2018 Fall Internship

The Wisconsin Policy Forum is seeking applications for a graduate research intern for Fall 2018. The intern will support our education research that is directly relevant to key public policy issues confronting local and state government bodies and agencies throughout Wisconsin.

Role of the intern

Education research is one of the Forum’s main research areas. Throughout the fall, the intern will be immersed in the research and analysis process, helping to develop research products using qualitative and quantitative methods. Specifically, the intern will work on K-12 public schooling reports that will be published at the end of 2018.

While they are with us, interns are considered members of the WPF team; are supervised and guided by senior staff; and have opportunities to participate in WPF functions, attend staff meetings, and draw upon WPF’s network and expertise.

What we are looking for

Ideal candidates are required to have strong Excel skills and experience. Excellent writing skills a plus.

Application process

Candidates should complete the form below including both a resume and cover letter expressing their interest in the position. The application deadline is August 31, 2018. Finalists will be invited to interview in person or remotely as schedules and logistics allow.

Flexible hours and scheduling are available. Please indicate your requirements and availability in your cover letter. Pay rate is $12/hour. The Forum will work with interns to help fulfill requirements to receive academic credit for the internship.

Questions? Please email info@wispolicyforum.org.

Application Form