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.

Paid Summer Plant Internship

Paid Intern for Field Research and Ag Production Technology

Position Purpose:  Assist with overall farm research and plot work. Shadow and assist all positions on the farm. Learn about operations of a larger scale grain and vegetable farm.

Position Description:  Wallendal Farms is a 3rd generation, family-owned farm. During the summer months, the intern will work with and learn from the farm managers at Wallendal Farms. They will also work alongside an independent, WI-based R&D dry bean breeder on bean breeding plots on-farm over the summer months. They will work closely with Wallendal Farms Research Manager on all other farm plots that involve cover crops and specialty vegetables. Opportunities for shadowing and assisting with tasks with all our various farm departments include but are not limited to: technology, business administration, agronomy, operations, and financial. There is possible fall and spring semester work in the UW greenhouses to continue the bean breeding program. We are dedicated to education and hope to find a student who loves learning and the outdoors.

Wallendal Farms is located northeast of Wisconsin Dells. The summer position will be between 30-40 hours per week at $10/hour, with overtime paid if beyond 40 hours. We are willing to be flexible on the schedule to accommodate our student hire. There is an end of summer season bonus/scholarship opportunity. During the semester, there a possibility of 5-10 hours per week in the greenhouse.

Interested applicants should submit the following via email, fax, or mail:

·       Cover Letter (with explanation for why you would like to work on our farm)

·       Resume

We will be accepting applications/resumes through May 19th, 2017.

Wallendal Farms

2401 5th Ave

Grand Marsh, WI 53936

Email: office@wallendalfarms.com

Phone: 608-339-3654 (ask for Raechel)

Fax: 608-339-9702

STEM FAIR

Attend the career panel:
Selling Your Science
12-1 pm
Engineering Centers Building 1025
•Communicate your technical and lab skills to a professional audience
•Improve your resume, LinkedIn profile, and interview skills
•Get tips and ideas from area biotech and  biohealth employers
Stop by the STEM Fair (1-4 PM) and continue the conversation
Internships, full time and other opportunities available!
Over 50 organizations attending!
Sponsored by L&S, CALS and Engineering Career Services

L&S Summer Internship Scholarships

L&S Career Initiative and Career Services Summer Internship Scholarships

Awards range from $2000 – $5000 and are made possible through the generous donations from the Henderson-Reznick family, the Shinners family, and the Picus family.

Applications are due on March 31, 2017. Students may apply through their Scholarships@UW-Madison page.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a College of Letters & Science student
  • Graduating in December 2017 or May/August 2018
  • Must be in residence (on campus) for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Must have an internship offer prior to applying for scholarship
  • Must be enrolled in a UW-Madison sponsored internship course (students are responsible for all fees associated with required course credits).
    • Domestic Internships: Students are required to enroll in Inter-LS 260 or another approved UW-Madison internship course. Instructions about enrollment will be emailed to award recipients.
    • International Internships: For internships occurring outside of the United States, students are required to work with the International Internship Program (IIP) to obtain academic credit. For more information: http://internships.international.wisc.edu/students/wip/.

Preference given to students seeking internships in the non-profit, humanitarian, scientific research or government sectors. Preference also given to students that have not had any internship experiences to date.

L&S Badger Internship Program

Many students choose to seek out internships throughout the year, especially during the summer. These experiences give them an opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge they’ve learned in your classes while trying out a company or position that interests them.
The L&S Badger Internship Program helps students navigate the internship search process, offers individualized support throughout the course of the internship, and provides students with access to alumni mentors and career advisors.
The deadline to apply for the L&S Badger Internship Program for Summer 2017 is March 29.

Campus Peace Corps Ambassadors

Campus ambassadors are university students who work closely with Peace Corps recruiters to raise the Peace Corps’ profile on campus and introduce the Peace Corps to new and diverse student groups.

Campus Ambassadors will work closely with  recruiters to raise Peace Corps’ profile on campus and introduce the Peace Corps to new and diverse student groups. Applications from students who wish to be a Campus Ambassador for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year will be accepted starting March 1, 2017 and the application will remain open until April 15, 2017.

Here is some great information about the internship opportunity.

The Details In Brief

  • The internship: Campus Ambassadors, an unpaid, on-campus internship with Peace Corps
  • Core duties: Targeted peer-to-peer outreach through presentations, social media, event planning, and more
  • Dates of service: September 2017—April 2018
  • How to apply: Through this online application
  • Application deadline: Friday, April 15th, 2017

Students who may be interested, please pass along these details and materials to them. It will be a wonderful, engaging professional development opportunity!

Internship Financial Support

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 23 at 4:30pm. Applicants will be notified during final exams week or sooner.

USDA Internships

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will announce 26 Pathways internship positions in the Biological Sciences field. This will be a two-year pilot internship with entry-level positions at the GS-4/5/7 Levels. Positions will be in the following programs:

· Biotechnology and Regulatory Services (Biological Scientists)
· Wildlife Services (Wildlife Biologists)
· Plant Protection and Quarantine (Plant Protection and Quarantine Officers)
· Veterinary Services (Microbiologists)

The Internship Program is designed for rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students, and to develop key technical and leadership skills necessary to be successful APHIS employees. Upon completion of the program, students may be eligible to be noncompetitively converted into a permanent position. The Navigating USAJobs.gov announcement will be posted on USAJobs.gov on Monday, March 13, 2017.