Diversity and Inclusion

​Wisc.Jobs Diversity Zone

Visit the Diversity Zone to access resources designed to improved inclusion and diversity in Wisconsin State Government. There you will find links ranging from Wisconsin Works Hiring Initiatives, AA/EEO rules & definitions, and information about underutilization.


Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP)

The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program is a paid internship program offered by Wisconsin State Government. The Division of Personnel Management, Bureau of Merit Recruitment and Selection, administers SAAIP and provides racial/ethnic minority students, female students, students with disabilities and veteran students an opportunity to work in a professional work environment within Wisconsin State Government. SAAIP provides valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government.

SAAIP Information


State Council on Affirmative Action

Bureau of Equity and Inclusion (BEI) provides staff assistance to the State Council on Affirmative Action. The Council, appointed by the Governor and legislative leaders, advises the Division of Personnel Management (DPM) Administrator on state affirmative action efforts. The council evaluates the progress of affirmative action programs throughout the civil service system, seeks compliance with state and federal regulations and recommends improvements in state affirmative action efforts as an employer. Council membership is representative of the state population. Meetings are held bimonthly and are open to the public. For information, contact Jeanette Johnson, BEI Director, at (608) 266-3017 or email Jeanette.Johnson@wi.gov.