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Monday, February 26, 2018

Email Digest from February 26

1. Summer Internships, Door County Historical Society (Due March 1)
2. Annual Undergraduate Symposium (Due March 1)
3. Wisconsin Alumni in Consulting (March 2)
4. Summer Jobs, Fund for the Public Interest (February 26-28)
5. Summer Instructors with PEOPLE (Open until filled; Apply NOW)
6. Team Lead, Center for Leadership and Involvement (Due March 5)
7. CIA Internships for Current Freshmen (Due BEFORE March 15) 
7a. CIA Visit to Campus
8. Letters and Science Summer Internship Scholarship (Due March 31)
9. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Undergraduate Writing Competition (Due April 15)
10. Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice (March 6)

1. Summer Internships, Door County Historical Society (Due March 1)
The Board of Directors of the Door County Historical Society seeks student interns to assist the organization with the implementation of the society’s mission and programs. The Door County Historical Society is a membership organization dedicated to keeping history alive for future generations through the collection, preservation and sharing of the heritage of Door County. The Society operates two interpretive sites: Eagle Bluff Lighthouse in Peninsula State Park and the Heritage Village at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay.  For the full description of these positions, please see the Intern Brochure and the Intern Overview

These internships are for Summer 2018 to work a 35-hour week with limited evening hours and flexible beginning and end dates (depending on school year).  To apply: send resume and two letters of reference to Director.DCHistoricalSociety@gmail.com or PO Box 71, Sturgeon Bay by March 1, 2018; decisions will be made by April 1, 2018.

Christina’s note: These internships would be eligible for support from the Letters and Science Summer Internship Scholarship.  Scroll down in this email or go to https://careers.ls.wisc.edu/money-for-your-internship/ for more information.

2. Annual Undergraduate Symposium (Due March 1)
The Annual Undergraduate Symposium is a forum designed to showcase undergraduate students' creativity, achievement and talent across all disciplines through oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibitions, film shorts, artist talks, and performances. The Undergraduate Symposium is open to all University of Wisconsin – Madison students enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year, including those who graduated in December.

This year’s Undergraduate Symposium will be held Friday, April 13, 2018, in Union South. The schedule includes a film shorts session, a Lighting-style talk session, a performance workshop where students can perform and discuss their creative process session, and the Friends and Family reception at 12:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
 
To apply or learn more about the symposium, see https://ugradsymposium.wisc.edu/. For more information, please contact Laurie Mayberry, Assistant Vice Provost, at 262-5246 or laurie.mayberry@wisc.edu.
 
3. Wisconsin Alumni in Consulting
The Wisconsin Consulting Club is hosting the first ever Wisconsin Alumni in Consulting event on Friday, March 2nd at 3PM. UW alumni at Accenture, Bain, Baker Tilly, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, Gibson Consulting, and Huron will be present to share their experiences. Students will have the opportunity to network with consultants and learn more about each firm represented. This event is open to all UW students, but you must register to attend. To RSVP, please go to www.wisconsinconsultingclub.org.

(Thanks to our own Giselle Blocker for passing on information about this event!)

4. Summer Jobs, Fund for the Public Interest (February 26-28)
The Fund for the Public Interest is seeking hard-working individuals with a passion for social change to fill citizen outreach and Field Manager positions across the country this summer. We are hiring full-time staff, with leadership opportunities available, to work on issues like stopping global warming or getting pesticides out of our food supply. Get experience with grassroots mobilization, fundraising and the skills and connections needed to launch a career in non-profit, political, or grassroots organizing! Earn an average of $6,000-$8,000 this summer, working for something you believe in and build long-lasting relationships with a team of people from across the country who share your interests and concerns on important issues. We will be on your campus February 26-28 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday).  To apply online, visit www.summerjobsthatmatter.org or call us directly at 1-800-75-EARTH. 

5. Summer Instructors with PEOPLE (Open until filled; Apply NOW)
PEOPLE is looking for full and half day Internship Instructors for the 2018 Summer Program. Instructors will develop course curriculum for a range of subjects based on a college major for pre-college students. Teach curriculum to high school students. Grade coursework as appropriate. Openings are anticipated in fields including (but not limited to) art, business and marketing, Asian Studies, linguistics/communication arts, education, social studies, women’s studies, sociology, law and politics, psychology, and English/writing. 

Instructors must have finished their Bachelor’s degree by June 1, 2018. Priority Please visit the following links to apply!

http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/497213/hs-writing-instructor 

6. Team Lead, Center for Leadership and Involvement (Due March 5)
The Center for Leadership & Involvement (CfLI) is seeking student leaders to apply for our Organization Development Consultant (ODC) Team Lead position!  The ODC Team Lead serves as the primary support and supervision for our ODC team of 6 fellow undergraduate students. The Team Lead is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the training program for the ODC team. Otherduties include assisting with specific projects that address the needs of CfLI, providing daily administrative support for the office, and coordinating the efforts of ODC members to further the mission and vision of CfLI.  Students can find this information and application on our website employment page: https://cfli.wisc.edu/cfli-employment/

7. CIA Internships for Current Freshmen (Due BEFORE March 15) 
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

7a. CIA Visit to Campus
Remember that the CIA has rescheduled their visit for March 15. More info is available from SuccessWorks

8. Letters and Science Summer Internship Scholarship (Due March 31)
SuccessWorks at the College of Letters and Science offers a Summer Internship Scholarship to help support students on unpaid internships and students who need financial assistance to accept an internship.  Students with a GPA of 2.5 or above who have applied to or accepted an internship AND who are returning in the fall are eligible to apply (the scholarships do not cover post-graduation internships).  For more information, see https://careers.ls.wisc.edu/money-for-your-internship/.

9. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Undergraduate Writing Competition (Due April 15)
Have you written in the fall or are you writing a paper this spring on a theme related to how science and technology affect and are affected by social, political, cultural, or economic life? Are you interested in writing such a paper? Then please consider submitting your essay to the Holtz Center’s Spring 2018 Essay Competition: Science, Technology, and Society. This competition is open to all undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. For more information, see https://sts.wisc.edu/funding-opportunities-for-undergraduate-students/

10. Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice (March 6)
The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Tuesday, March 6 at 6 pm central to discuss careers in community organizing with UW students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues such as school-to-prison, expanding access to health care, immigrants’ rights, and improving low-performing public schools.

Positions start August 13, 2018 in Knoxville, TN, Charleston, SC, Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, Topeka, KS, and St. Petersburg, Jacksonville, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The starting salary is $34,000/year + benefits.

To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit www.thedartcenter.org. Still have questions? Contact Hannah Wittmer at hannah@thedartcenter.org.

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