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2020 DWD Internship Opportunities
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State of Wisconsin | Madison, WI
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Job Description

Currently DWD has 4 different internship opportunities available, the details below outline the different positions available.

Regulatory Specialist Intern, Division of Unemployment Insurance (UI): This position will assist full-time Special Investigators on worker classification investigations at work sites throughout the state. This position will assist with interviews of workers, construction site supervisors, and business owners to determine if workers are properly classified as employees or independent contractors. This position will also assist Special Investigators in conducting complex criminal fraud, coercion and intentional misclassification investigations. This position will prepare written reports of all investigative activities. This position will gain knowledge of investigative techniques and procedures, both criminal and regulatory, as well as the overall operations of the Bureau of Legal Affairs. This position may be responsible for various parts of a worker classification investigation as knowledge increases throughout the internship. Position description available here.

Budget and Policy Intern, Division of Operations (DO): This position performs professional, confidential work related to the analysis of budgets and policies in the department's central budget and policy office. Work activities include research and analysis used in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the agency's biennial and operating budgets. This position will also assist in monitoring and tracking program performance. Position description available here.

IS Systems Development Professional Intern, Division of Operations (DO): This position is responsible for the following: work as part of a team and participate in all phases of systems design, development, and maintenance; develop low to medium complexity programs and/or procedures and modify existing systems in accordance with client requirements; assume responsibility for management of low-complexity less critical applications; assist in managing more complex, more critical applications; participate in section activities; obtain relevant training and perform other assignments, as required. Position description available here.

IS Technical Services Professional Intern, Division of Operations (DO): This position provides technical support for Department staff. The primary responsibility and expertise are in the area of workstation hardware and software support and integration of complex client/server software including both vendor and user developed software. This position will develop and update new and current Workstation Support documentation. Position description available here.

Special Notes:

All applicants who may be appointed to this position will be required to allow DWD to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled. For positions with access to Federal Tax Information, FBI fingerprinting may also be required.

Some travel may be required within the state for these positions.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e. a US citizen or national or a lawful permanent resident) at the time of appointment. DWD does not sponsor visas and is not an eligible OPT employer for those with F1 visas. This is not a contract position. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.


Minimally qualified applicants will have the following:

* Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, an academic program in a related major of the internship opportunity being sought. Coursework for the internship opportunities could include: finance, accounting, information technology, criminal justice, law, etc.

Other job qualifications will vary depending on the position being sought.

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