Student Internships

​Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program - 2019

The Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program SAAIP is one of many internship programs offered by the Wisconsin State Government. The Division of Personnel Management, Bureau of Merit Recruitment and Selection, administers the 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. The SAAIP provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government and is a paid internship.


  • Internships posted to Wisc.Jobs on December 14, 2018

  • Application deadline was February 28, 2019

  • Internship interviews will take place between April 15 through May 10, 2019

  • Employment Seminar for interns and hiring managers will be on June 4, 2019

Application Process

  • Eligibility - any student at a 2 or 4 year college/university

  • Students may apply to up to 3 different internships

2020 Information Coming Soon.....

Department of Transportation Internship Program

WisDOT offers internship opportunities in a variety of program areas, such as:

  • Information technology (including asset management, security, database support)

  • Human resources

  • Civil and structural engineering (including materials, traffic, geotechnical, construction/design)

  • Facility services

  • Real estate

  • Accounting

  • Urban and regional planning

  • Consumer protection investigation

  • Fiscal services

What to Expect During Your Internship:

  • Internship planning and mentoring

  • Project assignments and measurable goals

  • Evaluations and progress reports

  • Networking with other interns, state government employees, and management