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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Video Production Fellowships in Madison and NYC (Due April 10)

Fovrth Studios, which specializes in producing documentary-style videos using existing and emerging technologies, has summer fellowships available in reporting and media production at its NYC and Madison offices. Remote opportunities are available as well.

Areas of particular interest to history students include National Security, Defense, and Politics and Women, Identity, and Gender. Positions in other areas are also available; see http://gofovrth.com/fellowships-overview/ for all Summer 2017 fellowships.

The deadline to apply is April 10; the application is online (available at the above links).  Please email questions to Jesse Ayala at jesse@gofovrth.com with "2017 Fellowship" as the subject line.

Got Languages? Consider These Career Events!

Teach English, Live Abroad
Monday, March 27
4:00-5:00 pm
Union South

Explore what it takes to teach English abroad and how you can travel with an income. Understand what international employers are looking for and tips for finding job opportunities. Learn about obtaining a TEFL Certificate to make living abroad a reality! Presented by Hannah LeDuc & Jennifer Phillips, Wisconsin ESL Institute.

Language for Life: Alumni Career Mentoring
Wednesday, March 29
6:00-8:00 pm
Union South

Register to attend today! http://go.wisc.edu/68c8ek

Language alumni are coming to campus, and they want to talk to you about their careers and yours! Come to this event to meet and network with alumni who took their language to work with them in a broad range of career areas, from business to education, healthcare to social change. Learn about the paths former students took to get where they are today and get advice on your own next steps. Refreshments will be provided.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Wisconsin in Washington, 2018!

Spend part of 2018 in Washington, D.C. building your experience and your professional network!  Students of all majors seeking internship opportunities for UW credit in Spring 2018, Summer 2018, and Fall 2018 can now apply to the UW Wisconsin in Washington, DC Internship program. This program combines the efforts of previous UW internship programs offered in Washington, DC by the International Division and the Political Science Department.

Course options include Political Science, International Studies and electives in other subject areas. Semester program options include 3 courses plus an internship, totaling 12 credits. The summer program features an internship, plus 3 credits for Political Science 402.

A wide range of internships are offered in government branches and agencies, non-profits, policy, advocacy and service organizations, media, marketing, international development, global health and more. This is also a fantastic opportunity for students to make meaningful connections with UW alumni in Washington, DC while networking with other professionals affiliated with the program.

Spring 2018 deadline: April 21, 2017
Summer 2018 & Fall 2018 deadline: September 29, 2017

Intern with The Progressive

Looking for a summer internship?  Why not work for 
The Progressive, a Madison-based magazine that is “a voice for peace, social justice, and the common good?” The Progressive has internships available in four areas for Summer 2017: in development, social media, business, and event coordination. These offer excellent opportunities to hone your communication skills and learn about publishing as a field; these internships carry a small stipend and can confer academic credit through fall enrollment in History 505/506. Descriptions of all internships are available in a single file posted here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_sJaIKu_NQdWTdvS3pnbnl0MFk/view?usp=sharing

Learn more about the magazine at progressive.org; direct questions about the positions to Lizzie Kunze at elizabeth@progressive.org.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Government College Relations Council Career Panel

The Government College Relations Council (GCRC) spring meeting, "A Career Path in Public Policy," will take place on Friday, April 7 from 9:30-noon in Chicago, IL, with a professional panel of speakers.  All interested UW students/staff/faculty are welcome and encouraged to attend.  However, in order to attend you must arrange your own transportation to and from the University of Illinois – Chicago campus where the event will be held. L&S Career Services will not be providing transportation to this event. 

Students can take the VanGalder Bus to Union Station and then take the CTA to UIC (GoogleMaps can help!)

Confirmed speakers are listed below; click here to see the flyer with more information (including how to register).  Please contact Marie if you have any questions. 


Thursday, March 2, 2017

Student Internships with Morgridge Center (2017-2018)

The Morgridge Center for Public Service is currently hiring undergraduate student interns for the 2017-18 academic year!
All positions pay $10/ hour and require a commitment of between ~10 hours per week. Intern applications are due March 12. Students interested in applying for multiple positions should complete the individual application materials for each position.
Position descriptions are below the cut.  

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Internships with National Park Service and Others (Due March 13)

The National Park Service, Department of the Interior, and the General Services Administration are offering internships for Summer 2017.  The internships are 400 hours total (usually ten weeks at 40 hrs/week) and most are in Washington, D.C., though some may be in other locations.  Stipends start at $4800 for shorter positions, though interns are responsible for any travel costs to and lodging at the internship location.

For more information, see http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/employ/ncpe.php. Direct any questions you may have to waso_cr-intern@nps.gov.