Career Resources

UWM at Washington County’s Career and Internship Services offers a wide variety of helpful resources for students and area employers. Learn more about Career Resources in the UWM at Washington County Solution Center.

Student Opportunities

Career & Internship Center drop-in hours
  • Mondays 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesdays 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

*Please note that drop-in hours may be canceled some days due to other campus events.​*

Individual appointments

Schedule an appointment with our Career and Internship Program Coordinator for help with:

  • Career exploration
  • Job and internship searching
  • Receiving credit for internships
  • Resume and cover letter writing help
  • Interview preparation
  • LinkedIn
  • Student employment
Online resources for students
How to make a Career Advising appointment
Career Advising appointments are available Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm.
Students can schedule an appointment via Navigate, or by emailing the Career & Internship Coordinator.
Resume examples

Spring 2022 Events

Internship Panel

Hear from past student insights about their internship experiences!

    • Monday, February 28th, 12:00-12:50 p.m., Virtual via Teams
    • Zoom link here, Meeting ID: 994 0460 8068; Meeting passcode: 328482
Envision Your Future

Create a vision board with Career & Internship Services!

    • Monday, March 7th, 12:00-12:50 p.m., Hallway outside of Wash 101
Career & Major Exploration Workshop

Connect with your Advisors for assistance with career and major exploration! Attend this event to start to explore your skills, values, and interests!

    • Tuesday, March 15th, 12:00-12:50 p.m., Library L277
Drop-in Resume Reviews

Get your resume ready for summer break!

  • Monday, April 25th, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 26th, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • Career & Internship Center, Room 107

Weekly Employer Spotlight

Throughout the semester, on various Tuesdays, we will have an employer on campus during the open noon hour to connect with students regarding their organization and any open job and internship opportunities.

March 8th: West Bend Mutual Insurance

Date: Tuesday, March 8th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: West Bend Mutual Insurance
Contact/Recruiter: Julie Barnett, jbarnett@wbmi.com
Website: www.thesilverlining.com/careers

Overview of Employer: West Bend Mutual Insurance Company offers property and casualty insurance for businesses, homes, autos and personal property. Since 1894, West Bend has come to stand for excellence through the use of innovative products, steady growth, and financial stability. At West Bend, we recognize that our associates are our defining competitive advantage in the marketplace. It is our belief that each associate can make a difference at West Bend and it is our responsibility to provide the development opportunities that will help them to meet and exceed the changing demands of our customers. If you are ready to work with a proven, experienced team to help take our business to the next level, consider one of the challenging career opportunities that West Bend has to offer you. Enjoy our casual working environment and take advantage of our great onsite amenities like our cafeteria, fitness center, convenience store, walking trails, and more!

March 15th: Signicast

Date: Tuesday, March 15th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Signicast
Contact/Recruiter: John Quincannon, jquincannon@signicast.com
Website: www.signicast.com/careers

Overview of Employer: Signicast Investment Castings, a world-class provider of commercial steel investment castings provides customers a quality product on time at a competitive price. With quick lead times, on-time delivery, true just-in-time manufacturing, and unrivaled process control, Signicast has quickly become the top choice for OEM components in a wide range of markets. In an industry where 12-week lead times are standard, Signicast has reduced that time to just 1 to 4 weeks. The result is true Just-In-Time manufacturing which eliminates costly inventory by allowing customers to receive small quantities of product, delivered frequently, according to their production schedule. Orders, even small ones, go from entry to shipping with no interruptions. Signicast operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and have plants located in Milwaukee and Hartford, WI.

March 29th: Serigraph

Date: Tuesday, March 29th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Serigraph
Contact/Recruiter: Dominic Triliegi, dtriliegi@serigraph.com
Website: www.serigraph.com/careers/

Overview of Employer: Serigraph has over 70 years of experience in printing, advanced decorating technologies and graphic solutions for the Automotive, Appliance, Consumer, Medical, Power Sports and Point-of-Purchase markets. Our core business is decorating plastics. We print, form, mold, finish and fulfill in-house to maximize cost-savings and speed-to-market. Our pre-press, prototype, research & development, engineering services and web ordering platform provide our customers with complete support from start to finish.

April 5th: Broan-NuTone

Date: Tuesday, April 5th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Broan-NuTone
Contact/Recruiter: Jill DePue, jill.depue@broan.com
Website: www.broan-nutone.com/en-us/home/about/careers/open-positions

Overview of Employer: Broan-NuTone believes that better quality air means a better quality of life. And so we lead the industry with forward-thinking residential ventilation products, customized climate, and indoor air quality solutions that are all backed up by award winning customer service. Headquartered in Hartford, Wisconsin, Broan-NuTone employs over 2,500 around the world.

April 12th: Quad

Date: Tuesday, April 12th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Quad
Contact/Recruiter: Alena Todrky, ATODRYK@quad.com
Website: www.bequad.com/

Overview of Employer: Quad operates as a global marketing solutions provider that helps clients perform better in today’s rapidly changing media landscape through innovative solutions that improve efficiencies, reduce costs, lift response and increase revenue. With innovative ideas, worldwide capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity, Quad has the resources and knowledge to help a wide variety of clients in distinct vertical industries, including but not limited to retail, publishing, insurance, financial and healthcare. Headquartered in Sussex, Wisconsin (just west of Milwaukee), our company has approximately 22,000 full-time equivalent employees working from more than 70 facilities throughout North America, South America and Europe.

April 19th: Preceptor Home Health & Hospice

Date: Tuesday, April 19th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Preceptor Home Health & Hospice
Contact/Recruiter: Kari Barelmann, Kari.barelmann@preceptorhhh.com
Website: http://preceptorhc.com/

Overview of Employer: We are a home health & hospice organization providing care to our clients in their homes where ever that may be. Our clients reside in assisted living facilities, private homes, or wherever they call home. We take great pride in giving our clients the best possible care. When you join Preceptor Home Health & Hospice, you become part of a team who is embracing a leading post-acute care model. You will be able to work in an environment where you are providing measurable outcomes that physicians, patients, and their families care about and must achieve to meet their goals for staying safely at home. When we say patient-focused care, we have a care model that backs up that claim. People are called to Preceptor Home Health & Hospice for many reasons. Those same feelings cause many of them to believe more deeply in their ability to deliver better outcomes and grow their skills as dedicated professionals.

April 26th: Total Spectrum

Date: Tuesday, April 26th
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Total Spectrum
Contact/Recruiter: Nolan Kelly, nolan.kelly@totalspectrumcare.com
Website: https://totalspectrumcare.com/careers-at-total-spectrum/
Overview of Employer: Autism rates are rising, with one in 54 children receiving a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in the United States. Our founders saw a need for compassionate, high-quality services in the mid-western part of the country — and created Total Spectrum in 2014 to give kids and families the top-level care they deserved. Today, Total Spectrum uses evidence-based applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to help kids and young adults with autism find success. Our goal is to empower our clients to build the skills needed to live a happy and fulfilling life. Total Spectrum is part of LEARN Behavioral, a national organization dedicated to nurturing potential in children and young adults with autism—and supporting families from day one. We consider you, as parents and caregivers, your child’s first and most important teacher, and we partner with you to create an environment in which you and your child can thrive.

May 3rd: Beer Capitol Distributing

Date: Tuesday, May 3rd
Time: 11:45am – 1:15pm
Where: main entrance (outside Wash 101)
Employer: Beer Capitol Distributing
Contact/Recruiter: Alex Reid, alex.reid@beercapitol.com
Website: https://beercapitol.com/careers/
Overview of Employer: Beer Capitol Distributing LLC, Wisconsin’s largest beer distributor serving Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, and Milwaukee counties, opened its doors in 1981. The team members of Beer Capitol Distributing, LLC are committed, innovative leaders of the malt beverage industry through marketing, selling, distributing, merchandising, and servicing quality products to our valued customers.

Employer Involvement

Weekly Employer Spotlight: Employers are invited to come to campus to table during our open noon hour on (day of week TBD) to connect with students and share information about their organization and opportunities. Reach out to lawver@uwm.edu if you are interested.

Job Shadow Program: Host a student for the day to show what your profession is all about. Job shadowing is one of the best ways for students to explore careers.

Informational Interview Contact: Have a student who is interested in your field of work interview you about your career pathway.

Job and Internship Posting: Visit Handshake to post job and internship opportunities.

Employer Sign-Up Directions
  1. Go to https://uwm.joinhandshake.com/login
  2. Click “Sign up here” on the upper right-hand side
  3. Click on “Are you an employer? Sign up here.”
  4. Complete the required information needed
  5. Request access to the UWM Employment Office (which includes Waukesha and Washington County students)
  6. Please allow 24-48 business hours for administrative approval
  7. Once your registration has been approved, see below on how to post a job and/or internship.
Posting Jobs/Internships
  1. Log in to Handshake
  2. Go to “Post a Job”
  3. Complete the required information needed
  4. At the end, select UW-Milwaukee as the school
  5. After completion of your job posting, please allow 24-48 business hours for administration approval.

 

Have questions about events and recruiting UWM at Washington County students? Reach out to the Career and Internship Program Coordinator.