Monday, November 26, 2012

Internship of the Week: Corporate & Legislative Affairs Intern @ CUNA Mutual

Thinking law, public policy or social welfare? Consider interning with CUNA Mutual

The Organization:
CUNA Mutual Group is the leading provider of financial services to cooperatives, credit unions, and valued customers worldwide. As a progressive, forward-thinking company with more than 75 years experience, CUNA is passionately committed to helping their customers succeed. 

Internships are hands-on, focus on meaningful, project-driven work that has a direct impact on the company.

The Position:
The Corporate & Legislative Affairs Intern will be responsible for assisting with the creation of press releases and political grassroots action alerts. They will cover assigned Congressional webinars and prepare summaries; draft letters to various elected officials; assist in arranging site visits of elected officials; assist the CUNA Mutual Political Action Committee; attend potential Meet & Greets with various CUNA Mutual managers/directors; write articles for inclusion in the monthly newsletter, The Federal Advocate; and other assigned tasks.

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The Details:
Location: Madison, WI
Time Period: Summer 2013
Compensation: Paid
Desired Background: Communications, Political Science, Social Welfare, Legal Studies
Organization Contact: Jim Glorioso
Organization Website:
BuckyNet ID: 55288

**Additional application requirements can be found on BuckyNet**

Application Deadline: DECEMBER 15, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Internship of the Week: Educational Programming Intern @ Milwaukee County Zoo

Looking for a new way to use your science skills to educate the community?

Consider spending your summer interning at the Milwaukee County Zoo

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Did you know that the Milwaukee Zoo is one of the county’s finest zoological attractions, home to over 2000 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles in specialized habitats spanning 200 wooded acres?

The Position:
The intern will join a team of educators and volunteers in the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Karen Peck Katz Conservation Education Center at the Milwaukee County Zoo and help with education program that are designed to work with children to develop environmental and scientific knowledge.

The Details:
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Time Period: Summer 2013
Compensation: Paid
Desired Background: Biological Sciences/Environmental Studies
Organization Contact: Patty-- 414-258-5058 ext. 419
Organization Website:
Internship Posting Locations: L&S Career Services Library

Application Deadline: FEBRUARY 11, 2013 

Monday, November 12, 2012

Internship of the Week: AIR Intern @ NPR

Interested in using your synthesizing and researching skills for the betterment of Public Radio?

Consider applying for the AIR Intern position at NPR in Washington D.C.

The Position:
The AIR (Audience & Insight Research) Intern assists the AIR staff with all aspects of research for NPR (National Public Radio), including programming, digital media, and underwriting research. Interns will be expected to synthesize and present information and have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

The Details:
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Location: Washington DC
Time Period: Spring/Summer 2013
Compensation: Not specified
Organization Contact: Mary-Helen Williams
Organization Website:
BuckyNet ID: 54865

Application Deadline: NOVEMBER 16, 2012

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Career with a Purpose: Internships at Northwestern Mutual

The Financial Representative and
Financial Representative Internship Opportunity

Nationally recognized as one of the top 10 internship programs for 16 consecutive yrs

Northwestern Mutual, the "World's Most Admired" life insurance company in 2011 according to FORTUNE® magazine, has helped clients achieve financial security for more than 150 years.

We offer the unique opportunity to create your own destiny and to have a life-long impact on the lives of your clients, families and your community.

Northwestern Mutual provides a personalized approach to uncovering financial solutions tailored to each client's individual needs. Your goal is to discover each client’s needs and goals and help map a path to meet them.

Northwestern Mutual will provide consulting resources to help you discover and build your markets to develop a successful practice as a Financial Representative or College Financial Representative including: 
  •        Developing your business and marketing plans
  •         Extensive training and coaching from certified trainers
  •         Access to knowledgeable groups of financial advisors and specialists to assist you


Graduating soon and looking for an exciting career opportunity?
Looking for an internship where you can gain real-world experience? 

Come learn about our career and internship opportunities at our info session:
Wednesday, November 7th 4:30 pm
Middleton Building Rm. 120

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