Recruiting at UW-Madison

Post Opportunities || Attend a Career Fair || Interview on Campus || Build Partnerships

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) offers an incredibly talented pool of students and alumni. Thank you for considering students from UW-Madison to meet your hiring needs. To help you navigate campus and hire a Badger, please consider the following options to maximize your recruiting efforts.

Post Internship and Job Opportunities with Handshake

Handshake is UW-Madison’s online career management system, used by 500+ university and 200,000+ employers nationwide. Handshake offers great features allowing employers to:

  • Post jobs to UW-Madison and 500+ schools from one dashboard, for free
  • Narrow down potential hires with advanced filtering options
  • Schedule on-campus interviews, register for career fairs, and set up info sessions


See the Help Resources below, or contact your school or college career center representative or the Career Exploration Center. 

Join UW on Handshake!

  1. Read our updated UW-Recruiting Policy
  2. Login or Create an Account

Note: If you’re new to Handshake and your organization does not yet have a company profile, designate your Account Owner – they will be in charge of managing the company profile.

Attend a UW-Madison Career Fair

Join over 550 employers who annually make UW–Madison career fairs a key tactic in their recruitment and talent acquisition strategy. With two large-scale career and internship events each year, and more than a dozen specialty fairs, discover your solution and connect with students from across the university while building your brand on campus. Explore career fair options, link to the event page and find the school/college career services contact to talk more about recruiting UW–Madison students! We look forward to welcoming you to campus and for you to have the opportunity to connect with our students.

Interview Candidates on Campus

Along with attending career fairs, UW-Madison has a robust On-Campus Recruitment program, facilitated by each individual career services office. Contact the office directly to discuss interviewing on campus and setting up a specific recruitment plan.

Build Lasting Partnerships with UW-Madison

Interested in other engagement opportunities? Connect with the Office of Business Engagement to talk to a business liaison about increasing your visibility on campus.

If you would like more information about the Madison area and visiting campus, please visit Campus & Visitor Relations.

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