MADISON — Funds will
be available for small- to mid-size companies in
Wisconsin to help offset the cost of hiring an intern
for the summer of 2016 to implement the companies’
global growth goals.
The program is
offered by The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s
Partnerships for Global Talent Program, funded by the
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, and provides
up to $4,000 per intern to help offset the costs
associated with hiring an intern. Each participating
company can host up to two undergraduate interns.
company is expected to contribute matching funds that
meet or exceed WEDC’s contribution, or to secure
matching funds from another source.
The program is open
to Wisconsin companies with 500 or fewer employees.
Companies seeking more information can submit an initial
expression of interest via the International Internship
eliminates some of the headaches that can go along with
creating an international internship,” said IIP Director
Maj Fischer. “IIP takes care of advertising, and also
assists with structuring the internship, conducting
interviews and handling logistics, which can be
complicated in an international context. IIP helps
ensure a good experience for both the employer and the