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Performance Evaluator Internship

We are seeking paid Performance Evaluator Interns for summer 2024 and/or the fall 2024 academic semester. You must be willing to work at least 12 hours per week, including at least 4 consecutive hours on at least 1 day per week. Summer interns may work up to full-time.

Who Are We? 

The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan legislative service agency whose objective analyses and recommendations help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations. The Bureau’s work helps legislators fulfill their responsibility to provide effective oversight of Wisconsin state government.

Why Should You Join Us?

  • You want to make a difference and contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of state government operations.
  • You want to work in a professional environment and be part of a team of intelligent colleagues doing meaningful work.
  • You value professional development and continuous learning and improvement.
  • You are interested in learning skills that will help you grow in your career.

What Will You Do?

Under the guidance of an experienced performance evaluator: 

  • You will work collaboratively as a member of a team that is analyzing complex public policy issues.
  • You will help plan and conduct challenging qualitative and quantitative analyses. 
  • You will interview government officials. 
  • You will discuss your analytical results and contribute your ideas during regular meetings of your team.

Who Are You?

  • You are able to maintain strict nonpartisanship.
  • You have experience in analyzing public policy issues.
  • You are analytical and inquisitive and possess a strong attention to detail.
  • You communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • You are highly motivated, take initiative, and excel in meeting challenges.
  • You develop positive working relationships with colleagues.
  • You self-reflect and respond to feedback in a positive and constructive manner.
  • You are enrolled in a graduate degree program—preferably in a field related to public policy, public administration, law, political science, economics, business administration, urban and regional planning statistics, or psychology—and have strong academic performance.

How Do You Join?

We are seeking candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require employer visa sponsorship now or in the future. A background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to an offer of employment. 

To be considered, interested candidates must submit the following materials to

  1. a one- to two-page statement of interest that addresses your experience as it relates to the qualifications of the position;
  2. resume; and
  3. unofficial transcripts.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2024.

The Legislative Audit Bureau is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.