Jobs & Internships

Location
Madison, WI
Undergrads
28,167
Tuition (in-state)
$26,628 ($10,378)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Career Center
Business Career Center 3290 Grainger Hall 975 University Ave.
Front desk: (608) 262-2550 Toll-free employer hotline: (866) 436-3533
bus.wisc.edu/bba/employers
This office provides services for both undergraduate and graduate students. For undergraduates, they break the career search down into a year-by-year plan. Like the other advising offices, they offer counseling, internship listings, and connection to hiring employers.
Career Center
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Career Services 116 Agricultural Hall 1450 Linden Dr.
(608) 262-3003
asa@cals.wisc.edu
For those in the CALS, this office provides internship opportunities, career assessments, job-searching tips, and employer access.
Career Center
Educational Placement and Career Services B150 Education Building 1000 Bascom Mall
(608) 262-1755
careers.education.wisc.edu/
Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Geared towards those looking to go into the education field, this center offer job fairs, career workshops, internship listings, and job search engines.
Career Center
Engineering Career Services
ecs.engr.wisc.edu/public/
This office is helpful for students going into engineering fields. They offer academic support, career counseling, internship information, and employment opportunities.
Career Center
Letters & Science/Human Ecology Career Center 905 University Avenue, Suite 160
(608) 262-3921
www.lssaa.wisc.edu/careers
This is one of the largest academic resources at UW. They break down their services into those for students, alumni and employers. Of course these three groups overlap through the office's career counseling, internship listings, and employer connections.
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
UW offers several career advising programs throughout its specific schools. The earlier you get in touch with these offices, the easier it will be post-graduation. Even if you are a freshman coming in with no specific major, these people can connect you to different academic programs that may help spark an interest. Cross-college advising counselors are knowledgeable of majors throughout the school and they can help undecided students narrow their choices. For those already set on a career path, the counselors here will link you to information about your choice job, alumni already in the field, and internship opportunities. The different schools within the University, such as engineering, business, medicine, law, and journalism, have internship listings, a hiring employer database, and names of academic support groups. Other great resources are the career fairs and expos taking place throughout the semester. Check listings within the school of your major for more information.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Accenture
  • Cintas
  • Cuna Mutual Group
  • Deloitte
  • Enterprise
  • General Mills
  • Humana
  • Kohls
  • Liberty Mutual
  • P&G
  • Philip Morris USA
  • Roundy's Inc.
  • Target
  • Vector Marketing Corp.

Student Polls

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 72 responses

  • 0% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
  • 6% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 33% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 61% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 75 responses

  • 0% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.
  • 9% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 48% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 43% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
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