Internships & Off-Campus Jobs

Available Positions

UW-Barron County Solution Center Internship

Duties and Responsibilities: This internship position will provide coverage of the front desk, greet guests, answer phone calls, provide information and forms, and direct guests to appropriate staff members as required. Assist incoming students in completion of the admission process and FAFSA application. Copying, filing, shredding, and typing on an as needed basis. Provide assistance with recurring projects and testing. Make appointments using MS outlook and excel data bases, and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications/Skills Required: The SAAIP is an internship program designed to recruit college students from underrepresented groups for summer employment that will expose them to new experiences and potential career paths within UW Colleges and UW-Extension. UW Colleges and UW-Extension are equal opportunity employers and no qualified applicant will be eliminated from consideration. The summer affirmative action internship program is designed to provide college racial/ethnic minorities, females, and persons with disabilities with practical, on-the-job experience, training, and exposure to the Wisconsin Civil Service System. A positive attitude and the ability to multi task is a must in this fast paced and extremely busy office setting. Knowledge of MS word, excel and outlook. Responsibilities include handling confidential information. Background or active interest in student services/affairs and/or solution centers is a plus. 

Application Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume along with an unofficial transcript to lea.harris@uwc.edu Deadline: May 1, 2017

Miscellaneous Information: The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP) is one of many internship programs offered by the State of Wisconsin. Internships run from June-August 2017. The internship runs from The Division of Personnel Management (DPM), Bureau of Affirmative Action (BAA) administers the SAAIP and provides racial/ethnic minorities, female students, and students with disabilities an opportunity to work in a professional work environment within Wisconsin state government. The SAAIP provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government. SAAIP is a paid internship. Many of the interns have succeeded in obtaining employment in state government as limited term or permanent state employees. 

To participate in the 2017 SAAIP, students, at the beginning of the next school year, must be sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students at an accredited four-year college or university, or enrolled in the second year of a two year or better technical or vocational school program. Since the inception of the program in 1974, SAAIP has placed over 3,100 students in internship positions in more than 30 state agencies and university campuses. 

Rate: $10/hr

Hours: Monday through Friday, 30 hours total, willing to work out a schedule that works for both the individual and the Solution Center Staff.

Contact: Any questions please contact Lea Harris,  lea.harris@uwc.edu

America Reads Program

Duties and Responsibilities: Work as a tutor with area teachers & their students (usually elementary level) in the public school system reading or performing other literacy activities.  This is a great opportunity/resume builder for any student(s) but especially for education majors.
Qualifications/Skills Required: Must demonstrate abilities & a desire to work with young children. 
Rate: To be determined
Hours: Flexible
Contact: Julie Rankin, julie.rankin@uwc.edu

Barron County Habitat for Humanity ReSTORE in Cameron

Rate: To be determined
Hours: Flexible
Contact: Julie Rankin, julie.rankin@uwc.edu

Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County

Duties and Responsibilities: Work as a tutor with area teachers & their students (usually elementary level) in the public school system reading or performing other literacy activities.  This is a great opportunity/resume builder for any student(s) but especially for education majors.
Qualifications/Skills Required: Must demonstrate abilities & a desire to work with young children. 
Rate: To be determined
Hours: Flexible
Contact: Julie Rankin, julie.rankin@uwc.edu

Spooner Memorial Library in Spooner

Rate: To be determined
Hours: Flexible
Contact: Julie Rankin, julie.rankin@uwc.edu

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