Midweek Job Board: Student Job Edition

African American Student Academic Services Office is looking to hire a Student Leadership Outreach Assistant. L&S Student Academic Affairs, Pathway Student Academic Services, African American Student Academic Services (AASAS) is a campus-wide service program. It serves as a liaison for African and African American students, the UW campus and community, in order to promote an academically and socially supportive environment for these students. It is important to provide a greater understanding of higher education within this community including collaborating with other institutional offices and/or services. In this, we help UW- Madison fulfill it’s commitments to diversity and improve student retention and graduation among this population.

The mission of the African American Student Academic Services office is to create an environment that speaks to the needs of African and African-American students through academic support, leadership development, civic engagement and cultural awareness which in turn enhances their collegiate experience. The vision of the office is to see all African and African-American students reach their full potential through personal and academic growth, leadership, and achievement as well as the successful completion of their degree.

Qualifications (In order to hold a continuous appointment as the Student Leadership Outreach Assistant, the person holding this appointment must met the following criteria):

  • Be mature, responsible and have a proven track record of being a student leader
  • Possess the ability to work collaboratively with other office and personnel in the Pathways to Excellence office
  • Good Academic Standing
  • Possess an understanding of the cultural, societal, structural, gender, etc. issues that affect African and African American students
  • Good Organizational Skills

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attend and coordinate activities and events with student associations’ chairs or co-chairs
  • Serve as a liaison between the office of AASAS and the student associations of these groups, as well as others: Wisconsin Black Student Union (WBSU), African Students Association (ASA), MultiCultural Student Coalition (MCSC), National Society of Black Engineers-Wisconsin Black Engineering Student Society (NSBE-WBESS), AAP, CeO, and the National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations
  • Assist with the overall implementation of duties and responsibilities
  • Must be mature, responsible and a team player and knowledge of computer skills especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Publisher (Adobe Photoshop/Creative Suites/Dream Weaver is a plus)
  • Provide feedback to the coordinator regarding needs of different student groups
  •  Perform office miscellaneous duties and responsibilities include: Provide clerical support, develop and maintain e-mail list, coordinating mailings, transcribe information, work on special projects, and more
  • Provide reception backup to Pathways to Excellence when needed  and other duties as assigned

Salary: Negotiable with experience, 15-20 hours per week (We strongly encourage Work-Study students to apply), Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2012 Fall semester class schedule to kfoster4@wisc.edu no later than Friday, September 14, 2012 by 4pm. 


The LGBT Campus Center is currently hiring a student to be their Event and Program CoordinatorThis position is 12-15 hours per week for the academic year when school is in session. The job of the Event and Program Coordinator is to work with student organizations and LGBT CC staff to meet LGBTQ programming needs in relationship to social justice and marginalized communities. Please see the complete job description and details on how to apply here: http://go.wisc.edu/r5110u

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Campus Center staff to initiate, coordinate and present unique programs and events focused on marginalized communities on campus around thematic events
  • Collaborate with Campus Center staff and campus partners to present programs related to the lives andexperiences of people at the intersection of multiple identities
  • Work extensively on outreach to student organizations to support and assist in coordination of studentorganization programming
  • Work with student organizations and LGBT CC student staff to program social events
  • Collaborate with other LGBT CC student staff to provide programming-related support services focusedon social justice
  • Constructively evaluate programs, events, and volunteer opportunities

Please submit a cover letter and resume with three references (at least one work supervisor) to lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu with the subject “Job Application and Cover Letter.” In your cover letter, please be sure to include:

  1. What experiences or qualities do you have that would assist you in this position?
  2. What makes someone capable of providing useful services to the University of Wisconsin?
  3. What interests you in the position for which you are applying?

Applications will be due by Friday, September 14 at 5:00pm. Please contact the LGBT Campus Center with any additional questions or concerns you may have.


Rural Organizing Intern (start date January 2013) with GSAFE (Gay Straight Alliance for Safe Schools): The Rural Organizing Intern will work with the Director of Programs to help strengthen our work with educators and in schools in rural regions of Wisconsin where we do not currently have strong relationships. Specifically, the Development Intern will assist in:

  • Researching models for rural LGBTQ organizing work.
  • Developing and collecting stories of leadership from people in rural areas, especially educators.
  • Work with the Department of Public Instruction and Cooperative Educational Service Areas (CESAs) to make connections and build relationships.
  • Assist local educators in identifying needs/issues of local LGBTQ youth and act as liaison in longer-term conversation about how GSAFE can support initiatives to create safe and supportive schools for LGBTQ youth.

Click GSAFE-Rural Organizing-Intern for more information.


Walgreens is actively recruiting interns:
Walgreens will be at University of Wisconsin-Madison on September 20th for the fall career fair! Additionally, they’ve revamped their  retail management internship program and will be actively recruiting students for summer 2013 for our Community Management Internship! Contact Cara Adkins, Campus Recruiter at (847) 315-8519 or cara.adkins@walgreens.com with any questions.

On-Campus Interviews :  October 18, 2012 from 8:30 am – 4 pm at BCC-Grainger Hall Interview Suite! Sign up online via BuckyNet! Also, please apply at www.walgreens.jobs.


Learning Solutions (DoIT Academic Technology) is looking to hire a student software developer: http://go.wisc.edu/uk866r This position will be hands on software development working alongside a senior software developer to build web and mobile applications. This is an opportunity not just to learn programming languages, but gain real world experience working in a team software development environment, and use the real world tools of the trade:  version control systems, task management systems, releasing software versions and working with our clients.

Guess what!? Every Friday, the MSC posts a job board with national, regional, local, and campus full-time, part-time, internship, and volunteer opportunities. 

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