The Office of the Secretary of State Internship and Fellowship program is seeking applicants for the fall and spring semesters!
The program allows students to participate in the daily operations of a Constitutional office, particularly as we transition the office through a modernization process. Interns are expected to work at least 8-12 hours a week through the end of the semester. They will be expected to be able to work during a morning shift from 8am-noon or an afternoon shift from 1-4:30pm. While this is an unpaid internship, students will learn valuable skills and can potentially earn academic credit.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to the Secretary of State inbox at
Take live calls, log voicemails, and return constituent call, entering calls into the office database.
Monitor incoming mail and email correspondence, processing mail and email into the office database.
Learn and support apostille and authentication process, a critical constituent facing office function.
Perform clerical duties, such as data entry and organizational tasks, as needed.
Organize and update constituent contacts.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide research assistance and perform data entry to support the Secretary’s work to strengthen democracy and expand economic opportunity, as needed.
Support communications and social media efforts, as needed. For example, providing communications support for Secretary Godlewski’s role as Chair of the Boards of Commissioners of Public Lands.
Draft memos ahead of events Secretary Godlewski will be attending.
Option to staff Secretary Godlewski at events.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience with college-level research and writing.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, research, and computer skills.
Professional office etiquette.
Ability to multitask and work independently and cooperatively.
Reliable and prompt.
Attention to detail and the ability to complete projects efficiently.
Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Availability to work in-person at the State Capitol in Madison.