- COOL JOBS & INTERNSHIPS -
*** If you're interested in any of these, let us know and we can make a warm introduction or recommendation!
Email Maggie Dauss at firstname.lastname@example.org ***
penrod - salesforce associate
Penrod, local Salesforce experts (and multi-year winners of the “Best Place to Work award) have an opening for a Salesforce Associate that you should check out! This is a great opportunity for someone interested in creating business solutions AND being a part of an awesome company. Get the full scoop HERE
Fiveable - fellowship (multiple roles)
Fiveable an EdTech startup is looking to expand their team in Milwaukee through a new fellowship program. Starting this fall, a team of four will join the Fiveable Fellowship program to work closely with the leadership team in developing software, digital learning strategies, community engagement, and new media content. The fellows are required to live and work together in a house based in Milwaukee…pretty cool, huh? The positions include: Software and Development Fellowship, Digital Learning Fellowship, Community Engagement Fellowship, New Media Fellowship
Application here - https://lnkd.in/e6xhyG4
brainchild studios - asst podcast producer
Brainchild Studios, digital content marketing gurus, are looking for an Assistant Podcast Producer to aid in the development, launch, and post-launch tasks of a female-focused, entrepreneurial podcast! At Brainchild Studios, they're passionate about their team. They’re woman-founded and primarily woman-operated, and they work to create flexible work-life structures so team members can have fulfilling careers, strong family lives, and pursue personal growth - full details HERE (they are looking to hire ASAP, so don’t wait too long to apply!)
no studios - administrative asst
Founded by Milwaukee native and Oscar winning screenwriter, John Ridley, Nō Studios is a destination for creatives and lovers of art. No Studios is features offices, co-working space, a state-of-the-art screening room, performance stage, café bar, gallery, and rooftop lounge. Their administrative assistant role is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with this awesome organization and a great way to get connected with the film and creative community - check out all the details here!
stik clip - market research
Great portfolio builder opportunity coming at ya from a local startup, Stik Clip! They are looking for someone interested in supporting marketing research and business development efforts to help increase product and brand awareness. This is designed to be more of a freelance opportunity, so if you are looking for a side project and want to get some hands on experience, email Maggie for a connection!
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!
88Nine 2019 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**
aug 22: the shift
The Shift is a female-focused speaker series centered on defining and fueling women’s career trajectories. Responding to the 2018 Milwaukee Women Inc. Advancing Women Leadership report, we will explore topics around achieving gender parity in the workplace. The theme of this event is "Expanding the Criteria." The program will feature an opening keynote, a panel discussion, inspirational storytelling sessions and a closing presentation. The evening will also include networking, live music, complimentary drinks, and complimentary appetizers while they last.
Full details and registration HERE
aug 22 - 29: forward fest 2019 (Madison)
The Forward Festival is Madison’s flagship technology and entrepreneurship festival. Since starting in 2010, it now attracts over 5,000 attendees and includes 8 full days packed with 40+ events organized by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Join fellow entrepreneurs, nerds, designers, geeks, hackers, foodies, and creative professionals from the Midwest in a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship. Passes available for purchase through August 7th
Full lineup & details here
aug 28: gBeta social impact milwaukee
If solving problems that effect our community is up your alley, then we highly recommend checking this out - gBeta Social Impact is a free program that works with social entrepreneurs committed to making a positive impact in the world, through a partnership with the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact. Their upcoming session will focus on issues in incarceration and looking for community members who want to work together to solve these problems. There is an opportunity continue to work on solutions beyond this kick off event - be sure to read through all the details here and RSVP if you want to get involved!
sept 14: hacking hunger
88Nine Labs presented by Northwestern Mutual is proud to host Hacking Hunger MKE in partnership with Maker Faire Milwaukee, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, and MIAD. Focused on food innovation and collaboration, the Hacking Hunger challenge brings together industry leaders and students in technology, design, marketing and business with the brightest and most ambitious ideas to tackle the most pressing challenges in food waste, food access and food literacy. They welcome all ideas that push the boundaries of food innovation and make not only Wisconsin, but the world, a better, more sustainable place.
sept 14-15: maker faire
Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. They call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Glimpse the future and get inspired! Maker Faire is a free event, but you will need to register to get your wristband - you can do that here: https://milwaukee.makerfaire.com/tickets/
Interested in having a booth at the Maker Faire? Get all the details here!
sept 17: political open mic - making your vote count
The 2020 US presidential election is almost a year away. Join NEWaukee and Bridge the City as they discuss ways we can work together to ensure every vote counts, for all elections locally and nationally. Political Open Mic will give residents, elected officials, nonprofit leaders, and the business community a platform to share solutions to the challenges our communities face around voting. This event is open to all - come with an open mind and be ready to share your voice!
Sept 18: bionet networking
Super cool event for you to check out! Join the BIONet crew to hear from Dr. Ali Bakhshinejad about the formation and evolution of his early stage startup, VasoGnosis. At this event, he will be highlighting his entrepreneurial journey and discussing his experience with fundraising for an early stage deep-tech company with no commercially-available products. In attendance, there will be representatives from the biotech and healthtech industries, venture capital and angel investors, academia, patent law, technology transfer, startup ventures, and others - sounds like a winning networking opportunity!
Register here by September 11th!
sept 19: dolphin pool pitch night
Six entrepreneurs will be chosen to pitch their start-up concept to a panel of expert judges as they compete for a prize package and local celebrity-status on their way to global dominance! This is a great spectator sport, not to be missed. BONUS: You will also get to hear from the Teens Grow Greens (TGG) students! TGG is a Milwaukee based youth internship organization dedicated to guiding teens to learn, grow, and go! Two TGG teams will face off during the Dolphin Pool Program to vie for this years TGG Champion - these kids are sharp!
Get all the event details here
Have your own business and want to pitch? You can do that too! Apply here
SEPT 26: milwaukee’s welcome party
The Welcome Party connects people who live in Milwaukee to each other and to the resources that make our city great. We’ll have complimentary food and drink samples from local restaurants, community vendors, live music from DJ Shawna and interactive networking.
New to the city and wondering what to do, or how to meet new people?The Welcome Party will give you an opportunity to meet new friends, local businesses and community organizations in person. Lived in Milwaukee a long time? We’re counting on you to join us as well! Help us make new Milwaukeeans feel at home, and show them all our city has to offer!