Bandana Binadi is a programmer analyst at STRATTEC Security. She majored in information technology management at UWM and says she loves that she gets to do a little bit of everything at her new job. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Brandon Radke studied American Sign Language interpretation. He was hired full-time at the Milwaukee Sign Language School as a K-12 educational interpreter after doing an internship there. He says, “The ASL program at UWM is great, especially because all the instructors are deaf. It was important to me to learn the language from people in the Deaf community.” (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Ashley Handley transferred from UWM at Waukesha to UWM's main campus to complete her finance degree. The Panther Foundation for Success helped her find an internship at Rockwell Automation, and she has now accepted a full-time position there. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
A theater arts major, Anna Evans was hired full-time at First Stage Children's Theater in administrative support. She says her theater professors at UWM have been essential in finding job opportunities in the field. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Jordan Felber, an architecture student, was hired as a junior designer at Bjarke Ingels Group in New York City. Felber says he chose to attend UWM because of how well-connected the architecture professors are to the industry. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Emily Wilder is a marketing and human resources double major who learned about an internship at Briggs & Stratton at one of UWM’s many career fairs. That internship helped her land a full-time position as a product specialist at Badger Meter. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
A computer science major, Mitchell Kossoris accepted a full-time position in Seattle at Amazon as a software development engineer. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
These May 2019 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 respective 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.