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
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 résumé 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
- Student employment
Employment: visit Handshake to view on and off-campus employment
Spring 2020 Career Events:
Employer Spotlights: Employer Spotlights provide a convenient way to meet with area employers who are looking to recruit students.
- Wednesday, February 5th and Wednesday, March 4th, 2020, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm, Hub Hallway
Workshops: Take part in free workshops focusing on résumé writing and critiques, career and major exploration, and other job-related topics of interest.
- Career & Major Exploration
- Tuesday, February 18th and Wednesday, March 11th, 2020, Noon Hour, Location: TBD
- Fair Prep and Resume Writing
- Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, Noon Hour, Location: TBD
Want career services to provide a workshop for your club/organization? Reach out out to the Career & Internship Program Coordinator, Alex Lawver, to set this up.
Resume Critique Booth: Get your resume critiqued before the Job and Internship Fair.
- Monday, April 6th and Tuesday, April 7th, 2020, Noon Hour, Hub Hallway
Spring 2020 Job and Internship Fair: Attend the large Job and Internship Fair, held on campus each semester to help connect students with area employers.
- Wednesday, April 8th, 2020, 11:30 am – 1:15 pm, Hub Hallway/Commons
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.
Spring 2020 spotlight dates: Wednesday, February 5th and Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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.
Spring 2020 fair date: Wednesday, April 8th, 2020, 11:30 am – 1:15 pm
Fall 2019 Gold Sponsors:
Interested in being one of our Gold Sponsors for the Spring 2020 fair? To find out more information and to register to be one of our sponsors, please visit Handshake.
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.