Summer Internship and Job Panel

The Wisconsin Society for Conservation Biology (WSCB) presents: Summer Internship and Job Panel

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 25th, 6:00 PM

WHERE:  Memorial Union (see TITU board)

Join WSCB and other environmental orgs to hear speakers talk about their experiences and learn more about how to land awesome summer internships and jobs.  Many applications open NOW.  Strengthen both your resumé and connections for future jobs!

Food Security Paid Internship

How will you feed 9 billion people?

Don’t miss out on a chance to make a difference! You have a little less than a month to apply to be one of the colleges students who are working with Land O’Lakes experts to find new ways to nourish a hungry planet, travel internationally, and work towards global food security while getting paid! Check out last years’ experience here.

Monday, October 30 at 11:30 PM (CST) is the deadline to apply for the Land O’Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security internship! Apply online at FoodChallenge.LandOLakesInc.com.

Don’t forget to tune in for a Facebook Live event, Wednesday, October 18th at 7:00 PM CST to hear as past Emerging Leaders answer your Global Food Challenge questions!

Questions? Contact Brandi DeVries at [foodchallenge@landolakes.com]foodchallenge@landolakes.com.

International Internship Program (IIP)

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).

ScholarshipsMany 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, particularly for research abroad, will be due sooner.

Upcoming Events – IIP will be attending many upcoming career fairs and the Study Abroad Fair (Wednesday, September 13). IIP is also offering the following info sessions:

Teaching English Abroad
Monday, September 11
4pm – 5pm, Union South (during the Public Service Fair)

General IIP Info Session
Thursday, September 21
4:30pm – 5:30pm, 336 Ingraham Hall
This event will be live-streamed on our Facebook account.

Journalism & Communications Internship Information Session
Tuesday, September 26
4:30pm – 5:30pm, 5055 Vilas Hall (Nafzinger Room)

For any questions email internships@international.wisc.edu.

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.

Summer Intern Program

Invitation to students to apply to for R&D Summer Internship Program at Dow AgroSciencesR&D internships are available in chemistry, biology, and computer science related disciplines, including, but not limited to, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, plant breeding, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, surface chemistry, engineering (chemical, biological, material, or optical) and informatics (bio and chem).  Laboratory-based Research and Development internships are located at the global headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.  This is a paid internship; salaries are determined by the student’s year in school.  Subsidized housing is available for qualified students.  Eligible students will be pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree from a U.S. based college or university with proper U.S. work authorization, or the ability to obtain work authorization through their university. 

Interested students should apply at http://www.dowagro.com/en-us/careers/student-internships/science-laboratory-based-research 


Applications will be accepted between August 15 and November 1, 2017 for the 2018 program

 

Fall Wildlife Technician Interns

Join our team at the MacKenzie Center in Poynette, WI; just 25 miles north of Madison, WI. Work directly with wildlife staff to care for the 14 different species of non-releasable native Wisconsin wild animals. 

Position Summary:

This part time position is responsible for duties associated with the care of live wild animals. The wildlife area is a teaching tool for our visiting schools, groups, and individuals. Caring for animals directly influences the quality and quantity of education programs offered at MacKenzie. This position works under the immediate direction of the wildlife team leader and is supervised by the MacKenzie Center Director. This position represents and supports the rules, policies, missions, and practices of the DNR (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources). 

Intern Duties:

  • Prepare and deliver natural diets and enrichment, monitor health and well-being of all animals.
  • Assist staff with animal handling and restraint for veterinary and transport purposes.
  • Clean habitats, and grounds-keeping/routine maintenance of wildlife area.
  • Assist with special projects and complete an individual project.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
  • Experience caring for animals and working outdoors.
  • A positive attitude, initiative, responsible, observation skills, and attention to detail.
  • Physical activity; walking on varied terrain, bending, squatting, reaching, and carrying materials.

Position Details:

  • This is an unpaid internship and housing is not provided.
  • This internship requires approximately 14-21 hrs. per week for 10 weeks, from Mid-September through late November.
  • Flexible hours. Weekday and weekend hours are available.


How to apply:

  • Please send; 1-page cover letter, 1-page resume (include animal care experience), and references to Email: Katherine.Scheffer@wisconsin.gov (subject line: 2017 Fall Internship – WILDLIFE) If you qualify, you will be contacted for a September interview date.
  • Questions: Call Kate at 608-635-8103 (8am-4pm; M-F)

Application deadline: September 10, 2017 at 11:59pm

Hayley Parsons
Wildlife Technician and Natural Resources Educator
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette WI, 53955
Phone: 608-635-8112
Hayley.Parsons@wisconsin.gov

Internship in Osaka, Japan

New spring paid internship in Osaka, Japan for Biology Students!

Organization: Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

Location: Osaka, Japan

Fields: Applied microbiology or molecular biology, energy, research

Duration: 6+ months starting in January 2018

Project: Assist on research focused on genetic improvement of microorganism that produces 3-hydroxybutyrate as part of the Bio & Chemicals Team in the Energy Technology Laboratories.

Requirements: Continuing undergrad student with major or coursework in microbiology or molecular biology. Only English required.

Compensation: Housing, meals, local travel, and a stipend are provided.

Deadline: August 27, 2017

See full details and apply in the IIP Database.

Contact Michelle Kern Hall with any questions – kernhall@international.wisc.edu or 608-261-1017. Students must also submit some hard copy materials and meet with Michelle in person or via Skype to finalize the application so do not hesitate to be in touch early.

http://internships.international.wisc.edu

Poverty Studies Internship

This is an academic year position starting fall 2017. Interns work ~10 hours/week on a self-made schedule and are paid $10/hour.

The Poverty Studies Internship is a collaboration between the Morgridge Center for Public Service and the Institute for Research on Poverty to produce accessible information and materials for the main purpose of educating undergraduate students on issues pertaining to poverty in the United States. The Poverty Studies Intern will achieve this objective by reviewing recent poverty-related research, consulting with researchers, and creating a series of fact sheets based on what they learned.

The deadline to apply is June 4, 2017. More information here: http://morgridge.wisc.edu/about-jobs

Legislative Internship – Financial Support

Spitze Legislative Internship Financial Support: Summer 2017 Application – for Legislative Internships

College of Agricultural & Life Sciences and School of Human Ecology

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is pleased to announce the Robert and Hazel Spitze Legislative Internship Program. This award is associated with a student acquired internship. The opportunity will help student interns experience the unique processes of the Legislative branch of government and will help them better understand the theories of participatory economic and political policy development at the State and Federal levels.

To be eligible for financial support students must:

1.      Current enrollment in a degree program in the University of Wisconsin – Madison College of

2.      Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) or the School of Human Ecology (SoHE).

3.      At least a Junior standing at UW‐Madison and completion of one year in CALS or SoHE.

4.      Cumulative GPA of at least a BC (2.5 on a 4 point scale).

5.      Evidence of special interest in public policy as part of a career; generally including having completed at least one course in political science, law, public policy or related subject matter.

6.      Must obtain an internship opportunity with the legislative branch of state or federal government and register for at least one credit in an internship course.

7.      Provide confirmation from internship supervisor, stating the terms (timeframe and nature of work) of internship. This confirmation (on organization letterhead) can be emailed to Megan O’Rourke, CALS Career Services, at megan.orourke@wisc.edu.
Subject Line: Spitze Legislative Internship Financial Support – Verification

8.      To receive funds, students must be enrolled for at least 1 credit at time of financial support payout.

APPLY ONLINE

Please complete online application by Monday, April 24 at 4:30pm. Applicants will be notified during final exams week or sooner.

Academic Credit for Internships Options:

·         CALS major departments offer 399 course options. Please see your academic or faculty advisor for instructions on enrollment.

·         Inter-L&S 260: Internship credit course offered to ALL UW students. Details here. NOTE: Their website will be updated soon for summer 2017 enrollment.

Allen Internship Financial Support Application

Do you have a UNPAID and / or Congressional internship this summer? If so, you may qualify for financial assistance. Reminder, deadline approaching. April 24.

Allen Internship Financial Support Application – for UNPAID internships

Limited funds are available for students participating in UNPAID internships in the summer 2017. Students shall complete the online application form linked below. 


To be eligible for financial support students must:

1.      Be a current CALS undergraduate, in good academic standing (not on academic probation)

2.      Participate in an UNPAID internship experience.

3.      To receive funds in summer 2017 students must be an enrolled student in at least 1 credit of summer courses.

4.      Provide confirmation from internship supervisor, stating the terms (timeframe and nature of work) of internship. This confirmation (on organization letterhead) can be emailed to Megan O’Rourke, CALS Career Services, at megan.orourke@wisc.edu.
Subject Line: Allen Internship Financial Support – Verification

APPLY ONLINE

Please complete online application by Monday, April 24 at 4:30pm. Applicants will be notified during final exams week or sooner.

 

Academic Credit for Internships Options:

·         CALS major departments offer 399 course options. Please see your academic or faculty advisor for instructions on enrollment.

·         Inter-L&S 260: Internship credit course offered to ALL UW students. Details here. NOTE: Their website will be updated soon for summer 2017 enrollment.