UWM at Waukesha’s Career and Internship office offers a wide variety of helpful resources for students and area employers. The office is in Room A117 in Student Development.
Opportunities for Students
- Career Booth: Stop by the Career Booth from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays during the fall and spring semesters in the Hub Hallway. Ask questions about your career, including résumé writing, career exploration 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 job-related needs.
- Jobs: Learn more about student employment on campus. For off-campus jobs, visit Handshake to see which area employers are hiring.
- Internships: Earn valuable experience with an internship.
- Special events: Attend the large Job and Internship Fair, held on campus each semester to help students connect with area employers. Employer Spotlights (scheduled over the lunch period) also provide a convenient way to meet with area employers.
- Workshops: Take part in free noon workshops focusing on résumé writing and critiques, career and major exploration, and other job-related topics of interest.
Opportunities for Employers
- 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 several times each semester.
- Day in the Field events: Offer a Day in the Field event, which typically includes a tour, information session and time for questions and networking at your site. This is a great way to host a small group of students who are interested in your profession or industry.
- 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.
- 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.
- Job posting: Visit Handshake to post job and internship opportunities.