Not sure what you want to do with your degree?
- Utilize the Occupational Outlook Handbook, O*Net, and career videos to explore the responsibilities, education, pay, and job outlook of technology careers.
- View how Panthers in technology have launched their post-graduation career paths in the UWM Career Outcomes dashboard.
- Want to consider other career paths? Use tools in the Career Exploration Community.
Here is a sample of keywords you can use when researching career paths or searching for open positions. For more ideas, our staff is ready to help!
|Information Technology||Data Analysis|
|IT Company||Data Visualization|
|Technical Support||Microsoft Access|
|IT Support||Data Mining|
|Cloud Services||Power BI|
Hands-on learning beyond the classroom helps you expand your skills, form community connections, build your resume, and gain the Panther Edge. These include internships, undergraduate research, study abroad, community engagement, and leadership experiences.
Joining a student organization provides you opportunities to form friendships, explore your interests, gain work and volunteer experience, develop leadership skills, and network with professionals working in your industry. Explore UWM’s student organizations.
Examples: American Library Association (ALA) Student Chapter, Cyber Security Club, Google Developer Student Club at UWM
Internships provide an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience, expand your transferable skills, develop professional connections, and build your resume. Our staff can help you tailor your resume and cover letter, search for positions, and prepare for the interview.
Be sure to utilize Handshake to search for positions. Employers looking to hire UWM students & alumni use this recruiting system to connect with you!
Examples: Be sure to check out the SET website for additional internship opportunities here. SSTPI, CLIP, and the Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Internship Program are some of the UWM-specific internship opportunities available to our students.
On-campus jobs provide convenient options with flexible scheduling and opportunities to gain transferrable and career-related skills. Explore and apply to on-campus jobs on Handshake. For additional support, visit our employment website.
Examples: UWM Help Desk, Tutor, UWM Libraries, UWM TechStore Sales Associate
SET has deep community partnerships which provide student opportunities for volunteering, service learning, service trips, and other forms of community-based learning. You may even find yourself in a course with a built-in service-learning requirement. You can learn more about this on our website here.
We proudly host eight career fairs every year, showcasing around 80 diverse employers each fair. Interested in knowing the kinds of employers attending? We invite you explore a past fair and the employers who attended.
Information Science Technology Jobs
Information Science Technology (IST) students nearing graduation should consider a number of options for their future including employment and graduate school. Good job sites for information science majors may include general sites such as Monster.com or CareerBuilder.com, or more specific information technology sites such as Dice.com. Below is a list of job sites which might help IST job seekers.
- American Society of Information Science and Technology Careers
- Milwaukee Jobs.com / Jobs in Madison.com
- Peace Corps
Library and Information Science Job Links
For students looking to pursue a library-track position, there are a number of job sites to explore. Below is a list of career sites which students may find useful: