- COOL JOBS & INTERNSHIPS -
*** If you're interested in any of these, let us know and we can make a warm introduction!
Email Maggie Dauss at firstname.lastname@example.org ***
sartori cheese - associate brand manager
Graduating this winter? Ready to kick start that career? Sartori, local family-owned, award-winning cheese makers, are looking for new talent to become a part of their family! As a Brand Manager you serve as an advocate and champion of Sartori, an expert on their consumers and build relationships to create real impact on the business.
Get all of the details here! Want to apply? Send your resume to email@example.com
(Feel free to let Maggie know too and she can send over a stellar recommendation!)
halovino - sales/business development (part time intern)
Developed and founded by local entrepreneur, Jessica Bell, HaloVino has taken the wine world by storm with its innovative, portable, recyclable wine glass and they need your Hustler skills to help them to continue to grow their business! This is a part-time position (starting next semester) with opportunity to be brought on full time if you really hit it out of the park (we know you will!). Get ready to hit the ground running, but also benefit from their expertise to help you continue to develop your skills!
Full details here! Interested in applying?
You can send your cover letter & resume to Maggie (Maggie@thecommonswi.com) OR send to firstname.lastname@example.org (include Sales Intern in the subject line)
genopalate: Digital marketing & product dev (intern)
Looking for an opportunity to explore working with a Milwaukee startup? GenoPalate is ready to immerse you in the work they do and provide you with valuable, hands on experience as they continue to grow their company! In this position you will support the expansion of their e-commerce to other channels, take on digital marketing projects and more!
Interested in applying? Please email Maggie (email@example.com)
startingblock madison: Program & community manager
Our friends over at StartingBlock are looking for someone to help with the day-to-day operations of their space (which is pretty darn cool + we have an office there #winwin). The Community Manager will be a primary point of contact for members, be responsible for managing much of the StartingBlock physical space, as well as help with event organization and general logistics. If you like building communities, are passionate about working with entrepreneurs, and enjoy managing operational logistics. Get ready to work hard and have a lot of fun - apply here (be sure to mention you are a Commons alum!)
website / app developer
An alumni connection is seeking someone to develop an MVP for a website and/or app to do user testing in the first quarter of 2019. This is a new real estate platform startup that could be a lot of fun to work on. They are looking for someone interested in working for equity and developing into a long term partner in the company, but can also negotiate a stipend for the work instead.
Please email Maggie (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like an intro!
focus training - various internships
FOCUS Training is looking for a highly motivated and independent talent to intern with them in Milwaukee this Spring - positions include: Client Relations, Sales & Marketing. The FOCUS Training internship program is designed to create a positive work experience and challenging objectives aligned with your goals. FOCUS provides interns with an exceptional educational experience in a fun and exciting work atmosphere located in the 5th Ward
Sales & Marketing details HERE
Client Relations details HERE
experiential marketing - skills pipeline (intern)
Skillspipeline (also organizers of Startup Milwaukee Events) is looking for an Experiential Marketing Intern! In this role you will be in charge of creating engaging experiences for our network of thousands of entrepreneurs, technologists, venture capitalists and corporate innovators. Through this role you will gain exposure to many facets of the organization through event planning and execution as well as digital marketing with the end goal of creating experiences that accelerate the growth of Wisconsin’s tech, startup and innovation ecosystems
Get the full scoop HERE
frontdesk - junior web developer (intern)
Frontdesk continues to add to their team and they are seeking a part-time junior web developer (with potential to hired on full time) who has the drive to tackle any project, the ability to be creative in solutions, and most importantly a willingness to learn with a positive attitude (sounds like at least a few of you we know!). Check out all the details about the technical skills they are looking for and get your application in HERE!
briggs & stratton - associate marketing specialist
Briggs & Stratton, long time partner with The Commons, is on the hunt for some stellar talent! Are you a self starting go-getter, interested in an all encompassing marketing role? Want the opportunity to create impact with your work across multiple business departments? Here’s your chance to support work in merchandising, social media, and website content to improve customer engagement!
Full details HERE (let us know if you apply and would like a recommendation!!)
o tech group - sql developer (intern)
An immediate opening available with O Tech Group, an innovative healthcare tech company based out of Jackson, WI! Solid opportunity to put some of your skills to test in the real world and build some new connections with local professionals. Full job details and contact info HERE
west bend mutual - various positions
Our friends over at West Bend Mutual have a mix of full-time entry level positions (starting immediately or after fall semester), as well as 2019 summer internships and they want YOU to check it all out here: https://www.thesilverlining.com/careers
*Pro-tip: Be sure to reference The Commons in your application!
lumanu - digital, Social media & influencer mgr
At Lumanu, they’re empowering top consumer brands to craft and amplify engaging content for today’s digital consumer. Lumanu continues to grow and looking to build their team in MIlwaukee - in this role you will support and drive adoption of brand new technology for brand marketers and agencies. Check out the full details for this gig here!
88Nine 2018 internships
How about an internship at the most amazing radio station in the country? Sure to that too. http://radiomilwaukee.org/about-us/radio-jobs-internships/
- UPCOMING EVENTS -
Have an event you want listed here? Let Maggie know!
**For programming hosted by The Commons, be sure to check out our upcoming events page HERE**
jan 3 - May 18: ex fabula story slam season 10
Ex Fabula events strengthen community bonds by creating spaces where people can connect over true, personal stories. No props, no notes – just the elements of “Story. Stage. You”. You can come just to listen – or, if you have a story that fits the night’s theme, throw your name in the hat for a chance to take the stage…consider it a great chance to practice that public speaking with the support of the best storytellers in town! Check out the full line up of Story Slams here
DEC 5: Islands of brilliance workshop (volunteer opp)
IoB is looking for a few folks to lend a hand during their official Hour of Code! Short and sweet, they just need you there from 4PM-5PM to help out with their students. This is one of our favorite orgs and a opportunity to volunteer your time with them
Email Maggie (email@example.com) if you are interested!
DEC 5: Startup Milwaukee live!
Startup Milwaukee LIVE features a live fireside chat interview with a prominent entrepreneur about their experiences and highlight the growth and milestones of their current venture. This session Startup Milwaukee LIVE! will feature Brock Heinz of Foundry Health. Foundry Health was founded in works as a digital health company that seeks to empower health professionals by building software tools that put the patient back at the center of each encounter.
DEC 7: social good morning
Hosted by UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship, Social Good Morning =
Caffeination —> Innovation —> Inspiration
This week the series features Caitlin Cullen, Founder and Owner of Tandem Restaurant, to discuss how social entrepreneurship has played a role throughout her career. This is a free event, open to the community and you can register HERE
jan 24: Newaukee’s the social
NEWaukee takes the stuffiness out of the average networking event by throwing in food and drink specials, showcasing the city’s newest venues, and bringing in local artists and musicians. January’s event will be at the one of the new cool spots in town, The Cooperage and should be a great time!