Student Internships

​State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program - 2020

The State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program is one of many internship programs offered by the Wisconsin State Government. The Division of Personnel Management, Bureau of Equity & Inclusion, administers the internship program 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 program provides students with valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government and is a paid internship.


  • Internship announcement will be posted to Wisc.Jobs on January 6, 2020

  • Application deadline is March 2, 2020

  • Internship interviews will take place between March 23 through April 10, 2020

  • Employment Seminar for interns and hiring managers will be on June 2, 2020

Application Process

  • Wisconsin resident 18 years of age or older

  • Eligibility - any student who will be attending or is currently enrolled in 2 or 4 year college/university

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