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Internship Opportunities

WAB is now accepting applications for internships.

Next Deadline (Spring Internship):

December 1, 2016 or until filled

The WAB internship program allows interns and volunteers to participate in a wide assortment of arts-related opportunities and to assist staff in a number of office and programmatic responsibilities. The Wisconsin Arts Board also encourages interns and volunteers to pursue areas of interest and to propose challenging and fulfilling projects to work on during the internship.


1. This internship requires a 10-20 hour weekly time commitment (in at least three-hour blocks).

2. These positions are unpaid.

3. Please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Karen Goeschko
Assistant Director
PO Box 8690
Madison, WI 53708-8690

4. If you are currently a student, be sure to indicate your year in school, anticipated year of graduation, and academic record (major and GPA).

Responsibilities May Include:

 Research issue areas and provide short reports on those issues
 Conduct ongoing Public Relations work for the agency, including the development of public relations materials such as press releases
 Assist with coordinating grants panels
 Communicate with individual artists and arts organizations statewide
 Respond to constituent correspondence 
 Organize and update constituent database and file systems
 Web site design and structure
 Workshop / Event Planning
 Research special projects as directed by the Executive Director or Assistant Director
 Complete general office duties


1. Experience with college-level research and writing
2. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
3. Professional office etiquette
4. Ability to multitask and work independently and cooperatively
5. Proficiency in computer skills and computer research (especially with Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, and Web browsers)
6. Reliability and promptness
7. Attention to detail and the ability to complete projects in an efficient manner



Updated:  Thursday, September 29, 2016