Mentoring, networking and opening doors
L&S alumni engaged directly in career development
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
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
Becoming the go-to source for top talent acquisition
Increase in employer attendance at career fairs this year over last
Increase in L&S students participating in on-campus interviews this year over last
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
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.