Why Internships!?

  • Discover if you are pursuing the right major for you
  • Gain practical experience
  • Looks great on a resume
  • Learn what future courses will help you in your future career
  • Help you gain confidence
  • Potentially earn academic credits
  • Make important contacts in the field you’re interested in
  • Improve resume and interviewing skills 
  • It may lead to a job offer down the road

UW-Manitowoc Internships

UW-Manitowoc Student IT Internship

UW-Manitowoc will be hiring and training one incoming freshman to work for two years in the Information Technology (IT) department. Here's your chance to gain valuable on-the-job training in the technology field as well as earn enough money to pay for your tuition and more! One full-time freshman will participate in this outstanding educational and job-training program. Students, who complete the first year of the program including summer training, academic year employment and following summer employment, will also receive a $1,000 stipend for the second year of participation in the program, to be paid $500 at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters.

IT Internship brochure

Community Internships

A full listing of community partners and internships is also available in the Learning Center at UW-Manitowoc.  The Learning Center assists students in resume writing and mock interviews in preparation for internships. Please contact Laura Apfelbeck, 920-686-6059, for more information.

At UW-Manitowoc, even unpaid internships can be paid through UW-Manitowoc Internship Scholarships. These scholarships require that students meet the following criteria:

  1. Maintain a 2.75 GPA or better
  2. Complete 24 credits before the internship begins
  3. Participate in a resume review and mock interview through The Learning Center in Founders 129

Once students complete their internships, they simply apply for scholarship money, paid at $10 per hour, using the Internship Scholarship Application.


Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Manitowoc

Position: Fundraising Intern

Contact: Michelle Linville


Girl Scouts of Manitou

Position: Seasonal Employment, Kitchen Aide

Contact: Abby Weber, 920-565-4575 ext. 317 


Gannett Media - HTR News

Postion: Reporter Intern

Contact: Kevin Anderson, Executive Editor, 920-226-2181


Grow it Forward

Position: Spring/Summer Urban Farmer Intern

Position: Spring/Summer Business Administration Coordinator Intern

Contact: Amber Daugs, 920-645-9467


Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

Position: Hamilton Museum Intern

Contact: Stephanie Carpenter


Healthiest Manitowoc County

Position: Tobacco Cessation Advocate

Contact: Cath Pape, re:TH!NK coordinator


Hmong Cancer and Health, Inc.

Position: Graphic Arts and Social Media Intern

Position: Marketing/Sales/Advertising Intern

Position: Medical Research Intern

Contact: Viluck T. Kue


Holiday House

Position: Curriculum Resource Intern

Contact: Deanna Genske and Tom Keil


Lakeshore CAP

Position: Support Services Internship: Manitowoc Youth Diversion Program

Contact: Coleen Homb and Christma Kaiser


Lakeshore Sheet Metal

Position: Business/Accounting Intern

Contact: Jennifer Zipperer, 920-683-3967 


Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau

Position: Seasonal Travel Counselor-Intern   FILLED! (by a UWGB student)

Contact: Jason Ring


Manitowoc County Historical Society

Position: Event Planning, Advertising, Marketing, PR, Education or Digital Media Produciton Intern

Contact: Amy Meyer, Executive Director, 920-684-4445


Manitowoc County Domestic Violence Center Sexual Assault Resource Center

Position: Volunteer Advocate Intern

Position: Intern

Contact: Sue Sippel


Manitowoc County Home Builders Association

Position: Administrative Assistant Intern

Contact: Tracy Wiebensohn, Executive Officer, 920-684-6222


Manitowoc Public Library


Position: One-to-One Adult Literacy Tutor

Contact: Michelle Krajnik, 920-686-3026,


Marco Services

Position: Dietary Aide Intern

Contact: Gina Wotruba


Nourish Farms, Inc.

Position: Urban Farm Intern

Contact: Jonathan Ribich,  -or- Jenny Conrardy,


Omega Foods

Position: Product Rep job

Contact: Chris Konopacki, 920‐657-1460 ext.2


Redeemer Lutheran Church & 3K/4K Preschool

Position: Spanish intern

Contact: Mary Orth


River's Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center

Position: Life Enrichment Intern (Art, Music, Literature, Entertainment)

Position: Nursing Assistant Job

Contact: Janel Konkel, Administrator, River’s Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center 



Salvation Army

Position: Feed the Kids Campaign

Position: Literacy

Contact: Bridget Constantine, 920-684-7117


University of Wisconsin-Extension

Position: Student Evaluation Intern for UW-Extension

Contact: Teri Zuege-Halvorsen, Family Living Educator, 920-683-4171


Vision Maker Media Internship Opportunity

Placement at Wisconsin Public Television, WHA-TV Madison

Position: Documentary Production Assistant on a 12-part series currently in production at Wisconsin Public Television, "Wisconsin Tribal Histories."

Contact: Rachel Danay, 402-472-8682,


Wisconsin Sea Grant

Contact: Titus S. SeilheimerFisheries Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant
705 Viebahn St., Room F103

Manitowoc, WI 54220


Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve, Inc.

Position: Land Steward and Environmental Education Intern    This position has been FILLED!

Contact: Jessica Johnsrud