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ALUMNI CONNECT:

Mentoring, networking and opening doors

+300

L&S alumni engaged directly in career development

3,809

Joined BadgerBridge, our new online networking program, as of August 2016

L&S alumni step up for:  N  etworking events, informational interviews, and job shadows

NEW!

Badger Bridge is an online networking program just for UWMadison students and alumni. Students can search for alumni with the professional, academic and/or geographic background that is most relevant to them. Alumni can mentor and offer “real time” career advice without leaving their desks.

 Internship opportunities  M  entoring students through the Taking Initiative course

Sign up here: badgerbridge.com

 Career Kickstart workshops

EMPLOYER PARTNERSHIPS:

Becoming the go-to source for top talent acquisition

100%

Increase in employer attendance at career fairs this year over last

100%

Increase in L&S students participating in on-campus interviews this year over last

98%

Increase in internship and job postings for L&S students this year over last

“Individuals can be taught the technical skills. But it’s not always easy to find the blend of technical expertise and the soft skills that we look for in employees. Liberal arts is where we tend to find that blend.” — Kari Lauritsen, talent management director, American Family Insurance

Thank you to our partners

INTERNSHIPS PAY OFF

ls.wisc.edu

 3 ,000 new jobs and internships posted by L&S in fall 2015.  Y  ou can help, too! Support students by posting an internship at your organization. Visit careers.ls.wisc.edu for more information.

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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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