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L&S CAREER INITIATIVE With the College of Letters & Science Career Initiative, we aspire to change lives. We are committed to helping our students effectively, purposefully use their time at UW-Madison, articulate their academic skills to potential employers, develop networks that lead to internships and job opportunities and build connections with supportive Badger alumni. We aspire to help every one of our L&S undergraduate students – not just the extra-motivated or well-connected few – chart his or her path to success. Here’s a look at what we have achieved in three years:

TAKING INITIATIVE: INTER-LS 210: Career path course for L&S students  Launched fall 2015  631 students enrolled since course launch  4 0 individual alumni participated in the course since launch

Taking Initiative guides students through:  Skills assessment  Identifying goals and aspirations

Students say: “This class was FANTASTIC. It helped me set my educational and career goals. I am very thankful.” “This course offered me a great perspective on my future and directly related to me. Loved this course and would highly recommend to everyone.”

 B  asics of interviewing and networking

CAREER KICKSTART: Immersive career preparation community located in Ogg Hall  Opened fall 2015  600 students participated  6  00 enrolled for 2016

Career Kickstart offers:

­— 2015 Kickstart resident

 Internship prep  N  etworking with employers and alumni

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L&S Annual Review 2015-2016

PHOTO BY SARAH MORTON

 Skill-building workshops

“I have already secured an internship for the summer. I truly believe that Career Kickstart was essential.”

L&S Annual Review, 2015-16  

The Annual Review for the College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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