​Limited Term Employment Opportunities

Benefits of Limited Term Employment ​

Limited Term Employment can provide valuable work experience in a specific field of interest. The experience gained in these positions can be a valuable career development tool, and often provides participants with the training and experience that may be helpful in applying for a full-time position with the State of Wisconsin. 

Applying for Limited Term Employment ​

Limited term employment opportunities are available as a category under Search by Career: Temporary Positions. To inquire about additional Limited Term Employment opportunities, please contact the human resources staff listed at each department directly. Click here for the list of state agencies

Requirements of Limited Term Employment 

An applicant for limited term employment must be a Wisconsin resident at the time of hire. Wisconsin Statutes identify a resident as a person who meets one of the following requirements: 

  1. Has established a residence (defined as the place where the person's habitation is fixed, without any present intent to move and to which, when absent, the person intends to return) in the state not less than 10 days earlier; 
  2. Has resided in this state for not less than a total of one year out of the immediately preceding 5 years; 
  3. Is eligible to register to vote in this state; or 
  4. Is the spouse of a person meeting one of the above requirements. 

The policy of the State of Wisconsin as an employer is to employ or continue to employ only persons who are legally authorized to work in the United States.