Jobs and Internships

Student Jobs & Internships

STUDENT

Student Assistant Director, Frozen Meals Program, UW Housing Dining and Culinary Services
This position is responsible for assisting in the direction and coordination of food recovery efforts in relation to the pre-packaged Frozen Meal Program. The Frozen Meals Program’s mission is to ensure that food-insecure students have access to nutritious and complete meals that will allow them to be successful students. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Maddie DeMorrett at mdemorett@wisc.edu by May 13th.

Center for Education Opportunity (CeO) – Student Help, Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement
The Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement’s priority is to: increase access for underrepresented minorities in STEM; eliminate the achievement gap between majority and underrepresented students; recruit and retain a more diverse faculty and staff; prepare all our students, staff and faculty to thrive personally and professionally in a world that is diverse, global and interconnected; enhance the campus climate for inclusion.

Cheese Project Laboratory Assistant, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Climate & Energy Internship, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
One of the key program areas of the Wisconsin Academy, the Climate and Energy Initiative seeks to understand and address Wisconsin’s role in global climate change and explore diverse, sustainable, and equitable energy choices.

Wisconsin Academy Climate & Energy Internship – Remote/ Madison, WI
This internship is offered in partnership with SuccessWorks at the College of Letters and Science through the Community Impact Internship Program. One of the key program areas of the Wisconsin Academy, the Climate and Energy Initiative seeks to understand and address Wisconsin’s role in global climate change and explore diverse, sustainable, and equitable energy choices.

Entry Level and Professional Jobs

ENTRY LEVEL

Science Writer, University Communications – Campus
The Science Writer reports to the Director of Research Communications and shares responsibilities for story writing, social media, editing, media relations and resolving research-related issues.

Forestry Specialist Assistant, City of Madison – Madison, WI
This work primarily involves performing all related tasks involved in the chemical treatment process for Emerald Ash Borer injections.  The work may also involve performing a wide variety of projects and assists with construction inspection activities to ensure compliance with contract specifications near City-owned trees and other requirements.

Human Services Community Programs Coordinator, Dane County – Madison, WI
In conjunction with BHRC Supervisor, Community Programs Coordinators assist with developing and maintaining BHRC best practices, program measures, and consumer surveys; development and maintenance of BHRC website, behavioral health resource database, and other targeted resource materials; developing and supervising internship opportunities; and orientation and training for new hires and interns.

PROFESSIONAL

Communications & Engagement Manager, Princeton University Office of Sustainability
This position is responsible for developing and executing a disciplined communications strategy to support community-building around and engagement in sustainability actions, in collaboration with other campus communicators and programs. Reflecting both institutional and Office priorities, the manager will elevate and support the social and environmental justice dimensions of this work through both communications and engagement programming. Effective collaboration within the Office team, and with other campus communicators, is essential.

Coordinator of Wellbeing, Recreation & Wellbeing – Campus
The Coordinator of Wellbeing is a full-time employee under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Wellbeing. This person will manage the development and implementation of wellbeing programs and services, including peer education, wellness workshops, outreach, etc. This person will directly supervise student employees.

Program Coordinator for State Democracy Research Initiative, UW Law School – Campus
The State Democracy Research Initiative at the University of Wisconsin Law School seeks a Program Coordinator to join our growing team. In this role, your organization and management skills will support our multi-faceted, nonpartisan efforts to foster research and dialogue on pressing questions of public law and democracy in states across the nation.
Water Resources Specialist, City of Madison – Madison, WI
The Water Resource Specialist will perform entry-level professional work involving water resource considerations within the City’s Engineering Division.

Other Opportunities

Camp 2030 Summit
6-day innovation lab to spark entrepreneurial solutions to the SDGs. The top 250 young leaders out of thousands of applications from around the world will be selected to attend for an unrivaled networking opportunity and entrepreneurship incubator program. This is a great opportunity for young people (18-35) who are interested in exploring social entrepreneurship and sustainability. They’ll get the chance to network with other youth leaders, and also receive mentorship and have their solutions heard at an event in NYC during UN General Assembly.

Student Jobs Board – UW–Madison

Student Jobs provides students access to thousands of part-time employment opportunities both through UW–Madison as well as businesses and families within the local community.

Handshake – UW–Madison

Handshake makes it easy for every student to explore on campus and virtual career events, connect to jobs and internships both locally and beyond, and get personalized job recommendations based on your major, interests and more.

Wisconsin Scholarship Hub – UW–Madison

A list of scholarship opportunities available to students with information about the applications, deadlines, eligibility criteria, award amounts, donors, and more.

City of Madison Jobs

The City is looking for great people who want to make a real difference in their communities. Join the City of Madison and be part of a smart, innovative team looking to build a great city today and tomorrow.

Dane County Jobs

From Accountants to Zoo Keepers, Dane County Government has many different jobs available. We strive to recruit individuals who are passionate about making an impact on our communities.

Thriving Earth Exchange Partnership, UniverCity Alliance – Campus
The American Geophysical Union’s Thriving Earth ExchangeEducational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities Network (EPIC-N) and UW’s UniverCity Alliance are partnering to connect Wisconsin communities with scientists and technical experts and support them as they work together to tackle local challenges related to natural hazards, natural resources and climate change.

Climate Corp Fellowships, Strategic Energy Innovations – Across the U.S.

Climate Corps is a full-time, paid 10-month fellowship program where participants receive extensive training & support, including monthly trainings and a personal development plan, to help them implement climate change resiliency projects in their community. Application deadlines vary by position.

Fund for the Public Interest – Madison, WI and other locations

Fund For the Public Interest is partnering with groups like Environment America to take on polluters, tackle climate change or get pesticides out of our food supply. These groups have recruited for 35 years to generate the people power they need to take on Exxon Mobil, Monsanto or other opposition and win. Students will get the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in grassroots organizing, learn valuable communication and leadership skills, and have the opportunity to plan and participate in a variety of campaign events.

Nelson Institute Scholarships – UW-Madison

Ongoing scholarships offered by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Application deadlines vary.