Want to see what it takes to make it in the real world? Participate in research or an internship! Benefits of joining in on research or internships:
- Build professional skills and networks
- Earn academic credit
- See your course work in its natural habitat
- Try a career or job before committing to it
- Practice communication and interpersonal skills
- Work closely with faculty, graduate students, and businesses
Check out the resources below for internships and departments that offer free, paid, or credit research opportunities!
Research & Internship Resources
Research Centers and Programs: Research takes on many forms and spans across many areas of academia.
Academic Programs: With so many great academic programs to choose from, it’s easy to get involved.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation: An independent, non-profit foundation chartered to support research at the UW-Madison and the designated technology transfer organization for the university. WARF is a separate entity from the university but partners closely with it.
ASM Internships: UW’s own student government in a great place to look for a for credit internships that focuses on government, advocacy or public polices issues.
SuccessWorks: For College of Letters & Science students, SuccessWorks helps you explore career and internship opportinities with advisors, workshops, and other resources to help you succeed during and after college.
International Internship Program (IIP): A campus office that both offers cultivated internship opportunities for UW-Madison students and general advising on international internships. They can help with questions about resources, programs, credit, insurance, funding, visas, and more. With IAP study abroad they offer the Worldwide Internship Program to offer credit for students interning abroad