Teryn Bordwell is the acting marketing coordinator for the Milwaukee Brewers. Bordwell studied Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies (JAMS), with an emphasis on marketing and advertising, at UWM. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Abigail Stein started working part-time at Angelic Bakehouse, an all-natural, commercial bakery in September 2015 while working on her bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences. As its full-time brand ambassador and farmers market manager, she leads the farmers market team, hires and trains employees, puts on in-store demonstrations and promotes the firm’s sprouted grain breads, wraps and other baked goods. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)
An internship at Rosencutter Ultra Fitness & Performance, a Wauwatosa facility specializing in strength and fitness training, led to a full-time position for kinesiology major Trevor Wright. He was excited to be hired full-time, Wright said, because he liked Rosencutter’s approach to helping others change their lives. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Sarah Jane Weber started working at the Sojourner Family Peace Center a semester before graduating with her bachelor’s degree in social work. She learned about the position from her supervisor at a Milwaukee County Courthouse restraining order clinic, where she completed a student field placement. (UWM Photo/Pete Amland)
Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies (JAMS) major Amanda Porter completed internships with the NBC and ABC television stations in Milwaukee before accepting a full-time position as an assignment editor at CBS 58. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Matthew Eikamp has been working full-time since January 2016 as a translator and editor at Point-to-Point Translation and Language Consultants, which specializes in German-to-English translation of technical and marketing documents. The job grew out of an internship he found through UWM’s Translation & Interpreting Studies program, where he focused on German-to-English and Russian-to-English translation/interpretation. He’ll receive his master’s degree in May. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
It’s not unusual for UWM students to graduate with a job in hand thanks to connections made through internships, field study placements and other practical experience. This slideshow introduces you to just a few of the May 2017 graduates who have already accepted job offers, and in some cases, started working.
To learn more about internship and career opportunities at UWM, visit the Career Planning and Resource Center.