CAREER READY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM POSTINGS

Below is a list of internships have been pre-approved for students who are eligible for the grant-funded Career Ready Internship Program. Click on the links for descriptions. Remember to check back regularly as this list is frequently updated.

Please note: the categories listed below are rough guidelines. Students should not overlook an internship posting simply because of the category it has been listed under, as many of the employers are not limiting their search to students from specific majors.

*Bioethics internship (Open to any major from any College):

Bioethics internship description for Spring 2018

Bioethics Internship Application - Spring 2018

 

Administrative Operations, Human Resources, Business

Events Intern (The Florentine Opera Company)

Office of Grants & Contracts Intern (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Home Care Outreach/HR Recruitment Intern (Milwaukee Center for Independence)

Project Assistant (WasteCap)

Research and Development Intern - Brand Awareness and Lead Generation (zizzl)

Social Media / Education Intern (STEMhero)

Recruiting & Events Intern (Skills Pipeline)

Nonprofit Communication Intern (Wisconsin Philanthropy Network)

Sustainability Communications Intern (City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office)

Community Programs Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Grant Writing and Research Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Social Media Engagement Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Volunteer Engagement Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Sales and Accounts Intern (Scanalytics)

Market Research Intern (Scanalytics)

Family Support Team Intern (Muscular Dystrophy Association)

 
Education, Social Services, Community Outreach, Legal

Neighborhood and Commercial Corridor Coordinator (30th Street Corridor)

Family Resource Center Intern (Alianza Latina Aplicando Soluciones)

Legal Services for Immigrants Intern (Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee)

Marketing and Social Media Intern (Common Ground of Southeastern WI)

Assistant Community Organizer for Building Neighborhood Capacity Program (Milwaukee Christian Center)

Museum Intern (Milwaukee County Historical Society)

Development Intern (Neighborhood House)

Research/Communications/Community Outreach Intern (WISDOM/EXPO)

Social Media / Education Intern (STEMhero)

Health Education Intern (STEMhero)

Justice Center Family Forms Helpdesk Intern (Milwaukee Justice Center)

Education Department Intern (Discovery World)

Community Programs Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Education Programs Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Outreach and Public Engagement Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Volunteer Engagement Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

 

Marketing, Design, Public Relations

Social Media & Marketing Intern (Bublr Bikes)

Communications Campaign Intern (Caterpillar)

Administration Intern (The Florentine Opera Company)

Digital Marketing Intern (RyTech)

Nonprofit Communication Internship (Wisconsin Philanthropy Network)

Social Media / Education Intern (STEMhero)

Health Education Intern (STEMHero)

Nonprofit Communication Intern (Wisconsin Philanthropy Network)

Sustainability Communications Intern (City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office)

Public Relations and Communications Intern (Discovery World)

Community Programs Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Marketing Internship (Victory Garden Initiative)

Social Media Engagement Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Market Research Intern (Scanalytics)

 

Computer Science

Software Development Intern (Scanalytics)

UI/UX Development/Design Intern (Scanalytics)

 

Environmental

Communications and Outreach Assistant Intern ("Bee the Change," Redeemer Lutheran)

Project Assistant Intern (WasteCap)

Social Media / Education Intern (STEMhero)

Sustainability Communications Intern (City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office)

Urban Farm/Agriculture Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

 
Health/Biology/Labs

Neuroscience Research Center Internships (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Health Education Intern (STEMhero)

Urban Farm/Agriculture Intern (Victory Garden Initiative)

Genetic Counseling Intern (Medical College of Wisconsin) - Applications due Nov.1!

 

Looking for more internship descriptions? Check out our resources page to see other tools you can use to find an internship that fits your major/minor and interests.

 


Family Resource Center Intern

Organization: Alianza Latina Aplicando Soluciones (A.L.A.S.)

A.L.A.S. is a nonprofit family resource center that works to promote the independence of people with diverse abilities by providing educational workshops, parent support groups, family events, community building activities, service referrals, and opportunities for parents to connect one-on-one with other parents in similar circumstances through the Parent to Parent of Wisconsin program.

POSITION: Family Resource Center Intern

REPORTS TO: Project Director

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: 10-15 hours a week.
Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to relate well with others and be culturally sensitive
  • Ability to keep good records and collect required data
  • Willingness to work with a culturally diverse community and individuals with diverse abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and on teams

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Help build portfolio of foundation funders through research
  • Assist in writing grant requests and funder reports
  • Activity and event planning
  • Data collection and entry
  • Assist in coordinating and preparing materials for parent training and events
  • Assist in the creation of marketing materials
  • Creation and distribution of quarterly newsletter
  • Assist with connecting community, human and social service agencies, especially those providing services to individuals with diverse abilities
  • Assist with website updates
  • Other duties as assigned
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Communications and Outreach Assistant Intern

Organization: "Bee the Change" program at Redeemer Lutheran

BeeVangelists is a non-profit organization teaching environmental resilience while saving the beleaguered honeybee through programs, curriculum, equipment and community collaborations.  Bee the Change is one such collaboration with Redeemer Lutheran Church, the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion and Marquette University. Together, we train members of Milwaukee’s disadvantaged/homeless population to become beekeepers, beesciples (learning and participating in programming) and beevangelists (advocating/educating). By hosting colonies of honeybees on the church roof we bring two stigmatized populations together to help the surrounding community with insect pollination, advocacy and education of students, congregation and visitors. BeeVangelists organize community gatherings to render wax, gather honey and make soaps, salves, candles, and other items from the bees. Through direct action and public interactions we promote the importance of bees while tending real bee colonies.

Communications and Outreach Assistant Internship (Spring)
Duration: Late Jan-May, 10-15 hours/week
Reports to: Executive Director, Beevangelists: Charlie Koenen

Qualifications

  • Capable of physical work (bending, lifting, shoveling, etc.), tolerant of inclement weather and comfortable around honeybees
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, Google apps and social media
  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Responsible, able to follow through on assignments and work independently
  • Availability some evenings and weekends for outreach events
  • Passionate about helping the bees and living the mission of BeeVangelists
  • Additional desired skills: Artistic/graphic design/website experience

Position Duties

  • Participate in events and classes
  • Assist in maintaining our online presence; Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts on behalf BeeVangelists
  • Create and distribute promotional materials for upcoming programs
  • Help Bee the Change staff with printed materials and online messaging
  • Help develop curriculum and coursework for school programs
  • Database development and entry
  • Serve as liaison to the Noon Run meal, making connections with potential new beekeepers

Complete other duties as assigned, potentially including grant research and other administrative and development projects

Work Benefits

  • Intern will gain a great understanding of pollinator’s role in global food security.
  • Develop skills engaging people representative of many walks of life.
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Development Intern

Organization: Neighborhood House

Overview:

Development interns will work closely with the Development Director in the ongoing work of a small development office. Interns will support multiple aspects of development work and gain substantial hands-on experience in nonprofit development. Students from a variety of majors within Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities to include:

-Maintaining donor and grant databases and files, including logging donations, generating and sending donor acknowledgements, logging donor appreciation efforts
-Supporting creation and dissemination of Neighborhood House's annual appeals

-Assisting staff with grant application writing and tracking

-Supporting special events through logistical work including creation of invitation lists, all logistics, soliciting sponsors, communicating with venue and vendors

-Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Requirements:

-Be responsible, flexible, hard‐working, ethical, and committed to the mission of Neighborhood House

-Possess a high level of organizational skills and be detail oriented
-Possess solid oral and written communication skills

-Be skilled at a variety of computer skills, e.g., Microsoft Word, Word Perfect Excel, PowerPoint
-Be able to operate standard office equipment (fax, photocopier, etc.)

-Be able to juggle multiple tasks

-An interest in a nonprofit career ‐ particularly development and fundraising - is a plus!

Specific duties:
-Taking photos

-Making flyers

-Entering contact information into database

-Filing

-Creating mailings and publications

-Gift entry

-Gift acknowledgment

-Archiving

-Alumni tracking and outreach
-Donor contact tracking
-Grant writing

-Printing assignments

-Miscellaneous as assigned

 

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Project Assistant Intern

Organization: WasteCap

POSITION SUMMARY: The Project Intern works under the direction of WasteCap’s Project Manager. This position will provide technical assistance, educational assistance, monitor, measure, and document results of construction, demolition and deconstruction waste management efforts; secure clients, members and sponsors for continuing organization’s success. WasteCap wants to harness your passion, let us know if you have ideas about your involvement! Reports to Project Manager.

INTERN LOCATION : 2123 W. Michigan St, Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI

ABOUT WASTECAP : WasteCap Resource Solutions, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit and industry-supported organization with a mission to provide waste reduction and recycling assistance for the benefit of business and the environment. WasteCap assists and encourages companies to effectively drive costs out of their operations through improved solid waste management practices. The WasteCap mission is supported through a variety of efforts that are rooted in waste diversion, including: the WasteCap Architectural Salvage Warehouse, Construction & Demolition Waste Management, Deconstruction & Salvage Services, Education, Food Waste Diversion Awareness & Management, LEED administration, and more. You can visit our website at http://www.wastecap.org/

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with construction, demolition and deconstruction projects:
  • Help find / create markets for waste diversion efforts in Wisconsin
  • Assist with creating recycling and construction waste management plans
  • Track materials on WasteCap projects
  • Assist in securing future project work, product clients, members and sponsors for continuing organization’s success:
  • Research businesses, nonprofits, and projects that might benefit from WasteCap assistance
  • Outreach into the community to extend our reach with improving recycling and waste diversion efforts

ADDITIONAL DUTIES (AS REQUIRED):

  • Maintain and enhance WasteCap’s public image
  • Provide timely responses to telephone and email inquiries
  • Work with the WasteCap staff as a team member and help “do whatever it takes” to get WasteCap’s work done; additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Project Manager
  • Support WasteCap staff with applied research and project tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to work Monday – Friday

Students from a variety of majors within Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply. Some examples of majors that would be a good fit include those related to Sustainability, Environmental Studies, Business, etc.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (comfortable cold calling and public speaking).
  • Experience in the built industry or solid waste desirable.
  • Development experience desirable
  • Excellent ability to organize work to establish and meet deadlines.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented, results-driven, and shows a strong willingness to learn.
  • Problem solving ability through data analysis & research.
  • Extroversion, energy, and passion for the team.
  • Passion for our customers, and the end users of our products.
  • Interest in waste diversion and the built industry.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word, as well as social media is necessary.
    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS / WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL EFFORT
  • Medium physical activity: frequent walking/standing/lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; some repetitive motion

Note: Students from a variety of Arts and Sciences majors are encouraged to apply. This position would make a great fit for students from a variety of academic majors and backgrounds.

WHAT YOU’LL GET IN RETURN

  • Hands-on experience from working with real life day-to-day problems in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confidence in developing project management and communication tactics.
  • Hands-on experience on WasteCap projects.
  • Exposure to all functions of a non-profit organization.
  • Strong communication skills and experience collaborating with various levels of employee within the organization.
  • Experience advancing our sustainability initiatives while saving Milwaukee’s history from ending up in landfills

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Nonprofit Communication Internship

Organization: Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

About Us:

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional membership association of funders who support and promote effective philanthropy in Wisconsin.  Comprised of innovative, dynamic and engaged members dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents of our state, WPN is the premier resource for philanthropy in Wisconsin.

About the Available Opportunity

WPN is seeking an energetic and ambitious individual interested in gaining organizational skills and experience that will benefit him or her in virtually any employment setting.  WPN values the input of its interns and is dedicated to ensuring that each receives a valuable learning experience designed to meet individual educational and career goals. And, we are conveniently located on the bus line in Brookfield (Brookfield Square area).

Focused on comprehensive communications with our members, you will be exposed to the three core service areas WPN provides to its members: Professional Development/Programming, Research, and Networking. You will also hone your writing skills and gain experience in areas such as graphic design, data collection/analysis, program development and website enhancement.  Access to both PC and Mac technology is available.

NOTE:  Students from a wide spectrum of majors and programs of study within the College of Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply.  This internship opportunity can be customized to both utilize and enhance the skills of individuals from a broad range of majors and backgrounds.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design various printed marketing materials including conference and event brochures
  • Produce and distribute organizational news releases; other marketing content
  • Research and assist with fundraising opportunities such as grant writing and sponsorships
  • Assist with mailings and print production
  • Enhance WPN’s social media presence through Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages
  • Represent WPN at various programs and networking events
  • Assist with website maintenance and content updates
  • Assist Research Analyst with data collection, analysis and research requests

PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Outgoing personality with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with social networking sites and/or Google Analytics
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Interest in nonprofit management and/or philanthropy
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Neighborhood and Commercial Corridor Coordinator

Organization: 30th Street Industrial Corridor

The 30th Street Industrial Corridor is seeking a part-time Intern to serve as a Neighborhood and Commercial Corridor Coordinator.  

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND

The 30th Street Industrial Corridor is a 25 year old 501c3 doing economic development in Milwaukee’s central city. The Corridor also manages BID #37, which has over 150 different businesses spread over 880 acres, with many in manufacturing. This area, once anchored by A.O. Smith, Eaton and other economic powerhouse businesses, has suffered from divestment, blight and unemployment in recent years.  Currently The Corridor is also focused on Community and Neighborhood Development as well, understanding that it will take a concerted effort on the part of a variety of stakeholders to make these areas of Milwaukee vibrant again. The Corridor serves as the lead agency for the burgeoning Garden Homes Neighborhood Collaborative, and is working to involve businesses more actively in neighborhood development efforts.

ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with creating a complete inventory of available business properties within our BID area. 

  • Assist with developing a survey of our current businesses and helping to tabulate the data. 
  • Help to staff and support bi-monthly Garden Homes Coalition planning meetings and monthly community meetings by creating flyers, sending email and postal mail updates, creating agendas and sign in sheets, taking notes, etc. 
  • Developing relationships with the various partners of the Garden Homes Coalition, and continuing to solicit new partners to the table. 
  • Support local businesses through assisting them with graffiti abatement, facade and security grants, reporting dumping issues and safety issues. 
  • Represent The Corridor at various community events including Crime and Safety Meetings with the Milwaukee Police Department, other neighborhood meetings and events (Amani, Metcalf Park, Washington Park Partners, etc.) 
  • Assisting with planning and implementing the 3rd Annual Anti-Violence summit, Co-sponsored by The Corridor. 
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Social Media & Marketing Intern

Organization: Bublr Bikes

Are you obsessed with finding and sharing stories online? Does your social circle look to you as a source for happenings through your media platforms?  Bublr Bikes is Milwaukee’s only bike share service. We are a non-profit organization with 90 stations throughout Greater Milwaukee with a vision to provide a convenient transportation service for all Milwaukeeans. We are looking to transform how the public interacts and subscribes to Bublr Bikes through our marketing and social media program.

Bublr Bikes is a small team that loves having fun and is also littered with passion for Milwaukee, bikes, and building better cities. We seek individuals who crave learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects with even less fear to fail. As an intern you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow. 

Our ideal candidate is someone who walks into a room of people and can’t leave without making a few friends. Someone who is obsessed with social media and is creative and thoughtful when interacting with online communities and building relationships.

Interns are encouraged to bring their personal laptops for the duration of the internship but not required.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to create a long term social media plan and marketing calendar.
  • Relationship building with our online community by maintaining Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other media accounts.
  • How to track social media analytics using HootSuite and other software, and report results and new ideas to our marketing team.
  • Create compelling content that will be shared by influencers.
  • Creative feedback and viral loops between our Facebook page, Twitter, and blog accounts .
  • Assist our Social Media & Marketing Coordinator in building and executing creative marketing approaches for events and other related projects

What We Require:

  • An interest in organizing creative marketing events and projects, digital analytics, social media, building systems of approach for an overall successful marketing program which can include existing digital application tools and self-derived strategy.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of digital analytics platforms, particularly Google Analytics
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  • Creative and Flexible.
  • Familiarity with social networking sites desired
  • Interested in the issues such as equal access to basic necessities like public transportation, health, and other human services.
  • Interest in nonprofit management and community development.

We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals.  You will become extremely knowledgeable in online communication, a master of twitter (and HootSuite manager), and understanding of the right tactics to combine online marketing with overarching outreach goals in a professional setting.  You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the community. Interns are encouraged to bring their personal laptops for the duration of the internship but not required.

Details:

The position begins May 16th and ends August 25th. You are expected to work 15 hours a week.

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Research and Development Intern -- Brand Awareness and Lead Generation

Organization: zizzl

Background:

zizzl exists to unleash the job creating growth potential of small and mid-sized companies. Good jobs change lives. Our vision is to change 10,000 lives over the next 10 years through the creation of 10,000 good paying, family friendly, enriching jobs. We achieve this by expertly executing payroll and employee benefits tasks that consume the HR and management resources of small and mid-sized companies, freeing them to build stronger cultures that foster innovation and job creating growth.

Internship Description:

Major of Study does not matter. Candidates need to be team orientated, open minded and creative. This internship will be focused on the continuation of evaluating processes that will generate zizzl brand awareness and sales lead generation. Ultimately, the goal is to help develop and analyze what will help companies understand that zizzl is an asset to their business. This will be done in partnership with the “Business Development Team”. A by-product of this project is the opportunity to work in and learn about a smaller/younger company’s development. By nature, they tend to be very team oriented, fast moving, and dynamic. The opportunity to use analytical problem solving, independent decision making and communication skills is constant. Nowhere else can the power and impact of small teams be experienced so fully. The intern will work closely with the Vice President of Business Development.

Candidate Requirements:

1. Candidate must demonstrate authentic hospitality, dependable excellence, and optimistic energy in past, present and future interactions with people.

2. Candidate must be able to demonstrate achievements that reflect grit, courage and excellence.

3. zizzl is a company that is going on 2 years in business. Candidate must demonstrate a willingness to pitch-in.

4. Candidate must demonstrate a desire to work in a high performance, open, and collaborative environment with a constant stream of honest communication, productive conflict, change, innovation, and iteration.

5. Finally, candidate must be curious, creative, and passionate about the integrity of their work always digging deeper to find valuable and accurate insights.

Detail to Current Intern Position:

Assist with making calls and sending emails to potential clients. This sets the base of understanding for 1-5 below and in building pipeline for zizzl. (70% time allocated) The remaining (30% time allocated) will be used for a project based study designed to help zizzl’s future growth. (Examples: Building Electronic Survey, Data Analysis report, Further Development of Marketing Ideas)

  • Continue to analyze and improve process and procedures in place for lead generation.
  • Continue to analyze and improve scripts and e-mails used for lead generation.
  • Assist in development of Marketing targets and materials.
  • CRM’s are critical for all businesses. Most widely used CRM is SFDC. Learn the system, help build reports and analyze information drawn from calling/emails.
  • Build self-confidence and awareness when speaking with others.
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Research/Communications/Community Outreach Intern

Organization: WISDOM/EXPO

WISDOM is a nonprofit organization that links faith communities across Wisconsin to work for justice. WISDOM launched a campaign to end mass incarceration in Wisconsin in 2011. This campaign is known now as ROC (Restoring Our Communities) Wisconsin. For more information about WISDOM and the ROC Wisconsin Campaign, please visit http://wisdomwisconsin.org/ and http://www.rocwisconsin.org/.

EXPO (EX-Prisoners Organizing) is an organization of formerly incarcerated people who drive the ROC Wisconsin Campaign. EXPO works to end all forms of structural discrimination against previously imprisoned individuals and to restore formerly incarcerated women and men to full participation in the life of communities. For more information about EXPO, please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/expowisconsin.

WISDOM and EXPO seek an intern to assist with research, communications, and outreach efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of nonprofit administration and help expand the capacity of organizations that are working to advance racial and social justice in Wisconsin. This is an opportunity to do meaningful work, meet lots of people from diverse backgrounds, and work with social justice advocates and organizers who have years of successful experience.

Potential Responsibilities:

Conduct research on topics such as Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF), community-based alternatives to incarceration, the unique challenges facing formerly incarcerated women, and other aspects of the penal system;

Assist with various activities for EXPO’s #CloseMSDF Campaign and EXPO’s Women and Incarceration Initiative;

Reach out to student organizations, congregations, and other organizations that might be interested in inviting EXPO leaders to make presentations;

Help with the implementation of EXPO’s Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) plan;  Participate in various EXPO and ROC Wisconsin task forces, committees, and meetings;  Assist with the development of the EXPO newsletter;

Help with the maintenance of the EXPO database;

Create, develop, and maintain a new website for EXPO;

Help with other projects that are of personal interest.

Desired Qualifications:

Work toward a college degree in a relevant field;

Previous experience with research, communications, or outreach;

Computer literate;

Knowledge of website creation is a plus;

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Self-motivated, detail-oriented, good organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines;

Interest in nonprofit management and social justice.

Hours: 10 to 15 hours per week, preferably two to three times per week in the WISDOM office
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Digital Marketing Intern

Organization: RyTech

RyTech, a growing digital marketing firm with offices in suburban Chicago and Milwaukee’s Third Ward, seeks a Digital Marketing Intern. The Digital Marketing Intern will identify opportunities for aptitude and awareness within one of the firm’s seven core service offerings: website development, social media, email marketing, search engine optimization, text message marketing, content creation, and graphic design.

The Digital Marketing intern will work across teams to better understand strategies deployed to help maximize return on investment for clients. He/She will assist in the creation of content, presentations, reporting, marketing collateral, and more.

Intern will also assist with research and coordination to support the firm’s Vice President of Business Development on potential opportunities for new business, creating new relationships, and exposure within the local community.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Strong communication skills

Proficient written communication abilities

Detail oriented focus

Excellent organization and time management skills

Solid analytical, research and problem solving skills

Positive, can-do attitude

Enjoy a fast-pace, ever-changing work environment

QUALIFICATIONS

Pursuing an undergraduate degree

Able to work in the United States

Students from a variety of majors/backgrounds within Klingler College of Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply.

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Events Intern

Organization: The Florentine Opera Company

The Florentine Opera events intern will help with the planning, implementation and execution of company events, including but not limited to: performances at the Marcus Center, performances at the Florentine Opera Center, Off Stage events, Meet the Artist events, the Opera in the Schools tour, summer community engagement concerts at Colectivo, Festa Italiana, and Estabrook Park BeerGarden, and fundraising events, such as the annual fall gala and Pasta and Puccini.

May include some physical labor; must be able to lift 50 pounds. Weekend and evening availability is preferred. Must be 21 and older to work events with alcohol present. At least 8-10 hours a week preferred. Unpaid internship, but offers college credit and free admission to Florentine productions and events. 

*Note: This position is open to all majors, but it may be a good fit for those who are interested in non-profit management, the fine arts, or music performance.

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Administration Intern

Organization: The Florentine Opera Company

The Florentine Opera administration intern will help with, but will not be limited to, the following tasks: database entry, graphic design, web updates, social media, press releases, grant applications, and updating calendars of grants and events. May also help out at events if needed.

Hours mostly needed Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Some weekend and evening availability may be needed. Must be 18 and older; 21 preferred for events with alcohol present. At least 8-10 hours a week preferred. Unpaid internship, but offers college credit and free admission to Florentine productions and events. 

*Note: This position is open to all majors, but it may be a good fit for those who are interested in communications, marketing, non-profit management, the fine arts, or music performance.

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Marketing and Social Media Intern

Organization: Common Ground of Southeastern Wisconsin

We are a volunteer team of Milwaukee-area residents whose mission is to keep Lake Michigan clean. We have developed and tested an innovative approach to reducing pollution in the lake that now requires outreach and community awareness. The Marketing and Social Media Intern will be responsible for expanding community awareness through as many different channels as possible.

INTERN WILL LEARN AND BE EXPOSED TO

·         Creating a coordinated marketing strategy for conserving water during major storm events

·         Establishing a successful social media campaign

·         Evaluating the benefits of different marketing tactics

RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Create and implement social media campaigns

·         Assist in brainstorming and idea planning

·         Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts

·         Provide support to our team at live events

 QUALIFICATIONS

-Ideal for junior and senior Environmental Studies, Social Welfare and Justice, Political Science majors

-Students from a variety of majors/backgrounds within Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply

-Must be motivated, organized, and possess good communication skills

 SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION

-160 hours during the semester around intern’s schedule

-$13 per hour (for College of Arts & Sciences Career Ready Internship Program participants only)

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Assistant Community Organizer for Building Neighborhood Capacity Program (BNCP) Intern

Organization: Milwaukee Christian Center

Reports to: BNCP Community Organizer

Hours: 10-15 hours/week (per availability)

Location: Milwaukee Christian Center at 807 S 14th St 53204
What is BNCP?
Our focus is working for and with residents to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood of Muskego Way (16th to Layton Ave, Greenfield to Becher).
The BNCP approach to building capacity combines knowledge, skills, relationships, interactions, and organizational resources to enable residents, civic leaders, the public and private sectors, and local organizations to transform neighborhoods into places of opportunity. We look to strengthen families, address community safety issues, and work to enhance the economic vitality of the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide ongoing support to the Community Organizer in the following way: 70% community organizing; 30% independently chosen work

Examples of community organizing:
-Participate in door-to-door outreach with Community Organizer

- Provide email/phone follow-up with neighbors

-Attend some resource fairs, block meetings

- Assist in the coordination of residents and planning of projects
-The needs of BNCP are constantly evolving and we work with our interns to empower them to take on projects that are exciting to them – while also building up the neighborhood.

Some examples:
-Photography, Social Media, Marketing, Event Planning, Research, Outreach
Qualifications
At BNCP, we believe in asset-based development, both at a community level and a personal level. We look for intern candidates with a wide variety of skill-sets because we believe a diversity of backgrounds helps us grow together. However, some qualities are essential:
-Passion for neighborhood improvement

-Ability to work with diverse groups of people comfortably

-Strong communication skills

-Spanish speaking candidates preferred

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Museum Intern

Organization: Milwaukee County Historical Society

The Museum Intern will work with museum staff on a variety of projects designed to enhance the research and exhibit potential of the Milwaukee County Historical Society artifact collection. Interns will have input on projects based on the topics or museum practices they are most interested in. This position will allow interns to explore career options in public history and the museum field while also learning museum best practices and gaining hands-on experience.

Projects exist in the following three general areas, though there is often overlap in the duties performed:

  • Collections Management
  • Exhibit Development
  • Education and Programming

Museum experience is not required, but candidates should (1) show a willingness to learn and conform to museum best practices; (2) be in good academic standing; (3) have an interest in working in museum studies or public history; (4) demonstrate a strong ability to follow direction and work independently; and (5) be available 10-15 hours per week, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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Office of Grants and Contracts Administration Intern

Organization: Medical College of Wisconsin

We can be flexible; preference would be for ~20 hours per week either spread out over the course of a few days (M-F between approximately 8 AM – 5 PM), or over a few full days

Please describe the experience/program activities:

We have several projects that involve creating an inventory of our existing documentation and resources; archiving old documentation and replacing it with current version.  Establishing a versioning hierarchy and naming/labeling convention is also needed.

Another project is assembling several years’ worth of grant submission data, researching funding outcomes, and preparing some high-level reports.

Students will:
  • experience a busy central grants office at an academic medical center
  • work with Excel documents
  • practice research skills; leading with curiosity
  • use multiple systems (internal routing and approval system; NIH databases) to gather information

Working conditions:

Traditional office environment.

Physical requirements:

Not physically demanding.

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Legal Services for Immigrants Intern

Organization: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee is committed to providing high quality legal representation to low income immigrants who live within the ten counties of the Archdiocese. A large portion of our work is focused on immigrant victims of crime and domestic violence. We represent these victims on the context of applications for asylum, protection under the Violence Against Women Act and “U” Nonimmigrant Status.

Law Students and volunteers work with and assist staff attorneys in each component of our client’s submission to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. The majority of a student’s time is spent in trying to draft an affidavit in which the client must recount things that can be very difficult to talk about. Students craft an affidavit which reflects the client’s voice, educational level and emotion.

Specifically, students:

1. Assist staff attorneys in drafting affidavits for immigrant victims of crime and domestic violence.

2. Assist staff attorneys in translating various the documents which United States citizenship and Immigration Services requires to process petitions for immigrant victims of crime and domestic violence. Examples include birth certificates, marriage certificates, divorce certificates and letters of support.

3. Assist staff attorneys in preparing final submissions to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

4. Assist staff attorneys in obtaining the law enforcement certificates which are required in “U” Nonimmigrant status petitions.

5. Assist staff attorneys in obtaining certified court dispositions, hospital records, police reports and export reports.

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Human Resources/Recruitment Administration Intern

Organization: Milwaukee Center for Independence

MCFI HOME CARE provides personal care services to people of all ages with physical, developmental and serious mental illness to remain safely in their home.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties listed below may vary in terms of importance and others may be added or eliminated as this position develops.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides courteous and professional service while answering telephone inquiries.
  • Makes file folders for new employees, and file the associated paperwork
  • Creating and managing job postings on multiple sites
  • Managing applicants’ paperwork
  • Creating and drafting posts for social media sites
  • Contacting applicants via phone or email to schedule interviews for the interviewer
  • Accompanying Home Care employees to job fairs

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The following are requirements for the job:

  • Ability to utilize computer applications and to develop in a computerized environment.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of the team in order to meet department goals and objectives.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a positive working relationship with staff, clients and the public.
  • Ability to perform duties with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Graduation from high school or its equivalent.
  • In a degree program for Business, Human Resources, or Community Outreach
  • One year of related coursework or employment desired
  • Comfortable with phone conversations
  • Experience using computers and printer/scanners
  • MUST PASS background check, TB Skin test
  • MUST SIGN HIPAA policy

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or special needs to perform the essential functions.

  • Oral and verbal ability consistent with the need to effectively communicate with both internal and external customers.
  • Mobility consistent with the ability to utilize a copy machine drawer file cabinets as needed.

WORK CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Part-time position operating in a general office setting and often in external community settings
  • Many of the functions of this position are deadline oriented
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Communications Campaign Intern

Organization: Caterpillar

Building on platform “Wherever There’s Mining, We’re There…Making Progress Possible” communications campaign. The mining industry produces energy, metals and minerals that are essential to economic prosperity and a better quality of life.

Key deliverables:

-Creating Web and Social Media Presence that promotes Caterpillar’s efforts in Making Progress Possible Internal Web platform viewed by 1600 employees daily

-Social media (Twitter/Facebook) to engage our internal and public audience in the work we do.

-Continue strengthening SM&T’s relationship with National Mining Association, and other mining organizations (SME). Through online research and regular meetings understand their political position, and provide input on application at Caterpillar. Plan opportunities for speakers, and communication partnerships

-Determine Communication plan to educate employees on the Government Affairs strategy, events and the U.S. public policy issues Partner with Jason Lynn, What we’re doing in Coal Advocacy

-Possibility: ½ day Job-shadow GA team member in Peoria

-Partner with Communications team lead on developing a plan that celebrates our Manufacturing heritage (during Manufacturing month- October) and helps create collateral (newsletters/posters/etc) that acknowledges our manufacturing values (Safety, Quality, Velocity, Cost)

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Neuroscience Research Center Intern

Organization: Medical College of Wisconsin, Neuroscience Research Center

There are 7 internships available within the Neuroscience Research Center, please contact Internship Coordinator, sarah.curry@marquette.edu for a full list of these internship descriptions

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Social Media/Education Intern

Organization: STEMhero

Social Media / Education Internship opportunity at water / education tech startup:

Seeking individuals with a passion for education equity, environmental sustainability, and innovative use of social media. This individual will build and implement real social media campaigns and strategies to delight students, schools, and our utility partners around the world.

STEMhero is growing quickly and you will play a vital leadership role in speeding up that growth.

  • Students with coursework or other experience in education, environmental sustainability, math, marketing or public relations are encouraged to apply.
  • Expected Time Commitment: 10-12 hours/week.
STEMhero is a growing, award winning, startup tech company used by students across the country. We make math, science and engineering more relevant for students while also taking on the world's energy and water challenges.

We are deeply networked into Milwaukee's booming water technology, energy, and STEM education sectors.

Ability to work from on and off campus.

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Health Education Intern

Organization: STEMhero

Health  Education Internship opportunity at growing local tech startup:

Seeking individuals with a passion for education and public health equity -- particularly among youth. This individual will lead research, creation, and implementation of an empowering health and outreach program.

STEMhero is a growing, award winning, startup tech company used by students across the country. We make math, science and engineering more relevant for students while also taking on the world's energy and water challenges. Now, STEMhero is ready to expand its platform to empower youth around healthy actions.


You will play a vital leadership role in shaping STEMhero’s health curriculum through your research of existing resources. Eagerness to engage with and learn from health and education leaders in the community is a must.
  • Students with coursework or other experience in education, public health, math, public relations, spanish, and/or computer science are especially encouraged to apply..  
  • Expected Time Commitment: 10-12 hours/week.
    Ability to work from on and off campus.
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Recruiting / Events Intern

Organization: Skills Pipeline

Skills Pipeline Group helps companies from small startups to large global enterprises identify, engage and acquire top technology talent. We also work on building startup culture and the technology community in Southeast Wisconsin through our Startup Milwaukee division

We serve as talent scouts helping our clients find the hard to find employees need to run their businesses. We are looking for a Recruiting & Events Intern to join the Skills Pipeline Group team on a part-time basis! You will work with our talent recruiting team in an entrepreneurial environment to help find and hire top information technology talent for Skills Pipeline’s clients. You also will work closely with Startup Milwaukee helping us produce large events for the tech and startup community.

Your Role

· Research potential candidates using internet and other tools to develop a full candidate profile.

· Handle some communications with candidates

· Maintain Google calendars and coordinate interviews.

· Coordinate and manage events for 100 to 200 people.

· Handle telephone calls and respond to inquiries.

· Maintain and update data in the firm’s internal database.

· Assist with reference checks and other background checks.

· Properly document interviews, reference checks and other information according to Skills Pipeline’s standards.

· Communicate with candidates start date information.

· Post positions on job boards and LinkedIn as requested.

Skills & Experience Required

· Student must currently be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Ability to provide exceptional client service and exhibit a sense of urgency, commitment to quality, and timely completion of duties.

· Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).

· A keen sense of accuracy and attention to detail.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

Skills Pipeline Group has offices located in Milwaukee and Mequon, Wisconsin. The intern will be required to work from Skills Pipeline’s office one or two days a week. Scheduling is flexible.


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Justice Center Family Forms Helpdesk Intern

Organization: Milwaukee Justice Center

The Milwaukee Justice Center is seeking internship candidates for Spring 2019.  Substantial training and supervision is provided.  Internships are unpaid, but may be completed for academic credit.  Interns are expected to serve between 8-10 hours per week.  This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing a social work, social justice, or legal career.

Position Summary:

Interns with the Milwaukee Justice Center work in both family forms self help desk and the information/intake front desk. In family forms self-help desk, interns will work one-on-one with individuals who are representing themselves in the Milwaukee County Circuit Courts on issues related to divorce, child support, custody decisions, and placement schedules. Interns provide information on completing legal forms and describing filing procedures in the Courthouse.  At the front desk, interns will answer questions about available services, offer direction to referral resources, and assist clinic supervision and administrative staff to manage clinic services intake.

Interns who perform at a high service level will be offered additional opportunities for service, including learning more complicated forms and procedures or observing attorneys as they provide brief legal advice in the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics.

About the Milwaukee Justice Center (“MJC”)

The Milwaukee Justice Center provides services to over 10,000 individuals per year who are representing themselves in their civil legal matter without the assistance of an attorney.  The MJC offers self-help services through the Family Law Self-Help Desk, brief legal advice and referrals through the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics, dispute resolution through Parenting Conferences, and outreach of these services through the Mobile Legal Clinic.  If the legal system is to be seen as equitable, impartial, and just, all people require access to information and advice that is relevant to their unique circumstances. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Initial interview with client to gather information and identify appropriate services and/or procedure
  • Assist client to complete handwritten or typewritten forms
  • Explain multi-step process to filing an action or motion in Milwaukee County Circuit Court
  • Provide referrals to other offices or resources, within and outside of the Courthouse
  • Communicate appointment confirmation and answer questions via phone
  • Understand difference between legal advice and legal information
  • Maintain client and case information confidentiality
  • Communicate with supervisor to ensure accurate process and information
  • Assist with other administrative duties, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Be in good academic standing
  • Very strong communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal)
  • Experience and comfort working with diverse groups of people
  • Knowledge of word processing software, using the internet, and database searches
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Availability for one two-hour observation shift and one half-day (4 hour) training prior to the start of the semester
  • Availability for 10 hours per week during the semester
    • Available shifts are as follows:
      • Monday: 830am-Noon or 1pm-4pm
      • Tuesday: 830am-Noon or 1pm-4pm
      • Wednesday: 830am-Noon or 1pm-4pm
      • Thursday: 830am-Noon or 1:30pm-4pm
      • Friday: 830am-Noon or 1:30pm-4pm
  • Second language skills desired, but not necessary
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Nonprofit Communication Intern

Organization: Wisconsin Philanthropy Network

About Us:

Wisconsin Philanthropy Network (WPN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit professional membership association of funders who support and promote effective philanthropy in Wisconsin.  Comprised of innovative, dynamic and engaged members dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents of our state, WPN is the premier resource for philanthropy in Wisconsin.

About the Available Opportunity

WPN is seeking an energetic and ambitious individual interested in gaining skills and experience that will benefit him or her in virtually any employment setting.  WPN values the input of its interns and is dedicated to ensuring that each receives a valuable learning experience designed to meet individual educational and career goals. We are conveniently located on the bus line near Brookfield Square.

Focused on comprehensive communications with our members, you will be exposed to the three core service areas WPN provides to its members: Professional Development/Programming, Research, and Networking. You will also hone your writing skills and gain experience in areas such as graphic design, data collection/analysis, program development and website enhancement.  Access to both PC and Mac technology is available.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with design of printed marketing materials
  • Produce and distribute organizational news releases; other marketing content
  • Research and assist with fundraising opportunities such as grant writing and sponsorships
  • Assist with mailings and print production
  • Represent WPN at various programs and networking events
  • Assist with website maintenance and content updates
  • Assist Research Analyst with data collection, analysis and research requests
  • Compile contact list; assist with prospective member database maintenance (research/data entry)
  • General clerical assistance as needed

PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Students from a wide spectrum of majors and programs of study are encouraged to apply.

This internship opportunity can be customized to both utilize and enhance the skills of each individual

  • Outgoing personality with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Interest in nonprofit management and/or philanthropy
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Sustainability Communications Intern

Organization: City of Milwaukee Environmental Collaboration Office

Brief overview of internship position and how it fits within organization

The City of Milwaukee’s The Environmental Collaboration Office, or ECO, strives to make Milwaukee a world class eco-city. ECO develops practical solutions that improve people’s lives and the economy while working to protect and restore the natural ecosystems that support our long-term prosperity. We collaborate with the community, develop global partnerships, offer award-winning programs, and implement the City’s Refresh Milwaukee sustainability plan.

Interns at ECO are given the opportunity to produced published documents, draft website content, and collaborate with the community to educate the public and advance ECO’s mission. Interns at ECO will have the opportunity to develop project management skills, learn how public policy is developed, and grow as leaders. Because ECO collaborates with many other agencies in city government and community organizations, interns will be exposed to additional networking opportunities. Interns will work directly with the City’s Environmental Sustainability Director, Erick Shambarger, who is an MU Arts and Sciences alumnus.

Description of responsibilities and duties:

  • Draft content for ECO websites, newsletters, and other communications
  • Represent ECO at community informational events, such as housing resource fairs
  • Work on special projects as assigned by the Director.  This may include supporting ECO’s programs such as the Milwaukee Shines solar program, Me2 home energy efficiency program, and HOME GR/OWN urban agriculture initiative as informed by the intern’s interests.
  • Students with math and science interest may support analysis of the city’s energy use.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Environmental Studies majors/minors or Writing-Intensive English students are preferred, but students from a variety of majors/backgrounds within Arts & Sciences are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent writing skills, geared toward the general public
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Strong desire to serve the community and protect the environment
  • Solid critical thinking skills
  • Self-efficacy
  • Desktop publishing or website management skills is a plus

Compensation: Students who qualify for the Career Ready Internship program through Marquette will receive $13/hour for up to 160 hours maximum during the semester.  Students who are ineligible for that program may be accepted on an unpaid basis if they are receiving class credit for an internship through Marquette.

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Education Department Intern

Organization: Discovery World
We are looking for an enthusiastic student comfortable with public speaking to work closely with the Education Department to assist with the preparation and implementation of educational programming for visiting students. This individual will gain experience in presenting and leading lab programs, such as Discovery World’s Energy and Light program or Salmon’s Journey tours. Individuals with experience in working with children, whether in a teaching or leadership role, are encouraged to apply.


Preferred availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, mornings/early afternoons.

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Public Relations and Communications Intern

Organization: Discovery World

Do you have an interest in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism and Event Planning? Discovery World is looking for a PR & Events Intern to assist with the preparation for special events logistics, on-camera appearances, marketing analytics, and the creation of content for all forms of media. Assist in planning and organizing special events, monitoring and updating Discovery World’s online presence, from social media platforms to local event calendars. Students applying for this internship must have strong writing and communication skills. Background knowledge, or a willingness to learn about Social Media for business, is a plus.

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Community Programs Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life, creating a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:

The Community Programs Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, gain connections with the Milwaukee food scene, and hone great communication skills while supporting the creation of a more sustainable and socially just food system. This internship will provide experience in community engagement, volunteer management, web-based design, social media and nonprofit management. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

Reports to: Community Events Coordinator

                                                    

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N. Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  2. Various outreach events across Milwaukee
  3. Habitat for Humanity - 3726 N. Booth St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Spring Internship only)                                                  

Learning Opportunities and Duties:                                            

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Collaborate with Community Events Coordinator to plan and implement the Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ (Spring), Fruity Nutty Five Contest (Fall), Outreach and Marketing Programs (Year-Round), FarmRaiser (Summer)
  • Promote upcoming VGI events, classes and programs via social media, promotional materials, our website, and other creative, grassroots means
  • Manage our website, including updating member database and individual web pages
  • Write blog posts related to urban agriculture
  • Manage outreach opportunity listings
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports.
  • Conduct community outreach to raise awareness and interest in urban agriculture                                                   

Qualifications:                                                      

  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Clear communication skills when working with venues, partners, donors, and all people that come together to make VGI programs happen
  • Proficiency in MS Office and basic website design
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:30 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, nonprofit management, marketing, or sustainability student preferred.

The Community Programs Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general organizational and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach fun events as well as our urban farm, Concordia Gardens.

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Education Programs Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life to create a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:

The Education Programs Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, gain connections with the Milwaukee food scene, and hone great communication skills while supporting the creation of a more sustainable and socially just food system. This internship will provide experience in curriculum development, education program planning and evaluation, event planning, community engagement, volunteer management, marketing, web-based design, and nonprofit management. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

Reports to: Program and Operations Director

        

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI
  2. Victory Garden Urban Farm - 220 E. Concordia Ave. Milwaukee, WI
  3. Education venues throughout Milwaukee and beyond.

Learning Opportunities and Duties:

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Collaborate with Education Programs Manager to plan and implement the Food Leader Certification Program (Spring and Fall), YEP! Youth Education Program (Spring and Summer), Move Grass Clases (Spring and Fall)
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports.
  • Develop YEP! Program materials including experiential (hands on) curriculum, evaluation methods, marketing, and procedures
  • Assist in marketing educational programs including material development, advertisements, and other promotional material
  • Create and distribute promotional materials for upcoming programs (canvassing, putting up posters, attending community meetings)
  • Help VGI run an informational/educational table at community outreach events
  • Assist in maintaining Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts on behalf of VGI
  • Design fliers and write newsletter content
  • Complete other duties as assigned                                                                                                                                               

Qualifications:                                                   

  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Clear communication skills when working with venues, partners, donors, and all people that come together to make VGI programs happen
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Suite and basic website design
  • Proficient with marketing through social media engagement
  • Responsible, able to follow through on assignments and work independently
  • Availability some evenings and weekends for outreach and volunteer events
  • Passionate about changing the food system and living the VGI mission
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:30 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, nonprofit management, education, marketing, or sustainability student preferred. Additional desired skills: Curriculum design and youth engagement experience                                   

The Education Programs Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general organizational and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach events as well as our urban farm, Concordia Gardens.

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Grant Writing and Research Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life to create a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.                                               

Position Description:                                                           

The Grant Writing and Research Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, gain connections with the Milwaukee food scene, and hone great communication skills while supporting the creation of a more sustainable and socially just food system. This internship will provide experience in grant management, program evaluation, community engagement, volunteer management, marketing, web-based design, and nonprofit management. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

Reports to: Education Programs Manager

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI
  2. Victory Garden Urban Farm - 220 E. Concordia Ave. Milwaukee, WI

Learning Opportunities and Duties:

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Collaborate with Education and Community Programs Manager to research, write, and submit letter of intent and full grant proposals for operations, capacity, and all VGI programs
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports
  • Develop grant proposal and report materials such as case studies, need assessment, participant  testimony,  and program impact evaluations
  • Maintain grant database with up-to-date deadlines, opportunities, and proposal status
  • Research funding opportunities for all aspects of VGI
  • Help VGI run an informational/educational table at community outreach events
  • Complete other duties as assigned                                                                                                                                                           

Qualifications:

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated research experience with preference in non-profit funding
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Aptitude for commitment to deadlines
  • An ability to multi-task and work efficiently without close supervision
  • High degree of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Suite and basic website design
  • Availability some evenings for volunteer events
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Passionate about changing the food system and living the VGI mission
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, nonprofit management, or sustainability student preferred. Additional desired skills: Previous experience with nonprofit PR or fundraising (not required but preferred)                                                                                        

The Grant Writing and Research Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general organizational and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach events as well as our urban farm, Concordia Gardens.

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Marketing Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life, creating a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:

The Marketing intern supports the work of the Mission Advancement Coordinator by creating  Marketing materials, enhancing the website, and implementing various aspects of the marketing plan                                     

Reports to: Mission Advancement Specialist and Programs and Operations Director

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N. Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  2. Various outreach events across Milwaukee
  3. Habitat for Humanity - 3726 N. Booth St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Spring Internship only)                                                

Learning Opportunities and Duties:             

  • Create and develops marketing materials
  • Inspires participation in VGI’s mission to the general public, through compelling marketing messaging.
  • Supports program enrollment by creating appealing marketing brochures, posters, and other materials.
  • Learns about effective messaging, and translating of mission and organizational culture, into action.
  • Support website and newsletter management
  • Supports all communications, as described in VGI’s marketing plan (under development), including, but not limited to our website, newsletter, twitter, facebook, instagram and other
  • Promote upcoming VGI events, classes and programs via social media, promotional materials, our website, and other creative, grassroots means
  • Manage our website, including updating member database and individual web pages..

Qualifications:                                                 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use Google and Microsoft Suites and other technology proficient
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic graphic design skills and familiarity with graphic design softwares
  • Drivers license or ability to travel to and from work
  • Keen sense of style, marketing, and public relationship helpful
  • Prefer Marketing or Graphic Designer degrees
  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:00 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own

The Marketing Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general marketing and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach fun events as well as our urban farm, Victory Garden Urban Farm.

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Marketing Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life, creating a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:

The Marketing intern supports the work of the Mission Advancement Coordinator by creating  Marketing materials, enhancing the website, and implementing various aspects of the marketing plan                                              

Reports to: Mission Advancement Specialist and Programs and Operations Director

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N. Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  2. Various outreach events across Milwaukee
  3. Habitat for Humanity - 3726 N. Booth St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Spring Internship only)                                                   

Learning Opportunities and Duties:                                                      

  • Create and develops marketing materials
  • Inspires participation in VGI’s mission to the general public, through compelling marketing messaging.
  • Supports program enrollment by creating appealing marketing brochures, posters, and other materials.
  • Learns about effective messaging, and translating of mission and organizational culture, into action.
  • Support website and newsletter management
  • Supports all communications, as described in VGI’s marketing plan (under development), including, but not limited to our website, newsletter, twitter, facebook, instagram and other
  • Promote upcoming VGI events, classes and programs via social media, promotional materials, our website, and other creative, grassroots means
  • Manage our website, including updating member database and individual web pages..
                                             

Qualifications:                                                          

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use Google and Microsoft Suites and other technology proficient
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic graphic design skills and familiarity with graphic design softwares
  • Drivers license or ability to travel to and from work
  • Keen sense of style, marketing, and public relationship helpful
  • Prefer Marketing or Graphic Designer degrees
  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:00 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own

The Marketing Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general marketing and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach fun events as well as our urban farm, Victory Garden Urban Farm.

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Outreach and Public Engagement Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life, creating a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:                                                      

The Outreach and Public Engagement Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, gain connections with the Milwaukee food scene, and hone great communication skills while supporting the creation of a more sustainable and socially just food system. This internship will provide experience in community engagement, public speaking, networking, and relationship building. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

 Reports to: Community Events Coordinator

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N. Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  2. Various outreach events across Milwaukee
  3. Habitat for Humanity - 3726 N. Booth St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Spring Internship only)                                                           

Learning Opportunities and Duties:                                                         

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Collaborate with VGI Staff to seek out and attend outreach events to promote the mission, vision, and upcoming programs and events of VGI
  • Promote upcoming VGI events, classes and programs via social media, promotional materials, our website, and other creative, grassroots means
  • Manage outreach opportunity listings
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports.
  • Conduct community outreach to raise awareness and interest in urban agriculture                                                          

Qualifications:                                                           

  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Clear communication skills when working with venues, partners, donors, and all people that come together to make VGI programs happen
  • Proficiency in MS Office and basic website design
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:30 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, nonprofit management, marketing, or sustainability student preferred.

The Outreach and Public Engagement Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general organizational and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach fun events as well as the Victory Garden Urban Farm.

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Social Media Engagement Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Social Media Engagement Internship                                                          

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life, creating a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:                                                         

The Social Media Engagement Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, gain connections with the Milwaukee food scene, and hone great communication skills while supporting the creation of a more sustainable and socially just food system. This internship will provide experience in community engagement, public speaking, networking, and relationship building. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

The goal is to gradually achieve exceptional people engagement and intimacy, website traffic and revenue by strategically using all aspects of the social media marketing roadmap.

Reports to: Mission Advancement Coordinator

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N. Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  2. Various outreach events across Milwaukee
  3. Habitat for Humanity - 3726 N. Booth St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Spring Internship only)                                                        

Learning Opportunities and Duties:                                                           

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability.
  • Promote upcoming VGI events, classes and programs via social media, promotional materials, our website, and other creative, grassroots means.
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports.
  • Join relevant conversations on behalf of VGI and “soft sell” VGI participation by providing support  and information to prospective participants.
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action.
  • Assist in creating editorial calendars and syndication schedules.
  • Assist in capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information.
  • Collaborate with VGI Staff to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions.
  • Collaborate with VGI Staff to develop a monthly content calendar to support upcoming programs & new product intros. Help to identify what is buzzworthy, unique and timely.
  • Identify unique ways to promote VGI in a natural way on each social media platform.
  • Write fun, engaging captions & social copy,  promoting a fun and energizing VGI presence.
  • Stay in the know with changes to platforms to enable quick adjustments to our approach.
  • Learn and understand the entire digital user experience to reinforce consistency in social content.
  • Daily community management/customer service responses. Active social listening amongst channels to identify unreported customer experiences.                                           

Qualifications:                                                      

  • Full understanding of major social media platforms.
  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Clear communication skills when working with venues, partners, donors, and all people that come together to make VGI programs happen
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, MS Office and basic website design
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:30 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, nonprofit management, marketing, or sustainability student preferred.

The Social Media Engagement Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general organizational and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach fun events as well as the Victory Garden Urban Farm.

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Urban Farm/Agriculture Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life to create a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:                                                           

The Urban Farm Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, urban neighborhood development, community engagement, volunteer management, and urban food systems. This internship opportunity is part education and part hands-on work experience. Your work will be embedded in Milwaukee’s Harambee Neighborhood where the post-industrial economic crash has hit hard, but where Milwaukeeans from all walks of life are contributing to advance economic prosperity, improve urban health and deepen community connections. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

Reports to: Farm Coordinator

Location:

  1. Farm activities (all months): Victory Garden Urban Farm - 220 E. Concordia Ave. Milwaukee, WI
  2. Planning support (winter months): Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI                                                           

Learning Opportunities and Duties:                                                           

  • Work 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Collaborate with the Farm Coordinator to plan and implement food production throughout the growing season
  • Compost food waste
  • Cultivate soil
  • Plan, plant, cultivate, and harvest crops
  • Provide irrigation for orchards, vegetable crops, and gardens
  • Work with seedlings and plants inside hoop house
  • Enhance permaculture plantings in an urban forest
  • Maintain general farm grounds including mowing and pulling weeds
  • Prepare for an extended growing season from early spring to late fall
  • Participate in winter preparations of farm
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports
  • Assist in urban farm action and project planning
  • Manage small groups of volunteers during workday events
  • Give tours of Concordia Gardens to small groups
  • Conduct community outreach to raise awareness and interest in urban agriculture
  • Work with neighborhood youth in the gardens                                                           

Qualifications:                                                           

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Capable of physical work (bending, lifting, shoveling, etc.)
  • Enjoyment being outside and gardening                                                
  • Ability to work long hours in all kinds of weather conditions
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Clear communication skills when working with partners, donors, and all people that come together to make VGI programs happen
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Suites
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:30 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, or sustainability student preferred.

The Victory Garden Urban Farm Intern is crucial to the productivity of our 1.5 community education farm. In addition to general farm needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at Victory Garden Urban Farm such as healthy cooking classes, bi-weekly workdays on Saturday mornings, and volunteer events.

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Volunteer Engagement Intern

Organization: Victory Garden Initiative

Victory Garden Initiative is a non-profit organization that builds communities who grow their own food as a way of life, creating a community-based, ecologically sustainable, socially just and nutritious food system for all. We are a small, dynamic and rapidly growing organization seeking the right team member to join us in changing Milwaukee’s landscape into a lush, food-producing city.

Position Description:                                                         

The Volunteer Engagement Internship is an opportunity to expand your knowledge of urban food production, gain connections with the Milwaukee food scene, and hone great communication skills while supporting the creation of a more sustainable and socially just food system. This internship will provide experience in community engagement, public speaking, networking, and relationship building. This is an unpaid internship - students that qualify for school credit are encouraged to apply. Interns can also be hard-core volunteers that are not students!

Reports to: Community Events Coordinator

Location:

  1. Victory Garden Initiative Office - 1845 N. Farwell Ave. Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  2. Various outreach events across Milwaukee
  3. Habitat for Humanity - 3726 N. Booth St. Milwaukee, WI 53212 (Spring Internship only)                                                           

Learning Opportunities and Duties:                                                           

  • Work from Victory Garden Initiative office 10-15 hours per week, 2-3 days per week; evening and weekend availability
  • Coordinate and lead groups of volunteers at the Victory Garden Urban Farm and other programs
  • Work with program managers to create an updated volunteer opportunity list and posting for outreach events and on various websites
  • Update volunteer tracking information for up to date volunteer impact reporting
  • Conduct outreach: at events; canvassing; putting up posters; attending community meetings
  • Design fliers, curate social media posts and write newsletter content
  • Lead groups of volunteers during the BLITZ (Spring internship only)
  • Collaborate with VGI Staff to seek out and attend volunteer outreach events to promote the mission, vision, and upcoming programs and events of VGI
  • Promote upcoming VGI events, classes and programs via social media, promotional materials, our website, and other creative, grassroots means
  • Manage volunteer opportunity listings
  • Create and update detailed organizational materials, production tracking, budget evaluations, and activity reports.                                                

Qualifications:                                                           

  • Aptitude for detail management and commitment to deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and work independently
  • Clear communication skills when working with venues, partners, donors, and all people that come together to make VGI programs happen
  • Proficiency in MS Office and basic website design
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Available ten to fifteen hours per week during 8:30-5:30 business hours
  • Interest in food system issues
  • Ability to work in a team and on your own
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Biology, agriculture, environmental, nonprofit management, marketing, or sustainability student preferred.

The Volunteer Engagement Intern is crucial to the success of our programs. In addition to general organizational and program needs, this intern can expect to take part in events and activities that take place at our many outreach fun events as well as the Victory Garden Urban Farm.
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Sales and Accounts Intern

Organization: Scanalytics

Scanalytics Inc. is seeking a talented and ambitious intern to join our sales team. We are looking for someone who will be responsible for supporting our outbound and inbound sales efforts, and interested in developing their sales and communication skills in real-world applications. You will help identify, qualify and convert sales leads, and educate the prospects through all stages of the sales cycle.

Scanalytics, based in Ward4, Milwaukee is among the top 10 fastest growing “Internet of Things” companies, measuring human behavior insights through intelligent floor sensors. The SoleSensor platform translates consumer foot traffic into actionable data through a dashboard interface for real-time and historical viewing of trends in physical spaces. Using the floor sensor technology, brands capture and analyze occupancy, traffic patterns and engagement times to increase conversions and improve ROI. With over 10 million impressions to date, Scanalytics has deployed SoleSensors across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.

Requirements

Strong communication skills

Experience with standard software platforms

Ability to prioritize based on opportunities

Customer Service and detail oriented mindset

Effective time management abilities

Team player

Primary Responsibilities

Research and create prospect lists

Build and deliver drip campaigns

Manage inbound lead submissions

Create and customize sales collateral

Oversee and support new account implementation

Record daily sales and deal stage activity

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 Market Research Intern

Organization: Scanalytics

Scanalytics, based in Ward 4, Milwaukee is among the top 10 fastest growing "Internet of Things" companies, measuring human behavior insights through intelligent floor sensors. The SoleSensor platform translates consumer foot traffic into actionable data through a dashboard interface for real-time and historical viewing of trends in physical spaces. Using the floor sensor technology, brands capture and analyze occupancy, traffic patterns and engagement times to increase conversions and improve ROI. With over 10 million impressions to date, Scanalytics has deployed SoleSensors across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.

Job Duties

  • Research regional, national and global market conditions
  • Monitor industry trends and predictions
  • Analyze the competitive landscape in relevant industries
  • Provide product/market feedback to drive business strategy (collecting customer feedback and gathering insights on customer experience with the product)
  • Measure and assess customer satisfaction.
  • Work closely with clients to understand their business objectives
  • Identify potential partners and exploring product integration and cross-sell opportunities
  • Author reports containing actionable recommendations
  • Provide strategic guidance to customers on utilizing collected data and applying the uncovered insights to their businesses
  • Provide customers with vital information to help them optimize physical spaces in order to attain set business goals and increase returns on investment
  • Guide decisions on enhancing customer experience
  • Research features and design of competing products
  • Supply ideas for continuous product improvement
  • Help to develop marketing and advertising content
  • Measure the effectiveness of marketing, advertising and communications programs and strategies.
  • Assist in supporting project management needs – including scheduling, project planning, meeting notes, action items, documentation, etc.

Note: This internship would be a good fit for a variety of majors from the Arts & Sciences.

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Software Development Intern

Organization: Scanalytics

Scanalytics, based in Ward4, Milwaukee is among the top 10 fastest growing “Internet of Things” companies, measuring human behavior insights through intelligent floor sensors. The SoleSensor platform translates consumer foot traffic into actionable data through a dashboard interface for real-time and historical viewing of trends in physical spaces. Using the floor sensor technology, brands capture and analyze occupancy, traffic patterns and engagement times to increase conversions and improve ROI. With over 10 million impressions to date, Scanalytics has deployed SoleSensors across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.

Description:Projects will be assigned either as a team, or individually, to develop, test, and document software, that will be deployed in a variety of applications. Responsibilities include coding, testing and debugging.Theinternwill be expected to actively contribute in a team setting to build, enhance, and support custom-developed software benefiting a wide array of innovative technologies. This position will prove to be challenging, but offers practical, yet rewarding experience in the short-term and has the potential to become a long-term career opportunity.

Qualifications: Knowledge or experience in any of the following programs is a plus:Python, C, C++, Javascript, Django, HTML, Android, iOS.  Note: This internship would be a good fit for a variety of majors from the Arts and Sciences.

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UI/UX Development or Design Intern

Organization: Scanalytics

Scanalytics, based in Ward4, Milwaukee is among the top 10 fastest growing “Internet of Things” companies, measuring human behavior insights through intelligent floor sensors. The SoleSensor platform translates consumer foot traffic into actionable data through a dashboard interface for real-time and historical viewing of trends in physical spaces. Using the floor sensor technology, brands capture and analyze occupancy, traffic patterns and engagement times to increase conversions and improve ROI. With over 10 million impressions to date, Scanalytics has deployed SoleSensors across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.

Position Title:UI/UX Development or DesignIntern

Qualifications: Scanalytics is looking for a talented individual to join itsinternshipprogramas a UI/UX DesignerIntern. Design user interfaces for complex online and mobile (phone, browser, and tablet) applications. Participate in UI/UX strategy development. Ensure that products adhere to UI standards. Create UI mockups and prototypes. Directly work with product managers and developers to ensure development matches design. Develop detailed design specifications, wireframes, mocks, and prototypes and timelines based upon functional requirements. Research new UI technologies. Note: This internship would be a good fit for a variety of majors from the Arts and Sciences.

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Genetic Counseling Intern

Organization: Medical College of Wisconsin

**You will apply to this internship externally through the MCW PURE program (link is below in description)***

Genetic counselors are healthcare professionals with specialized graduate training in the areas of medical genetics and counseling.  Genetic counselors usually work as members of a healthcare team, providing information and support to families who have members with birth defects or genetic disorders and to families who may be at risk for a variety of inherited conditions.

Depending on the specific reason(s) for the consultation, the genetic counselor may:

  • Review personal and family medical histories
  • Identify possible genetic risks and discuss inheritance patterns
  • Review appropriate testing options
  • Discuss prevention strategies, screening tools, and disease management
  • Provide genetics-related information and reliable resources
  • Provide supportive counseling

(Adapted from www.nsgc.org)

ABOUT MCW:

Mission:  To be a national leader in the education and development of the next generation of physicians and scientists; to discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical sciences; to provide cutting-edge, interdisciplinary and compassionate clinical care of the highest quality; and to improve the health of the communities we serve.

At MCW, our genetic counselors work in a wide variety of settings and may provide different services.  We currently staff the Froedtert Health Network clinics in:  perinatology and family planning, oncology, cardiology, ophthalmology, and neurology. 

OBJECTIVE:

To assist the genetic counselors in case preparation and program development projects.  Also to observe genetic counseling sessions and learn about genetic counseling as a career.

DAYS AND TIMES:

The days and times of the internship are variable depending on the on-site needs and intern availability.  We will adapt to fit to the student’s schedule.  Our commitment is typically 140-160 hours per semester. 

DUTIES:

  • Shadow clinicians and observe patient care.
  • Provide aide-related activities such as obtaining medical records, family medical history, pedigree construction, relevant medical literature searches, other case preparation work, and communication follow-up.
  • Aid in the development of patient education tools.
  • Work on program development projects that may involve data collection/entry, data analysis, contacting referring physicians, enhancing access to services, etc.
  • Participate in community education events.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Actively enrolled as an undergraduate in their junior or senior year.  Minimum GPA of 3.0.  Currently enrolled or completed a college level biology and genetics course.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

The application process is through MCW’s PURE Program:

http://www.mcw.edu/Graduate-School/Prospective-Students/Internship-Program-PURE.htm

The MCW Genetic Counseling Internship Program does accept students year round.

LINKS OF INTEREST:

For more information about the field of genetic counseling:  www.nsgc.org

For more information about the MCW Genetic Counseling Program:

http://www.mcw.edu/Human-and-Molecular-Genetics-Center-HMGC/Genetic-Counseling.htm

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Family Support Team Intern

Organization: Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

This internship is located in Brookfield, WI

PURPOSE
At MDA, we are fighting to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harmful effects of muscle-debilitating diseases so they can live longer and grow stronger.
Our Values are our strength: We believe in MUSCLE:


Mission: We’re driven to accelerate progress for families and muscle health.
Understanding: We’re attentive to our constituent’s needs and each other’s.
Stewardship: By investing precious resources wisely, we drive the best possible outcomes.
Collaboration: We foster win-win partnerships and build communities.
Learning: Knowledge powers our success and empowers our people.
Excellence: We strive to do our best and exceed constituents’ expectations.

Position Description:
The intern will assist with core job functions of the District office. The intern will be given a minimum of one project that will be his/her responsibility to assist with the success of the Family Support and Clinical Care Teams. He/she will gain experience working directly with MDA Family Support and Clinical Care Teams and MDA families. Duties will include assisting in the execution of major Family Care and Clinical Support programs such as educational seminars, summer camp, Muscle Walk, etc. They will provide assistance to the District office team and perform additional duties as needed. The objective of this internship is to foster the development of the intern by working with all levels of the office to complete programs and learn both professionally and personally about MDA and the non-profit industry.
Responsibilities:
• Assisting with development and implementation of family outreach initiatives such as educational seminars and identifying community resources
• Recruitment of volunteers and campers for summer camp.
• Assist with developing programming for summer camp
• Summer camp follow up (reviewing applications, tracking down paperwork, assisting with interviews, etc.)
• Data and file management
• Perform other duties as needed

Competencies:
• Communication Skills: Clearly and persuasively communicate, listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings, write clearly and informatively. Initiative - Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team; exhibit sound and accurate judgment, including prioritization and time management skills.
• Customer Service: Prioritizes internal and external interactions, maintaining the highest standard of donor interactions and responding in a timely manner.
• Flexibility: Remains open-minded and changes opinions on the basis of new information; performs a wide variety of tasks and changes focus quickly as demands change; manages transitions from task to task effectively; adapts to varying customer needs.
• Professionalism: Work well in a fast-paced environment; treat others with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions; positive/upbeat attitude.

Qualifications
• Junior/Senior working toward a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in related field.
• Candidates must understand the importance of confidentiality and discretion.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to prioritize effectively, and attention to detail.
• Excellent customer service skills and the ability to multi-task, remain organized, and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Interns should have basic knowledge of MS Office software to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint   

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