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What is the Career Ready Internship Program?
The Career Ready Internship Program is grant-funded through the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, and is designed to help UWM Juniors and Seniors with financial need participate in career-meaningful, PAID internships.

What can I expect if I am selected as an intern?
Summer 2014 Career Ready Internships will take place between June 2-August 22, 2014. During this period, interns can anticipate working 20 hours per week, every week. Interns will be paid through UWM, at $12 per hour for in-state (Wisconsin) internship sites, and $20 per hour for out-of-state sites. Interns will also be expected to adhere to expectations of the Career Ready program, including, but not limited to:
1) Attending a mandatory internship success training (May 12th)
2) Outlining learning goals and working with their employer to establish their expectations/responsibilities for the internship
3) Meeting once per month with a representative from the Career Ready program at UWM
4) Attending a mid-summer meeting to share their experiences with fellow interns
How do I apply for a Career Ready internship?
In order to be eligible to apply for a Career Ready Internship, you MUST meet the following criteria:
1) Be of Junior or Senior standing as of Summer 2014, and will NOT be graduating in Summer
2) Have completed the 2013/14 FAFSA, and have demonstrated financial need
3) Be making Satisfactory Academic Progress
To Apply:
1) Complete the online application
2) Send your resume and cover letter of interest directly to the employer (employer contact information is available in the internship descriptions below, as well as in the confirmation email you will receive upon completing the online application)
Descriptions of all available Summer 2014 internship opportunities are provided below. Descriptions include more information about the organizations themselves, an outline of the expectations of each internship, as well as employer contact information.

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371 Productions
88Nine Radio
ACLU of Wisconsin
 371 logo square   88Nine RadioMilwaukee   ACLU of Wisconsin

BrightStar Wisconsin
CBMI Harvard Medical School
Biomedical Informatics Intern
City of St. Francis
Special Projects & Administrative Intern
BrightStar Wisconsin
  CBMI Harvard Medical    City of St Francis

Community First
Marketing Intern
Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
Retail Donor Relations Intern
First Stage
Development Intern
 Community First    Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin    First Stage

Habitat for Humanity
Re-Purposing Intern
Community Resource Specialist Intern
Innovative Weather
Techniques Development Specialist
 Habitat for Humanity    IMPACT    Innovative Weather
Jewish Home & Care Center
Social Work Student Intern
Literary Services of Wisconsin
Math Basics Coordinator
Milwaukee Children's Choir
IT Intern
 Jewish Home & Care Center    Literacy Services of Wisconsin    Milwaukee Childrens Choir

Milwaukee County Parks Department
Natural Areas Intern
Milwaukee Public Theatre
Arts Workshop Assistant
Milwaukee Repertory Theater
NonProfit Theater Management Intern
 Milwaukee County Parks Dept    Milwaukee Public Theatre   milwaukee rep theater

New Threads of Hope
Marketing & Advancement Intern
Racine Art Museum
Art Education & Community Engagement Intern
RedLine Milwaukee
Curatorial Intern
 New Threads of Hope    Racine Art Museum    RedLine Milwaukee

Signature Dance Company
Program Administrator
Smithsonian Institution
Information Systems Web Developer
Social Development Commission
Quality Assurance Intern
 Signature Dance Company    Smithsonian Institution    Social Development Commission

UW Cooperative Extension
Ages and Stages Questionnaire Intern
Variety Children's Charity of Wisconsin
History Intern
Wheaton Franciscan
Human Resources Intern
 UW Cooperative Extension    Variety Children's Charity of WI    Wheaton Franciscan
 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Land Management Intern
Wisconsin Bike Fed
Community Liaison
  YMCA Metro Milwaukee
 WI Dept of Natural Resources    Wisconsin Bike Fed    YMCA Metro Milwaukee