Mission, Vision, Values

Mission

Empower students/alumni with knowledge, skills, and experiences to:

• Make sound career and academic decisions
• Prepare for satisfying employment, and
• Develop successful lifelong career plans in an evolving global world of work

To do this, we work directly with students and collaborate with UWM faculty and staff in developing resources and experiences that connect career with academics and student life, and we partner with employers and others to provide students and alumni rewarding opportunities, internships, jobs, and career-related education.

 

Vision

We will be recognized as the central resource that actively engages students in exploring and pursuing meaningful career development, while inspiring the university and its partners to consistently integrate career into their efforts.

Values

Excellence 

We strive to provide high quality, successful, student-centered programs and services.

Diversity 

We are committed to a climate that welcomes and respects individual and group diversity and strives for inclusion and accessibility in all our communications, programs and services.

Innovation 

We embrace creative and innovative ideas for the enhancement of our services and to support our vision.

Collaboration 

We encourage an environment that promotes mutual respect and open communication among our staff and are committed to cultivating and maintaining partnerships with students, employers, the academic community, and other University departments.

Commitment 

We display motivation, dedication and excitement in our work due to our strong belief in its importance and passion for its intent and ideal.

Integrity 

We are committed to holding ourselves and employers to high ethical and moral standards. Our actions and decisions shall reflect professionalism, honesty and responsibility.