Each Summer, from the end of May to the beginning of August, University Housing partners with more than 30 Milwaukee-based companies to provide housing options in Cambridge Commons for their summer interns. We provide an affordable, safe, and relaxing home, for interns as they prepare for their professional experiences. Sponsoring companies have confidence that their summer interns are being housed in an engaging environment with other young emerging professionals.
Rooms are available from late May through early August. Typically, a minimum 4-week contract is required.
Cambridge Commons is located at 2323 N. Cambridge Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211, on the corner of North Avenue and Cambridge Ave.This location provides direct access to MCTS bus route 30 with easy access to downtown and ability to connect with other bus routes allowing residents to get anywhere in the city with ease. Cambridge Commons is surrounded by many local restaurants, grocery stores and blocks away from the vibrant East Side of Milwaukee.
Upgraded suites are also available on a limited basis, and have a furnished living room and full kitchen. Living rooms are furnished with 2 love seats, 2 end tables, and a coffee table. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and stools.
A computer center, music practice rooms, fitness center, laundry center are all located on the first floor of Cambridge Commons. A convenience store (Restor+More) is located in the Cambridge Commons and features evening and weekend hours. An Intern Center Coordinator will provide networking and social activities and information. Cambridge Commons is also LEED GOLD Certified (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design), Riverfront Courtyard, and ADA river access.
A resident lounge is located at the middle of each floor. The lounge provides a common gathering area for residents, and is equipped with a television and a kitchen with a microwave, stove, oven and sink. Every lounge has windows over looking the courtyard and Milwaukee River. Dishes are not provided.
Our 24-hour Service and Security desk operations provide a safe and secure environment for our Summer residents. Cambridge Commons offers a secure environment while allowing easy access to its residents. The 24 hour locked lobby is accessible by swiping an ID (issued at check-in). The indoor parking structure is also secured by an electronic permit system.
Cambridge Commons also has on site classrooms and conference rooms equipped with AV equipment that can be used for presentations, meetings, and classes. There are two study rooms on each floor (with the exception of the first floor) that can be used by all residents. These areas are a 24-hour quiet study environment.
Each resident room has one cable television jack. Residents must provide their own coaxial cable and television. The Time Warner standard cable package is provided to all residents free of charge. Residents can purchase coaxial cable at any retail outlet or at the Service Desk for $6 plus tax.
All resident rooms are equipped with high speed internet access for each resident at no additional fee. Standard connection cables may be purchased at any retail outlet or at the Service Desk. There is no wi-fi in the complex unless you have a UWM email account.
The laundry center is located on the first floor. The center is open 24-hours a day. All washers and dryers are operated using a resident Gold Account (cards will be distributed to all residents). Cash can be deposited to the Gold Account at a cash value station located in the laundry center.
Resident mail boxes are located on the first floor. Mail is delivered by the US Postal Service 6 days per week. Packages larger than the mailbox are held for residents at the Service Desk, and a package notification is emailed and/or placed in their mailbox.
Limited parking permits are available in Cambridge Commons,Kenilworth Square Apartments, and RiverView Residence Hall (all require an additional fee). Kenilworth is approximately 4 blocks east of Cambridge Commons, while RiverView is one block west of Cambridge Commons.
Discounts may be available for Corporate groups of 50+ interns. Companies who choose to pay for their interns can do so via a group contract, or individual interns can contract with us for their stay. A minimum 5 working days notice is requested. A deposit of $100 with contract is to be paid as the remainder is due upon arrival.
Please contact us for more information.
As of December 2019, we anticipate the Intern Center will be full for Summer 2020. If you are still interested in space in the Intern Center, please complete the Waitlist Request Form below.