The Wisconsin in Washington program integrates academics with an internship to equip UW-Madison students of all majors with the knowledge and professional skills to excel in a globally connected workforce.
Students intern 30+ hours per week while completing coursework designed to enhance their internship experience, including lectures from experts and visits to major institutions.
This program provides an entry into the career market in a highly competitive city while receiving career development advice and other professional resources.Former program participant
Building resumes & reputations
UW alumna Purnita Howlader is connecting Wisconsin in Washington students with professionals in DC & internships at FEMA.
Making people’s lives better
Shane Simenstad is helping to keep children safe through his work at Safe Kids Worldwide.
Read how Shane got his start with the nonprofit through his internship on the Wisconsin in Washington program!
Working on Safety at Home and Abroad
Lauren Danen works to make communities safer at home and abroad.