Working in partnership with CIE, faculty and staff in Schools, Colleges, academic departments and administrative units play central roles in UWM’s ability to host international visitors and sponsor foreign national employees.

CIE is happy to work with you to:

  • Invite a Visiting Scholar to collaborate on research in your department;
  • Secure employment authorization for a Post Doc;
  • Sponsor an Assistant Professor for a work visa and U.S. Permanent Residency;
  • and more.

Visa sponsorship category pages contain information and request forms. Brooke Thomas, Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services (, is your primary contact for foreign national employment and visa sponsorship at UWM.