- 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 maggie@thecommonswi.com ***

flow tech - business market development rep (Intern)

Based on revolutionary breakthroughs in water management technology, Flow-Tech Systems has created the most technologically advanced chemical-free water treatment system….whoa. Have we told you lately that there are some really cool people, doing really cool things in this city?! If you have a hustler mindset and are interested in helping Flow Tech explore new market segments, test out new technonology and more be sure to check out all the details and apply on Handshake here….Not on Handshake? You can see all the info here

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**

sept 14: hacking hunger

88Nine Labs presented by Northwestern Mutual is proud to host Hacking Hunger MKE in partnership with Maker Faire MilwaukeeFeeding 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.
Register here

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!
Register here

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 21-28: valley week

The third annual Valley Week starts Saturday, September 21, showcasing the Menomonee River Valley’s world class companies, popular destinations, and fantastic nature spaces. With a beer run, campfire stories, happy hour cruise, and more, check out the list of experiences and plan your adventure in the Valley
theValleyMKE.org/ValleyWeek

SEPT 24: rev-up mke live pitch

Join  Rev-Up MKE for their live pitch event where you will hear from the finalists, cast your vote for the audience choice winner, and enjoy a taste of the Near West Side by sampling food from neighborhood restaurants. Rev-Up MKE is a program that gives local businesses an opportunity to move into a storefront in the Near West Side as part of the prize package - if you want to join in for the fun, be sure to register to attend here!

SEPT 25: startup mke emerge

Startup Milwaukee Emerge is a platform for Milwaukee's emerging startups and entrepreneurs to pitch their startups and receive feedback and support from a community of entrepreneurs, investors and startup enthusiasts. Companies pitching at EMERGE: Fiveable, Amanda DoAmaral, WheeliWorld, DJ Bluma and one of our very own Fellows alum, Liv a Little ice cream, Olivia Menzia! The event will be hosted at Hoffman York in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Coffee and light breakfast is provided - register 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!
Register here