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DNR Student Diversity Internship Program Wins Award

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the that the agency recently received the Outstanding Internship Program Award from the Milwaukee Area College Internship Consortium (MACIC) for implementation of the State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program.

The State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program is administered by the Department of Administration. The DNR’s implementation of the program provides opportunities for students to participate in policy initiatives, natural resource education classes, public safety outreach and land management planning.

“This program offers a great opportunity for interns to collaborate with DNR staff and gain more insight into our work to preserve and enhance Wisconsin’s natural resources,” said Carrie Wilson, DNR contact for the State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program.

The Milwaukee Area College Internship Consortium, an organization of several southeastern Wisconsin colleges and universities, supports professionals who work with internships in Wisconsin through educational forums and networking opportunities.

Information on the 2024 internship program will be available later this year.

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