Esrom Williams Jr. was hired as the dance director at the Fine Arts Institute at East High School in Green Bay. Williams is graduating with an MFA in dance performance and choreography. (UWM Photo/Marcelo Martinez)
Biochemistry major Matida Bojang was hired full-time with nonprofit Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin and leads the Dane County team for Project Recovery. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)
Sandra Ibraheem started her first full time job as an administrative assistant/paralegal in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court coordinators office. Her double major in political science and communications helped her through the process and understand all the new information that comes with the position. (UWM Photo/Marcelo Martinez)
Peck School of the Arts, Design and Visual Communication student Natalie Derr was an artist in resident and is now full time employee at Islands of Brilliance, a nonprofit organization that provides learning and social engagement opportunities for neurodiverse students. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Blake Hoskins was hired by Rockwell Automation in the sales and engineering department. Hoskins is a mechanical engineer and interned at Rockwell in Shanghai. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Architecture student Alanna Van Handel was hired before graduation at Excel Engineering as a team designer. "I work with a team to bring ideas to paper and designs to construction," she said. "It is a collaborative effort to not only illustrate, but to problem-solve for strong solutions." (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
These 2021 graduates are starting their careers as they get their diplomas.
Many of these students found their early career success thanks to internships, on-campus career fairs and UWM professors with strong networks in their fields. Each of these students is entering a career directly related to what they studied during their time at UWM.
Visit the Career Planning and Resource Center to learn about internships and career planning resources available to UWM students.