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Monday, February 26, 2018

Email Digest From February 19

1. Peer Advisor Positions with CEC (Due March 1)
2. Badgers in Finance Trek to NYC (Due March 2)
3. Summer Internships with National Public Radio (Due March 4)
4. Summer Internships with Brookings Institution (Due March 9)
5. JCPenney Suit Up (Sunday, March 11)
6. CIA Visit to Campus/Internships for Current Freshmen (March 15)
7. Badgers in Finance Bootcamp (March 16; sign up NOW)
8. Archivist Intern, City of Madison (Due March 18)
9. Summer Internships in Political Ethics (Due April 15; apply NOW)

1. Peer Advisor Positions with CEC (Due March 1)
The Career Exploration Center (CEC) is looking to hire multiple students for their CEC Office Peer positions! This is a great opportunity for students to develop their professional skills while having the convenience of a flexible schedule that works around their classes. 
• 5 - 12 hours per week at $10.50/hr, Monday - Friday
• Application deadline is Thursday, March 1 at 4:30pm 
For more information, including application instructions, visit https://cec.ccas.wisc.edu/work-with-us/.  Questions? Email Michelle at Michelle.Jackson@wisc.edu  

2. Badgers in Finance Trek to NYC (Due March 2)
The Badgers in Finance Trek to NYC is a great way to learn more about the industry from alumni and employers in one of the world’s most important financial capitals!  We’re looking for 15-20 undergraduate students to take to New York City from April 8-11 to learn more about the various areas of financial services by visiting companies, networking with alumni, and discussing future internship opportunities. 

Most expenses will be covered and scholarships for those with demonstrated financial need will also be available.  A minimum 3.2 GPA is required. Preference will be given to first- and second-year students, but third-year students may also apply. Additional information about can be found at https://econ.wisc.edu/badgers-in-finance/ or by contacting Tara Milliken at tara.milliken@wisc.edu.

3. Summer Internships with National Public Radio (Due March 4)
National Public Radio is now accepting applications for Summer 2018 internships.  From Day 1, NPR interns are given real-world, hands-on experience in almost every division. Follow the instructions at https://www.npr.org/about-npr/181881227/want-to-be-an-npr-intern for a full list of available internships and their responsibilities. 

4. Summer Internships with Brookings Institution (Due March 9)
The Brookings Institution, a non-profit public policy organization, has internships in a range of areas available for Summer 2018, including research and events, NGO operations, development, communication, and analytics, for their programs in foreign and metropolitan policy, global economy, and governance.  Some positions are paid; others are eligible for academic credit (talk with Christina and/or Scott about enrolling in History 505/506 for Fall 2018).  Applications are due on March 9 and decisions will be made by March 23. For all available positions, see the Brookings Institute internships page. 

5. JCPenney Suit Up (Sunday, March 11)
UW students can take advantage of 40% professional clothing at the JCPenney Suit Up event from 6:30-9:30 p.m. You must show your UW ID to enter the event.  The first 300 students to register will be entered for a chance to win a $250 gift card to JCPenney. 
Transportation is available via registration.  For more information, see https://careers.wisc.edu/jcpenney-suit-up/

6. CIA Visit to Campus/Internships for Current Freshmen (March 15)
Representatives of the Agency will be on hand on March 15 from 10-5 at SuccessWorks (711 State St, Suite 300) with a variety of options for educating and meeting with students:

10am- First Presentation
11-12 – Drop-ins (1st come/1st served 1:1)

1pm – Second Presentation 
2 pm Drop-ins (1st come/1st served 1:1)

3pm – Third Presentation 
4-5 pm Drops-ins (1st come/1st served 1:1)

Students can attend any of the events above whether they have already applied to intern or work with the agency, or are just "IC-curious!"   There is no dress code; however, if you are hoping to sit down with a representative for a 1:1, please wear at least business casual clothing. 
 
Special notice to current Freshmen:  The CIA’s Directorate of Operations has a fantastic PAID two-summer internship open ONLY to Freshmen that can culminate with a job offer if both parties are amenable at the end of the second summer.  Applications are due by 3/15, so you will need to apply before they come to campus.  If you are interested in applying, please make an appointment to meet with Marie Koko, Government, Policy, Politics, and Non-Profit advisor, via Scheduling Assistant at https://successworks.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?appointmentType=3556372
 
7. Badgers in Finance Bootcamp (March 16; sign up NOW)
March 16, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location TBD
Interested in learning more about financial services in preparation for future internship opportunities? The Badgers in Finance Bootcamp: The Art of Being Commercial, is a two-hour, on-campus event packed with guest speakers and speed networking opportunities with alumni and employers from the finance industry. Preference will be given to second-year students with an interest in financial services. 
 
RSVP through BuckyNet ASAP (space is limited). Pathway: BuckyNet Home à Events à Workshops à Badgers in Finance Bootcamp: The Art of Being Commercial 

8. Archivist Intern, City of Madison (Due March 18)
This position is responsible for identifying and locating historical documents and artifacts pertaining to the Unemployment Insurance Division. This position has overall responsibility for creating a sustainable catalog system to organize, index and house important documents and inventory artifacts for the Division and for developing reference materials for the operation of the catalog system. The incumbent in this position will work under limited progressing to general supervision of the Unemployment Insurance Deputy Division Administrator.

The position can be full- or part-time and has a pay range of $15-$19/hour, depending on experience and qualifications. 


9. Summer Internships in Political Ethics (Due April 15; apply NOW)
CREW, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, is now accepting applications for summer internships in research, law, and communication.  CREW is a non-partisan watchdog group that strives to fight government corruption and hold accountable elected officials and administrative agencies.  Responsibilities vary with each position; see https://www.citizensforethics.org/jobs/ for more detail and instructions on how to apply. 

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