Events, Involvement, and News


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Intern with PATCH

The PATCH Program is looking for a Marketing Intern for fall 2019. A detailed job description is provided below; applicants can apply using this link. Find more information about the program on the PATCH website or contact GWS alum Erica Koepsel at

PATCH Marketing Intern

Intern with State Representative Jill Billings

The office of Representative Jill Billings (D-La Crosse) is hiring student interns for fall 2019. This policy-focused internship is unpaid, but provides valuable political and communications experience, and insight into the inner workings of state government.

Find more information and application details in the internship description.

Intern with the WI Women's Council

The Wisconsin Women’s Council is hiring interns to work on a number of projects related to outreach, health disparities, access to affordable childcare, data collection on the status of women in Rock County, and supporting the state’s centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment.

To ask questions and/or apply, send an email expressing your interest and any relevant experience or skills and a resume to

Intern with State Senator Jeff Smith

Are you interested in public policy? State Senator Jeff Smith, representing the 31st district (northwestern WI), is looking for students interested in an unpaid internship. Interns typically manage databases, answer phones, draft constituent responses, and conduct policy research. This fall, there may be opportunities for interns to attend session days, sit in on meetings, and join staff for in-district events.

WI HealthCorps

WI HealthCorps recruits students interested in learning more about health care in Wisconsin. During a year of service WI HealthCorps members are placed in Community Health Centers, Public Health Departments, and Health-Focused Non-profits to serve our state’s most vulnerable populations.

Browse open positions and the WI HealthCorps brochure.

WI in Washington Program

The WI in Washington Program offers students the opportunity to earn course credit as an intern with a federal agency, an NGO, or a DC non-profit. This is like study abroad in DC (which is much, much warmer than WI).

International Internship Program

Are you interested in spending time abroad during summer? Consider the International Internship Program (IIP). There are often internships with a focus on gender and economic development, education, or communications. IIP hosts drop-ins every Friday from 10 am to 1 pm in 259 Bascom.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with UNIDOS

UNIDOS supports survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence in Dane County with a focus on the Latinx community.

UNIDOS is looking for students with Spanish language proficiency to staff La Red, a 24-hour helpline. For more information, contact Manuel Cerda at

Volunteer with the CWC

Connect with the Campus Women’s Center to learn about events and volunteer opportunities in the community. Contact

Morgridge Center for Public Service

The Morgridge Center is the most comprehensive resource on campus for volunteering in the Madison area. Find Morgridge Center staff in the Red Gym.