Board of Supervisors


Intern With the County Board of Supervisors

Interning at the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will give students interested in public policy a unique introduction to local government. Interns will be exposed to the inner workings of the legislative process as it pertains to Milwaukee County. Under direct supervision of current public servants, interns will play an integral part in the daily functions of the Board.


How to Apply

Students must submit a complete application with resume and statement of interest concerning local government.

Intern tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Helping County Supervisors and staff with various projects related to public policy
  • Attending committee hearings on behalf of the Board
  • Representing the Board at various events throughout the County
  • Assisting County Supervisors with constituent services

The Board of Supervisors is currently restructuring the internship program to align with a recently adopted policy change to provide paid rather than unpaid positions. Timelines will be posted here soon, and interested students are invited to apply now. 

We encourage students with a passion for local government to apply for this opportunity. All majors are welcome, but preference will be given to those studying political science. A minimum, cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required to apply.

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The completed application, along with supplements, can be submitted to Zari Miller via email or U.S. mail:

Zari Miller
901 North 9th Street, Room 201
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Contact Zari Miller with any questions via email or call (414) 278-4994.

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