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Intern With the Office of Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley

The Office of Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley is seeking interns for the upcoming semester. The County Executive is the head of the executive branch of Milwaukee County’s government, leading the nearly 20 departments that provide critical services and infrastructure to its residents. We seek individuals with strong belief in public service and racial equity, and the desire to help make Milwaukee County the healthiest county in Wisconsin. Hours are flexible, with interns working up to 20 hours per week. This internship is paid at $12-$15 per hour, depending on experience. Internship applicants should be enrolled full-time or part-time in an undergraduate or graduate-level program. Preference is given to students in fields such as political science, public administration, economic development, urban studies, journalism, public relations and communications.

Pay: $12-$15 per hour, depending on experience
Available positions: 2
Application deadline: Dec. 16, 2022
Start Date: Jan. 23, 2023 (flexible)

Ideal applicants will exhibit:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to public service
  • Ability to work independently on tasks
  • Strong work ethic
  • Calm and positive attitude

Interns will work with the County Executive’s full-time staff. Interns may be involved in some or all of the following activities:

  • Constituent services
  • Research pertaining to issues being discussed by the County Executive’s office or the County Board
  • Drafting of County Executive proclamations
  • Responding to scheduling requests
  • Attending staff meetings or other office events

Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, writing sample and the completed application. Milwaukee County is committed to diversity. Candidates whose backgrounds are underrepresented in government are encouraged to apply. Call our office at (414) 278-4246 or email Regan Andersen with any questions.


Email application, resume, cover letter and writing sample


(414) 278-4211 | fax: (414) 223-1375
Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 306
901 N. 9th Street | Milwaukee, WI 53233

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