Preparing for your first job begins the moment you start college. As a business student, you’ll gain knowledge and learn new skills during your academic career. Make sure that you’ve also got a career strategy and a professional toolbox — so that when your senior year arrives, you’re informed, prepared, and polished.

Get Started by Registering on Handshake, UWM’s Job Search and Career Platform

  • Search and apply for on and off-campus jobs and internships
  • Create job alerts to be notified of positions matching your preferences
  • Attend virtual career fairs and career-related events
  • Showcase your accomplishments in your profile to attract employers

Lubar Career Center Resources for Undergraduate Students

Meet with a Career Advisor

Our staff of career professionals is available for one-on-one meetings to help you think through how your interests, strengths, and goals relate to your career path.

Career and Professional Development Course

There’s no better way to get fully prepared for your job search than in our required Career and Professional Development course (Bus Adm 300). You’ll gain the skills necessary to enter the job market, including professional correspondence, resume writing, interviewing and networking skills, and professional etiquette.

On-Campus Interviews

Talented Lubar graduates are always in high demand. A wide range of companies visit the Lubar College each year to conduct on-campus interviews with our students. Many of those employers also offer campus information sessions to help you gain insight into their company and the position available. To be eligible to participate, please register with Handshake.

Career Fairs

The Lubar College of Business offers a Business Career Fair each semester attended by more than 60 companies that are specifically interested in hiring business majors. 


Internships provide great work experience to make you more marketable to employers. Most business internships are paid, and you can work part-time during the semester and up to full-time during the summer. We can help you connect! You also have the option of receiving academic credit for your internship work.

Entrepreneur Internship Program

If you’re wondering what it takes to build and grow a business, this is the internship program for you. Roll up your sleeves and work on a meaningful project over one semester — and get some “face time” with the entrepreneur who started the company. Learn more

Networking with Alumni

The Lubar College of Business Alumni Chapter holds regular events, including some designated specifically for networking with current students. Our alumni are 39,000 strong and a great professional resource for you.

I just wanted to thank you for setting up such resourceful opportunities for me to grow, not only as a student, but as a business professional. At my mock interview today, I only anticipated gaining experience with interviewing, but they ended up offering me a job!

Hannah YeldellMarketing & Spanish Major