Weekly Job Board: November 2

The Community Environmental Scholars Program is now accepting applications! The Community Environmental Scholars Program (CESP) is open to any undergraduate with an interest in community service and who will be completing either the Certificate or the Major in Environmental Studies or the major in Environmental Science. The program also has a generous scholarship available to Wisconsin residents with financial need. CESP is in its third year and has conducted environmental community service projects throughout Madison, Milwaukee, and surrounding areas while providing more than 60 scholarships to Environmental Studies students! cholarship awardees are automatically accepted into CESP.

To access the CESP scholarship application go to: http://scholarships.wisc.edu/Scholarships/

Deadline: November 20 (5pm). For more on the program (including application information): http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/undergraduate/cesp/index.php


Visitor & Information Programs (VIP) seeks a Program Development Specialist! This position ensures VIP provides engaging and high quality services by conducting internal and external research, facilitating partnerships, and educating the campus community through trainings, workshops, and events. In addition, the Program Development Specialist administers the Campus Area Housing and the Private Housing Connections Programs, promotes UW-Madison as an educational destination, and assists with the oversight of 110+ student staff.

Visitor & Information Programs (VIP) in the Office of University Relations provides personalized information, experiences, and connections for the campus, community, and beyond through a variety of programs and services. 

Deadline: November 12. For application details visit:


YP4: Young People for Leadership Fellowship: Young People For (YP4) is a strategic, long-term leadership development program that identifies, engages and empowers the newest generation of progressive leaders. Our one-year fellowship equips diverse college students with the skills and resources necessary to create change that lasts on their campuses and in their communities. YP4 Fellows receive access to:

  • Trainings from national and regional progressive movement leaders
  • One-on-one mentoring from YP4 staff, alumni and partner leaders in the progressive movement
  • Assistance and support in implementing a sustainable, community-driven action plan

Apply for the Fellowship today or nominate another leader on campus! Applications are due no later than February 7, 2013.  Contact William Dennis at wdennis@pfaw.org or by phone at 202.467.2341 if you have any questions about the Fellowship.


Front Line Leaders Academy (FLLA): The Front Line Leaders Academy (FLLA) is a premier campaign leadership development program offered every year by YP4 and the Young Elected Officials Network to 20 talented young people from across the country. For eight months, FLLA provides young leaders the opportunity to learn political skills from successful political campaign professionals. Fellows work one-on-one with young elected officials and campaign experts as they develop the necessary skills to become the next generation of progressive candidates, campaign leaders and community organizers. FLLA Fellows receive access to:

  • Trainings on the five core components of campaigns: candidacy, field, campaign management, finance, & communications
  • Mentoring from members of the Young Elected Officials Network and proven campaign experts
  • A national network of FLLA alumni including progressive activists, organizers, and young elected officials

Apply for the Front Line Leaders Academy  or nominate a leader today! Applications are due no later than November 18, 2012. Contact Ryan Hurst at rhurst@pfaw.org or by phone at 202.467.2361 if you have any questions about the Front Line Leaders Fellowship.


The Campus Women’s Center is hiring for Spring 2013

  • Outreach Coordinator: Serves as the primary contact for organizations and people interested in co-sponsoring with the CWC.  They promote CWC’s resources and lead Speaker’s Bureau programs, which are discussion-based presentations on a variety of issues such as body image, women’s health, domestic violence, and sexism that travel to different on-campus community groups.  The coordinator also organizes and brings speaker events to campus on a semester basis.
  • Support Services Coordinator: Updates and organizes the many resources the CWC has. Knowledgeable about the different resources, are able to refer students with questions. Support services is also in charge of peer-led support groups and self-defense workshops. They serve as a community liaison.
Download application online here. Deadline: November 5 at midnight.
Deliver applications to the CWC Office at Room 4416 of the Student Activity Center or email to Kati at cwc.volunteer@gmail.com.

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