP Database (Net ID needed to log in). Students are strongly encouraged to watch the Getting Started video for searching the database & other resources. Advising-Students can come to walk-in advising hours in 259 Bascom Hall or make an appointment here. Walk-in advising: Wednesdays 1pm – 3pm & Fridays 9am – 12pm Deadlines- Our general deadline for IIP spring internships is Sunday, October 8. Students interested in academic credit for an independently-found international internship through the Worldwide Internship Program (WIP) should apply by Friday, October 6th (even if still waiting to confirm offers and full internship details). Scholarships - Many scholarship opportunities for spring internships have deadlines in early or mid-October. Students taking the WIP course are eligible for IAP scholarships (deadline September 25 & October 15), IIP's need-based WIP grant (deadline October 16) and other campus scholarships. Summer & Fall: This is a great time to start planning ahead! Most deadlines for summer or fall 2018 internships and funding will be between February and March. Some, ...
Department of State Summer 2018 Student Internship Program
The U.S. Department of State Summer 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid) is now accepting applications. Please visit the Intern page of the Careers site for more information about the Internship Program, and to start the online application process via USAJOBS. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is October 5, 2017. Visit USAJOBS.gov to view the announcement: U.S. Department of State Summer 2018 Student Internship Program (unpaid). It is suggested applications be submitted as early as possible to insure that all documents have been uploaded properly and to account for any technical glitches that may occur. U.S. citizenship is required. If you have questions or would like to search for topics of interest, please visit forums or FAQs at careers.state.gov.
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
The Teaching Fellowship is an opportunity for students who want to use their math or science knowledge with the young people who need them most. For top applicants, this prestigious Fellowship offers a generous stipend ($30,000) toward completion of a master's degree program at a Woodrow Wilson partner institution in Georgia. Fellows prepare through a yearlong clinical experience in a local high-need school, along with rigorous subject matter courses, then commit to teach for three years in urban or rural secondary schools, with mentoring throughout the entire process. To learn more about what WW Teaching Fellows get out of the program, watch this short video.
Writing Center Thesis Workshop
September 13, 2017
The Writing Center organizes small, student-led groups that bring together senior thesis writers from across the university. At welcoming and relaxed weekly meetings, seniors will share and discuss drafts of their thesis, give and receive feedback, and hold each other accountable for making progress. A Writing Center instructor will attend the initial meeting for each senior thesis writing group, help the group decide its goals and meeting schedule, and be in touch with the group over the course of the academic year to offer advice and support. Consistent participation from each group member is key to a productive and enjoyable writing group experience. Orientation meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 19 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in room 6176 and Wednesday, September 20 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in room 6172 on the 6th floor of Helen C. White Hall. (You only need to attend one of these orientations.) If you're interested in joining a group or just learning more, please RSVP for an upcoming orientation meeting by completing this short online survey: http://go.wisc.edu/5xkd9n. If you have any questions, or are unable to attend an orientation meeting, but would still like to ...
Student Organization Fair
September 12, 2017
The Student Organization Fair is THIS Wednesday, September 13th and Thursday, September 14th from 5 pm to 8 pm in the Kohl Center. Please pick a day to stop by! Attending the fair will give students an opportunity to check out over 500 student organizations. Whether you’re new to campus or just looking to get a little more involved, the Student Organization Fair is something you won’t want to miss! Here is the list of the student organizations attending the fair, a map of the inside of the Kohl Center and a how-to video. Can't find the organization you're looking for? Look it up on the Wisconsin Involvement Network (WIN). For the most current list of participating student organizations at the fair, be sure to download the ‘UW Guide' App to your Smartphone. We recommend downloading the App prior to the Student Organization Fair to prevent it from crashing or being delayed. This year the Fair is partnered with Open Seat, an on-campus food pantry run by students, for students to host a food drive. To make a donation, please bring a non-perishable food item to the fair. Don’t forget ...
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Workshops
September 7, 2017
Preparing an NSF-GRFP Fellowship Application Workshop Series The Graduate School is running a series of workshops designed to help UW-Madison senior undergraduates and graduate students in the early stages of their graduate studies prepare a competitive application for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. To learn more about the GRFP fellowship visit www.nsfgrfp.org. FELLOWSHIP BENEFITS: Five year fellowship period with three years of financial support Annual stipend of $34,000 Cost of Education allowance of $12,000 to the institution Professional development opportunities (GRIP and GROW) XSEDE supercomputer access for Fellows and honorable mentions No service requirement Access to supplemental funding to sustain research while on medical deferral (e.g. maternity/paternity leave) To register for these workshops visit the Graduate School website: https://grad.wisc.edu/studentfunding/workshops/ NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Application Overview and Fellows Panel Date: Thursday, September 7, 2017 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Location: Auditorium, Biotechnology Center, 425 Henry Mall This workshop is intended to be an informational session about applying to the National Science Foundation GRFP. It will give an overview of the application to provide prospective applicants (i.e. senior undergraduates or graduate students in the biological, physical, or social sciences) ...