Thursday, August 21, 2014

Start making your mark in politics by interning for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin this Fall!

Internships with the Democratic Party of Wisconsin are a great opportunity for hard-working individuals to gain political experience, develop a fuller understanding of the political process, and help make a difference in Wisconsin government. An internship with the DPW will help you learn the essentials of Democratic politics while working to elect progressive leaders to all levels of government.

Applications for the Fall 2014 Internship Program are now available online at http://wisdems.org/about/Intern

Only applications with a completed information page, cover letter, and resume will be considered. Applications should be sent to Amy Regner, Deputy Membership Director, at amyr@wisdems.org by Friday, September 12th. Applications will be accepted as they are submitted. 

Please direct any questions toamyr@wisdems.org.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence (OPC) Associate Program is open every spring, summer, and fall, and they are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2015 semester

A note from the White House OPC Staff to UW-Madison:

Hello,

We are writing to let you know about an exciting opportunity for current students and recent graduates to serve at the White House.

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence (OPC) Associate Program is open every spring, summer, and fall, and we are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2015 semester. Associates work alongside our staff and interns, gaining valuable professional experience while learning about the White House and the Federal Government. Our associates serve in our office for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

A number of students and alumni from your school have participated in our program in the past, and we appreciate your continued effort to pass information about this opportunity on to the students and recent graduates of your institution. Attached please find our Spring 2015 flyer and FAQ sheet to share.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, hold U.S. citizenship, and they must be currently enrolled in or recently finished with a degree seeking program . The Spring 2015 program lasts from January 13 – May 1. The final deadline to apply is September 19, 2014. This is an unpaid position. If a student or graduate is interested in applying, please encourage the applicant to email a resume and a statement of interest to OPCAssociate@who.eop.gov. If applicants are interested in opportunities involving time commitments less than 30 hours per week, please contactOPCStudentVolunteers@who.wop.gov for more information.

Please feel free to direct any questions your office or applicants may have toOPCAssociate@who.eop.gov.


Sincerely,

The OPC Associate Program Team





Monday, August 18, 2014

GALLERY ATTENDANT (weekdays) JAMES WATROUS GALLERY OF THE WISCONSIN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, ARTS AND LETTERS

Priority will be given to students with Federal Work Study funding.

Gallery attendants are responsible for opening and closing the James Watrous Gallery, keeping the exhibition space and artwork secure, and greeting visitors and answering their questions as thoroughly as possible. Attendants must be punctual, reliable, personable, and able to communicate clearly about the content of our exhibitions and the Wisconsin Academy’s other programs. Although we encourage art and art history students to apply, it is not essential for applicants to be directly involved in art themselves.

Applicants must be available for at least one 3-6 hour shift between 11 and 5 on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Gallery attendants are occasionally asked to work at exhibition openings and related events, and are required to perform light office duties while in the gallery.

Please send a cover letter (be sure to indicate work-study eligibility), resume, and fall class schedule by email to jclowes@wisconsinacademy.org. No phone calls.

Friday, August 15, 2014

INTER LS 260, INTERNSHIP IN THE LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES, 1 CR.

ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE FORMAT
INSTRUCTOR: GREG DOWNEY (gdowney@wisc.edu)

The course is unique in that it provides students with an opportunity to engage in reflection-based work, receive academic credit, and gain a deeper understanding of their career interests through their internship experience. Here is what students are saying about the course:

“The class [Inter L&S 260] makes me notice things about my internship site that I wouldn’t have otherwise. It gives me a chance to talk about what I’m learning.”
“The course got me to think about [my internship] more. I think I was a lot more productive during my internship as a result.”
“The readings provided me with extra insight into my internship, and the diversity of experiences [of other interns] was cool to learn about.”
“The professor is really engaged, and his comments are very helpful.”Information on the course and how to apply can be found at http://careers.ls.wisc.edu/academic-credit-and-more--students.htm. And guess what? This course is open to ALL students regardless of major or year in school!

Applications are due by September 10, 2014.


Questions? Let me know!

Spencer Atkinson | Internship Coordinator
Letters & Science Career Services
University of Wisconsin-Madison
phone 608-890-2294 | fax 608-262-3922

rsatkinson@wisc.edu | careers.ls.wisc.edu

Chazen Museum of Art Print Room Volunteer Application Deadline: September 5, 2014


The Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Chazen Museum of Art is now accepting applications for Fall/Winter 2014 semester volunteers. This is an excellent opportunity to learn what happens behind the scenes at an art museum. Volunteers will work with a diverse collection of over 12,000 works of art on paper, acquiring valuable art-handling skills and learning about care and exhibition of works of art on paper.

Qualifications:

UW Students (all majors may apply)


Interested in working with collections

Able to commit 4 hours a week (to be completed in one block)

Must be available either Tuesdays or Friday afternoons (1-5 pm)

Available for the duration of the semester


Typical volunteer tasks:

• Working in storage
• Handling works of art
• Completing curatorial records
• Assisting with exhibition preparation • Helping prepare mats
• Framing works of art
• Preparing for appointments

To apply, complete and submit a volunteer application by September 5, 2014. Applicants will be asked to interview in person. Selections will be made after interviews are complete.

Please submit your application to (via email or in person):

Andrew Stevens
Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs astevens@chazen.wisc.edu
Chazen Museum of Art
800 University Ave, Madison, WI

FBI Hiring Special Agents: Deadline to Apply closes TODAY! (8/15/14)


Please see attached or below. The FBI's special agent window is open but will close 8/15 (Friday).

The FBI is now accepting applications for Special Agent candidates through August 15. Those interested can apply on www.FBIJobs.gov (using UNet or home computer). Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m., August 15, according to the time zone of your local Field Office.

Specific skills and backgrounds being sought include:

· Cyber Security
· Intelligence
· Computer Engineering
· Computer Science
· Computer Forensics
· Network Administration
· Information Technology
· Lab Scientists
· Electrical Engineers
· Mechanical Engineers
· Certified Public Accountants
· Bar-Certified Attorneys
· Law Enforcement
· Military
· Pilots

There is also a need for speakers of foreign languages with a priority on Somali, Spanish, Chinese-Mandarin, Korean, Arabic, Urdu, Pashtu, Punjabi, Russian, and Farsi.

To qualify, an applicant must:

· Be a U.S. citizen

· Be at least 23 years of age, but younger than 37 at the time of hiring; exceptions include:
o Federal Law Enforcement Officers (1811s)
o Veterans’ Preference-eligible veterans

· Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

· Have lived in the U.S. for three out of the last five years unless directly deployed overseas by the U.S. government or military (this includes military spouses)

· Have a valid driver’s license and at least six months driving experience

Applicants should also have three years of full-time (at least 36 hours per week) professional work experience. Exceptions to this requirement include:

· Applicants with computer science or IT backgrounds

· Foreign language speakers who score 3 or higher on an FBI language test

· Former FBI Honors Interns with at least a 3.0 GPA

· Applicants with a Juris Doctor

· Applicants with master’s and/or doctoral degrees only require two years work experience

For more detailed information on the Special Agent application process, and to apply, visit www.fbijobs.gov.