Social Justice Internships

Want to make a positive impact in our community and get valuable experience? We’re helping to connect UW-Madison students with internships at Dane County social justice nonprofit organizations. Check out the opportunities below – new internships with organizations will continue to become available.

All recent applications have closed, but check back here for more opportunities soon! Learn more about local organizations below.

Local Nonprofits

FOSTER of Dane County

FOSTER of Dane County is a nontraditional case management and counseling program that has served Black families in Dane County for more than 12 years. They take a multigenerational and community-focused approach to addiction recovery and healing from trauma that aims to stabilize and support all levels of the family structure.

The House Urban Arts Initiative

The House Urban Arts Initiative was officially founded in 2018 as a program to bring the arts to urban communities. They provide arts programming for Black youth in Madison, which includes a thriving dance program.

Each One Teach One (EOTO)

Each One Teach One (EOTO) provides mental health and substance use wellness support. They are guided by a “Each One Teach One” philosophy that dictates those who have learned have a duty to teach.

Urban Triage, Inc.

Urban Triage, Inc. is on a mission to empower Black families while mobilizing community resources and distributing them to those most in need. At the same time, they engage systems in implementing systematic, sustainable, equitable, and clinically sound approaches to health behavior and prevention.

Healing Our Hearts

Healing Our Hearts is an organization dedicated to supporting mothers and families who have experienced the loss of a child. They aim to provide a safe space for the black and brown community to process grief and begin to heal, including getting families connected with wraparound services like food, rental and housing assistance, and treatment services.

Freedom, Inc.

Freedom, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to low- to no-income communities of color in Dane County, and is the only organization in Dane County that specifically works on Black and Southeast Asian women’s and youth issues and LGBTQ people of color issues.