Monday, December 10, 2012

Internship of the Week: Discovery Niche & Outreach Intern @ Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

Studying science? 

Enjoy being hands-on and interested in promoting the exploration, engagement and discover of science?

Consider the Discovery Niche & Outreach Intern position at 
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

The Organization:
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery is a public-private initiative that facilitates interdisciplinary research and breakthrough discoveries to advance human health and well-being in the heart of UW-Madison. The state-of-the-art facility housing the institutes opened in December 2010 and serves as a hub for researchers to collaborate across scientific disciplines and for broader public interactions.

The Position
The Discovery Niche & Outreach Intern will support the Outreach Team in managing activities in the teaching labs and discovery niches. Additionally, the intern will have the opportunity to help develop science outreach materials in a state-of-the-art facility and will have the chance to learn how to communicate effectively with different audiences.

The Details:
Location: Madison, WI (UW-Campus)
Time Period: Spring 2013 (ideally 3 consecutive semesters); 15-20 hours/week
Compensation: Not specified
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Desired Background: Science Field
Organization Contact: Maureen Miner
Organization Website:
BuckyNet ID: 56029

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

Application Deadline: January 2, 2013 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Internship of the Week: Intern @ Arc-Dane County

Are you passionate about equality and interested in working with Dane County families in need?

Looking to get hand-on experience in the non-profit world this Spring 2013 term?

Consider interning at Arc-Dane County 

The Organization:
The Arc-Dane County is a nonprofit whose mission is to ensure that all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families are offered the same opportunities, choices, rights and respect due all people in our community. We work toward these goals by offering an annual program of advocacy, education, social and community opportunities.

The Position:
-Interns can expect to learn about the operation of a small nonprofit and the initiatives we undertake to achieve our goals. 
-The intern will work with and be supervised directly by our executive director and members of the board’s executive committee. 
-Primary responsibility will be to help develop, implement and analyze a membership survey. 
-Other responsibilities may include work on social and fundraising events and membership services.

The Details:
Location: Madison, WI
Time Period: Spring 2013
Compensation: Stipend
Desired Background: Willingness to work with individuals with intellectual & development disabilities and their families. Some knowledge and experience in survey development and execution. Excellent organizational, communication and administrative skills are required.
Organization Contact: Paul Yochum, Executive Director,
Organization Website:
Internship Posting Locations: BuckyNet ID # 55789

Application Deadline: DECEMBER 29, 2012