Embrace the power of the Panther Edge and tap into a pool of exceptional talent by recruiting at UWM.

By recruiting UWM students, you not only invest in the future success of your company, but also have the opportunity to discover new talent and future leaders who will drive innovation and make a lasting impact. Connect with the next generation of exceptional professionals at UWM and unlock a world of possibilities for your organization.

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What’s the Panther Edge?

UWM graduates leave with the Panther Edge, which conceptualizes our graduates as career-ready and community-minded. We believe there are nine core traits that demonstrate the Panther Edge.

Connect with the next generation by recruiting at UWM. Jumpstart your recruiting model by connecting with undergraduate students who will have the Panther Edge by the time of graduation. Recruiting UWM students ensures you invest in your company’s future success, discover new talent and future leaders.

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Experience the energy and potential that UWM has to offer, and unlock the future of your organization through strategic recruitment.

Recruitment Opportunities

Career Fairs

The Center for Student Experience & Talent hosts several career and job fairs each year that provide you with the opportunity to recruit talented and career ready UWM students and alumni for part-time, full-time, internship and co-op positions. Our fairs will support your recruiting efforts and increase your visibility on campus. 

Recruitment Tables
  • Engage with students in a high traffic area in the UWM Student Union, Lubar Breezeway, and Bolton Breezeway.
  • Tables are only for marketing job opportunities and other employment events/programs.
  • You may bring promotional items or food; however, food items must come in original packaging and be individually wrapped.
  • Solicitation of services and giveaways of alcohol, drugs, or illegal activities are strictly prohibited.

See Reservation Guidelines for more information on how to reserve a Recruitment Table.

Information Sessions
  • Share information about your organization’s mission, values and available full-time, part-time and/or internship opportunities.
  • Rooms 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.

Note: Late afternoon and early evening hours are the best time-frames to request an information session, as students have classes throughout the day.

On-Campus Interviews

Requests for on-campus interviews can be initiated through Handshake.

If you have questions about on-campus interviews, please email careerplan@uwm.edu.

Recruitment Logistics

Reservation Guidelines
  • All reservations must be made a minimum of two weeks in advance of the desired date. Allow 3 business days for approval.
  • In-person recruitment opportunities are not available on the day of a SET event.

Note: The best time frame for in-person recruitment is 10 am – 2 pm and the best days of the week are Mondays-Wednesdays.

Parking Information

Parking Options:

  • Union Parking Garage – The Union Parking Garage is located on Kenwood Boulevard and Prospect Avenue. The Student Union can be accessed from the Union Parking Garage. After parking in the garage, take the elevator to the first floor.
  • Street parking – Street parking is available in the areas surrounding UWM’s campus. The Student Union’s main entrance is on Kenwood Boulevard and Farwell Avenue. After parking on the street, enter the building through the main entrance and take the stairs or the elevator to the first floor.

Note: The Union Garage and all UWM Parking Garages require a fee. Most street parking in the area is metered. Employers are responsible for payment of parking fees.

UWM Student Union Address:
2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211