Hire a Panther – Off Campus

Welcome to the UWM Career Planning and Resource Center! We look forward to partnering with you to meet your recruiting and campus engagement efforts. Please see below the variety of services we offer to employers.

Post a Job or Internship

UWM’s online employment portal, Handshake, provides you the opportunity to enhance your brand and connect with UWM students and alumni. On Handshake your position is visible to UWM’s 28,000 students and 150,000 alumni, and it is free for employers!

NEW to Handshake? You will need to register for an employer account before posting a position.

Have a Handshake account through another school? Login and request to add University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to your network of schools.

Register for an Employer Account

  1. Go to Handshake and click “Sign up for an account” on the left side
  2. Click on the “Employer” button and complete the required information
  3. Request access to the UWM Employment Office
  4. Please allow 24-48 business hours for account approval and activation.
  5. You will be able to post positions once your account is activated.

Post a Job or Internship

  1. Log into Handshake and click “Post a Job”
  2. Provide the required information – Job Basics, Job Details, and Job Preferences
  3. Complete the School Selection section – Be sure to select UW-Milwaukee
  4. Select “Create”
  5. Your posting will be reviewed by our staff and you will be notified when it is approved. Please allow 24-48 business hours for approval.

For questions about procedures for posting jobs or internships
Contact Olivia Cross, Employer Relations Specialist, at 414-229-5367 or orcross@uwm.edu

Career Fairs
CPaRC hosts several career fairs each year that provide you with the opportunity to recruit talented and career-ready UWM students and alumni for part-time, full-time, and internship positions. Our career fairs will support you in your recruiting efforts and increasing your organization’s visibility on-campus. Review the various fairs we coordinate to determine what best suits your needs.
Tabling and Information Sessions
Tabling and holding information sessions in the UWM Student Union are great ways to increase your organization’s visibility and connect with students. These opportunities are available to you at no cost.

Reservation and Tabling Policies

  • Employers must have an active & approved job posting on Handshake prior to being able to table.
  • Tables are ONLY for marketing job opportunities and other employment events/programs
  • Solicitation of services and giveaways of alcohol, drugs, or illegal activities are strictly prohibited
  • You may bring promotional items or food; however, food items must come in original packaging and be individually wrapped.
  • Allow 1 – 2 weeks for approval.

To reserve a table or room, please submit your desired date and start/end time to Olivia Cross at orcross@uwm.edu

On Campus Interviews
To schedule an on-campus interview, please contact the career services office that best fits your current hiring needs based on the majors you wish to interview.

All UWM Majors
Olivia Cross, Employer Relations Specialist – Career Planning & Resource Center
414-229-3755 / orcross@uwm.edu

Business Majors Only
Greg Krejci, Director – Lubar School of Business Career Services
414-229-5445 / gregkr@uwm.edu

Engineering/Computer Science Majors Only
Juli Pickering, Director – College of Engineering & Applied Sciences Career Services
414-229-3208 / jlpicker@uwm.edu