The State of Wisconsin offers a variety of different types of employment opportunities including:
Permanent (Classified) Employment
Permanent appointments may be full-time or part-time, and the incumbent must successfully complete an assigned probationary period prior to attainment of permanent status. Permanent employees are participants in the Wisconsin Retirement System, and are eligible for the many other benefits offered by the State of Wisconsin.
Limited Term Employment
Employment that is temporary in nature, may not exceed 1,039 hours in a 12-month period, and will not result in permanent status. A limited term appointment may provide valuable work experience in a specific field of interest, which may be helpful in applying for a permanent or project positions with the State of Wisconsin.
A professional learning experience which provides practical work-related experience and training in a specific field of interest. Internships may be paid or unpaid, and are temporary in nature (similar to Limited Term Employment). The State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program (SWSDIP) is one of the many internship programs offered by the State of Wisconsin and provide students of color, female students, students with disabilities, and veteran students an opportunity to work in a professional work environment within state government.
Employment that is temporary in nature, but often longer than Limited Term Employment, typically lasting two to four years. These positions will not result in permanent status. While serving in a project appointment, project employees are participants in the Wisconsin Retirement System and are eligible for the many other benefits offered by the State of Wisconsin.
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