The Affirmative Action Student Professionals In Residence (AASPIRE) internship offers underrepresented groups on-the-job experience with the City of Madison. This internship is specifically available to current college students from an accredited university or a two year technical college program. Students who have recently graduated within the past two years are also eligible to apply.

This paid summer internship lasts for 8-10 weeks. Interns work on a limited-term, management-level project. City managers provide guidance, mentoring, and a deeper understanding of public service. Interns are eligible for positions limited to City employees for up to 6 months after completing the internship.

For Engineering Division AASPIRE Interns, the following interns have completed programs in our division:

  • Transportation Design
  • Public Information/Communications/Public Relations/Marketing/Media Relations
  • Stormwater

Apply for the AASPIRE Internship Program