Topic: Blog

Communication & Events Internship Opportunity

Communication and Events Internship January – August 2019 Internship Description: The Communication and Events Intern will assist in the ideation, production, execution, and communication of events from January through August 2019. Responsibilities will include attending staff and sponsor/partner meetings, coordinating event logistics, assisting with setup and breakdown of events, and working the registration table throughout… Read more »

The State of YPs in Wisconsin

The east and west coasts have historically drawn many Midwesterners with promises of excitement and career success. But with the big coastal cities’ increase in cost of living combined with millennials’ enormous levels of student debt, members of the most altruistic and purpose-driven generation are getting creative and forging their own paths to pursue their passions. And… Read more »

YPWeek Wisconsin Announces 2018 Program Recap

YPWeek Wisconsin Announces 2018 Program Recap The nation’s biggest young professional event topped attendance and impact numbers again. Milwaukee, Wisc. May 22, 2018 — NEWaukee and the statewide partners that produce YPWeek Wisconsin proudly announce the results of the 2018 program. This year boasted the largest number of events, program attendance and community project impacts…. Read more »

Why YPWeek Matters

By: Angela Damiani As we neared the seventh iteration of YPWeek after six years of constant and all-consuming expansion, I questioned why we were barreling forward with this initiative. How much bigger can it get? At what point is this growth unsustainable? Where are we going with the momentum mounting behind us? What began as… Read more »

2018 Bubbler Award Winners

2018 Bubbler Award Winners Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 Bubbler Awards. After careful consideration and deliberation, these ten companies are considered to be the best places for young professionals to work in Wisconsin. Keep up the great work in welcoming new recruits to your teams. Eppstein Uhen Architects– Milwaukee Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA), focuses… Read more »

My First ART Bus.

January 19 was my first time attending NEWaukee’s Art Bus. An event that partners with the city’s Gallery Night and Day, and an event that I have wanted to attend for a few years now, but have not been able to line it up with my schedule. However, being the new intern at NEWaukee, I… Read more »

Original NEWaukeen Summits Aconcagua

Chelsey Berg is one of the original NEWaukeans who has lived in Santiago, Chile for the past few years. Just recently, she summited the 22,842 ft mountain of Aconcagua, which is the tallest mountain outside of the Himalayas. Check out the story of her journey at Finding North and follow her future adventures at @FindingtheNorth… Read more »

Maddy Day

What school did you go to or graduate from? University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Where’s your hometown/ neighborhood? Mequon WI What’s your position at NKE? Social Media and Events Intern How did you hear about NEWaukee? The Night Market How long have you been with the company? Three weeks How would you describe NEWaukee’s mission in your… Read more »

Here’s What Milwaukee Needs to Accomplish in 2018

An excerpt from the Milwaukee Record piece posted on 1/3/18.  By: Jeremy Fojut — Chief Idea Officer, co-founder, NEWaukee Last year, I wrote about the need for increased connectivity and risk taking from institutions. It was a big, lofty and esoteric talking point. In the past year, a lot has happened. Institutional companies like Northwestern… Read more »