Internship Opportunity

The Milwaukee County Clerk has an internship opportunity

for a college or university student who is interested

in working in local government.


This is an unpaid internship. The student must be enrolled in an "internship program" through which he/she will earn credit at his/her school.  Proof of academic credit for the internship is required before starting the internship. 



Office of the Milwaukee County Clerk

County Courthouse, Room 105

901 North Ninth Street

Milwaukee, WI 53233



Fall 2015



Eight (8) to ten (10) hours per week; flexible 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Undergraduate or graduate student in political science, public administration, social science, or related field.

Internship Description

Interns reports directly to the County Clerk and may be involved in a variety of activities in an office that provides services to the County Board of Supervisors, county government departments, and the public. Responsibilities will vary but may include customer service, research, writing and providing staff support to the County Board committees and the Milwaukee County Election Commission.

Desired Skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting
  • Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with elected officials and the public
  • Strong research skills, including computer-based research
  • Working knowledge of the legislative process and elections


If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and two professional or academic references to:



Milwaukee County Clerk


If you have questions, please call 278-4067.


Milwaukee County Clerk

Courthouse, Room 105

901 North Ninth Street

Milwaukee, WI 53233


Phone: 414-278-4067 


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