University of Wisconsin–Madison

Career Services for Graduate Students

The career services model at UW-Madison is a decentralized one, since the school or college housing your academic program is best positioned to provide tailored advice on career exploration and job search within your discipline. Summarized below are the types of career support that various schools and colleges offer their students.

Not sure which school/college your program belongs to?  Click here and scroll to the sections on master’s and PhD degrees.

 

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Career Services Office offers:

  • workshops and events relevant to graduate students
  • career fairs that may be of interest to graduate students
  • referrals to career counselors in the community

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School of Business MBA Career Management Center offers:

  • comprehensive services to MBA students, including individual career counseling
  • workshops and events tailored to graduate students
  • recruiting activities, including information sessions and on-campus recruiting, with employers seeking to hire MBA students

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School of Education Career Center offers:

  • one-on-one career consultations by appointment (career options, job search strategies, coaching)
  • practice/mock interviews as well as résumé, CV, and cover letter reviews
  • workshops & events on a variety of career topics
  • website resources by topic and department

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College of Engineering Office of Engineering Career Services offers:

  • comprehensive support for engineering students, including master’s and doctoral, in all phases of your career search
  • free use of tools to assess skills and interests
  • resume support including individual counseling, interview preparation, and mock interviewing
  • connections with potential employers, including on-campus interviews and career fairs

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La Follette School of Public Affairs Career Development Office offers:

  • professional development short courses teaching essential skills for graduate school success
  • workshops and events relevant to graduate students
  • guided connections with La Follette School alumni, through which students learn about new careers and engage in informational interviewing
  • recruitment visits and informational session with employers
  • statistics on career placement for new alumni

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College of Letters and Sciences SuccessWorks offers:

  • individual 30-minute appointments on internship and job search strategies for non-professoriate positions
  • drop-in advising for resume review and quick questions regarding internships and careers: Tuesdays & Fridays, Noon – 2:00 pm (when classes are in session)
  • career workshops, fairs, and other events, open to all undergraduate and graduate students

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Additional On-Campus Career Resources

The Graduate School offers online career development resources and professional development events.

Looking for a short-term or part-time position? Visit the Student Job Center.

Network with alumni on BadgerBridge.