Career Resources

Job and Internship Fair at UWM at Waukesha

UWM at Waukesha’s Career and Internship office offers a wide variety of helpful resources for students and area employers. The Career & Internship Coordinator is located in Student Development, office A117.

Opportunities for Students

Summer 2020 Career Events: 

Your Unique Value: Understanding Yourself and Leaving an Impression                                  This is a virtual event held by Career Services with The Commons.                            Tuesday, July 7th | 12-1pm                                                                                            Via Zoom (reach out to lawver@uwm.edu for login information)

Resume Writing: How to Rock Your Resume                                                                             This is a virtual event held by Career Services with Hatch Staffing Services.               Thursday, August 6th | 12-1pm                                                                                     Via Zoom (reach out to lawver@uwm.edu for login information)

Statewide Drive Thru Job Fair | Wisconsin Workforce Development Association                      Wednesday, July 15th | 12-4pm                                                                                    Waukesha location: Waukesha County Expo, 1000 Northview Rd.

Stay tuned for Fall 2020 events and dates to be posted!

Career Booth: Stop by the Career Booth from during the noon hour Wednesdays during the fall and spring semesters in the Hub Hallway. Ask questions about your career, including resume writing, career exploration, jobs and internships.

Career Closet: Get free professional attire, thanks to generous donors. Open by request, Monday through Friday.

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:

Job and Internship Searching: Handshake, LinkedIn, MilwaukeeJobs

Career Exploration: MyPlan, ONET, CareerOneStop

Resumes and Cover Letters: UWM CPaRC’s online resources

Interviewing: BigInterview

Employer Involvement

Employer Spotlight: Set up a display table on campus from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and connect with students to share information about your organization and opportunities. Gold sponsors of our Job and Internship Fair are invited to participate in these spotlights, scheduled two times each semester.

Fall 2020 Employer Spotlight dates are TBD

Job and Internship Fair: Attend this biannual event, which brings up to 50 area employers on campus to connect with students and increase awareness of your organization. Register online on Handshake.

Fall 2020 fair date is TBD

Consider being one of our Gold Sponsors! More information will be available on Handshake once the event is created. Check back during summer 2020.

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.

Have questions about events and recruiting UWM at Waukesha students? Reach out to the Career and Internship Program Coordinator, Alex Lawver.