The International Institute of Wisconsin is seeking mature self-starters who are organized, detail oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced social services environment. Qualifications for each position vary. Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
International Institute of Wisconsin
1110 North Old Third Street, Suite 420
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203


The International Institute of Wisconsin is currently seeking interns for the areas of refugee resettlement, the International Visitors program and nonprofit management. All interns are unpaid, but receive valuable work experience and credits towards their education, if applicable. Interns will take on a significant role within this small and multifaceted nonprofit organization. The IIW seeks interns that are:
- Motivated self-starters
- Culturally competent and able to work with diverse populations
- Interested in international affairs
- Able to communicate effectively
- Proficient with MS Office
- Flexible in regard to work assignments
- Organized and detail-oriented
- Able to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
- Bi- or multi-lingual fluency desired but not required

If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, contact information, and two references to internships@iiwisconsin.org. Start dates are flexible and interns can elect to be full-time or part-time, but IIW asks for a minimum commitment of eight weeks.

For internships beginning in the summer, please send your materials in by April 15th.
For internships beginning in the fall, please send your materials in by July 31st.
For internships beginning in the winter, please send your material in by October 31st.

Year long and semester internship options are available.


Click Here to download the Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. International Institute volunteers give their support, time, and talents to enhance organization programs and the experience of new Americans. These efforts help refugees and immigrants integrate into the community, reach educational and work goals, and support understanding between ethnic groups. We have a variety of opportunities to get involved.


All International Institute clients are given Refugee and Asylee status by the U.S. government, and they are able to legally work in this country. They are productive and loyal employees, eager to begin a new life. Allow us to help diversify your workplace.

Job Readiness

The International Institute prepares its clients to meet the demands of the United States job market, providing assistance on resume building, interview skills, job search technique, customer service, and more. Clients are also given computer literacy courses to equip them with practical use of computers and the Internet in the workplace.

International Institute of Wisconsin